HPAA

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AcronymDefinition
HPAAHealth Policy and Administration
HPAA2-Hydroxyphosphonocarboxylic Acid
HPAAHypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis (endocrine system)
HPAAHyde Park Art Association (Hyde Park, MA)
HPAAHypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenocortical Axis
HPAAHelicobacter Pylori Adhesin A (microbiology)
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Long-term changes in the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis.
Activation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis leads to the secretion of hormones that affect various components of the immune system.
Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression in asthmatics inhaling high dose corticosteroids.
Low-dose (1 microgram) adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH) stimulation as a screening test for impaired hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis function: sensitivity, specificity and accuracy in comparison with the high-dose (250 microgram) test.
CRF plays a crucial role in the stress-related stimulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis and, in association with urocortins, acts as a neuromodulator to coordinate the behavioural, autonomic, and visceral efferent limbs of the stress response.
METHODS: We assessed carbohydrate metabolism, thyrotropic function, activity of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis, and sympathovagal balance in 11 young men after time in bed had been restricted to 4 h per night for 6 nights.
Audit of short synacthen and insulin stress tests in the assessment of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis.
A rational approach for assessing the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis.
Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction as a contributory factor to chronic pain and depression.
Stimulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis by compounds formed in inflamed tissue.
Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis testing: nothing is sacred and caution in interpretation is needed.
Sexually dimorphic response of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis to chronic alcohol consumption and withdrawal.
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