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Fibromyalgia and Pituitary Damage by Jennifer Nordin Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 09 Mar 2012 12:00am Dan Purser, MD talks about the connection between pituitary damage and fibromyalgia in his book Top 7 Female Health Concerns. "From our research we believe that fibromyalgia is almost always caused by pituitary damage. The location in the bony vault (called the sella turcica) makes the pituitary very vulnerable. This positioning is why it ca ... Read on »
Pituitary gland by stipeygirl75 Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:11pm Well what, you may be wondering, does the pituitary gland have to do with the thyroid gland? Turns out, it has a lot to do with it. It is amazing how much I've had to learn in dealing with Chiari and EDS. Here is an explanation of what the pituitary gland does: "The pituitary gland is a tiny organ, the size of a pea, found at the base o ... Read on »
Review of the Human Pituitary Trust Account and CJD by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 May 2010 9:14am Issue 20 January 2010 News from the Department of Health and Ageing Review of the Human Pituitary Trust Account Since the Human Pituitary Hormone Program ceased in 1985, the Commonwealth has provided funds for counselling for recipients and their families, a support group network for recipients, and a number of medical research proje ... Read on »
New approach of screening drugs that encourage stem cells to repair damaged tissue by David Granovsky Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 12:00am New approach of screening drugs that encourage stem cells to repair damaged tissue 12. July 2010 06:13 Professor Fiona Watt will today (12 July) give the Anne McLaren Memorial Lecture at the UK National Stem Cell Network annual science meeting and will detail a new approach to screening for drugs that target stem cells. To begin ... Read on »
Testosterone Part Ix – Testosterone Deficiency: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 5:16pm Testosterone is a male hormone. Besides promoting libido it has other important functions such as maintaining muscle mass and forming bone,and regulating heart muscle and cholesterol. It also helps to improve the oxygen levels throughout the body as well as controlling blood glucose and strengthening the immune system. As men age, the pit ... Read on »
Two years post-post-concussion-syndrome. by pennylope Posted Fri 27 Apr 2012 10:11pm On May 1, 2010, I suffered what I thought was a minor concussion after a bike crash.  I didn’t go to the doctor at first because I didn’t think anything about it.  And I actually didn’t even stop training.  I actually didn’t even go to the doctor until a Judge made me.  But, itty bitty concussion…didn’t even actually hit my head.  No biggie.  ... Read on »
NORDION (US), INC., AND BIOAXONE BIOSCIENCES, INC., Settles $90M Mad Cow TSE prion Contamination Suit Cethrin(R) by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Sep 2013 3:48pm Case 0:12-cv-60739-RNS Document 1 Entered on FLSD Docket 04/26/2012 Page 1 of 15   UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA Ft. Lauderdale Division   CASE NO.   BIOAXONE BIOSCIENCES, INC., a Florida corporation, as successor in interest to Bioaxone Therapeutic, Inc., a Canadian Business corpo ... Read on »
Prolactinoma by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is a prolactinoma? A prolactinoma is a benign tumour of the pituitary gland that produces a hormone called prolactin. It is the most common type of pituitary tumour. Symptoms of prolactinoma are caused by too much prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia) or by pressure of the tumour on surrounding tissues. Prolactin st ... Read on »
Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding by Environmental Health Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 9:00pm Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Acromegaly by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is Acromegaly? Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder that results when the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone (GH). It most commonly affects middle-aged adults and can result in serious illness and premature death. Once recognised, acromegaly is treatable in most patients, but because of its slow and often insidious onse ... Read on »