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Pituitary gland tumours by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 2 Comments This information is about tumours of the pituitary gland. Although pituitary tumours are classified as brain tumours they have very few similarities to other types of brain tumour. Much of our general information about brain tumours will not be appropriate for people with pituitary tumours, although you may still wish to read it. ... Read on »
WHAT ARE ENDOCRINE GLANDS? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Feb 2010 11:00pm Not all diseases and disorders of dogs and cats are of the infectious or contagious variety, as are the skin fungus infections we discussed in last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats. Sometimes things happen to parts of the body that don't involve an infectious process. These can include trauma, genetic abnormalities, chemical imbalances, ... 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 »
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 »
Infertility Terms - making sense of the jargon ! by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 11:44pm All this may be TMI, but if you need to talk to your GYN, or help your DH make sense of what your RE is saying, this is a useful crib sheet ! This is from the book How to Have a Baby: Overcoming Infertility by Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, MD and Dr. Anjali Malpani, MD. Abortion: the medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: ... Read on »
Addison's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Addison's disease is an endocrine or hormonal disorder that occurs in all age groups and afflicts men and women equally. The disease is characterised by weight loss, muscle weakness, fatigue, low blood pressure, and sometimes darkening of the skin in both exposed and nonexposed parts of the body. Addison's disease occurs when the adr ... 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 »
Ovulation induction causes of female infertility by rotundaivf Posted Wed 24 Nov 2010 12:59pm Infertility is a couple’s inability to conceive a child after 12 months of unprotected sex. If you are not able to conceive after 12 months then its time to visit your infertility specialist. One of the major causes of female infertility is either complete absence of ovulation or abnormal ovulation. Successful production of oocytes is influ ... Read on »
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is an inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands. It is sometimes called multiple endocrine adenomatosis or Wermer's syndrome, after one of the first doctors to recognise it. MEN1 is quite rare, occurring in about 3 to 20 persons out of 100,000. It affects both sexes equally and shows no ... Read on »
Characterization of the Prion Protein in Human Urine* by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Sep 2010 7:18pm Characterization of the Prion Protein in Human Urine* Ayuna Dagdanova‡,1, Serguei Ilchenko§,1, Silvio Notari‡,1, Qiwei Yang‡, Mark E. Obrenovich‡, Kristen Hatcher‡, Peter McAnulty¶, Lequn Huang?, Wenquan Zou‡, Qingzhong Kong‡, Pierluigi Gambetti‡,2 and Shu G. Chen‡,3 + Author Affiliations From the ‡Department of Pathology, Case Western Rese ... Read on »