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Netter Pituitary Hormone Illustration by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 25 Oct 2012 11:52am If you're delivering a lecture on the pituitary gland, you might find this illustration useful to include in your PowerPoint presentation Read on »
Pituitary Hormone May Be Linked to Osteoporosis by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:19pm A hormone produced by the pituitary gland may play a role in bone loss in postmenopausal women, challenging the notion that declining estrogen levels are solely responsible for the problem. High levels of the hormone, pituitary-derived follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), caused an increase in bone loss in mice. And mice who lacked either the ... Read on »
Pituitary Hormone In Menopause Under Study by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:45am Regulating a hormone abundant in women approaching menopause could offer alternatives for hormone replacement therapy, Medical College of Georgia researchers say. Follicle-stimulating hormone, released by the pituitary gland, is involved in controlling the menstrual cycle and the production of eggs by the ovaries. Researchers want to know if ... 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 »
6 acquitted in French trial over hormone deaths by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm 6 acquitted in French trial over hormone deaths 14 Jan 2009, 1858 hrs IST, AP PARIS: A French court acquitted six people on Wednesday over the deaths of at least 114 people who contracted a brain-destroying disease after being treated with tainted human growth hormones. The verdict followed a 16-year investigation into the deaths fro ... Read on »
Pituitary adenomas in 500 words or less by pathologystudent Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 11:47am Pituitary adenomas are benign, glandular tumors of the pituitary gland. They are pretty common tumors (they account for about 10% of all intracranial neoplasms).  Most are clinically silent for years, until they get big enough to cause endocrine abnormalities or mass effects. Endocrine abnormalities occur when pituitary adenomas secr ... 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 »
What is FSH? by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 26 Apr 2011 11:00am FSH is the abbreviated name for follicle stimulating hormone.  It is made in the pituitary gland and its secretion is controlled by part of the brain called the hypothalamus.  FSH causes growth of ovarian follicles and causes the follicles to secrete estrogens.  The hypothalamus responds to signals from the ovaries as a guide to its s ... Read on »
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 »
Inhaled growth hormone safe for children - Study by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Jun 2009 4:37pm We are beginning to see more “inhalable” drugs coming on the scene and this is one more that was a small trial, for kids it sure beats having shots and they found that it was well tolerated.  One more potential drug to be delivered through that Bluetooth inhaler, maybe?  BD More Inhaled Drugs on the Way – Levadex for Migraines Met Trial Goals ... Read on »