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Synonyms for androgen

male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics

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Almost all prostate cancer cells, as well as normal prostate tissues, require androgens for growth and survival.
Abiraterone acetate is an oral, once-daily androgen biosynthesis inhibitor that works by inhibiting the CYP17 enzyme complex, which is required for the production of androgens at these three sources.
The symptoms of androgen deficiency in men vary with the age of onset and degree of testosterone deficiency.
40-42) Further, 20% of hormone-resistant carcinomas contain gene amplifications as compared to just 2% of hormone-sensitive tumors, suggesting that aberrant activation in response to low levels of androgens or other ligands may underlie the progression to aggressive disease that is refractory to androgen ablation therapy.
Research indicates androgens have a role in treating disease states where loss of muscle mass occurs.
As androgens are also produced by the adrenal glands, your GP will want to do tests to assess them and your granddaughter's ovaries too.
However, regulatory interactions between androgens and growth factors often become distorted in prostate cancer.
Yet, as they do in hyenas, the pregnant lemurs' androgens surged during critical periods when the female fetuses were developing their sex organs.
We expect androgens to use the same mechanism of action in the kidney as they use in the reproductive system," says Catterall.
The Food and Drug Administration has begun a formal process to evaluate the efficacy of two estrogen / androgen combinations currently marketed for the treatment of moderate to severe menopausal hot flashes in women who don't respond to estrogen alone.
Androgens affect sexual desire, bone density, muscle mass and strength, adipose tissue distribution, mood, energy and psychological well-being.
Therapeutic Class Overview: Newer Oral Anti Androgens - Expanding Role in the Treatment Paradigm of Prostate Cancer"
com/research/djkgl4/therapeutic_class) has announced the addition of the "Therapeutic Class Overview: Newer Oral Anti Androgens - Expanding Role in the Treatment Paradigm of Prostate Cancer" report to their offering.
Washington, March 5 ( ANI ): Researchers including and an Indian origin researcher has said that male hormones, also called androgens, help drive the development of follicles - structures that contain and ultimately release an egg that can be fertilized by a man's sperm.
1] It might suggest that the development and the viability of the gland throughout life require the continued presence of androgens.