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the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions

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While studies related to malnutrition, growth retardation, and pubertal development retardation were more frequently reported in pediatric patients with SCD (2), (3), studies in gonadal insufficiency, thyroidal disorders, and bone metabolism were conducted with the adulthood and endocrine organ dysfunctions more frequently reported in SCD patients, especially in studies performed at adulthood (1), (2), (3).
The autoimmune destruction of several endocrine organs in autoimmune polyendocrinopathy syndrome type 2 results in clinical adrenal failure plus autoimmune thyroid disease or type 1 diabetes mellitus.
It is intimately involved with our health as an endocrine organ.
Clifford Rosen takes this concept of bone function one step further by suggesting that bone is an endocrine organ, secreting blood-borne proteins that influence the function of other body organ systems at a distance from the bone compartment.
The research presented in this volume explores adipose tissue as an essential endocrine organ that produces and secretes an identifiable set of specific adipokines and how this adipokine production arises from varying physiologic and pathologic states.
WAT is now recognised as a key endocrine organ, communicating both with the brain and peripheral tissues through the adipokines.
All of a sudden, fat was seen as an endocrine organ.
Material is organized by endocrine organ system, with notes on indications for the test and instructions on performing and interpreting the test, along with ICD-9 diagnosis codes and suggestions for further reading.
The findings establish the skeleton as an endocrine organ that controls energy metabolism, which has important implications for the treatment of obesity and diabetes.
Endocrinology experts (the researchers who discovered the majority of the gene mutations for a particular disease) teach readers about the molecular basis for diseases in each major endocrine organ system
Tagatose appears to be more effective in Type 2 diabetes patients with adipocyte dysfunction that no longer permits the adipocytes to act appropriately as an endocrine organ controlling HbA1c," said Dr.
fat cells are actually a living, breathing endocrine organ, a factory that produces dangerous inflammatory chemicals, whose one job is to grow more fat cells.
She went on to state, "Customers will be able to use our human cell system to evaluate potential new drugs and therapies as well as elucidate some of the basic functions of this highly metabolically active endocrine organ.
These include a wide range of medicines such as immunosuppressant drugs for malignancies, medicines for infectious diseases, medicines meant for the gastrointestinal system, for the eyes, the endocrine organs, for respiratory and skin disorders and for gynaecology and obstetrics, among others.