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).
Today, there is a different perception of the adipose cell; specifically, it is an active endocrine organ
that communicates with gut hormones and a master regulator in the brain to control appetite and satiety.
The thyroid gland, an endocrine organ
that has been specialized in trapping iodide, is the only organ where these hormones are produced.
Objective: We tried to understand presence of any effect of excess weight on respiratory system by means of excessive adipose tissue functioning as an endocrine organ
and causing a pulmonary inflammation.
Adipose tissue may act as an endocrine organ
, releasing several proinflammatory mediators and adipokines in blood that may participate in cartilage alteration in obese patients," according to Dr.
Patients presenting with EBV-SMT seem to have a significantly low CD4 count, with tumour locations ranging from the central nervous system to the endocrine organ
Visceral fat--primarily, the fat stored in the belly--is actually an endocrine organ
that secretes hormones that cause insulin resistance.
Forleo recommends readers check their body's pH regularly and eat the appropriate foods for their body type which is determined by the "dominance of a particular endocrine organ
throughout a person's develop-ment.
By keeping a focus on the biochemistry of the natriuretic peptides, we may come to realize new and medically relevant pathophysiologic aspects of the heart as an endocrine organ
The original description by Schmidt in 1926 of autoimmune disease affecting more than one endocrine organ
concerned a patient with thyroiditis and hypoadrenalism.
He contends that it has been implicated in damage to the central nervous system, endocrine organ
disorders, cardiac distress, and illness in other parts of the body.
Fat tissue is a major endocrine organ
producing important metabolic hormones such as leptin.
Gut microbiota function as an endocrine organ
, metabolizing specific nutrients from the diet and producing specific substances that act as metabolic signals in the host.
Differences in BMI may have contributed to the changes seen in HbA1c reduction in the two cohorts, because patients must have enough adipocytes that are large enough to enable body fat to act as an endocrine organ
It is intimately involved with our health as an endocrine organ