human chorionic gonadotrophin


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Synonyms for human chorionic gonadotrophin

hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta

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Ratio of oestradiol concentration on the day of human chorionic gonadotrophin administration to mid-luteal oestradiol concentration is predictive of in-vitro fertilization outcome.
A double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial of recombinant human chorionic gonadotrophin on muscle strength and physical strength and activity in older men with partial age-related androgen deficiency.
The development of antibodies to human chorionic gonadotrophin following its repeated injection in the cyclic mare.
Human chorionic gonadotrophin therapy in hypogonadal thalassaemic patients with osteopenia: increase in bone mineral density.
Routine laboratory values were normal, and testing for serum human chorionic gonadotrophin was negative.
The placenta is also a hormone factory pumping out hormones, such as human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG), that are designed to support a healthy pregnancy.
An English study found that measuring human chorionic gonadotrophin was a much better test for detecting the presence of Down's syndrome than methods currently used -- measuring unconjugated estriol and alpha fetoprotein.
The two new Down syndrome reagents are designed to measure the free beta subunit of human Chorionic Gonadotrophin ("Free hCG[eth]") and Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein A ("PAPP-A"), respectively, in maternal serum, which are important markers of Down syndrome.
Tenders are invited for Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin Injection, 5000 Unit In Vial.
Outcome measures: Serum ss human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) measurement was done 14 days after embryo transfer and clinical pregnancy was confirmed by presence of cardiac activity on transvaginal ultrasound scan(TVS ) two weeks afterwards.
Human chorionic gonadotrophin and progesterone levels in pregnancies of unknown location.
New discoveries on the biology and detection of human chorionic gonadotrophin.
Thus, the raised concentration of human chorionic gonadotrophin during the first trimester of pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis has been implicated as a reason for the lower male:female ratio found in such pregnancies compared with normal ones (Sorensen 2000).
Other common substances taken together with anabolic steroids by some bodybuilders include ephedrine, which acts like a stimulant and is contained in some cold remedies; human chorionic gonadotrophin or HCG which is secreted by the placenta and found in the urine of pregnant women, but also stimulates the production of testosterone in the male testes; insulin and clenbuterol, which is an asthma drug.
NEIL CAMPBELL The British cyclist was sent home from Sydney after testing positive for human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG).
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