steroid hormone


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Their body's response to this is for the adrenal glands to produce more of the male steroid hormones (androgens), which, in excess levels, are harmful to patients.
The researchers screened compounds with a chondrogenic cell line for substances that could induce chondrogenesis, and identified enhanced chondrogenesis in the presence of the steroid hormone fluocinolone acetonide (FA).
We used multiple reaction monitoring (MRM) [1] to measure the steroid hormones cortisol, cortisone, progesterone, testosterone, androstenedione, 11-deoxycortisol (11DOC), 17[alpha]-hydroxyprogesterone (17OHP), and corticosterone.
Zava that the appropriate selection of the best-suited method is an important aspect in monitoring a patient taking a steroid hormone prescription.
Contrary to popular belief, this type of steroid hormone causes muscle wastage and weakness, so affected dogs often pant a lot, have trouble exercising and joint disease.
Gottkehaskamp, 1992 the effect of selected human steroid hormones upon the growth of dermatophytes with different adaptation to man.
This study examined the relationship between use of aspirin, non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and paracetamol and sex steroid hormone concentrations among 740 postmenopausal women in the US Nurses' Health Study.
Although cells are capable of de novo cholesterol synthesis, most of the cholesterol used for steroid hormone synthesis is derived from pools stored in lipid droplets.
sex hormone A steroid hormone that regulates the sexual development of an organism and is needed for reproduction.
This collection of recent research by contributors from around the world looks at factors in postpartum depression such as psychobiology and culture, and presents research on screening programs for postpartum depression, the effect of postpartum depression and childrearing style on child development, the use of a postpartum depression screening scale among low-income ethnic minority women, and steroid hormone contributions and adult neurogenesis in animal models of postpartum depression.
Average fecal steroid hormone metabolite concentrations were derived from 10 egg-lay cycles in 2 hens.
The Intergroup Exemestane Study (IES) shows a borderline significant improvement in overall survival in the subset of steroid hormone receptor-positive or unknown breast cancer.
The steroid hormone dehydroe piandrosterone (DHEA) is available over the counter in the US and sold on-line in the UK.
A small-scale trial of Metyrapone, which inhibits the production of steroid hormone cortisol, significantly improved the function of the blood vessel lining, known as 'endothelium', in people with a history of depression.