steroid hormone


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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.
A group of 66 people, half of whom had suffered depression in the past, were given Metyrapone or a placebo during the trial, which aimed to discover whether blocking the steroid hormone could improve the blood vessel lining's function.
Valentis' patents on the GeneSwitch technology, which also include previously issued United States Patent 5,364,791 and 5,874,534, cover gene regulation using steroid hormone receptors in any gene delivery system and specifically include the regulation of therapeutic genes in the body.
(3-5) However, testing in autoanalyzers lacks sensitivity for body fluids such as saliva, wherein steroid hormone levels fall below the level of the instrument's sensitivity.
To determine whether exogenous administration of interleukins would induce T lymphocyte development in aged mice, we chemically thymectomized aged mice with a steroid hormone and treated them with mixed interleukins or thymic hormones such as thymosin.
Effect of a combined trenbolone acetate and estradiol implant on steroid hormone levels, feedlot performance, carcass characteristics and carcass composition of feedlot steers.
DHEA-S is a kind of steroid hormone which serves as an indicator of adrenal cancer and Cushing's syndrome, as well as metabolic diseases.
Cortisol is a steroid hormone which regulates blood pressure, cardiovascular function and immune function, as well as controlling the body's use of proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
1780, also known as the "Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2003." This legislation would provide for the listing of steroid hormone precursors such as androstenedione under the Controlled Substancas Act.
The scientists have determined that they can interfere with the laying down of the muscle protein in a regenerating crab leg by manipulating levels of the relevant steroid hormone (ecdysteroid).
The Inorganic Contaminant and Steroid Hormone Analytical Group of the Marine Chemistry Division (located in the Halifax Fisheries Research Laboratory) is involved in the determination of trace metal concentrations ([mu]-mg-[kg.sup.-1] wet wt.) in both contaminated and uncontaminated fish stocks and fishery products and is involved currently in the management of such fisheries contaminated by trace metals.
Summary: New Delhi [India] Sep 12 (ANI): DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), also known as the youth hormone is an adrenal steroid hormone in the body synthesized by the adrenal glands, which are then converted into androgens, estrogen, and other hormones.
Besides testosterone, other androgens include: first, Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) which is a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal cortex from cholesterol.
Since serum steroid hormone levels naturally fluctuate, sometimes considerably, due to varying half-lives, pulsatile secretion, and (in the case of exogenously applied hormones) time of application, the 24-hour urine collection "averages it all out."
These 18 articles describe the newest basic research such as molecular genetics and clinical techniques including cases involving endometrial cancer, such as hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, steroid hormone receptors, tamoxifen's affects, pathology of hyperplasia and carcinoma, conservative treatment, radiation therapy, surgical management and laparoscopy, and targeted therapy.