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    Analysis of Hines et al 2003 Study on CAIS Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome is a disorder that comes from defects in the androgen receptor gene (Hines, et al 2003). This causes the external genitalia to be female at birth with underdeveloped internal genitalia (Hines, Ahmed, Hughes 93). Since the genitalia are female appear female, most people with this disorder are pronounce female at birth and are thus raised as females. In fact, people with this disorder are more feminine at puberty due to testosterone being converted to estrogen. CAIS is extremely rare. It affects 1 in every 20,000 births. The disorder is usually diagnosed at birth because the genitals appear different however it somestimes is not seen until puberty. There is no physical treatment for CAIS…

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    What Causes Pcos

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    What happens in PCOS? Hormones trigger a wide range of procedures, including development and production of energy. Generally, the main work of a hormone is to signal the arrival of another hormone. For some unknown reasons that haven’t been understood by scientists, the hormones become unbalanced in PCOS. The change in one hormone starts a change in another and the process goes on. For example: • The sex hormones become unbalanced. Usually, the ovaries also produce a very smallamount of…

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    more than sufficient to achieve great results. Some take advantage of the very low price of Omnadren (Europe) and take excessively large amounts. Beyond 750mg or 1000mg weekly added side effects will no doubt be greatly outweighing growth, so there is usually little need for such excess. With this drug we really don't want to mistake water bloat for muscle growth. And while a number of adventurous women do experiment with testosterone products, Omnadren is probably not a good choice. The long…

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    Sex verification in women’s athletic events has been heavily criticized by many since the beginning of Olympic competitions. In April 2011, new policies to regulate who could and could compete as women in the Olympics were enacted before the 2012 Olympics in London. These policies focus on female athletes, often intersex women, with naturally elevated androgen levels, a phenomenon known as hyperandrogenism. Since doping with testosterone is known to increase athletic performance, the policies…

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    Threat Patterns

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    Summary Antisocial activities, such as aggression, psychoticism, and the tendency to rape and murder, is a severe problem in society. Although researchers still relate this activity to one’s personality and environmental factors, geneticists are taking a closer look at the correlation between these types of behaviors and the length of AR-CAG repeat lengths in males. From a geneticist view, it is hypothesized that the shorter the CAG repeat length, the more AR activity there will be. The androgen…

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    Anabolic Steroid Use

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    Steroid use: Androgen and anabolic steroids have a few uses that include medical uses and a use of gaining an competitive edge in a lot of sports. There are also great medical uses for androgens and anabolic steroids but in turn there are also horrible side effects. Some athletes use steroids to build muscle and enhance performance. Anabolic steroids are illegal and prohibited, both in competition in collegiate and professional sports. Anabolic steroid use is also prohibited by the International…

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    Red Belly

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    Both of these traits were suppressed by castration and stimulated by 11 KA, a hormone that is a non-aromatisable androgen. Levels of lws mRNA were higher in sexually mature than immature male and female sticklebacks. Additionally, long day photoperiods did not increase lws mRNA levels in castrated males, but the androgen treatment had a distinct stimulatory effect on both lws mRNA and ERG red light sensitivity in castrated males. Based on the ERG results of this experiment, short photoperiod…

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    Essay On Promiscuity

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    2:D 4:D , research about unfaithfulness promiscuity and prostate cancer, Study on promiscuity and androgens, Can you predict promiscuity by looking at fingers? Discussion and a conclusion Key words , androgens, digit ratio 2:D 4:D Describing digit ratio 2:D 4:D In July 1930 a man by the name of Ruggles George conducted a study about measuring the index fingers and ring fingers of 620 participants 402 were males and 218…

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    Estrogen Research Paper

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    Hormonal balance is very important; when the hormones are properly balanced, the body works as expected. But when they are out of balance, the body begins experiencing problems. Estrogen commonly termed as the female hormone and testosterone considered as the male hormone are crucial in the reproductive system. Men can experience elevated levels of estrogen. But does a man produce estrogen? Yes, a man’s body produces estrogen but in low levels. It’s produced mainly by adrenal glands as well as…

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    1) Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is a condition in woman where there is a hormonal imbalance. The hormonal imbalance is caused by the woman’s sex hormones, estrogen and progesterone. This condition causes the growth of cysts in the ovaries. The overproduction of the male hormone androgen may be another cause of polycystic ovarian syndrome. Women with PCOS produce a higher amount of androgen, which may alter the growth and delivery of eggs during ovulation. The insulin hormone may cause…

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