Endocrinology

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  • Sex Differences

    Question #1 Diaz, Shanna., Borzoo, Farhang., (2009) Sex Differences in the Cannabinoid Modulation of Appetite, Body Temperature, and Neurotransmission at POMC Synapses. Neuroendocrinology, 89, 424-440 DOI: 10.1159/000191646. In this study conducted by Shanna Diaz et al., researchers were interested in determining whether sex differences exist for the cannabinoid modulation of appetite, body temperature, and neurotransmission at POMC synapses. The drugs that were used in this experiment were a 1 mg/kg s.c. agonist CB1 receptor WIN 55,212-2, a 3 mg/kg s.c. antagonist AM251, and a 1 ml/kg s.c. vehicle. This study had two parts to it with one focusing on the behavioral aspects of the animals and the other on the biological aspects. Behavioral aspects included five parameters of feeding that were monitored. The five parameters were: hourly intake, daily intake (24-hour period), meal size, meal frequency, and meal duration. It is important to bear in mind that the animals’ behavioral activities were only logged if the animal consumed a minimum of 10 mg of food by the time the head was withdrawn from the feeding bowl. Tests were run on gonadectomized male and female guinea pigs and there were gonadally intact male and female CB1 receptor knockout mice and littermate controls. The guinea pigs were first allowed a 24 hour, 3-day period to become acclimated to the four cage comprehensive lab animal monitoring system that would be the central behavioral focus. During this period, the…

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  • Endocrine Disruptors Research Paper

    1. Research Question a. What is an Endocrine Disruptors, and how does it affect the normal function of the endocrine system? 2. Overview of Topic by the Book a. The endocrine system is responsible for controlling and organizing bodily functions. Hormones are first produced by the endocrine tissues, such as the testes, ovaries, adrenal, thyroid, pituitary, and pancreas. Once the hormone is produced, it is then secreted into the blood where it regulates the functions of organs in the body,…

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  • Essay On Pediatric Endocrinologist Career

    feels like. It would just be a wonderful opportunity to be able to help people who have had these problems. Altogether, I will only need 14 years of education after I graduate high school. I plan to go to the Air Force, which will pay my medical school bills and my living situation while I’m in school. To become a pediatric endocrinologist, you have to have a certain number of degrees. Pediatric Endocrinologist Career Information states that: “The road to becoming a pediatric…

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  • Cbt Clinic Case Study

    Cognitive Behavioral Consultation Clinic Psychologists at the CBT clinic specialize in child and adolescent anxiety and other mood issues. The clinic utilizes model of Co-location . Common referral reasons include adherence and compliance issues, behavioral problems, depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbances. Children presenting these problems are often seen by physicians, nurses, and social workers prior to being evaluation by psychologists. Mental health is not the only issue these…

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  • Forensic Psychiatry

    more thorough assessments into future risks and potential violence. When called to be “experts” or “expert witnesses,” forensic psychiatrists are typically chosen according to their expertise in not only the scientific aspect of their field, but of their expertise in law as well. Forensic psychiatry encompasses a multitude of scientific disciplines, including endocrinology, psychology, and sociology. Psychology is crucial to this subfield as this is the study of the brain, its functions, and…

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  • Case Study: Cottage Hospital In Woodsville

    Whether you’ve been in an accident, want to resume daily activities impacted by joint or bone problems, or you’re an athlete who wants to get back in the game, Cottage Hospital’s Center of Orthopedic Excellence can help and save you money! Cottage Hospital For over 110 years, Cottage Hospital in Woodsville, NH has had their doors open to serving its community through its mission of providing accessible, compassionate, and quality healthcare. Cottage Hospital has the unique combination of…

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  • Abdominal Migraine Research Paper

    more severe vomiting, abdominal cramping and nausea can happen. Causes The exact cause of abdominal migraine is still not known but according to some theory abdominal migraines are caused by the changes of two chemicals called histamine and serotonin. Triggers for abdominal migraine are mostly similar to triggers for classic migraine. These include foods like Chinese food, chocolate or nitrite-containing foods, which might cause abdominal migraines. Swallowing excessive air can also cause…

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  • Insuline Diabetes Case Study

    studied for patients diagnosed with LADA that were treated with insulin verses patients take were treat with oral medications only. Patient that were only treated with oral medications showed a lower peak C-peptide level of 174 nmol. This C-peptide level is well below the C-peptide level of T2DM patients. Insulin secretion was noted as higher in the LADA participates than the type 1 diabetic and lower than the type 2 diabetics. This is due to the slow destruction of B-cells. Researchers noted…

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  • Pain And Pain Analysis

    While the pain is stronger and discomfort usually appear suddenly and hard to ignore it. It also knows the names of the various parts of the body aches and pains such as headache, back pain, abdominal pain, ear pain, dental pain, hurt, diarrhea, Emesis, Epilepsy, Eyesore, Fainted, Fever, Influenza, Graze, Inflammation, Injury, Holiday Elf, Jaundice, Leukorrhea, Measles, Nausea, pussy, Queasy, Runny nose, Rash, Scar, Shivery, shivering, Sickness, Small pox, Sneeze, Sprained, a Stiff, Stuffy nose,…

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  • Sociology Of Intersexuality

    1. Intersex – this is the condition whereby a person is born with genitals that make it unclear as to whether they are female or male (Kessler, 1990, p. 3). The child could have been born with both female and male sex organs or genitals that are different to their chromosomal sex (Fausto-Sterling, 2000, p. 1) 2. The three factors that have shaped attitudes to the management of intersexuality are: a) The remarkable improvement in surgical techniques and endocrinology. Surgical technique…

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