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    1. Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) - A. production site - anterior pituitary gland B. target organs - female ovaries and male testes C. general effects - females (supports the development of follicles in ovaries, which will then produce estrogen. The follicle will get larger as a result of FSH and will release different estrogen types.) Males (used for the formation of sperm). 2. Luteinizing Hormone (LH) - A. production site - anterior pituitary gland B. target organs - female ovaries and male testes C. general effects - females (triggers ovulation and supports the development of the corpus luteum. The corpus lutem will be responsible for releasing progesterone.) Males (stimulates interstitial cells. Considered important in testosterone…

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    Being Mary Jane Essay

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    Niecey for change on her dieting skills, together they begin to take early morning walks into the park. Mary Jane teaches Niecey how to cook healthy foods, she challenges Niecey to drink more daily water, though Niecey hates the taste of water. The stress from her personal life relates to her job at Primetime. Continuously, Mary Jane deal with the fact of her boss giving Meanwhile, at Mary Janes job. Mary Jane discusses the Morning topic of Motherhood and freezing eggs on that same day. She…

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    Melanotan 1 Research Paper

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    Melanotan 1 (melanotan) Melanotan I is a synthetic polypeptide which is an analogue of the natural peptide hormone, Apha-MSH (Alpha-Melanocyte stimulating hormone) which naturally occurs within the human body and plays the role of triggering melanogenesis. Melanogenesis is the process by which peptides lead to pigmentation of the skin, hair and eyes, and leads to the tanning process hence it is very essential in the protection of the skin against the harmful UV (ultra violet) radiation which…

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    Systematic Screening Test

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    practicable systematic screening test with high sensitivity in order to reduce the missing cases of CH specialy in preterm infants. Evidently pre-term and low birth weight infants require special cares and follow ups.10,11.In this review we try to sytematiclly review previous works in this field and provide a comprehensive protocol for screening of these high risk neonates. Up to this date, a few approaches have been introduced in order to reach this goal. One is reducing cutoff value in order…

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    ENDOCRINAL GLANDS Patients with anorexia nervosa have a number of abnormalities in endocrine function. Secretion rates of cortisol are generally elevated,and metabolic clearance rates are decreased, with the result that the half-life of cortisol may be prolonged in malnourished individuals. The clinical significance of this elevated cortisol level is unknown, but it may be involved with loss of bone density in anorexia nervosa(Lo Sauro et al., 2008). Alterations in growth hormone are also…

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    Puberty Research Paper

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    Puberty is considered to be a period of transition consisting of both physiological and morphological changes when an individual becomes a fecund adult from a juvenile. All mammals undergo puberty (1) although the precise timing of this event is different for each species. Pubertal onset, in mammals, is governed by the pulsatile release of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) from the hypothalamus. GnRH promotes secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) from…

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    Triptorelin Research Paper

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    synthetic decapeptide hormone which falls under the gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRH agonist) utilized as the pamoates or acetate salts. GnRH is Triptorelin (GnRH) initiates persistent stimulation of the pituitary glands and therefore leads to a decline in the levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and gonatropins luteinizing hormone (LH) secreted by the pituitary gland. It achieves this function by over stimulating the body’s production of these hormones hence leading to a…

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    Endocrine System The endocrine system is basically the network of glands that secrete hormones into the blood stream which regulates activities of cells or organs. The sexual development and function of the body and the metabolism are two examples of what the endocrine systems does. The major contributors to the endocrine system include the pituitary gland, thyroid, hypothalamus, parathyroid, adrenal glands, pineal body, reproductive glands, and the pancreas. The pituitary gland is…

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    because the hormones which are produced by this system act at the distance, many of those substances act in the different organs. The endocrine system and nervous system work together to coordinate functions of all systems in human body, they are responsible for maintaining the internal environment, nearly all physiological processes are affected by the hormones. They regulate almost all body function starting from metabolism, grow and development as well as water and electrolyte balance,…

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    Essay On Endocrine System

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    with the hormones of the body. Hormones are chemical messengers that travel throughout the bloodstream to other tissues. These hormones are secreted by endocrine glands throughout the body. Hormones help with the functions of certain organs and glands and help with digestion, muscle contraction, sex hormones for reproduction, sleep, and much more. They can really dictate how chemicals in the body react. The major function of the endocrine system is to maintain the body’s homeostasis. There…

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