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  • The Pituitary Gland Is The Seat Of The Soul

    Outline Introduce the problem 1-2 sentences 50 words Decades have passed and the science community researched and were still not able to discover the biological function of the pituitary gland that was said to be the " seat of the soul". Philosophers have claimed that the pituitary gland is the habitat of the soul Before criticizing the claim, articulate it clearly so that we understand why someone would make each a claim. In other words, present the argument of your opponent in debate, try to articulate 3 points ( around 300 words In order for us to give our claim a true reason we must give reasons to why this claim came to be. First of all 'The Soul '. This is considered the consciousness…

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  • How Mammary Glands And Immune System Are Interconnected

    much. They consist of human evolution. This article will describe my personal opinion about how mammary glands and immune system are interconnected. It is a very interesting theme because the evolution of mammary glands originates from ancient times, when they have been presented in the form of immune protective glands. At that time, they acted bactericidal effect on an organism to fight with various infections. Precisely, in response to these processes, lactation became as a response to…

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  • Prostate Gland Essay

    The main function of the prostate gland, found only in men, is to discharge fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm. During ejaculation, the prostate gland also helps to push out the seminal fluid into the urethra. This gland is almost the size of a walnut and is located in the front side of the rectum, and in the center of the penis and the bladder. This is the passage way for urine to leave the body. Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is a disease where there is an unbalanced growth of…

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  • Hypopituitarism Research Paper

    Hyperpituitarism Hypopituitarism is a rare disorder in both males and females where your pituitary gland has either failed to produce one or more of its hormones or isn’t producing enough. The pituitary gland is a small jelly bean shaped gland situated at the base of your brain, behind your nose and between your ears. While this is here it is secreting hormones that affect almost every part of your body. Hypopituitarism is essentially another word for the pituitary gland not being active…

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  • Sex Differences

    The enlargement of two or more glands is also a causation. The noncancerous growth also called adenoma is the most common cause followed by enlargement or hyperplasia. Having a cancerous tumor is a rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism. Although this form of hyperparathyroidism occurs randomly, some patients inherit a gene that causes the disorder. This is known as the familial isolated hyperparathyroidism and it is due to mutations in the MEN1, CDC73, or CASR gene. The MEN1 gene is the…

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  • Essay On Pituitary Adenoma

    Overview A pituitary adenoma is a benign growth that occurs in the pituitary gland. Sometimes when the pituitary gland becomes covered with tumor-like growths it begins to secrete an excess of hormones. Though mostly benign, these tumors can still cause problems throughout the body. Definition & Facts The pituitary gland is located below the brain and above the nasal passages. This gland belongs to a system known as the endocrine system that includes the pancreatic gland, adrenal gland,…

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  • Homeostasis Research Paper

    certain jobs to perform. Hormones releases certain chemicals that will have a good or bad effect on the body. Hormones have to be at a certain level if not you will become sick. Reference Cannon, W. B., (2014). Homeostasis: The Wisdom of the Body. New York: W.W. Norton, 1932. Retrieved from http://www.biologyreference.com/Ho-La/Homeostasis.html Natural Resources Defense Council, (1998). Endocrine Disruptors: Retrieved from http://www.nrdc.org/health/effects/qendoc.asp Saladin,…

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  • 'Writing Assignment 2: The Mumps'

    It’s caused by a virus that can be transmitted by swapping spit with loose women,” say Dr. Strangelove (Roth, Sullivan, 2015). After taking a look at his medical record, it seems that Glen had already had his MMR vaccinations for the mumps years ago. He had the first dose between 15-18 months old and the second dose between 4-6 months old (CDC, 2015). “The only thing you can do is sit it it out,” says Dr. Strangelove. “You see, because mumps is a virus, it doesn’t respond to antibiotics or…

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  • Thyroid Informative Speech

    support your thyroid balance by visiting a doctor for tests, then under their supervision, treating it with natural supplements and lifestyle changes. What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a small-butterfly shaped gland located in front of the neck, below Adam’s apple. The function of the thyroid is to convert iodine from food (with the help of tyrosine, an amino acid) into hormones called thyroxine or T4 and triiodothyronine or T3. A healthy thyroid gland produces 80% T4 hormones…

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  • Filial Imprinting Essay

    learn about because there still is a lot of speculation of where and how this occurs in these precocial infants. Being able to understand how filial imprinting occurs can explain how the body works and the psychological effect it has on these animals. Filial imprinting help creates the foundation for later learning in life for these animals, the foundation that is needed to survive in the wild. The two main components used in filial imprinting is thyroxine, also known as T4, and…

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