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    Parathyroid Hormone

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    a postdoc currently working on a randomized control trial evaluating the influence of whole fat vs. low fat dairy products on cardiometabolic risk factors. Part of your analysis includes a blood test for a variety of compounds (e.g., minerals and hormones). As you sift through the data, you come across an unusual result: one subject has abnormally high calcium plasma levels. Upon further investigation, you find that their parathyroid hormone (PTH) plasma levels are also elevated. Something doesn’t seem right! Suddenly, a wave of nostalgia passes over you. It’s been years since you have taken nutritional biochemistry, but you vaguely remember a lecture on calcium. Before the information slips your mind, you…

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    Diet Sodas And Soda Diets

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    either to stave off hunger between meals or as a replacement for calorie-containing beverages. Many women drink over 20 diet sodas per week.”(diseaseproof) The question is, are diet sodas destroying people’s bone structures? Diet soda contains many different ingredients, and many of which can be harmful to the body. These drinks may cause osteoporosis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, strokes, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and many other health problems. The ingredient that is the most…

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    Sex Differences

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    parafibromin protein which is a tumor suppressor as well. A mutation here causes a decrease of the parafibromin protein. The CASR gene is involved in the production of the calcium-sensing receptor protein (CaSR). CaSR helps to regulate the amount of calcium in the body, by controlling the production of the parathyroid hormone. The calcium molecules bind to the CaSR and this activates the receptor. The activated receptor sends signals to block the production and release of the parathyroid…

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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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    synthesis B) increased T3/T4 synthesis C) increased body temperature D) decreased blood cholesterol levels E) increased lipolysis ____ 66. Increased levels of thyroid hormones would A) decrease basal metabolic rate. B) up regulate beta receptors C) impair body growth. D) decrease the effects of norepinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. E) decrease protein synthesis. ____ 67. Calcitonin A) is synthesized by the parathyroid glands. B) acts primarily on osteoblasts. C) decreases blood Ca2+…

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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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    The Endocrine System

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    The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones, which regulate metabolism, growth & development, sexual function, reproduction, sleep & mood, and tissue function. The endocrine system is made up of the pituitary gland, thryroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries, and testicles. (Frucht, 2012 p.315). A gland selects and removes materials from the blood, hormones then travel through the blood to target organs to adjust their activity. This system…

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    The Endocrine System controls bodily functions that tend to occur over a long time. Taking a similar role to the nervous system to keep the body in a state of homeostasis. Through the use of a negative feedback loop the Endocrine system insures the proper amount of hormone is in the body at any given time. These hormones serve functions from growth to balancing ion levels in the body. The Endocrine system is specifically down to the hormone meant for homeostasis. The Endocrine System is…

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    The 8 Major Systems

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    Some of these glands produce up to 2 secretions (Hormones) but mostly each gland will have the task of producing one. These glands are ductless, which is why they secrete directly into the blood. This is a list of the glands which are a part of this system; Pineal, Pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and parts of the pancreas, ovaries and testes. Digestive system - The digestion system has two parts to it, the alimentary canal and the accessory organs. The canal is basically starting at…

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