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Thyroid Hormones and Thyroid Function Tests

An overview of the synthesis, regulation, and function of thyroid hormones, as well as the interpretation of thyroid function tests.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Female Reproductive System - Menstrual Cycle, Hormones and Regulation

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over 4 years ago
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Thyroid Hormones and Thyroid Function Tests

An overview of the synthesis, regulation, and function of thyroid hormones, as well as the interpretation of thyroid function tests.  
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over 4 years ago
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PHARMACOLOGY; CORTICOSTEROIDS by Professor Fink

In this Video Lecture, Professor Fink describes the 3 classes of "Corticosteroids" (Mineralocorticoids, Adrenal Androgens & Glucocorticosteroids). Emphasis i...  
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over 4 years ago
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Thyroid Gland - Thyroid Hormones

A great and visual in-depth talk about thyroid hormones.  
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over 4 years ago
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Corticosteroids reduce treatment failure in severe community acquired pneumonia, trial shows

Corticosteroid therapy significantly reduces treatment failure in patients hospitalised with severe community acquired pneumonia who have high inflammatory response, a study has found.  
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over 4 years ago
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Corticosteroids reduce treatment failure in severe community acquired pneumonia, trial shows

Corticosteroid therapy significantly reduces treatment failure in patients hospitalised with severe community acquired pneumonia who have high inflammatory response, a study has found.  
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over 4 years ago
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Goserelin reduces ovarian failure associated with breast cancer chemotherapy, study shows

Treating women with the gonadotrophin releasing hormone agonist goserelin during chemotherapy for breast cancer significantly reduced the subsequent risk of ovarian failure and improved fertility, an international randomised trial reported in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Endocrinology - Renal Hormones

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over 4 years ago
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In what situations do you use cyclical combined HRT, continuous combined, oestrogen only etc?

I've been trying to understand this and I can't get my head around when you use different kinds of HRT. Can anyone help please? I'm really stuck with this.  
Farhan Rhatin
almost 7 years ago
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Hormone sensitive Lipase in Type 2 Diabetes mellitus

Hello. My question is regarding the rise of NEFAs as a pathogenic cause of type 2 DM. In a healthy human hormone sensitive lipase responds to epinephrine, ACTH & glucagon to release glycerol + NEFAs. I thought this enzyme would be the main culprit acting to release glycerol + NEFAs in DM2, however, several papers are saying it markedly reduced! My question is then, if HSL is reduced in type 2 DM/Obese patients, what enzyme is responsible for the lipolysis? Which hormone stimulates it? I hope someone can shed some light on this. Thanks!  
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over 6 years ago
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What is the prognosis of a metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer after radiotherapy?

I just want to know if there has been any evidence for Radiotherapy use in metastatic prostate cancer? Also, the rate of success of Radiotherapy if combined with hormone therapy? What is the prognosis after treatment?  
Raghad Sabbagh
over 6 years ago
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Male Postnatal Depression - a sign of equality or a load of nonsense?

Storylines on popular TV dramas are a great way of raising the public's awareness of a disease. They're almost as effective as a celebrity contracting an illness. For example, when Wiggles member Greg Page quit the group because of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, I had a spate of patients, mostly young and female, coming in with self-diagnosed "Wiggles Disease". A 30% increase in the number of mammograms in the under-40s was attributed to Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis. The list goes on. Thanks to a storyline on the TV drama Desperate Housewives, I received questions about male postnatal depression from local housewives desperate for information: "Does it really exist?" "I thought postnatal depression was to do with hormones, so how can males get it?" "First it's male menopause, now it's male postnatal depression. Why can't they keep their grubby mitts off our conditions?" "It's like that politically correct crap about a 'couple' being pregnant. 'We' weren't pregnant, 'I' was. His contribution was five seconds of ecstasy and I was landed with nine months of morning sickness, tiredness, stretch marks and sore boobs!" One of my patients, a retired hospital matron now in her 90s, had quite a few words to say on the subject. "Male postnatal depression -- what rot! The women's liberation movement started insisting on equality and now the men are getting their revenge. You know, dear, it all began going downhill for women when they started letting fathers into the labour wards. How can a man look at his wife in the same way if he has seen a blood-and-muck-covered baby come out of her … you know? Men don't really want to be there. They just think they should -- it's a modern expectation. Poor things have no real choice." Before I had the chance to express my paucity of empathy she continued to pontificate. "Modern women just don't understand men. They are going about it the wrong way. Take young couples who live with each other out of wedlock and share all kind of intimacies. I'm not talking about sex; no, things more intimate than that, like bathroom activities, make-up removal, shaving, and so on." Her voice dropped to a horrified whisper. "And I'm told that some young women don't even shut the door when they're toileting. No wonder they can't get their de facto boyfriends to marry them. Foolish girls. Men need some mystery. Even when you're married, toileting should definitely be kept private." I have mixed feelings about male postnatal depression. I have no doubt that males can develop depression after the arrival of a newborn into the household; however, labelling it "postnatal depression" doesn't sit all that comfortably with me. I'm all for equality, but the simple fact of the matter is that males and females are biologically different, especially in the reproductive arena, and no amount of political correctness or male sharing-and-caring can alter that. Depressed fathers need to be identified, supported and treated, that goes without saying, but how about we leave the "postnatal" tag to the ladies? As one of my female patients said: "We are the ones who go through the 'natal'. When the boys start giving birth, then they can be prenatal, postnatal or any kind of natal they want!" (This blog post has been adapted from a column first published in Australian Doctor http://bit.ly/1aKdvMM)  
Dr Genevieve Yates
over 5 years ago
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Physiology of the pancreatic α-cell and glucagon secretion: role in glucose homeostasis and diabetes

The secretion of glucagon by pancreatic α-cells plays a critical role in the regulation of glycaemia. This hormone counteracts hypoglycaemia and opposes insulin actions by stimulating hepatic glucose synthesis and mobilization, thereby increasing blood glucose concentrations. During the last decade, knowledge of α-cell physiology has greatly improved, especially concerning molecular and cellular mechanisms. In this review, we have addressed recent findings on α-cell physiology and the regulation of ion channels, electrical activity, calcium signals and glucagon release. Our focus in this review has been the multiple control levels that modulate glucagon secretion from glucose and nutrients to paracrine and neural inputs. Additionally, we have described the glucagon actions on glycaemia and energy metabolism, and discussed their involvement in the pathophysiology of diabetes. Finally, some of the present approaches for diabetes therapy related to α-cell function are also discussed in this review. A better understanding of the α-cell physiology is necessary for an integral comprehension of the regulation of glucose homeostasis and the development of diabetes.  
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over 4 years ago
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6. Hormones of the Adipose Tissue • Functions of Cells and Human Body

Its cells (adipocytes) form an extensive amount of peptide hormones known as adipokines (or adipocytokines). In general, they mainly regulate the energy metabolism and their effect on appetite and feeding behaviour influences a long-term regulation of the body weight. Apart from affecting the metabolism they also modulate immune functions and the course of the inflammatory processes. Among the most important and well-known hormones are leptin, adiponectin and resistin.  
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over 4 years ago
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Parturition - Pregnancy, Hormones, Giving Birth

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over 4 years ago
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Hormones, body mass, and obesity

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over 4 years ago
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Hormones, body mass, and obesity - YouTube

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over 4 years ago
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Hormone control of hunger

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Hormone control of hunger - YouTube

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over 4 years ago