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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055288/osteoinductive-effects-of-cyplexinol-in-the-management-of-osteoporosis-a-case-series
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Daniel Tripodi
Aims • A case study was conducted on a subject with a history of documented bone loss and the observed outcome of bone mineral density (BMD) changes when utilizing supplementation with Cyplexinol, a natural bone morphogenetic protein complex. Method and Results • A case of osteoporosis was reviewed with pertinent medical history and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry history described both pre- and postsupplementation. Results demonstrated a significant change in bone density parameter for the individual when the bone support supplement, Cyplexinol, was used...
October 21, 2017: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055286/in-defense-of-progesterone-a-review-of-the-literature
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Allan Lieberman, Luke Curtis
Context • The medical literature on the use of progesterone in postmenopausal women is often confusing and contradictory. Some physicians implicate natural progesterone in an increase in the risk of breast cancer. The chemical structure of natural progesterone (P4) is quite different from chemically altered, synthetic chemicals called progestins, which results in different actions at the cell level. Objective • The research team intended to review the literature to examine the benefits and safety of natural progesterone and determine whether it can cause an increase or decrease in breast cancer risk...
October 21, 2017: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055223/pituitary-apoplexy-a-single-center-retrospective-study-from-the-neurosurgical-perspective-and-review-of-the-literature
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Agnieszka Grzywotz, Bernadette Kleist, Lars C Möller, Volkmar H Hans, Sophia Göricke, Ulrich Sure, Oliver Müller, Ilonka Kreitschmann-Andermahr
OBJECTIVE: Thunderclap headache and visual disturbances are typical clinical features of pituitary apoplexy (PA). Because of the acute symptomatology, many patients are referred to a neurosurgical department without prior endocrinological assessment. It is the aim of the present study to analyze initial presenting symptoms, outcome and associated endocrine disturbances in a cohort of patients with pituitary apoplexy primarily seen by neurosurgeons. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective single-center study in a neurosurgical department...
October 10, 2017: Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055207/hormonal-contraceptive-use-in-smokers-prevalence-of-use-and-associations-with-smoking-motives
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Alicia M Allen, Kim Lundeen, Lynn E Eberly, Sharon S Allen, Mustafa al'Absi, Myra Muramoto, Dorothy Hatsukami
INTRODUCTION: While endogenous sex hormones influence smoking-related outcomes, little is known about the role of hormonal contraceptives (HCs). This is despite dated estimates suggesting that HC use is prevalent among female smokers. Therefore, we sought to update estimates of the prevalence of HC use among female smokers and explore the association of HC use with various smoking motives (SMs). METHODS: This online cross-sectional survey recruited female smokers between the ages of 18-35...
October 13, 2017: Addictive Behaviors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055205/development-of-qsar-models-for-predicting-the-binding-affinity-of-endocrine-disrupting-chemicals-to-eight-fish-estrogen-receptor
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Junyi He, Tao Peng, Xianhai Yang, Huihui Liu
Endocrine disrupting effect has become a central point of concern, and various biological mechanisms involve in the disruption of endocrine system. Recently, we have explored the mechanism of disrupting hormonal transport protein, through the binding affinity of sex hormone-binding globulin in different fish species. This study, serving as a companion article, focused on the mechanism of activating/inhibiting hormone receptor, by investigating the binding interaction of chemicals with the estrogen receptor (ER) of different fish species...
October 18, 2017: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055168/long-term-safety-of-growth-hormone-a-combined-registry-analysis
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Kirstine Stochholm, Wieland Kiess
OBJECTIVES: Preliminary data from the French cohort of the Safety and Appropriateness of Growth hormone treatments in Europe (SAGhE) study raised concerns regarding the safety of recombinant human GH, suggesting that GH may increase mortality and incidence of stroke in patients treated during childhood for GH deficiency or short stature. We evaluated published safety data, focusing on mortality, neoplasms, cerebrovascular events and diabetes across a number of large-scale pharmaceutical company GH registries...
October 21, 2017: Clinical Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055060/gonadotropin-releasing-hormone-agonists-for-ovarian-protection-during-cancer-chemotherapy-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Janaina C Senra, Matheus Roque, Mariza C T Talim, Fernando M Reis, Rubens L C Tavares
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of GnRH agonist (GnRHa) administration before and/or during cancer chemotherapy for the protection of ovarian reserve in premenopausal women. METHODS: We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCT) comparing the use of GnRHa, before and/or during chemotherapy, vs. chemotherapy alone. Eligible participants were premenopausal women at any stage of cancer, without previous diagnosis of infertility...
October 21, 2017: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055040/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-g-protein-coupled-receptors
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Stephen Ph Alexander, Arthur Christopoulos, Anthony P Davenport, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, John A Peters, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055039/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-other-ion-channels
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Stephen Ph Alexander, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, John A Peters, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055038/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-ligand-gated-ion-channels
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Stephen Ph Alexander, John A Peters, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055037/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-overview
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Stephen Ph Alexander, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, John A Peters, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, O Peter Buneman, John A Cidlowski, Arthur Christopoulos, Anthony P Davenport, Doriano Fabbro, Michael Spedding, Jörg Striessnig, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 is the third in this series of biennial publications. This version provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055036/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-catalytic-receptors
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Stephen Ph Alexander, Doriano Fabbro, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, John A Peters, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055035/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-transporters
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Stephen Ph Alexander, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, John A Peters, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055034/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-enzymes
#14
Stephen Ph Alexander, Doriano Fabbro, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, John A Peters, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055033/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-voltage-gated-ion-channels
#15
Stephen Ph Alexander, Jörg Striessnig, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, John A Peters, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055032/the-concise-guide-to-pharmacology-2017-18-nuclear-hormone-receptors
#16
Stephen Ph Alexander, John A Cidlowski, Eamonn Kelly, Neil V Marrion, John A Peters, Elena Faccenda, Simon D Harding, Adam J Pawson, Joanna L Sharman, Christopher Southan, Jamie A Davies
The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18 provides concise overviews of the key properties of nearly 1800 human drug targets with an emphasis on selective pharmacology (where available), plus links to an open access knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands (www.guidetopharmacology.org), which provides more detailed views of target and ligand properties. Although the Concise Guide represents approximately 400 pages, the material presented is substantially reduced compared to information and links presented on the website...
December 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055009/in-search-of-regulatory-circuits-that-control-the-biological-activity-of-vitamin-d
#17
Sylvia Christakos
Although the cytochrome P450 CYP27B1 plays a critical role in vitamin D biology, the molecular mechanisms involved in regulation of CYP27B1 have remained undefined. A new study has identified a kidney-specific control module distal to the Cyp27b1 gene that mediates the basal activity and hormonal regulation of Cyp27b1 This work provides a novel mechanism indicating differential regulation of Cyp27b1 in renal and non-renal cells and has implications for vitamin D biology in multiple sclerosis and perhaps other autoimmune diseases as well...
October 20, 2017: Journal of Biological Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29054929/mitogen-and-stress-activated-protein-kinase-1-is-required-for-gonadotropin-releasing-hormone-mediated-activation-of-gonadotropin-%C3%AE-subunit-expression
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Majd Haj, Andrea Wijeweera, Sergei Rudnizky, Jack Taunton, Lilach Pnueli, Philippa Melamed
Pituitary gonadotropin hormones are regulated by gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) via MAPK signaling pathways which stimulate gene transcription of the common α-subunit (Cga) and the hormone-specific β-subunits of gonadotropin. We have reported previously that GnRH-induced activities at these genes include various histone modifications, but we did not examine histone phosphorylation. This modification adds a negative charge to residues of the histone tails that interact with the negatively charged DNA, is associated with closed chromatin during mitosis, but is increased at certain genes for transcriptional activation...
October 20, 2017: Journal of Biological Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29054877/ontogeny-of-circadian-rhythms-and-synchrony-in-the-suprachiasmatic-nucleus
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Vania Carmona-Alcocer, John H Abel, Tao C Sun, Linda R Petzold, Francis J Doyle, Carrie L Simms, Erik D Herzog
In mammals, the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) of the hypothalamus coordinates daily rhythms including sleep-wake, hormone release and gene expression. The cells of the SCN must synchronize to each other to drive these circadian rhythms in the rest of the body. The ontogeny of circadian cycling and intercellular coupling in the SCN remains poorly understood. Recent in vitro studies have recorded circadian rhythms from the whole embryonic SCN. Here, we tracked the onset and precision of rhythms in PERIOD2 (PER2), a clock protein, within the SCN isolated from embryonic and postnatal mice of undetermined sex...
October 20, 2017: Journal of Neuroscience: the Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29054797/the-effects-of-ovariectomy-and-lifelong-high-fat-diet-consumption-on-body-weight-appetite-and-lifespan-in-female-rats
#20
Takeshi Iwasa, Toshiya Matsuzaki, Kiyohito Yano, Minoru Irahara
In females, ovarian hormones play pivotal roles in metabolic, appetite, and body weight regulation. In addition, it has been reported that ovarian hormones also affect longevity in some species. Recently, it was found that the consumption of a high-fat diet aggravates ovariectomy-associated metabolic dysregulation in female rodents. The aim of this study was to investigate the hypothesis that long-term high-fat diet consumption and ovariectomy interact to worsen body weight regulation and longevity in female rats...
October 17, 2017: Hormones and Behavior
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