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  • Partial Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Essay

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    Partial Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome--that was the condition spat in my face as the doctor came in to tell me what was wrong with my child. But don’t worry! Corrective surgery can come to the rescue and “fix” my child. Basically, my child doesn’t have a place in the world unless they fit the norms, and surgery is the only way to do so. Honestly? Fuck that. The surgery is completely unnecessary because there aren’t any serious medical implications, and would only cause further harm; raising my

  • Androgen Deprivation Therapy

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    The key role of testosterone in the growth of prostate cancer was first demonstrated back in 1941 (Huggins, 1941); since then, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has provided the mainstay of treatment for patients with hormone-sensitive advanced prostate cancer. Although ADT is palliative, it can normalize serum levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in over 90% of patients and can produce objective tumour responses in 80-90%. This antitumor activity can improve quality of life (QOL) by reducing

  • Assignment : Bioassay Of Androgenic Hormones

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    10-27-2016 - Fall 2016 - Androgen Bioassays Introduction: During the recent decades, athletes were trying to enhance their performance by using exogenous hormones such as; androgens, erythropoietin and growth hormone. The most potent form of sports steroids is the Androgens and it is the most common type of steroids that enhances the performance that can be detected in screening tests. Detection of androgens is through urine screening to detect even trace amounts of androgens. Gas chromatography-mass

  • Abstract. Anabolic Androgenic Steroids Are Ergogenic Resources

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    non-athletes, for aesthetic purposes, have become a growing problem in gyms and sports centers. This conduct has favored the indiscriminate and abusive use of these steroids, exposing its users to health risks. Anabolic steroids are a subset of androgens, namely, synthetic compounds derived from testosterone, developed for therapeutic purposes. But these substances also have been used in sports, with the objective of improvement in physical performance, due to its great anabolic and reduced androgenic

  • Testosterone And Prostate Cancer Essay

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    important in the formation of the adrenal gland because testosterone, being an androgen itself, is made it the adrenal gland after puberty. Therefore, some scientists and researchers believe that there is a direct correlation between higher levels of testosterone and prostate cancer. Although the intention of this paper is to focus on increased

  • Adrenal Gland

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    mediates the stress response through the production of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids, including aldosterone and cortisol respectively. It is also a secondary site of androgen synthesis. Contents * 1 Layers * 2 Hormone synthesis * 3 Production * 3.1 Mineralocorticoids * 3.2 Glucocorticoids * 3.3 Androgens * 4 Pathology * 5 See

  • Hirsutism: An Embarrassing Condition

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    shows increased male hormone (androgen) production in the ovaries and adrenal glands. This process commonly occurs due to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) but occasionally other rarer conditions. Other conditions include an abnormal growth of adrenal glands (congenital adrenal hyperplasia), Cushing’s syndrome, and tumours of the ovary and the adrenal gland. Androgens are normally known as male hormones. However, both males and females produce androgens. Men produce androgens in larger amounts compared

  • Effects Of Soy And Other Foods On Serum Testosterone Levels

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    To: Prof. H. Mannucci From: Luke Lehman Subject: Individual Research Report Date: 28 July 2014 Effects of Soy and other foods on Serum Testosterone Levels: an Analysis Purpose The purpose of this report is to provide an introduction to androgens and their biological effects in humans, and an analysis of the current peer-reviewed scientific literature concerning the effects of soy and other foods on serum testosterone levels, with the specific intent to ascertain whether the long-standing myth

  • Fluoxymesterone

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    because they are primarily interested in increasing strength without body weight gain. In bodybuilding this drug is taken only when preparing for a competition. Since Fluoxymesterone is a strong androgen with a very low level of aromatization - it helps the athlete to get maximum predominance of androgens over estrogens. Bodybuilders due to Halotestin receive excellent hardness and sharp outlines of the muscles. Although muscle volume is not increased, the athlete appears more massive since the

  • Case Study: Buy Trenbolone Acetate Abuse

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    of time. Trenbolone acetate is a steroid that is supposed to be used by animal doctors to use on animals (primary, it is used to build the animals muscles and give them a better appetite). Trenbolone compounds have a necessary similarity for the androgen receptor three times as high as that to testosterone. It works by decreasing the amount of fat that gets put