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Androgens in health and disease

Androgens in health and disease

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Published by Humana Press in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Androgens -- Physiological effect.,
  • Androgens -- Therapeutic use.,
  • Androgens -- physiology.,
  • Androgens -- therapeutic use.,
  • Gonadal Disorders -- drug therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Carrie J. Bagatell and William J. Bremner.
    ContributionsBagatell, Carrie J., Bremner, William J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP572.A5 A538 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 448 p. :
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21801866M
    ISBN 101588290298
    LC Control Number2003043012

    MANAGEMENT OF SEXUAL PROBLEMS IN WOMEN: THE ROLE OF ANDROGENS BACKGROUND • An active and satisfactory sex life is beneficial for health, but there is often a reluctance on the part of professionals (in primary and secondary settings, including gynaecology, urology, psychiatry and endocrinology) to enquire about sexual symptoms.   Androgens are responsible for hair growth but also play a significant role in maintaining organ and bodily health, benefiting the liver, kidneys, muscles and reproductive tract. An excess of androgens in the female body can result in a variety of negative symptoms, including acne, inappropriate hair growth (such as on the chin or upper lip Author: Aris Sizer.

      Key Words. androgens; BNP; natriuretic peptides; sex hormones; The natriuretic peptide (NP) hormone system has intrigued cardiovascular scientists since the first report of a biological response to intravenous injection of rat atrial extract by de Bold in A host of protective biological functions of atrial and B-type natriuretic peptides (ANP and BNP) have Cited by: 1. Androgen deficiency is when the body has lower levels of male sex hormones, particularly testosterone, than is needed for good health. This deficiency may be caused by problems in the areas of the brain that control the function of the testes (the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus), or by problems in the testes themselves.

      Hormones, Gut Bacteria and Autoimmune Disease. Author: Chandler Marrs, PhD No Comments Share: Testosterone is not the only androgen within the hormone pathway. There are other androgens that have noted and direct influence on immune factors. Moreover, while testosterone may be implicated, that does not necessarily rule out a role for the. Androgens help the male sex organs develop in embryos and prompt sexual maturation once puberty starts. Androgens also affect brain structure, muscle mass, fat deposition, and sperm production in men.


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In Androgens in Health and Disease, an authoritative panel of researchers and clinicians review our latest understanding of andrology in both basic science and clinical medicine. Topics range from explaining the biology of androgens-from several different perspectives-to illuminating their role in the development and modulation of physiologic Format: Paperback.

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Free Preview. Buy this book eBook ,89 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook. In Androgens in Health and Disease, an authoritative panel of researchers and clinicians review our latest understanding of andrology in both basic science and clinical medicine. Topics range from explaining the biology of androgens-from several different perspectives-to illuminating their role in the development and modulation of physiologic.

This special issue of Hormones and Behavior, “Androgens in health and disease: new insights into roles and mechanisms of action,” is prompted by a number of relatively recent findings that androgens affect brain morphology and function in ways not previously or widely er, recent results also make it clear that androgens utilize a variety of Cited by: Get this from a library.

Androgens in health and disease. [Carrie J Bagatell; William J Bremner;] -- In recent years, medical researchers have demonstrated that androgens, both naturally occurring and synthetic, influence a myriad of physiological functions and.

In Androgens in Health and Disease, an authoritative panel of researchers and clinicians review our latest understanding of andrology in both basic science and clinical medicine. Topics range from explaining the biology of androgens-from several different perspectives-to illuminating their role in the development and modulation of physiologic 5/5(1).

This special issue of Hormones and Behavior, “Androgens in health and disease: new insights into roles and mechanisms of action,” is prompted by a number of relatively recent findings that.

Pharmacology, Biology, and Clinical Applications of Androgens: Current Status and Future Prospects presents contributions from leading investigators around the world, offering a focused, state-of-the-art summary of the central issues and controversies in androgen by:   The safety of wider androgen use needs careful scrutiny because even minor deleterious effects on cardiovascular disease, as the most frequent cause of death, are likely to outweigh even substantial perceived benefits from androgens in any medical, lay, or abusive context.

This review aims to highlight newer findings as well as gaps and Cited by:   Adrenal androgens (AA) are 19 carbon (C19) steroids that are secreted by the adrenal cortex through complicated biosynthetic pathways, which are regulated by complex mechanisms not completely understood as of yet.

Adrenal steroidogenesis differs between the fetal and adult adrenal not only in regard to the site of production, but also in their significance. The book focuses on the gradually progressive problems related to the decline in androgens that can occur with advancement of age.

It examines the debate about the extent to which an age-dependent decline in androgens leads to health problems that affect or impair the quality of life, and the theory behind it. Actions of androgens on the hippocampus are of particular interest because maintenance of androgen levels in this region may minimize the risks of neurodegeneration.

Patients with Alzheimer's disease, characterized by damage in the hippocampus, have demonstrated a reduction in circulating concentrations of androgens in comparison to normal. Abstract. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of mortality in men and women.

Age-adjusted morbidity and mortality rates from CAD are fold to fold higher in men than in women (1).This male preponderance is remarkably consistent across 52 countries with hugely divergent rates of CAD mortality and lifestyles (2).Sex hormones can influence a Cited by: Androgens play pivotal roles in the regulation of male development and physiological processes, particularly in the male reproductive system.

Most biological effects of androgens are mediated by the action of nuclear androgen receptor (AR). AR acts as a master regulator of downstream androgen-dependent signaling pathway networks.

This ligand-dependent transcriptional factor Cited by: Androgens in Health and Disease. Humana Press, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend. Hyperandrogenism is a medical condition characterized by high levels of androgens in females. Symptoms may include acne, seborrhea (inflamed skin), hair loss on the scalp, increased body or facial hair, and infrequent or absent menstruation.

Complications may include high blood cholesterol. The cause in about 70% of cases is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).Specialty: Endocrinology. Androgen, any of a group of hormones that primarily influence the growth and development of the male reproductive system.

The predominant and most active androgen is testosterone, which is produced by the male testes. The other androgens, which support the functions of testosterone, are produced mainly by the adrenal cortex—the outer portion. Kidney disease or; Liver disease—These conditions can be worsened by the fluid retention (keeping too much water in the body) that can be caused by androgens.

Also, liver disease can prevent the body from removing the medicine from the bloodstream as fast as it normally would. This could increase the chance of side effects occurring. This explains two observations: (1) the variability of responsiveness to androgen blockers, (2) factors of risk and protection from disease cannot be reliably assessed by quantitative measurement of serum androgens, sex-hormone-binding globulin or free androgen levels—because their effects do not rely solely on receptor activity.

Androgens are hormones that contribute to growth and reproduction in both men and women. Androgens are usually thought of as male hormones, but the female body naturally produces a small amount of androgens too. Androgen deficiency in women is a controversial concept.

Some researchers argue that the condition causes symptoms such as tiredness.About the Book Author Gaynor Bussell, RD, is a registered dietitian, consultant, nutritionist, and a member of the Health Professions Council and the Nutrition Society in the United has specialized in women's health nutrition for over twenty years.

Sharon Perkins, RN, was a nurse coordinator for in vitro fertilization at the Cooper In Vitro Center for Hormonal Disorders.Some androgens are naturally produced in the body and are necessary for the normal sexual development of males.

Androgens are used for several reasons, such as: To replace the hormone when the body is unable to produce enough on its own.