Very preterm neonates are at increased risk for cortisol insufficiency in acute illness and stress, because of immaturity of the adrenal gland.
The adrenal neocortex generally does not synthesize cortisol until ~ 30/40. 71 more words
A doctor once said to a friend of mine: “Your hormones make you what you are.” I see some truth in this because our hormones regulate our rhythm which is one of those fundamental parts of who we are. 640 more words
Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders-Drug Targets journal is devoted to timely reviews of experimental and clinical studies in the field of endocrine, metabolic, and immune disorders. 306 more words
June 22, 2015
While eating healthy and exercising is always good advice, physicians have largely overlooked evidence that suggests environmental factors are contributing to multi-generational obesity and related metabolic disorders. 1,191 more words
Most of my life I was oblivious to the work of and overall life supporting purpose of the lymphatic system. Its main function is to transport lymph, a clear fluid containing white blood cells that supports the body in ridding itself of toxins, waste and other undesirable matter. 413 more words