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Who's Afraid Of The Big, Bad Endo vol. 2

Cortisone is a miracle drug. It keeps me and other people with adrenal insufficiency alive. It’s not your enemy, it’s your savior. It’s the thing that keeps you pushing forward when going gets tough. 170 more words

One Ounce That Does a Lot

The thyroid gland is about two inches long and about one inch wide. It sits at the base of the neck, straddling the windpipe. It weighs about an ounce. 481 more words

Mental Health

Diabetes Series: Intro

Diabetes mellitus type 2 is an alarmingly artful monstrosity, luring victims into a false sense of security as it unmercifully ravages the body. Insidious in nature, diabetes convinces people it is benign, after all, everyone knows someone with it, if it’s so ubiquitous, how dangerous can it really be? 481 more words

Diabetes

The impact of common endocrine disrupting chemicals on brain development

We are all exposed on a daily basis to a complex mixture of chemicals. These range from pesticides and insecticides found in your fruits and veg, plasticisers in the plastic bottles, preservatives in pre-prepared foods, flame retardants on your furniture and so on. 440 more words

Endocrine Disruption

Anabolic Overview 1 cont.

Direct and Indirect Anabolic Effects

Although testosterone has been isolated, synthesized, and actively
experimented with for many decades now, there is still some debate today as… 1,516 more words

Endocrinology

Anabolic Overview 1

An Introduction to Testosterone

Anabolic steroids are a class of medications that contain a synthetically
manufactured form of the hormone testosterone, or a related compound that… 1,418 more words

Endocrinology

How To Tell If An Ocelot Is Pregnant [Clinics Series]

You know it’s been a good day when letting your hair down results in the release of the fragrant aroma of ocelot feces.  The ocelot in question was artificially inseminated a month ago, and now it’s time to find out if she’s pregnant.   628 more words

Veterinary School