neuroendocrinology

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neuroendocrinology

[¦nu̇r·ō‚en·də·krə′näl·ə·jē]
(biology)
The study of the structural and functional interrelationships between the nervous and endocrine systems.
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Chronic stress and anxiety, grief, and anger are even more powerful, acting through the neuroendocrine system to produce physical states like hypertension, ulcers, and even cancers.
She earned two National Institute of Mental Health fellowships at, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons to continue her research in the effects of stress on the neuroendocrine system.
The analysis examined links between maternal depression and the development of an infants' neuroendocrine system, which controls the body's stress response, as well as moods and emotions.
Tumors of the neuroendocrine system are typically classified into two distinct categories: carcinoids or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Extra-adrenal paragangliomas are neoplasms arising from cells of neural crest origin anywhere along the distribution of the sympathoadrenal neuroendocrine system.
A 1994 article by Richard Malter, PhD, and a 2003 article by Lawrence Wilson, MD, explain how levels and, particularly, ratios between calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, and phosphorus in hair samples can provide abundant information about a person's neuroendocrine system.
Topics include the role pituitary tropic status has in tumor development, the estrous cycle as an instigator of anterior pituitary cell renewal, bone morphogenetic Protein-4 control of pituitary pathophysiology, and an animal model of prolactinoma, estrogen-treated animals to use in studies, the question of whether dopamine agonist treatment should be life-long, pituitary differentiation and regulation and the implications in hormone research, the regulation of growth hormone sensitivity by sex steroid, gene therapy in the neuroendocrine system, expression of somatostatin receptor subtypes and treatment outcomes, and new aspects in the diagnosis and treatment of Cushing Disease.
While the salivary glands themselves are mesodermal in origin, endocrine cells may be found within these glands, most likely derived from embryonic neural crest cells of the diffuse neuroendocrine system.
However, the effect of PFOS on the neuroendocrine system has not been investigated thus far.
Still other scientists are investigating what happens to the neuroendocrine system when the body grows and lives on a severely restricted caloric intake.
Gastro-Entero-Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NETs) are a rare group of tumors that start in the cells of the neuroendocrine system, a network of endocrine glands and cells throughout the body.
The HPA axis is part of the neuroendocrine system that controls reactions to stress and regulates many physiological processes.

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