DHED-turned-estrogen decreased this temperature increase in rats just like doses of actual estrogen did, says study coauthor Istvan Merchenthaler, a neuroendocrinologist
at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
Kerstin Uvnas-Mober explains how oxytocin, a hormone released during childbirth and breast-feeding, helps create the capacity for the deep bond that typically accompanies the birth of a child.
Stress can cause structural remodeling of the brain that can have short-term advantages, but if left unchecked, the changes can contribute to psychopathology, according to a presentation by a neuroendocrinologist
at the annual meeting of the American College of Psychiatrists.
Led by neuroendocrinologist
Andrea Gore, then at Mount Sinai and now at the University of Texas at Austin, researchers discovered that these chemicals directly influence brain cells called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons.
Hypersensitivity to stress might be caused by a deficiency in the brain of endogenous opioids, compounds similar to morphine and heroin that occur naturally in the brain and the body and slow the release of stress hormones such as cortisol, according to neuroendocrinologist
Gary Wand, who is conducting the Johns Hopkins research.
Summy-Long is a neuroendocrinologist
who studies hormonal regulation of milk secretion.
and the clinical director at the Medical College of Georgia Telemedicine Center.
George Fink is a Neuroendocrinologist
and Neuropharmacologist who has had a major interest in stress since the start of his career.
But no one had measured insulin sensitivity in the animals, says Jansen, a neuroendocrinologist
at Washington State University in Pullman.
Professor Megan Holmes, a neuroendocrinologist
from the University of Edinburgh/British Heart Foundation Centre for Cardiovascular Science in Scotland (UK), will say: "During our research we have identified the enzyme 11?
Craig Rowlands--led by neuroendocrinologist
and nutritionist Thomas M.