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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The field of Behavioral Neuroendocrinology has experienced exponential growth in terms of research techniques in the last two decades.
In clinical studies, repeated stress caused the number of neurons in the brain to diminish -- at least in rats, reports Bruce McEwen, head of the neuroendocrinology laboratory at Rockefeller University in New York City.
The opiate receptor system affects several aspects of female reproductive neuroendocrinology, such as the levels of sex hormones and neurotransmitters that are important for temperature regulation.
George Merriam and his associates reported at the International Congress of Neuroendocrinology.
The findings, presented yesterday at the International Congress of Neuroendocrinology in Pittsburgh, follow the idea that such behaviours result from long-lasting changes in brain circuitry.
The researchers reported their findings in the October 2005 Neuroendocrinology Letters.
Wolkowitz and Rothschild attempts to bridge the disciplines of neuroendocrinology and psychiatry.
Melatonin stabilizes chronobiologic and cognitive symptoms in Alzheimer's disease," Neuroendocrinology Letters, 21, 2000.
The results of a study published in the April 2000 issue of The Journal of Neuroendocrinology points to a possible correlation between Alzheimer's disease and brain sex hormones.
NIAMS grantees in fibromyalgia, arthritis, and muscle diseases, as well as in the centers program, received copies as did grantees NIH-wide in the fields of chronic pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, sleep, neuroendocrinology, and other related fields.
Since depression affects five to nine percent of women, providing early treatment could have significant public health implications by reducing the risk of fracture," adds Philip Gold, chief of the NIMH Clinical Neuroendocrinology Branch, where the research was conducted.