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State of the Art of Therapeutic Endocrinology

Edited by Sameh Magdeldin

Niigata University, Japan

During the last two decades, evidence of increasing trends of several endocrine-related disorders has been strengthened. These disorders often come with lack of uniform diagnosis and/ or even unclear endocrine disruption. The later is mainly due to abnormal classical changes in the blood- released hormone to its targeted organ, abnormal communication between cells within a tissue or organ (paracrine), within the same cell (intracrine) or signals which act on the same cell (autocrine). This challenging status drives endocrinologists to the urgent need to address enormous knowledge gaps in this wide field of research (Endocrinology). From the perspective point of view that "hormones control our bodies", we need to get these hormones rebalanced so we can restore overall health. That is simply endocrinology!

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State of the Art of Therapeutic EndocrinologyEdited by Sameh Magdeldin

Published: October 3rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2906

ISBN: 978-953-51-0772-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7031-0

Copyright year: 2012

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23824 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Regulation of Glucocorticoid Receptor Signaling and the Diabetogenic Effects of Glucocorticoid Excess

By Henrik Ortsäter, Åke Sjöholm and Alex Rafacho


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2. Neurophysiological Basis of Food Craving

By Ignacio Jáuregui Lobera


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3. Screening of High-Risk Pregnant Women for Thyroid Dysfunctions in a Moderately Mild Iodine-Deficient Area

By Imre Zoltan Kun, Zsuzsanna Szanto, Ildiko Kun and Bela Szabo


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4. Behavioral and Somatic Disorders in Children Exposed in Utero to Synthetic Hormones: A Testimony-Case Study in a French Family Troop

By Marie-Odile Soyer-Gobillard and Charles Sultan


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5. Role of Corticosteroids in Oral Lesions

By Masoumeh Mehdipour and Ali Taghavi Zenouz


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6. Functional and Molecular Aspects of Glucocorticoids in the Endocrine Pancreas and Glucose Homeostasis

By Alex Rafacho, Antonio C. Boschero and Henrik Ortsäter


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7. Adherence to Guidelines and Its Effect on Glycemic Control During the Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Turkey: The ADMIRE Study

By Ilhan Satman, Sazi Imamoglu, Candeger Yilmaz and ADMIRE Study Group


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8. Oestrogen Dependent Regulation of Gonadal Fate

By Andrew John Pask


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9. Role of Corticosteroids in Treatment of Vitiligo

By Nooshin Bagherani


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