Anterior Hypothalamus   Advances in Research and Application  2012 Edition Book

Anterior Hypothalamus Advances in Research and Application 2012 Edition


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • Release Date : 2012-12-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 19
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481638579

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The Human Hypothalamus Book

The Human Hypothalamus


  • Author : Dick F. Swaab
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 807
  • ISBN 10 : 012819975X

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The Human Hypothalamus Excerpt :

The Hypothalamus is an important area of the brain for understanding a variety of neurological disorders. This volume summarizes for readers the anatomy and physiology of the anterior hypothalamus, to better understand pathology and treatment of hypothalamus related disorders. In addition to anatomy and physiology in humans, cytoarchitecture and chemoarchitecture in rodents is provided. The volume explores the role of the hypothalamus in disorders of eating, sleeping, anxiety, and mood, as well as its role in sexual behavior and gender identity. Coverage includes how Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders relate to the hypothalamus. Reviews the anatomy and physiology of the anterior hypothalamus Provides cytoarchitecture and chemoarchitecture from rodents Discusses hypothalamic related disorders of eating, sleeping, anxiety, and mood Covers how Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders relate to the hypothalamus Explores the role of the hypothalamus in sexual behavior and gender identity

Hypothalamus in Health and Diseases Book

Hypothalamus in Health and Diseases


  • Author : Stavros Baloyannis
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-12-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789844443

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Hypothalamus in Health and Diseases Excerpt :

The human hypothalamus, a small structure at the base of the brain, has strategic importance for the harmonic function of the human body. It controls the autonomic nervous system, neuroendocrine function, circadian and circannual rhythms, somatic activities, and behavior, and is situated at the borders between the brain and the body and the brain and the soul, meeting points for mind and body. The hypothalamus is involved in a wide range of higher mental functions, including attention, learning and reinforcement of mnemonic processes, emotional control, mood stability, and cognitive-emotional interactions. It also has a role to play in behavioral disorders, panic reactions, cluster headache, gelastic epilepsy, mental deficiency, periodic disorders, depression, autism, and schizophrenia, and in a substantial number of neurodegenerative diseases. It enlarges greatly the dimensions of the hypothalamic contribution in controlling psychosomatic equilibrium and retaining internal unity of the human existence.

The Hypothalamus Book

The Hypothalamus


  • Author : Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Hormones hypothalamiques
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015001636953

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Pharmacology of the Hypothalamus Book

Pharmacology of the Hypothalamus


  • Author : Barbara G. Cox
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1978-06-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 9781349035069

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Neuroendocrinology in Physiology and Medicine Book

Neuroendocrinology in Physiology and Medicine


  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1999-10-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 574
  • ISBN 10 : 9781592597079

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Neuroendocrinology in Physiology and Medicine Excerpt :

A panel of leading experts integrate the latest findings from basic and clinical science to create a comprehensive treatment of the processes by which the brain acts as an endocrine organ, not only to control hormonal functions, but also to maintain homeostasis and regulate behavior. The authors-recognized both as leaders in their fields and as skilled teachers-provide systematic coverage of the analytical, anatomical, functional, clinical, and pathological aspects of neuroendocrinology. Topics range from the interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems to the regulation of reproduction, development, metabolism, fluid balance, and biological rhythms. Neuroendocrinology in Physiology and Medicine offers an unprecedented marriage of clinical and basic knowledge that has been missing from classical neuroscience, endocrinology, and physiology texts. It will teach today's medical students and serve researchers as a valuable reference to this rapidly growing field.

Basic Physiology for Anaesthetists Book

Basic Physiology for Anaesthetists


  • Author : David Chambers
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-01-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 455
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107637825

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Packed with easily understood, up-to-date and clinically relevant material, this is the only physiology book junior anaesthetists will need.

Neural Control of Circulation Book

Neural Control of Circulation


  • Author : Maysie Hurnes
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323160506

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Neural Control of Circulation Excerpt :

Neural Control of Circulation presents an in-depth view of specialized areas in the neural regulation of the circulatory system that have been the subject of intensive research, the historical basis and theory from which those investigations evolved, and directions for future studies. Special emphasis is placed on critical evaluation of the experimental data in each field of research. This volume is comprised of seven chapters and begins with a synthesis of a large number of studies undertaken using conscious animals, particularly those that focuses on the behavioral and cerebral control of cardiovascular function. The second chapter explores the role of the brain stem and cerebellum in cardiovascular control. Next, specific research areas concerning bulbospinal control of sympathetic nerve discharge are discussed. This is followed by a chapter devoted to the nucleus tractus solitarii and experimental neurogenic hypertension. A concept in potential hypertensive mechanisms involving long-term transsynaptic regulation of adrenal medullary function is also described, and the neural control of the circulation during hypoxia is considered. Finally, aspects of central nervous system pharmacology and regulation of circulation are examined. This book is designed for individuals who are interested in the cardiovascular system and its function, and should also prove useful to students and researchers in physiology and individuals in other ancillary areas of bioscience.

The Human Hypothalamus in Health and Disease Book

The Human Hypothalamus in Health and Disease


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1992-11-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 478
  • ISBN 10 : 0080862187

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The Human Hypothalamus in Health and Disease

The Pituitary Book

The Pituitary


  • Author : Shlomo Melmed
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 744
  • ISBN 10 : 0123809274

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The Pituitary Excerpt :

The pituitary, albeit a small gland, is known as the "master gland" of the endocrine system and contributes to a wide spectrum of disorders, diseases, and syndromes. Since the publication of the second edition of The Pituitary, in 2002, there have been major advances in the molecular biology research of pituitary hormone production and action and there is now a better understanding of the pathogenesis of pituitary tumors and clinical syndromes resulting in perturbation of pituitary function. There have also been major advances in the clinical management of pituitary disorders. Medical researchers and practitioners now better understand the morbidity and mortality associated with pituitary hormone hyposecretion and hypersecretion. Newly developed drugs, and improved methods of delivering established drugs, are allowing better medical management of acromegaly and prolactinoma. These developments have improved the worldwide consensus around the definition of a "cure" for pituitary disease, especially hormone hypersecretion, and hence will improve the success or lack of success of various forms of therapy. It is therefore time for a new edition of The Pituitary. The third edition will continue to be divided into sections that summarize normal hypothalamic-pituitary development and function, hypothalamic-pituitary failure, and pituitary tumors; additional sections will describe pituitary disease in systemic disorders and diagnostic procedures, including imaging, assessment of the eyes, and biochemical testing. The first chapter will be completely new – placing a much greater emphasis on physiology and pathogenesis. Two new chapters will be added on the Radiation and Non-surgical Management of the Pituitary and Other Pituitary Lesions. Other chapters will be completely updated and many new author teams will be invited. The second edition published in 2002 and there have been incredible changes in both the research and clinical aspects of the pituitary over the past 8 ye

The Human Hypothalamus Book

The Human Hypothalamus


  • Author : Gabriel I. Uwaifo
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030621872

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The hypothalamus is an anatomically small but functionally important part of the brain. In functional and pathophysiological terms, the hypothalamus represents the intersection of several areas of clinical and medical expertise. The human hypothalamus can be astutely referred to as the crossroad of endocrinology, psychiatry, neurology and neurosurgery. Because of its involvement in myriad physiologic functions and the varied ways disorders involving it can manifest, hypothalamic disease can initially come to medical attention in widely disparate settings and with widely different clinicians. Therefore, the detection and proper care of hypothalamic dysfunction and disease often requires carefully coordinated multidisciplinary care. This volume fills a significant void in the medical professional community, comprehensively presenting the scope of hypothalamic structure, function, dysfunction and disease to cater to the various clinical, teaching and research professionals that have a stake in this part of the human brain. This text captures in one place all the information that practicing clinicians, clinician scientists, and researchers need to be adequately informed about various aspects of the hypothalamus in all its complexity. It is comprehensive and broad in scope so that it provides relevant reference information for the wide range of professionals involved in the pre- and post-mortem detection, diagnosis, characterization, care and management of various hypothalamic disorders and diseases in addition to providing a sound anatomic and physiologic foundation of the normal human hypothalamus. The Human Hypothalamus can be used to differing degrees by medical professionals and students alike, finding utility for interested general clinicians, medical school and allied health professional teaching faculty as well as subspecialists in domains as wide as neurosurgery, neuroendocrinology, clinical psychiatry and neuro-oncology.

Hibernation and the Hypothalamus Book

Hibernation and the Hypothalamus


  • Author : Nicholas Mrosovsky
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781468471762

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Hibernation and the Hypothalamus Excerpt :

Mammalian hibernation is commonly thought of as something completely out of the ordinary, a "unique and unorthodox state." The present book takes the opposite view. It argues that the physiological achievements of hibernators do not deEend on special mechanisms but on special use of ordinary mechanisms. It is precisely this that makes the hibernators important. If the hibernators de pend on some unique physiological principle their study is that of a biological curio. But if they are using basic mammalian systems in a quantitatively extreme way, then they are a naturally occurring preparation of enormous potential. Hibernation involves every aspect of the animal's biology from fat metabo lism to behavior, from thermoregulation to dental caries; every system in the body is affected in some way or other by hibernation. A comprehensive account of hibernation would be almost coextensive with an account of the whole of mammalian biology. The present book does not attempt to describe everything that has been discovered about hibernation. Excellent coverage for that already exists in the proceedings of three recent symposia and in the other major source materials listed on page 233. There is in fact an enormous amount of information already available. But there is a difference between information and understanding. Despite the increasing volume of research and growing interest in mammalian hibernation, there is little appreciation of the essential characteristics of the phenomena. The pieces of the puzzle lie scattered.