The Human Hypothalamus Book

The Human Hypothalamus


  • Author : Dick F. Swaab
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-07-04
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 566
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128206843

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The Human Hypothalamus Excerpt :

The Human Hypothalamus: Neuroendocrine Disorders, Volume 181 in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, provides comprehensive summaries of recent research on the brain and nervous system as they relate to clinical neurology. This volume summarizes the role of the hypothalamus in neuroendocrine disorders, identifying the mechanism of action, disorder etiology, and best practices for assessment and treatment. Disorders covered include pituitary hypothalamic disorders of development and growth, hypothalamic tumor related disorders, hypothalamic autoimmune disorders and infection, disorders of vasopressin, water and sodium homeostasis, eating disorders, and gonadotropic hormone regulation disorders. Discusses the importance of the hypothalamus in human growth and development Reviews hypothalamic related tumors, as well as pituitary, autoimmune, vasopressin and hormone regulation disorders Includes metabolic and eating disorders Identifies mechanisms of disease action and etiology Provides best practice information for assessment and treatment

Neuroendocrine Disorders in Children Book

Neuroendocrine Disorders in Children


  • Author : Mehul Dattani
  • Publisher : Mac Keith Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN 10 : 1909962503

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Neuroendocrine Disorders in Children Excerpt :

Impairments in the interaction between the central nervous system and the endocrine system can lead to a number of disorders in children. These include type 1 diabetes, growth disorders, adrenal thyroid and pituitary problems, Addison’s disease and Cushing syndrome, among others. Neuroendocrine Disorders in Children provides a comprehensive examination of paediatric and adolescent disorders focusing on the basic science and its clinical relevance. Complex issues are discussed in an easy-to-follow manner and the latest developments in the area are reviewed. This volume will become invaluable reading for paediatric endocrinologists, paediatric and adult neurologists and trainee paediatricians. Sections in the book cover The GH-IGF1 axis and the brain The thyroid axis and the brain Regulation of appetite and weight Effects of treatment of cancer on the neuroendocrine system Adrenal disorders and the brain Neuroendocrinology and the reproductive axis Neurological complications of diabetes mellitus

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 Human Hypothalamus Excerpt :

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.

The Hypothalamus Book

The Hypothalamus


  • Author : Seymour Reichlin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Hormones hypothalamiques
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015001636953

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Endocrine Disruptors  Brain  and Behavior Book

Endocrine Disruptors Brain and Behavior


  • Author : Heather B. Patisaul
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-10
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190669034

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Endocrine Disruptors Brain and Behavior Excerpt :

Our world and bodies are becoming increasingly polluted with chemicals capable of interfering with our hormones and thus, possibly, our present and future neural and mental health. As authors Heather Patisaul and Scott Belcher outline, there is a large lack of data and evidence in this causal relationship, which begs a need for further study to accelerate progress in the endocrinology and neuroendocrinology fields. Endocrine Disruptors, Brain, and Behavior focuses on if and how these chemicals, known as endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs), affect the development and function of the brain and might be contributing to neural disorders rapidly rising in prevalence. The book provides an overall synthesis of the EDC field, including its historical roots, major hypotheses, key findings, and research gaps. The authors explain why even the concept of endocrine disruption is controversial in some circles, how differing definitions of endocrine disruption and what constitutes an "adverse" outcome on the brain shape public policy, and where the current capacity by different stakeholders (industry, academia, regulatory agencies) to evaluate chemicals for safety in a regulatory context begins and ends. The book concludes with suggestions for future research needs and a summary of emerging technology which might prove capable of more effectively evaluating existing and emerging chemicals for endocrine disrupting properties. As such, it provides the context for interdisciplinary and innovative input from a broad spectrum of fields, including those well-schooled in neuroscience, evolutionary biology, brain, behavior, sex differences, and neuroendocrinology.

Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes Book

Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes


  • Author : John A.H. Wass
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 2158
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199235292

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Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes Excerpt :

Now in its second edition, the Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes is a fully comprehensive, evidence-based, and highly-valued reference work combining basic science with clinical guidance, and providing first rate advice on diagnosis and treatment.

The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology Book

The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology


  • Author : Jennifer Gurd
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 915
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199645817

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The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology Excerpt :

Clinical neuropsychology remains one of the fastest growing specialities within clinical psychology, neurology, and the psychiatric disciplines. This second edition provides a practical guide for those interested in the professional application of neuropsychological approaches and techniques in clinical practice.

Brain Disorders in Critical Illness Book

Brain Disorders in Critical Illness


  • Author : Robert D. Stevens
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107434424

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Brain Disorders in Critical Illness Excerpt :

Brain dysfunction is a major clinical problem in intensive care, with potentially debilitating long-term consequences for post-ICU patients of any age. The resulting extended length of stay in the ICU and post-discharge cognitive dysfunction are now recognized as major healthcare burdens. This comprehensive clinical text provides intensivists and neurologists with a practical review of the pathophysiology of brain dysfunction and a thorough account of the diagnostic and therapeutic options available. Initial sections review the epidemiology, outcomes, relevant behavioral neurology and biological mechanisms of brain dysfunction. Subsequent sections evaluate the available diagnostic options and preventative and therapeutic interventions, with a final section on clinical encephalopathy syndromes encountered in the ICU. Each chapter is rich in illustrations, with an executive summary and a helpful glossary of terms. Brain Disorders in Critical Illness is a seminal reference for all physicians and neuroscientists interested in the care and outcome of severely ill patients.

Cellular Endocrinology in Health and Disease Book

Cellular Endocrinology in Health and Disease


  • Author : Alfredo Ulloa-Aguirre
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-02-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 414
  • ISBN 10 : 9780124167124

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Cellular Endocrinology in Health and Disease Excerpt :

Cellular Endocrinology in Health and Disease describes the underlying basis of endocrine function, providing an important tool to understand the fundamentals of endocrine diseases. Delivering a comprehensive review of the basic science of endocrinology, from cell biology to human disease, this work explores and dissects the function of a number of cellular systems. Among these are those whose function was not obvious until recently, including the endocrine functions of bone and the adipose tissue. Providing content that crosses disciplines, Cellular Endocrinology in Health and Disease details how cellular endocrine function contributes to system physiology and mediates endocrine disorders. A methods section proves novel and useful approaches across research focus that will be attractive to medical students, residents, and specialists in the field of endocrinology, as well as to those interested in cellular regulation. Editors Alfredo Ulloa-Aguirre and P. Michael Conn, experts in molecular and cellular aspects of endocrinology, deliver contributions carefully selected for relevance, impact, and clarity of expression from leading field experts. Covers systemic endocrine action at the cellular level in both health and disease Delivers information on the integration of cell identity and endocrinology Incorporates recent developments in endocrinology to provide an up-to-date reference to researchers

Clinical Neuroendocrinology Book

Clinical Neuroendocrinology


  • Author : Michael Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 207
  • ISBN 10 : 9781316645192

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Clinical Neuroendocrinology Excerpt :

A concise and innovative account of clinical neuroendocrine disorders and the key principles underlying their diagnosis and management.

Genetics in Endocrinology Book

Genetics in Endocrinology


  • Author : John D. Baxter
  • Publisher : Lippincott Raven
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 763
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015054255024

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Genetics in Endocrinology Excerpt :

An extensive body of evidence highlights the crucial importance of endocrine genetics. Examples range from human growth disorders and obesity to cancers of the prostate and breast. A pivotal part of the Modern Endocrinology Series, this book presents major biological studies underlining the significance of data obtained from knock-out mice, as well as from transgenic animals. Gene therapy and laboratory evaluation and screening of genetic endocrine diseases are covered, as are many of the classical endocrine diseases.

Charney   Nestler s Neurobiology of Mental Illness Book

Charney Nestler s Neurobiology of Mental Illness


  • Author : Dennis S. Charney
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1025
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190681425

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Charney Nestler s Neurobiology of Mental Illness Excerpt :

Preceded by Neurobiology of mental illness / edited by Dennis S. Charney ... [et al.]. 4th ed. 2013.

Glial Neuronal Signaling in Neuroendocrine Systems Book

Glial Neuronal Signaling in Neuroendocrine Systems


  • Author : Jeffrey G. Tasker
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030623838

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Glial Neuronal Signaling in Neuroendocrine Systems Excerpt :

This volume discusses current research on glial-neuronal interactions in several neuroendocrine systems. Glial-neuronal bidirectional transmission represents one of the fastest-growing areas of investigation in neuroscience today. Unraveling the interactions and signaling synergy between glial cells and neurons is critical to advancing our understanding of brain function. Consequently, this book summarizes the latest findings on the roles of astrocytes, microglia and tanycytes in the control of synaptic transmission, synaptic plasticity, blood-brain signaling, neuroinflammation and immune signaling. In addition, leading experts in the field discuss how reproductive function, the stress response and energy homeostasis are regulated by glial-neuronal communication. Given its scope, the book is essential reading for undergraduate and graduate students in the neurosciences, as well as postdoctoral fellows and established researchers who are looking for a comprehensive overview of glial-neuronal crosstalk in neuroendocrine systems. This is the eleventh volume in the International Neuroendocrine Federation (INF) Masterclass in Neuroendocrinology series (Volumes 1-7 published by Wiley), which aims to illustrate the highest standards and highlight the latest technologies in basic and clinical research, and aspires to provide inspiration for further exploration into the exciting field of neuroendocrinology.

The Hypothalamus Pituitary Adrenal Axis Book

The Hypothalamus Pituitary Adrenal Axis


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-09-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0080559360

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The Hypothalamus Pituitary Adrenal Axis Excerpt :

The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis controls reactions to stress and regulates various body processes such as digestion, the immune system, mood and sexuality, and energy usage. This volume focuses on the role it plays in the immune system and provides substantive experimental and clinical data to support current understanding in the field, and potential applications of this knowledge in the treatment of disease. * Evidence presented in this book suggests that the nervous, endocrine, and immune systems form the Neuroendoimmune Supersystem, which integrates all the biological functions of higher organisms both in health and disease for their entire life cycle. * Contributors include both the scientists who initiated the work on the HPA axis and on the autonomic nervous system, and those who joined the field later.