Archive for the ‘hormone’ Category

Erythropoietin (EPO) and Patients with Chronic Renal Failure

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 4,871 views

Erythropoietin is a glycoprotein responsible for the stimulation of formation of  erythrocytes, acting as a factor stimulating hormone mitotic and differentiation and increasing the formation of erythrocytes from precursors of the cellular compartment of origin.

Questions And Answers About Menopause And Climacteric

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 7,730 views

Menopause is the woman's last period. Menopause is the stage of life that occurs in the transition from the reproductive or fertile reproductive failure due to decreased sex hormone produced by the ovaries.

What Are Hormones: All You Need To Know About Them

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008 1,617 views

What They Are Hormones are one of the body's admirable communication networks [the others are the nervous and immune systems]. They are chemical substances in the body. A hormone molecule, released during one of about a dozen glands, travels via the blood up to it reaches a cell with a receptor ...

Another Facts About Erythopoietin Hormone

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008 3,106 views

Erythropoietin is a hormone that occurs naturally in the body, and it is produced by the kidneys. It stimulates the body to produce more red blood ...

Some Drugs For Diabetes

Thursday, May 8th, 2008 2,747 views

After diagnosis with diabetes, your doctor may prescribe a specific drug regimen. Every person is different, so your Diabetes treatment will be tailored to your needs. We’ve listed common drugs that may be prescribed for diabetes. Lantus SubQ: Insulin glargine is used along with a proper diet and exercise program to ...

What is Diabetes?

Thursday, May 8th, 2008 4,186 views

Diabetes is a disorder that affects the way your body uses food for energy. Normally, the sugar you take in is digested and broken down to a simple sugar, known as glucose. The glucose then circulates in your blood where it waits to enter cells to be used as fuel. ...

What is Erythropoietin (EPO)?

Thursday, May 8th, 2008 13,315 views

 Erythropoietin (EPO) is a hormone produced by the kidney that promotes the formation of red blood cells by the bone marrow. The kidney cells that make EPO are specialized so that they are sensitive to low oxygen levels in the blood coming into the kidney. These ...