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Endocrinology Series: What Hormone Stimulates What Gland?

This clinical chart covers what hormone stimulates what gland? TSH Thyroid Gland ACTH Adrenal Gland LH and FSH Testes and Ovaries GH Insulin Like Growth Factor One (IGF-1) Prolactin Found an error in this article? Please contact us! Last updated October 2013

Endocrinology Series: Stimulators Via Positive and Negative Regulation

Ever wondered which releasing factors stimulate the secretion of which respective hormone in the pituitary gland? Or what inhibits the secretion of hormones in the pituitary gland? This clinical chart provides the answer. Stimulators Via Positive Regulation Thyroid Releasing Hormone (TRH ) Thyroid Stimulating Hormone and Prolactin (TSH and PRl) GNRH (Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone) FSH […]

In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 3)

This video series provides an overview of endometriosis, as originally presented by F. Zaria Chinelo, CEO of Felicity Motivational Group. More videos in this series:  In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 1) In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 2) In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 3)

In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 2)

This video series provides an overview of endometriosis, as originally presented by F. Zaria Chinelo, CEO of Felicity Motivational Group. More videos in this series:  In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 1) In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 2) In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 3)

In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 1)

This video series provides an overview of endometriosis, as originally presented by F. Zaria Chinelo, CEO of Felicity Motivational Group. More videos in this series:  In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 1) In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 2) In Pictures – Endometriosis An Overview (Part 3)

Endocrinology Series: An Overview of Pituitary Hormones

The hypothalamus and the pituitary are connected in that the hypothalamus sends nerves direct to the posterior pituitary. Hypothalamic nerve cells secrete CRF (corticotrophin releasing factor) into blood vessels serving the anterior pituitary. Which parts of the pituitary secrete which hormones into the blood system? Anterior (all are made in the same shell of one […]

Endocrinology Series: Three Classes of Adrenohypophyseal hormones

Somatotropic Glycoprotein Propiomelanocrotin (POMC) derived Growth Hormone (GH)Prolactin (Prl) Thyrotropin (TSH)Luteinizing Hormone (LH)Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)(a subunit same, B subunit different)Placental chorionic gonadotropin (CG) Corticotropin (ACTH)A and B melanocyte stimulating hormones (a MSH and B MSH) Found an error in this article? Please contact us! Last updated October 2013

Endocrinology Series: An Overview of Hormones

Endocrine glands release hormones directly into the circulatory system that have specific actions at sites remote to the site of secretion. A signaling cell sends a signaling molecule (cytokine, chemokine, etc) that binds to a receptor on the target cell. The main signaling molecules of endocrine glands are hormones.  Three types of cellular communication via […]

Endocrinology Series: What Are Endocrine Glands?

Endocrine Glands Include Pituitary Pineal Thyroid Thymus Pancreas Ovary Adrenal * 2 Parathyroid * 4 Testes * 2  Adenohypophysis = anterior pituitary Its hormones are essential for: Regulating growth and development Stimulating the reproductive system Providing a response to stress Regulating intermediary metabolism Synthesis and secretion of adenohypophysis hormones are controlled by: Hypothalamic factors Peripheral […]

LABELS CAN BE DECEIVING: 3 Sneaky Claims Made By Food Manufacturers

Vision impaired? Listen to this article! On September 12, 2011, the FDA released new health warning labels for cigarette packages. In addition to the Surgeon General’s warning that smoking during pregnancy could harm your baby, each pack contains graphic images of lung disease and death. But as strict regulations pass for cigarettes concerns are arising […]