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  • This book offers an overview of the complex interplay between hormonal activation and individual and environmental influences on health and disease in women. The book provides useful information and background material important for treating problems related to the reproductive cycle, eating disorders, drug treatment of women, and clinical and treatment issues in coronary artery disease and breast cancer. This is a medically-oriented book written firstly for the practicing

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  • In collaboration with the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA), a web-based survey was sent to nearly half of their national LTC members by Mather Lifeways Institute on Aging in March 2005. There were respondents from 194 of these facilities across 30 states. Half of the respondents were from CCRF, while the other half were from nursing homes. This was done to determine the need for training within the LTC workforce. Questions were aimed at preparedness for public health emergencies, including the threat of bioterrorism (BT).

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  • The Basics of Social Marketing was developed under the auspices of the Turning Point Social Marketing National Excellence Collaborative, one of five national collaboratives working to strengthen and transform public health as part of the Turning Point Initiative. Seven states and two national partners participated in this project: Illinois, Ohio, Maine, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provided financial support for this endeavor.

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  • This book highlights the needs and healthcare concerns of women in their mid life.Women in middle age are often overlooked by medical practitioners. From the end of childbearing to old age, approximately ages 40–65 years, their health needs are complex and changing. This is a time of challenge and opportunity, when the physician and woman working collaboratively can change her health and future. Mid-life healthcare is far more than hormones.

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  • The text of this manual, an update of the second edition of our Concise Guide to Women’s Mental Health, reflects the latest data on women’s mental health. Although every section has been revised, particularly extensive revisions have been made in the sections describing the use of psychiatric medications in pregnant and breast-feeding women, abortion and contraception, and the use of hormones in menopausal women. The book continues to reflect our expanding clinical experiences in the Women’s Life Center.

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  • The hypothalamic decapeptide gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) is well known for its role in the control of pituitary gonadotropin secretion, but the hormone and receptor are also expressed in extrapituitary tissues and tumor cells, including epithelial ovarian cancers.

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  • In 1985, perchlorate contamination was discovered at Superfund sites in California; however, the extent of perchlorate contamination of water sources nationwide was not revealed until 1997. Today, over 11 million people have perchlorate in their public drinking-water supplies at concentrations of 4 ppb (4 :g/L) or higher.

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  • As the key regulator of reproduction, gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) is released by neurons in the hypothalamus, and transported via the hypothalamo-hypophyseal portal circulation to the anterior pituitary to trigger gonadotropin release for gonadal steroidogenesis and gametogene-sis.

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  • Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) has historically been known as a pituitary hormone; however, in the past few years, interest has been raised in locally produced, extrapituitary GnRH. GnRH receptor (GnRHR) was found to be expressed in normal human reproductive tissues (e.g. breast, endometrium, ovary, and prostate) and tumors derived from these tissues.

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  • research for this report was conducted from november 2008 to January 2009. it consisted of an extensive review of documents and websites from governmental and non-governmental sources; in-depth interviews based on semi-structured questionnaires; and two focus groups. one focus group comprised five health care workers, while the other was composed of four hiV-positive mothers, one of whom was pregnant at the time. a total of 23 people were interviewed in six cities across argentina: buenos aires, mar del plata, montegrande, rosario, tres arroyos, and tucumán.

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  • The new toolkit focuses on relapse prevention, risks of secondhand smoke exposure and the health benefits of quitting smoking for mother and infant. It also emphasizes the potential and underlying issues related to relapse including postpartum depression, stress and miscarriage. An appendix for counselors to use as a reference tool during counseling sessions is also included in the toolkit.

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  • The food we eat has a major effect on our physical health and psychological wellbeing. An understanding of the way in which nutrients are metabolized, and hence of the principles of biochemistry, is essential for an understanding of the scientific basis of what we would call a prudent or healthy diet. My aim in the following pages is to explain both the conclusions of the many expert committees that have deliberated on the problems of nutritional requirements, diet and health over the years and also the scientific basis on which these experts have reached their conclusions.

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  • Trong suốt những năm 1990, liệu pháp hormone điều trị dành cho tuổi mãn kinh (LPHĐT) được sử dụng ngày càng nhiều đã làm giảm nguy cơ bệnh tim mạch và để điều trị những triệu chứng mãn kinh. Việc sử dụng rộng rãi LPHĐT chủ yếu dựa vào rất nhiều nghiên cứu quan sát cho thấy LPHĐT bảo vệ tim mạch, tuy nhiên đặc tính làm tăng nguy cơ ung thư vú chưa rõ ràng.

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  • Case studies for emerging risks in the second section include evidence-based precautionary interventions to safeguard blood supplies, the evaluation of nanoparticle deposition in the lung and nasal airways and the discourse surrounding emerging potential health risks of genetically modified animals consumed as food. The third chapter by Tyshenko et al.

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  • Vitamin E is an important topic because many benefits and some risks have been attributed to it when used as a nutritional supplement. Moreover, there has been considerable progress in the basic science of this vitamin in recent years. This volume reviews recent aspects of the biochemistry and molecular biology of this vitamin, associated macromolecules, metabolism of the vitamin and its derivatives, and its many roles in health and disease. The various contributions comprising this volume are listed here in the order in which they are presented in the volume....

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  • Book "Milk Production - Advanced Genetic Traits, Cellular Mechanism, Animal Nutrition and Management" is made for the publication of continuation of advances in the knowledge involving milk production. This book is divided into two main sections and is devoted to more specific consideration of areas with aspects of genetics factors and the molecular and cellular mechanisms, animal management, nutrition and husbandry.

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  • Receptors for the key female reproductive hormones, estrogens, are found throughout the entire brain including prefrontal cortex, hypothalamus, neocortex, hippocampus, amygdala, striatum, and brain stem. The neurotransmitter systems involved in depression (serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine, cetylcholine, GABA, glutamate) are regulated by the action of estrogen. Research suggests that women may have increased susceptibility to depression and mood disorders during two key lifecycle transitions: pregnancy and the postpartum period, and perimenopause.

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  • Inadvertent fetal exposure to contraceptive hormones is common, with a USA study estimating that approximately 70 000 fetuses are exposed to oral contraceptives annually.23 Most of the data on fetal outcomes relate to COC. The CEU found no studies that specifically assessed exposure through quick starting contraception. Studies are often limited by their observational nature, potential confounding factors and small sample size. Reassuringly there have been no consistent findings of specific fetal abnormalities.

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  • Medical advances have been occurring at breathtaking speed, with diagnostic and treatment options becoming available for conditions for which none previously existed. However, several aspects of health care remain the same. Patients continue to rely heavily on clinicians for help in understanding the burgeoning evidence in medical research and for providing optimal health care. Clinicians remain steadfast in their quest to meet the needs of their patients and to encourage innovation in meeting those needs.

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  • The past century has witnessed a dramatic increase in both life expectancy and the number of older adults. This demographic trend will be greatly accelerated in the next 10 years, as the first wave of baby boomers reaches retirement age. This trend is seen even more strongly among the oldest-old. For example, the 85+ population increased by 38% in the 1990s, from 3.1 million in 1990 to 4.2 million in 2000 (Hetzel & Smith, 2001).

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