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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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How are hormones carried through the body?

How are hormones carried through the body?

Hormones: Attached to blood cells and the blood stream. Is there something more specific you would like to know? ...Read more

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How can blood glucose be maintained in the body?

How can blood glucose be maintained in the body?

By a countless: Number of checks and balances. Primarily, Insulin is secreted to lower blood sugar after you eat, and glucagon is secreted to increase blood sugar inbetween meals and during exercise - both as necessary. A variety of other hormones also play a role, as do changes in the functioning of multiple internal organs. It's a very complicated and fascinating interactive ballet. ...Read more

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Hi! can the creatinine level be reduced by Steam / sauna bath. The creatinine level is 8.2 can this be reduced by any other means other than Dialysis.

Hi! can the creatinine level be reduced by Steam / sauna bath. The creatinine level is 8.2 can this be reduced by any other means other than Dialysis.

No: It is a very high number and it might get a little bit better on its own. But i. General, people with high creatinine that cannot be brought back down with medical management are better off with dialysis to filter all the toxins in their bodies. ...Read more

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Could human insulin can be genetically engineered to be produced by both bacteria (prokayote) and by yeast (eukaryot?

Could human insulin can be genetically engineered to be produced by both bacteria (prokayote) and by yeast (eukaryot?

Yes: By now this is ancient history. I hope that you're grateful to live in an age in which this is possible. If some scaremonger tells you this is 'Frankenstein science' in this day and age, I hope you'll simply ignore them. http://www.dnalc.org/view/15929-How-insulin-is-made-using-yeast.html http://www.abpischools.org.uk/page/modules/diabetes/diabetes6.cfm?coSiteNavigation_allTopic=1 ...Read more

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Which of my organs will be affected by drought?

Which of my organs will be affected by drought?

Depends...: This depends on what you eat and drink during the drought. Assuming your diet changes, everything will be affected to the extent that your nutrition changes simultaneously. ...Read more

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In which ways can cancer generally be found by blood testing?

In which ways can cancer generally be found by blood testing?

Mostly it can't: 400 characters aren't enough to teach you lab medicine, but leukemias are usually (not always) found as abnormal cells on peripheral blood smear, cancers of the GI tract often present as iron deficiency anemia, and suspicion for a handful of common cancers can be increased by finding a tumor marker (i.e., alpha-fetoprotein for hepatocellular carcinoma). Labs also point up complications. ...Read more

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Can leukemia affect the organs in your body, or is it caused by chemotherapy?

Can leukemia affect the organs in your body, or is it caused by chemotherapy?

In general: Leukemia does not cause organ insult in and of itself. You are correct - chemotherapy can lead to specific organ issues, as could leukemia associated infections. ...Read more

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How can the hemoglobin level in the body be increased?

How can  the hemoglobin level in the body be increased?

Depends: Depends on the reason that it is low. About the only thing that you can do on your own is dietary. If you have anemia because of low iron or vitamin deficiency, then improving your diet may help. ...Read more

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Can steroid hormones be stored in vesicles?

Can steroid hormones be stored in vesicles?

Steroid hormones: Please go online and seek "Steroid hormones and vesicles". You will find all of the information you need. The simple answer is yes but it would not hurt you to look at the articles. ...Read more

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How is THC carried in the blood stream? Is it by albumin?

How is THC carried in the blood stream? Is it by albumin?

Why ask?: THC is fat soluble so I doubt if it would bind readily to albumin. I'm not sure it is carried by anything but is dissolved in the serum similar to any other fat soluble compound. ...Read more

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Can testostetone change into female hormones in the male body when given the pellets by your doctor?

Can testostetone change into female hormones in the male body when given the pellets by your doctor?

To an extent: Excess amounts of testosterone given to a male can be metabolized into estradiol. This is particularly the case in overweight or obese men, because it is the fat cells that metabolise testosterone into estradiol. This is also why men on Testosterone therapy need to take an aromatase inhibitor like arimidex (anastrozole). ...Read more

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How can pancreas be replaced in case of failure by birth?

How can pancreas be replaced in case of failure by birth?

Pancreas: I am not sure exactly what you mean. If the pancreas is not working at all it can be replaced that this does not happen alone to my knowledge. More common is a combined kidney and pancreas transplant if your kidney stops working properly. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Singh
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Albumin (Definition)

Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport other molecules which don't dissolve in water very well. But its main function is to regulate the amount of water in the blood. Another type of Albumin is the ...Read more


Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroid Hormones (Definition)

Thyroid hormones are the hormones produced by the thyroid gland in the front of a person's neck. The hormones travel through the blood to all parts of the body, and control or increase the metabolism in various parts of the body. Too much thyroid hormone is hyperthyroidism, and ...Read more