Short prolactin profile for monitoring treatment in BH4 deficiency.
Torino, Italy. In Eur J Paediatr Neurol, 09 Mar 2015
According to the finding that dopamine is the natural inhibitor of prolactin (PRL) incretion, we introduced the use of peripheral PRL measurement as an index of dopaminergic homeostasis, so avoiding the need of repeated lumbar punctures in patients with BH4 deficiency.
Sex hormones in gender-specific risk for head and neck cancer: A review.
Bhopāl, India. In J Int Soc Prev Community Dent, Nov 2014
So, this article is an effort to attract the attention of researchers, endocrinologists, pathologists, and clinicians toward the impending role of sex hormones, with special emphasis on progesterone, estrogen, and prolactin in HNC onset and progression, along with their therapeutic role.
Neuroendocrine control of photoperiodic changes in immune function.
Columbus, United States. In Front Neuroendocrinol, Nov 2014
We provide an overview of how photoperiod influences neuronal function and melatonin secretion, how melatonin acts directly and indirectly to govern seasonal changes in immune function, and the manner by which other neuroendocrine effectors such as glucocorticoids, prolactin, thyroid, and sex steroid hormones modulate seasonal variations in immune function.
Inclusion of endogenous hormone levels in risk prediction models of postmenopausal breast cancer.
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Boston, United States. In J Clin Oncol, Nov 2014
Therefore, we evaluated whether inclusion of plasma estradiol, estrone, estrone sulfate, testosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, prolactin, and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) improved risk prediction for postmenopausal invasive breast cancer (n = 437 patient cases and n = 775 controls not using postmenopausal hormones) in the Nurses' Health Study.