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Colorado toxicology official warns parents of tests like one that found benzene in Erie boy's blood - The Denver Channel


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ERIE, Colo. – The chief toxicologist with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is pushing back on blood tests some have turned to in order to try and figure out whether they are being affected by organic compounds often found at oil ...

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Invests in System to Recycle a Precious Resource, Helium - University of Arkansas Newswire


University of Arkansas Newswire
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently installed a liquid helium recovery system. Wesley Stites, the department's chair, said the investment for the system cost about $250,000, but ...

Dr Rai makes RU faculties aware of happiness, neurobiology - Daily Pioneer


Daily Pioneer
Noted medical expert Dr RK Rai delivered a lecture to 43 Professors of different Universities of India in Academic Staff College Ranchi on Friday on a topic 'Health, Happiness and Neurobiology of excellence' highlighting 15 points of health and ...

Better Health Channel: Hormonal (endocrine) System

Melbourne, Victoria - Australia

The endocrine system is made up of glands that secrete chemicals called hormones into the bloodstream or surrounding tissues. Together with the nervous system and the immune system, the endocrine system helps the body to cope with different events and stresses. The endocrine system include the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries and testes.

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Better Health Channel: Lymphatic System
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The lymphatic system is a series of vessels throughout the body that drain fluid from tissues. Bacteria and other microbes are picked up in the lymphatic fluid and trapped inside lymph nodes, where they can be attacked and destroyed by white blood cells. Common problems of the lymphatic system include glandular fever, Hodgkin's disease, oedema (swelling) and tonsillitis.

InnerBody:  Endocrine System
United States

The hypothalamus is a part of the brain located superior and anterior to the brain stem and inferior to the thalamus. It serves many different functions in the nervous system, and is also responsible for the direct control of the endocrine system through the pituitary gland. The hypothalamus contains special cells called neurosecretory cells neurons that secrete hormones: Thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) Growth hormone-releasing hormone (G

HistoWeb: Endocrine System
United States

Features a series of tissue samples from the pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal glands.

United States

The endocrine system is composed of a network of organs and glands responsible for producing, storing, and secreting hormones that help to maintain and control vital functions such as growth, reproduction, and energy levels. There are several endocrine system diseases that result from disruptions in this complex system: Diabetes - One of the more prevalent endocrine system diseases, diabetes is a condition in which the pancreas does not produce

Poultryhub: Endocrine System
Australia

The endocrine system consists of a number of organs (glands) located in different areas of the body which play an important part in the proper functioning of the animal. The organs produce special compounds called hormones, which, in turn, target particular systems or organs, and the way that they function. These glands are called endocrine glands because they do not have an opening to discharge their secretions but discharge them directly into t

Body Basics: Endocrine System
United States

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Anatomy Of The Endocrine System - eMedicineHealth
United States

The endocrine system is made up of glands that produce and secrete hormones, chemical substances produced in the body that regulate the activity of cells or organs. These hormones regulate the body's growth, metabolism (the physical and chemical processes of the body), and sexual development and function. The hormones are released into the bloodstream and may affect one or several organs throughout the body.

Human Body: Endocrine System
Turkey

The endocrine system is made up of a group of glands that produce the body's long-distance messengers, or hormones. The endocrine system is instrumental in regulating mood, growth and development, tissue function, and metabolism, as well as sexual function and reproductive processes. The endocrine system is an information signal system much like the nervous system. However, the nervous system uses nerves to conduct information, whereas the end

On-Line Biology Book: The Endocrine System
United States

Looks at the system's evolution, feedback mechanism, and other chemical messengers.

Georgia Regents Health System
United States

Georgia Regents Health System is a world-class academic medical center, offering the most comprehensive primary, specialty and subspecialty care in Augusta, Georgia, serving Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties. Georgia Regents Medical Center provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including cancer, cardiovascular / heart care, children's health / pediatrics, emergency and trauma, family medicine, neuroscience, orthopedics