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N Bergmann, F Gyntelberg and J Faber

, these parameters fluctuate, have great inter-individual variability, and reflect mostly acute stress-load (6) . For these reasons, we will not consider the physiological stress-measures as markers of chronic psychosocial stress in this review. Others

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Isabel M Abreu, Eva Lau, Bernardo de Sousa Pinto and Davide Carvalho

overall cardiovascular risk. Materials and methods Search strategy For the systematic review, a comprehensive search of the Medline database was performed up to September 8th, 2015, using the following query: (thyroid* or hypothyroid*) and

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Liza Haqq, James McFarlane, Gudrun Dieberg and Neil Smart

insulin-induced metabolic syndrome are also the risk factors that can predispose women with PCOS to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus (6) . A systematic review was completed in 2011 by Harrison et al . (13) , but presumably as

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Weixi Wang, Rulai Han, Lei Ye, Jing Xie, Bei Tao, Fukang Sun, Ran Zhuo, Xi Chen, Xiaxing Deng, Cong Ye, Hongyan Zhao and Shu Wang

clarified. In the current study, we described a MEN1 family with ACC in a cohort of MEN1 patients. Furthermore, we explored the preliminary roles of MEN1 in ACC tumorigenesis and performed a literature review of previously reported cases. Subjects

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Nafiye Helvaci, Erdem Karabulut, Ahmet Ugur Demir and Bulent Okan Yildiz

reported increased prevalence of OSA in adolescent girls with PCOS compared to age- and BMI-matched controls (16/28 (57%) vs 4/28 (14.3%), P  < 0.01) ( 15 ). This was a retrospective chart review study and study population included adolescent girls with

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Aaron Lerner, Patricia Jeremias and Torsten Matthias

become the most common autoimmune disease. Its prevalence is 0.8% when estimated from a review of published articles, 4.6% when estimated biochemically from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and >5% when estimated from cytology of

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Maria Angela D'amico, Barbara Ghinassi, Pascal Izzicupo, Lamberto Manzoli and A Di Baldassarre

catestatin was more important in females, indicating that catestatin may contribute to sex differences in endogenous vascular tone and influence the complex predisposition to hypertension. Conclusions This review summarizes the knowledge about CgA and

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Antonia Ertelt, Ann-Kristin Barton, Robert R Schmitz and Heidrun Gehlen

this paper, we aimed to review similarities and differences between EMS and HMS, as this may allow transfer of knowledge between both species. Anatomy and physiology of adipose tissue Adipose or fat tissue, a special form of reticular connective tissue

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Michael Ulm, Arvind V Ramesh, Keely M McNamara, Suriyan Ponnusamy, Hironobu Sasano and Ramesh Narayanan

the second-generation treatments for prostate cancer such as enzalutamide and abiraterone have extended the survival of the patients, the cancers that relapse from these treatments have a more aggressive phenotype. This review on the therapeutic

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Xiaolei Hu and Fengling Chen

, we reported 12 cases of patients with EIAS in which the clinical characteristics and IA pharmacokinetic parameters were analysed, and all of the patients subsequently received effective treatment ( 10 ). The present review is based on our research and