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Rui-yi Tang, Rong Chen, Miao Ma, Shou-qing Lin, Yi-wen Zhang and Ya-ping Wang

assessed the clinical characteristics of female patients with IHH. Shaw et al . ( 9 ) have summarized the characteristics of 248 Caucasian female patients with IHH, and Bhagavath et al . ( 10 ) have reported the characteristics of 57 Caucasian female

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André Marques-Pinto and Davide Carvalho

primarily masculine in 20%, while 27% have both male and female abnormalities, and no evident cause is identified as for the remaining 15% (2) . Since the mid-20th century, numerous studies have reported an increasing incidence of human reproductive

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Anastasia K Armeni, Konstantinos Assimakopoulos, Dimitra Marioli, Vassiliki Koika, Euthychia Michaelidou, Niki Mourtzi, Gregoris Iconomou and Neoklis A Georgopoulos

Introduction Over the past decades, research attention has been increasingly paid to the examination of the neurobio­logical component of sexual function. Female sexual desire and arousal have been shown to have a heritable component of

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Carlo Cinque, Manuela Zinni, Anna Rita Zuena, Chiara Giuli, Sebastiano G Alemà, Assia Catalani, Paola Casolini and Roberto Cozzolino

faecal sampling method involving short time handling, for steroid hormone assessment in male and female Wistar rats housed in standard social condition. We focused our research on faecal corticosterone metabolite measurements. We utilised a commercial

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Frederic Schrøder Arendrup, Severine Mazaud-Guittot, Bernard Jégou and David Møbjerg Kristensen

addressing comparative questions in females have, however, been largely lacking. To our knowledge, only one mouse study published in 1992 addresses this issue, showing that pre­natal exposure to a high dose of APAP (1430 mg/kg/day) administrated in the diet

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Stephanie Burger-Stritt, Linda Bachmann, Max Kurlbaum and Stefanie Hahner

suppositories (VAG-PN) may be an alternative administration form. In an anonymous survey of 18 females with AI immediately following training in self-injection of GCs, 28% ( n  = 5) preferred vaginal administration of a suppository over GC injection (own

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Luminita Nicoleta Cima, Anca Colita and Simona Fica

function after chemotherapy does not always imply fertility restoration ( 36 ). A prospective observational study performed by Huser and coworkers involving 108 females newly diagnosed with HL who were treated with different types of chemotherapy while

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Shruti Khare, Anurag R Lila, Hiren Patt, Chaitanya Yerawar, Manjunath Goroshi, Tushar Bandgar and Nalini S Shah

Introduction Macroprolactinomas constitute approximately half of all the functioning pituitary macroadenomas (1) . Prolactinoma (majority being microprolactinoma) are usually diagnosed in women aged 20–50 years, with a female:male ratio of 10

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Kerry V Fanson, Tamara Keeley and Benjamin G Fanson

have not found the evidence that mean cortisol levels differ between cyclic and acyclic females (21, 24) . However, this does not rule out the possibility that more fine-scale patterns of cortisol expression are disrupted in non-cycling elephants. Mean

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Robert A Hart, Robin C Dobos, Linda L Agnew, Neil A Smart and James R McFarlane

). Leptin is critical in reproduction, allowing pubertal development ( 23 , 24 ) as well as regulating testis development ( 25 ) and ovarian follicle development ( 26 ). Leptin is known to circulate at higher concentrations in females than males in