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AntiAndrogen Therapy in Prostate Cancer

prostate cancer therapy

AntiAndrogen Therapy in Prostate Cancer 5.00/5 (100.00%) 7 votes The first anti-androgen was the female sex hormone, oestrogen. Giving oestrogen to a man with prostate cancer shuts down the production of testosterone, the main male sex hormone, by the testes. As most prostate cancer cells depend on testosterone to grow and multiply, this arrests the […]

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Birth Delivery – Hormones, Contractions and Pain Control

Oxytocin release in birth delivery

Birth Delivery – Hormones, Contractions and Pain Control 5.00/5 (100.00%) 6 votes Labor is almost always painful, due to muscle contractions in your uterus, which are the transmission of sensations along nerve pathways to your brain and the impact of various chemicals in the brain. It is natural, physiological pain and is not a result […]

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