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The Effect Of Melatonin On The Ovaries, Jaclyn Starr 2011 Touro College

The Effect Of Melatonin On The Ovaries, Jaclyn Starr

The Science Journal of the Lander College of Arts and Sciences

Melatonin is a very small molecule whose effects can be both detrimental and beneficial to the ovaries depending on its concentration. Too much of anything is usually not good and so is the case with melatonin. Very high doses can be damaging, but in the right amount melatonin may be able to combat various diseases and increase the chances for fertility in women.


Does Melatonin Have A Significantly Positive Effect On Night-Shift Workers' Overall Recovery, Mood, Tiredness, Alertness, Attention, And Sleep Quality?, Vincy Zachariah 2011 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Does Melatonin Have A Significantly Positive Effect On Night-Shift Workers' Overall Recovery, Mood, Tiredness, Alertness, Attention, And Sleep Quality?, Vincy Zachariah

PCOM Physician Assistant Studies Student Scholarship

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this systematic review is to verify whether or not Melatonin has a significantly positive effect on night -shift workers' overall recovery, mood, tiredness. alertness, attention. and sleep quality.


Is Growth Hormone An Effective Adjunct To Standard Treatment Regimens For Promoting Fat Mass Loss And Retention Of Lean Body Mass In The Treatment Of Obesity?, J. Caleb Henson 2011 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Is Growth Hormone An Effective Adjunct To Standard Treatment Regimens For Promoting Fat Mass Loss And Retention Of Lean Body Mass In The Treatment Of Obesity?, J. Caleb Henson

PCOM Physician Assistant Studies Student Scholarship

Objective: The objective of this systematic review is to determine whether growth hormone is an effective adjunct in the treatment of obesity for promoting fat loss while retaining lean body mass.


Induction Of Labor With Oxytocin: When Should Oxytocin Be Held?, Liany C. Diven MD, Julia Gogle RN, Meredith Rochon MD, Sherrine Eid MPH3, John C. Smulian MD,MPH, Joanne N. Quiñones MD, MSCE 2011 Lehigh Valley Health Network

Induction Of Labor With Oxytocin: When Should Oxytocin Be Held?, Liany C. Diven Md, Julia Gogle Rn, Meredith Rochon Md, Sherrine Eid Mph3, John C. Smulian Md,Mph, Joanne N. Quiñones Md, Msce

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

No abstract provided.


Trial And Budget Analysis Of Two Synchronized Artificial Insemination Breeding Programs For Beef First Calf Heifers, John Nino 2010 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Trial And Budget Analysis Of Two Synchronized Artificial Insemination Breeding Programs For Beef First Calf Heifers, John Nino

Agribusiness

This study was designed to compare the benefits and costs of two different synchronized artificial insemination programs on two groups of beef first calf heifers. A financial budget was developed that would include cost of synchronized insemination per animal and the added value of a bred heifer compared to an open one.

The two synchronized programs were called controlled internal drug release (CIDR) and Ovsynch. They used a specific timeline and drugs to complete the synchronization process. A single low birth weight high calving ease bull was used for both groups to enforce conformity between the groups. Costs of all …


4 Part Research Project: Cholecystokinin, Marcie Tasker 2010 Johnson & Wales University - Providence

4 Part Research Project: Cholecystokinin, Marcie Tasker

Academic Symposium of Undergraduate Scholarship

This 4 part research paper contains information on the biological molecule Cholecystokinin. The following research discusses and presents evidence of the name, history and structure of the hormone. It also discusses the different chemical reactions Cholecystokinin has in the body, the biological roles of Cholecystokinin and the importance of Cholecystokinin focusing specifically on the unexplained obesity issue of our world.


Vitamin D3, Aryeh Grossman 2010 Touro College

Vitamin D3, Aryeh Grossman

The Science Journal of the Lander College of Arts and Sciences

The following is the introduction of this article: Vitamin D is the only vitamin that is free. It can be easily obtained from exposure to sunlight and yet more than 60% of Americans are Vitamin D deficient (Ginde et al., 2009; Bones, Vitamin D, and Calcium, n.d). The significance of Vitamin D can’t be emphasized enough and is often overlooked. Some its profound effects are apparent in the prevention of various diseases such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, and cardiovascular disease et cetera. Many lives can be spared each year just by taking Vitamin D. From cancer alone, 23,000 deaths can …


Oral Contraceptives: The Risks, Benefits, And Dilemmas, Courtney S. West 2010 Liberty University

Oral Contraceptives: The Risks, Benefits, And Dilemmas, Courtney S. West

Senior Honors Theses

Millions of women have chosen to use oral contraceptives for various reasons. However, the question must be raised as to the awareness level of the risks and benefits associated with the use of oral contraceptives. Numerous studies have been performed to establish the effects of oral contraceptives. This thesis examines these studies to consolidate the most current findings.

In order to present these studies effectively, this thesis will begin by briefly summarizing the menstrual cycle and how the use of oral contraceptives affects menstruation. Following this, a review of the risks, benefits, and ethical dilemmas will be presented. Utilizing the …


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