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(males), androphobia.

MEN

multiple endocrine neoplasia.

MEN

abbreviation for multiple endocrine neoplasia.

MEN

Abbreviation for:
mitotic exit network (see there)

MEN

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, Multiple endocrine adenomatosis A group of AD, often overlapping diseases characterized by hyperplasia or neoplasia of > one endocrine gland, many of the APUD system, see there.
MEN–multiple endocrine neoplasia
MEN type 1–I A complex characterized by pituitary adenoma or hyperplasia, adrenal adenoma or hyperplasia, parathyroid adenoma or hyperplasia, acromegaly, pancreatic islet cell tumors–insulinoma, carcinoid, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, WDHA syndrome, ↑ gastrin secretion, peptic ulcer, Note: Nonhereditary factors may influence the expression of MEN I as the condition may be unequally expressed in identical twins; the defective gene is located on chromosome 11q13 Lab Invest 1995; 72:494
MEN type 2a–I/IIa A complex characterized by medullary carcinoma of the thyroid–bilateral and present in nearly 100% of cases producing calcitonin, histaminase, prostaglandins, ACTH, potentially causing Cushing syndrome, pheochromocytoma and parathyroid adenoma or hyperplasia Diagnosis Conventional diagnostic modalities–eg radiologic imaging, histopathology, and laboratory values–↑ plasma calcitonin, ↑ urinary catecholamines, and catabolites, for MEN-2A identifies relevant tumors, but not carriers Molecular pathology The MEN-2A gene mutation identified by linkage analysis in the RET proto-oncogene, which maps to chromosome 10q11.2, specifically at exon 10 or 11, is highly specific–no false positives and highly sensitive–no false negatives, allowing early diagnosis of MEN-2A.  See.RET gene Prognosis Excellent
MEN type 2b–III/IIb Mucosal neuroma syndrome A complex characterized by bilateral medullary carcinoma of the thyroid–producing calcitonin, histaminase, prostaglandins, ACTH and potentially, Cushing syndrome, pheochromocytoma, parathyroid adenoma or hyperplasia, mucosal–gut neurofibromas, associated with thickened lips, submucosal oral nodules, intestinal ganglioneurofibromatosis, infantile intestinal dysfunction and cranial nerve hyperplasia and connective tissue disease–Marfanoid habitus, scoliosis, kyphosis, pectus excavatum Prognosis 20% mortality  

MEN

Abbreviation for multiple endocrine neoplasia.

MEN

Abbreviation for multiple endocrine neoplasia.

Patient discussion about MEN

Q. do you have information or articles on skin eczema that is related to depression, especially in men?

A. If you are looking for professional articles, then here's one to start with:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18624873?ordinalpos=3&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

Q. Does it exist a Birth Control Shot for men?

A. No. Currently there are no available medications for birth control for men. However, there are several other methods, including barrier methods (condom) and more irreversible ones (e.g. vasectomy) which may require a treatment by a surgeon.

You may read more here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001946.htm

Q. Does a women wear men's deodorant can get breast cancer? I love partying. I used to go out with my boyfriend on Saturdays to dance clubs. I am crazy about the fragrance of my boyfriend’s deodorant. One day I asked him to lend his deo to me for just one party. He said that men’s deo can cause breast cancer in ladies. I am afraid of using it. But I could not overcome my feelings. I like to try it out once, only once. Is it true that women that wear men's deodorant can get breast cancer? (I love the fragrance of Old spice!)

A. naaaa! that's just an urban myth. there isn't any difference between women's or men's deodorant. neither of them should cause breast cancer... but they both contain aluminum which is generally not good for you.

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References in classic literature ?
His eye rested on the men in white who were busily hauling the puma, on rollers, towards the walled yard.
The young men rode up to the wounded man to announce that they were followed by the priest.
It is remarkable that these two men, so very different as I describe them, were the only two exempted from pardon by the king's proclamation.
Let such men speak for themselves, who undoubtedly appear to have been spawned forth by Nature with a contemptuous bitterness; she plastered them up out of her refuse stuff, after all the swine were made.
For to him that opens himself, men will hardly show themselves adverse; but will fair let him go on, and turn their freedom of speech, to freedom of thought.
To the astonishment of all, the self-made men took even ground at once with the oldest of the regular graduates, and in a few months the most conservative circles of Boston and New York had quite forgotten who of their gownsmen was college-bred, and who was not.
Thus they hid in the depths of Sherwood Forest for seven days and seven nights and never showed their faces abroad in all that time; but early in the morning of the eighth day Robin Hood called the band together and said, "Now who will go and find what the Sheriff's men are at by this time?
If men descended from the apes at an unknown period of time, that is as comprehensible as that they were made from a handful of earth at a certain period of time (in the first case the unknown quantity is the time, in the second case it is the origin); and the question of how man's consciousness of freedom is to be reconciled with the law of necessity to which he is subject cannot be solved by comparative physiology and zoology, for in a frog, a rabbit, or an ape, we can observe only the muscular nervous activity, but in man we observe consciousness as well as the muscular and nervous activity.
That one came too close to the ape-man's craft before its occupants realized that their fellows were pitted against demons instead of men.
Say your prayers, my pigeons," he continued, with a vile oath, "for The Black Wolf leaves no evidence behind him to tie his neck with a halter later, and dead men talk the least.
From the direction they were going arose a wild clamour, as of lost souls wailing and of men in torment.
Olaf Henderson and French Louis, partners together on Bone Creek, were the two largest men in the country, and though they were but half a head taller than the newcomer, between them he was dwarfed completely.