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glans

 [glanz] (pl. glan´des) (L.)
a small, rounded mass or glandlike body.
glans clito´ridis the erectile tissue on the free end of the clitoris.
glans pe´nis the cap-shaped expansion of the corpus spongiosum at the end of the penis.

glan·des

(glan'dēz),
Plural of glans.

glandes

See glans.

glan·des

(glan'dēz)
Plural of glans.

Patient discussion about glandes

Q. Anyone know if there is a connection between Fibromyalgia and your Thyroid gland? I have Fibromyalgia and I read that if your diagnosed with this you can have Thyroid problems also. If anyone knows out there please inform me. Many thanks.

A. Below is an interesting article on the subject. A significant percentage of the estimated 20 million people with hypothyroidism end up also being diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Some experts believe that like most cases of hypothyroidism, fibromyalgia is also autoimmune in nature. Others believe that fibromyalgia may be one manifestation of an under active metabolism – hypometabolism – and is therefore one variation on thyroid dysfunction.
http://thyroid.about.com/cs/fibromyalgiacfs/a/fibrothyroid.htm

Q. my friend ate a bar of chocolate and now her left neck gland is swollen any ideas why? no other symptoms

A. it can be an infection -just like brandon said- or although this is rare, it can also be an allergic reaction.
if it is an infection, you can usually find such other infection symptoms like : fever, pain in that swollen area, increased white blood cells (in blood work test), etc.

if it is an allergy, usually it will fade away itself in couple of days, or you can just try to consume anti-allergic drugs, such as : loratadine and maybe combined with dexamethasone.

Good luck, and stay healthy always..

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Au meme moment, une recherche fut publiee par des chercheurs de la clinique Mayo dans laquelle les auteurs affirmaient qu'un extrait du cortex des glandes surrenales de bLuf pouvait maintenir en vie des patients souffrant de la maladie d'Addison, un desordre dans lequel on observe une atrophie des glandes surrenales (Dwight, 1975).
Toutefois, pour pouvoir extraire de larges quantites de substances qui seraient efficaces chez les patients souffrant d'une maladie d'Addison, cela prenait un nombre demesure de glandes surrenales de bLuf.
La Deuxieme Guerre mondiale et les glandes surrenales de boeuf
A cette epoque, la tendance scientifique etait aux glandes surrenales de bLuf et a ses potentielles vertus pour sauver des vies.
Un large effort de guerre fut donc entrepris pour tester les vertus des extraits de glandes surrenales de bLuf sur la resistance a l'hypoxie et le choc septique des soldats allies.
En effet, tentez d'imaginer des chercheurs et leur horde d'etudiants visitant sans relache les abattoirs de la ville tres tot le matin pour obtenir le plus grand nombre de glandes surrenales possible, afin d'en extraire une substance encore inconnue, mais ayant potentiellement des proprietes curatives tres importantes
Puisque Dr Kendall avait reussi a isoler et a purifier les hormones du cortex de la glande surrenale, un comite special de l'armee lui demanda de les synthetiser en laboratoire.