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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 ?
When Yamikan is in this country where there is no snow," old Ebbits continued, "he is taken to large house where many men make much talk.
Then will the soldier white men come and get you, and even as they took Yamikan will they take you across the salt lake to the white man's land.
Now,' I say to Bidarshik, 'will the white soldier men come and take you away to the land under the sun, where you will eat much and grow fat.
What is it men love in Genius, but its infinite hope, which degrades all it has done?
Men are conservatives when they are least vigorous, or when they are most luxurious.
then will his laurels and his possessions seem worthless: instead of avoiding these men who make his fine gold dim, he will cast all behind him and seek their society only, woo and embrace this his humiliation and mortification, until he shall know why his eye sinks, his voice is husky, and his brilliant talents are paralyzed in this presence.
The ten men who guarded the tribe were set to work making a wall of stones across the narrow part of the valley.
Because of the safety in the Sea Valley, which was because of the wall and the watchers and the guards, and because there was food in plenty for all without having to fight for it, many families came in from the coast valleys on both sides and from the high back mountains where they had lived more like wild animals than men.
And Epimetheus did not think on what Prometheus had said to him, bidding him never take a gift of Olympian Zeus, but to send it back for fear it might prove to be something harmful to men.
90-105) For ere this the tribes of men lived on earth remote and free from ills and hard toil and heavy sickness which bring the Fates upon men; for in misery men grow old quickly.
He therefore honours the ugliest man: sees height in his self- contempt, and invites him to join the other higher men in the cave.
It is the case of the bravest and most broad-minded men of to-day.