neurohormone


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neurohormone

 [noor´o-hor″mōn]
a hormone that stimulates neural mechanisms or is released when activated by neural stimuli.

neu·ro·hor·mone

(nū'rō-hōr'mōn),
A hormone formed by neurosecretory cells and liberated by nerve impulses (for example, norepinephrine).

neurohormone

(no͝or′ō-hôr′mōn, nyo͝or′-)
n.
A hormone secreted by or acting on a part of the nervous system.

neu′ro·hor·mo′nal adj.

neu·ro·hor·mone

(nūr'ō-hōr'mōn)
A hormone formed by neurosecretory cells and liberated by nerve impulses (e.g., norepinephrine).
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However, the mechanisms underlying this association remain unclear; one possibility is that patients with depression might have impaired endothelial function,[sup][27] thereby leading to the increased NT-proBNP levels.[sup][28] In the other hand, the MI can act as a stressor to cause the depressive symptoms through certain neurohormones. Besides, given the potential role of personality in developing depression among patients with MI,[sup][29] we also assessed the type D personality of patients, and we did not find a significant difference in the type D personality between AMI patients with or without depressive symptoms.
When this neurohormone is released in the pulsatile fashion, it maintains steady-state concentrations of GnRHR mRNA and numbers of GnRH receptors in the pituitary gonadotropes.
[32], ALLO levels peaked about 60 min after initiation of stressors, later than for the other neurohormones tested.
One week of previous exposure to HG augmented PC3 cell proliferation, compared to 1 day of previous incubation, regardless of the treatment with neurohormone, especially after 2 days of 10 mM MLT exposure (Figure 6(i)).
(30) found that after chronic administration of MEL (50 and 500 [micro]g/kg) to rats, this neurohormone had a stimulatory effect on antioxidant enzyme gene expression.
Alternatively, the level of pain may be increasing faster than the anti-stress response can mediate, causing a temporary imbalance--this would result in high levels of the neurohormone CRH resulting in feelings of fear and overwhelming pain.
MLT is a neurohormone that in recent years has attracted great attention.
Pressure overload and ventricular volume expansion are the causes of high levels of this cardiac neurohormone. Hence, NPs can predict diastolic dysfunction increasingly in patients with either symptomatic or asymptomatic diastolic abnormalities.
For cardiologists, internists, and others, specialists from the US, India, and Guatemala emphasize advances in the understanding of coronary circulation, the molecular mechanisms of myocyte function, and the assessment of regional and global ventricular functions in physiologic and pathologic conditions, and address advances in cardiovascular pharmacology, including the advantages and disadvantages of diuretic therapy, vasodilators, neurohormone modulators, positive inotropic agents, and antilipid, antithrombotic, and antiplatelet agents, and their clinical pharmacology in the management of various cardiovascular disorders.
Tryptophan helps the brain make serotonin, a neurotransmitter that is necessary for sleep and relaxation, and melatonin, a neurohormone that has recently become popular as a supplemental sleep aid.
They found significant improvements in obesity, hyperglycemia, and increased levels of the neurohormone leptin."
Therapy targeted at RAS inhibition results in a significant reduction in neurohormone levels, attenuation of LV remodeling, and decreased HF morbidity and mortality [45-47].