glandular disease


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Noun1.glandular disease - a disorder of the glands of the bodyglandular disease - a disorder of the glands of the body
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
hyperparathyroidism - excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis)
hypoparathyroidism - inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
hyperpituitarism - excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
Addison's disease, Addison's syndrome, hypoadrenalism, hypoadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
adenopathy - a glandular disease or enlargement of glandular tissue (especially of the lymph glands)
aldosteronism, hyperaldosteronism - a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone
Cushing's disease, hyperadrenalism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity
Cushing's syndrome, hyperadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones
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Not have an untreated glandular disease such as an underactive thyroid as treatment could help weight control.
There has been concern, however, that falling antibody levels that have been noted, particularly against HPV type 18, may indicate reduced protection from high-grade squamous or glandular disease.
If that's not alarming enough, consider that many cases go undetected for years, if they are ever diagnosed at all, and that the glandular disease can lead to long-term cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and in younger women, infertility.
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Schwartz, director of the Diabetes and Glandular Disease Clinic, San Antonio.
The fact that our `whisperer' suggests treating an overactive glandular disease with more of the problematic hor-mone would be foundation for a lawsuit in most countries - that is if she were licensed.
Kipnes, an endocrinologist at the Diabetes and Glandular Disease Clinic, San Antonio.
He showed strange symptoms of tiredness, headaches, shortness of breath, and glandular disease soon after a sudden double pneumonia forced him to abandon the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamen shortly after February 17, 1923, the day the pharaoh's intact funeral chamber was opened.
which was featured in Time, Newsweek and other magazines in 1972 - the year Carmel died from the then-incurable glandular disease at age 36.
Cetero Research, the world's largest provider of early clinical and bioanalytical research services for the pharmaceutical industry, has enhanced their therapeutic research capabilities and expertise with the addition of DGD Research (formerly Diabetes & Glandular Disease Research Associates), a San Antonio, TX-based, contract research organization.
Our study demonstrates that inhaled insulin with AERx is as effective and reproducible as injected insulin," noted Mark Kipnes, principal investigator and an endocrinologist at the Diabetes and Glandular Disease Clinic in San Antonio.