Tag: "vasopressin" at medical news
How a man's mind really works
...housework. Male hormones such as testosterone and vasopressin
set the male brain up to seek competitive, hierarchical groups in its constant quest to prove self-worth and identity. That is why men, paradoxically (from a hormonally altered new mother's point of view), become even more workaholic once they have k...
Vasopressin Found To Boost Survival In Sudden Cardiac arrest
...tee on Resuscitation revised its guidelines to add vasopressin
as an alternative first drug. That was partly beca...ot resuscitated then got one or more injections of vasopressin
and the other half got epinephrine.Using vasopressin
improved the chances of reaching a hospital al...
New Drug That Might Help Congestive Heart Failure Patients
...searchers studied Tolvaptan -- a drug that targets vasopressin
-- to determine if it effectively reduces fluid retention. More than 300 patients with severe heart failure participated in the study. Researchers divided the participants into four groups and followed them for seven weeks. Patients received either ...
Neglect In Childhood Could Cause Abnormal Behaviour In Adults
...racked the levels of two "social" hormones, called vasopressin
and oxytocin, in the children through urine tests....rienced early neglect had markedly lower levels of vasopressin
than non-adopted children. They think vasopressin
is essential for recognizing individuals in a fa...
Oxytocin Boosts Trust and Reduces Fear.
...ar disorders, study on the closely related hormone vasopressin
and how mutations in these two hormones affect the brain. ...
Aggressive Teenage Behaviour: Blame It On The Anabolic Steroids
.... Previous studies have established the ability of vasopressin
to stimulate the anterior hypothalamus. The study ...ing in jail. Linking aggression to fluctuations in vasopressin
makes it an important neurotransmitter to target for pharmacotherapy,' concluded the researchers. ...
Hope For Bedwetting Children
...published a study in 1989 showing that the hormone vasopressin
plays a role in enuresis. This research helped lea...ps. Also, there was no difference in the amount of vasopressin
between the two enuretic groups. “We found enuresis-related polyuria to be largely due to an abnor...
A Study Finds VENs Devastated in FTD
...ive chemical signals from dopamine, serotonin, and vasopressin
systems that play important roles in social and emotional bonding. These functions are disrupted early in FTD but spared in AD, the authors note. While drugs aimed at preserving VEN function may help curtail FTD symptoms, basic studies of VEN biophys...