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Metabolic Effects of Gonadal Hormones and Contraceptive Steroids

  • Hilton A. Salhanick
  • David M. Kipnis
  • Raymond L. Vande Wiele

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Liver and Gastrointestinal Tract

  3. Carbohydrate Metabolism

  4. Lipid Metabolism

  5. Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 275-275
    2. C. D. Kochakian
      Pages 328-338
    3. B. W. O’Malley
      Pages 339-351
    4. A. A. Sandberg, H. E. Rosenthal, W. R. Slaunwhite Jr.
      Pages 367-378
  6. Respiration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 379-379
    2. M. Stein, A. Tarabeih, T. Yasutake, T. Hirose
      Pages 381-393
    3. H. A. Lyons
      Pages 394-402
  7. Hypertension and Electrolytes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 403-403
    2. J. H. Laragh, M. A. Newton, J. E. Sealey, J. G. G. Ledingham
      Pages 405-421
    3. P. J. Mulrow, T. F. Ferris, P. Gordon, R. C. Anderson, P. N. Herbert
      Pages 464-470
    4. J. A. Luetscher, M. H. Weinberger, A. J. Dowdy, G. W. Nokes
      Pages 476-481
  8. Calcium and Skeleton

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 483-483
    2. Stanley J. Birge, Louis V. Avioli
      Pages 485-492
    3. Robert P. Heaney
      Pages 493-502
    4. Eugene Eisenberg
      Pages 503-517
  9. Vascular System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 537-537
    2. Anthony P. Fletcher, Norma Alkjaersig
      Pages 539-562

About this book

Introduction

The Center for Population Research of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development began operations in August 1968 and is engaged in research dealing with health-related popula­ tion problems. We organize and support projects for the develop­ ment of new contraceptives and in the broad field of population research in the social sciences o The Center also supports a variety of projects dealing with the mechanism of action and medical effects of contraceptives now in use, particularly oral contraceptives and intrauterine devices. These studies were initiated several years ago at the specific direction of Congresso We were pleased, therefore, with the opportunity to help organize and support this important and timely conference on the "Metabolic Effects of Gonadal Hormones and Contraceptive Steroids," the subject of which forms an integral part of the Center's research program. April, 1969 Philip Ao Corfman Director Center for Population Research National Institute of Child Health and Human Development v PREFACE Progress in science is often associated with either a "sixth sense" or an inevitable timeliness. Both factors, perhaps, led the members of the Endocrinology Study Section of the National Institutes of Health to propose, in 1966, that an expanded view of the effects of gonadal hormones, in general, and the contra­ ceptive steroids, in particular. was needed. There had been ample evaluations of the clinical symptomatology, contraceptive efficacy, and effects on the reproductive system, but there was a dearth of information on their multiple systemic'metabolic effects.

Keywords

amino acid child development diabetes diabetes mellitus endocrinology evaluation health hormone hormones human development insulin metabolism research steroids

Editors and affiliations

  • Hilton A. Salhanick
    • 1
    • 2
  • David M. Kipnis
    • 3
  • Raymond L. Vande Wiele
    • 4
  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolUSA
  2. 2.Center for Population StudiesHarvard School of Public HealthUSA
  3. 3.Washington University School of MedicineUSA
  4. 4.College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityUSA

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