Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0020p586 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

Neuroendocrine effects of stress in hostile heavy social drinkers: exploring the involvement of serotonin using dietary tryptophan manipulation

Nesic Jelena , Duka Theodora

Previous studies suggest that individuals characterized by high trait hostility may be more sensitive to stress and that this may contribute to their greater vulnerability to alcohol abuse. To characterize the stress reactivity of hostile individuals and to evaluate the possibility that serotonergic dysfunction may underlie their susceptibility to stress, we examined the effects of acute dietary tryptophan enhancement and stress on mood and physiological reactivity in low (LoH...

ea0049ep484 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2017

Pregnancy outcome in relation to a disorder of glucose tolerance during pregnancy

Mladenovic Violeta , Nesic Jelena , Andjelkovic Marija , Gluvic Zoran , Djukic Aleksandar , Macut Djuro

Introduction: Pregnancy as a state of insulin resistance can predict diabetes development in some women, and is associated with increased risk for adverse outcome of neonate and for mother.Aim: The aim of this study is to analyse pregnancy outcome in relation to a disorder of glucose tolerance during pregnancy.Matherial and methods: The study included 77 healthy pregnant women in third trimester registered in Center for endocrinolo...

ea0020p618 | Reproduction | ECE2009

The effect of nutritional supplement (Menopace®) on the frequency of hot flushes, night sweats, mood and quality of life in post-menopausal women: a placebo-controlled double blind study

Andrikoula Maria , Baker Dawn , Nesic Jelena , Liao Lih Mei , Duka Theodora , Prelevic Gordana

Objective: Hot flushes and night sweats experienced by 60–70% of postmenopausal women are considered as classical signs of menopause. Estrogens is the gold standard treatment, but in view of its potential risks, various herbal preparations and vitamin supplements have a great appeal to women. Aim of this study was to assess the effect of a nutritional supplement (Menopace®) on the frequency and severity of hot flushes and the quality of life in postmenopausal women i...