Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0025se1.6 | (1) | SFEBES2011

The endocrinology of extramarital affairs

Vinson Gavin

There are three types of academic research studies into the origins and maintenance of monogamous as opposed to promiscuous relationships in humans – economic, sociological, and biological – with seemingly little continuity between them. It may be obvious that all three influences can modify sexual behaviour, but it is a fact that though many reproductive strategies exist throughout the animal kingdom – and monogamy is perhaps surprisingly well represented in al...

ea0049gp18 | Adrenal 2 | ECE2017

Effects of two mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists on the morphology of the adrenal cortex

Pereira Sofia S , Costa Madalena M , Moreira Angela , Carvalho Liliana , Monteiro Mariana , Vinson Gavin , Pignatelli Duarte

Arterial hypertension usually results from the deregulation and hyperactivity of the renin angiotensin-aldosterone system. One of the available therapeutic approaches for its treatment is the use of mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) antagonists, thus blocking aldosterone action.The aim of this study was to characterize the effects of spironolactone and eplerenone, on the morphology of the adrenal gland of spontaneously hypertensive (SHR) and normotensive (...