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Eulexin
...  kind of drug that has been used in the past to treat prostate cancer. It is a non-steroidal drug and it treats prostate cancer by competing with the testosterone in the body. It binds itself to the androgen receptors in the prostate gland, which then stops the cancer cells from growing. It is available both through prescription and through the generic brand, which is what you will find when you  ...

Casodex
...  Casodex is a non-sterodical anti-androgen drug that can be taken orally. It is also known as Bicalutamide, Cosudex, Kalumid, and Calutide. This drug is used for the treatment of hirsutism but is mainly used for the treatment of prostate cancer. First introduced to the market in the year 1995, it was used for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. The drug was then used as monotherapy  ...

Hair Loss
...  Physical damage to the hair leading to hair loss can be caused by constant bleaching or pony tails and braids that are too tight. However, by far the most common cause of hair loss is known as androgenetic alopecia, or male pattern baldness. This is an inherited condition triggered by a sensitivity to a naturally occurring chemical called dihydrotestosterone. The hair follicles stop  ...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
...  the male hormone which will give them masculine attributes such as hirsutism (excessive growth of hair in the body particularly the face, chest and leg areas). On the other hand, some women develop androgenic Alopecia (baldness). Some are also likely to develop Acanthosis Nigricans which is characterized by dark spots on the skin and ranges from tan, dark brown to black and these are usually  ...

Adrenal Gland
...  for the regulation of blood pressure ; the zona fasciculate, which is responsible for the production of glucocorticoids; and the zona reticularis, which is responsible for the production of androgens in humans. The medulla is the core of the adrenal gland; it consists of chromaffin cells, which are the body’s main source of cateccholamiones adrenaline and nonadrenaline. These come  ...

Spermatozoa
...  in spermatogenesis or the formation of spermatozoa. The gonadal-releasing hormone or factor in the hypothalamus is responsible for stimulating the anterior pituitary to increase the secretion of androgens and Follicle Stimulating Hormone or FSH. The FSH, in return, will enhance the production of testosterone. During puberty, the testosterone blood levels of men increase. This true male  ...

Testes
...  testes or testicles are found and housed within the scrotum. Their main use is to produce sperm and androgens. androgens are the ones responsible for the regulation of spermatogena as well as for determining the development and function relating to the secondary sex organs. Each testicle is roughly 4 centimetres long and around 2.5 centimetres in diameter. The testes are encased within two  ...


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