Melatonin and Female Fertility: Recent Advancements and its Use as a Therapeutic Agent

Author: Maurizio Nordio Department of Experimental Medicine, University “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy   Abstract: Melatonin is a well-known hormone that has a particular ability in synchronizing our endogenous clock with the external environment, therefore increasing the adaptability, functions and life span of living organisms. In addition, more than two decades ago, it was discovered that melatonin acts […]


Changes in the Thyroid Axis and Hormones in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Author: Mekov, Evgeni V.1, Boyanov, Mihail A.2 1 University Hospital “Sv. Ivan Rilski”; Department of Occupational Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University, Sofia 2 University Hospital “Alexandrovska”; Department Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University, Sofia   Abstract: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Thyroid test abnormalities […]


Assessment of the Levels of Pro-oxidative and Anti-oxidative Markers in Experimental Animal Models with Different Dietetic Regimens

Author: Strokova-Stoilova, Margarita V.1, Popova, Daniela V.2, Peshev, Raiko D.3, Andreeva-Gateva, Pavlina A.1 1 Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical University of Sofia 2 Clinic of Metabolic – endocrine diseases and dietetics, University Hospital Tzaritsa Joanna, Sofia 3 National diagnostic and research veterinary medical institute, “Prof. G. Pavlov”, Sofia   Abstract: Oxidative stress is a key factor […]


Sex Hormones in Men with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Author: Ilieva-Gerova, Maria I.1, Koleva-Tyutyundzhieva, Daniela I.1, Nyagolova, Presiana V.1, Orbetzova, Maria M.1, Raycheva, Ralitsa D.2, Deneva, Tanya I.3 1 Clinic of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, “Sv. Georgy” University General Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, Medical Faculty, Medical University of Plovdiv 2 Department of Social Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of public health, Medical University of Plovdiv 3 […]


Von Hippel-Lindau Disease: What Clinical Phenotype Does the Hotspot Mutation с. 500G>А (p.Arg167Gln) Determine?

Author: Todorova, Katya N.1, Bilcheva, Stela V.1, Kovatcheva, Katya St.2, Totsev, Natchko I.3, Zacharieva, Sabina Z.4, Elenkova, Atanaska P.4 1 Clinic of Endocrinology, UMHAT “Dr. G. Stranski”, Medical University, Pleven 2 Department of Medical genetics, Medical University, Pleven 3 Department of Imaging Diagnostics, UMHAT “St. Marina”, Medical University, Pleven 4 Clinic of Hypothalamic, Pituitary, Adrenal and Gonadal Diseases, […]


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