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Agnew B. Simple steps to fitness. Nutrition for exercise. Checking your blood sugar tells you when and if you need to alter your eating habits. Diabetes Forecast. 2002 Aug;55(8):83--4, 86-7.

Aleman A, Bronk E, Kessels RP, Koppeschaar HP, van Honk J. A single administration of testosterone improves visuospatial ability in young women.Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2004 Jun;29(5):612-7.

Allolio B, Arlt W DHEA treatment: myth or reality?
Trends Endocrinol Metab (United States), Sep 2002, 13(7) p288-94.

Arlt W, Callies F, van Vlijmen JC, et al. DHEA replacement in women with adrenal insufficiency. N Engl J Med (United States), Sep 30 1999, 341(14) p1013-20

Arlt W, Callies F, Allolio B DHEA replacement in women with adrenal insufficiency--pharmacokinetics, bioconversion and clinical effects on well-being, sexuality and cognition. Endocr Res (United States), Nov 2000, 26(4) p505-11

Azad N, Pitale S, Barnes WE, Friedman N. Testosterone treatment enhances regional brain perfusion in hypogonadal men. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Jul;88(7):3064-8.

Baker ME Adrenal and sex steroid receptor evolution: environmental implications. J Mol Endocrinol (England), Apr 2001, 26(2) p119-25

Barringer TA, Kirk JK, Santaniello AC, Foley KL, Michielutte R. Effect of a multivitamin and mineral supplement on infection and quality of life. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Mar 4;138(5):365-71.

Becker, N., et. Al. "The APICH Syndrome (Allergy - Polyendocrine-Immunity - Candida Hypersensivity)." Western Journal of Medicine 145: 388-91 (1986).

Bertram CE, Hanson MA. Prenatal programming of postnatal endocrine responses by glucocorticoids.Reproduction. 2002 Oct;124(4):459-67.

Bjorntorp PA. Overweight is risking fate. Baillieres Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1999 Apr;13(1):47-69.

Buvat JAndrogen therapy with dehydroepiandrosterone. World J Urol (Germany), Nov 2003, 21(5) p346-55.

Cherrier MM, Craft S, Matsumoto AH. Cognitive changes associated with supplementation of testosterone or dihydrotestosterone in mildly hypogonadal men: a preliminary report. J Androl. 2003 Jul-Aug;24(4):568-76.

Christiansen JJ, Gravholt CH, Fisker S, et al. Dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation in women with adrenal failure: impact on twenty-four hour GH secretion and IGF-related parameters. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) (England), Apr 2004, 60(4) p461-9

Counsell, C. et al. "Coexistence of Celiac and Thyroid Disease." Gut 35(6)(1994): 844-6.

Dahlquist, G. " Non-Genetic Risk Factors in Autoimmune Endocrine Disease." Diabete Metab. May-Jun; 20 (3) 1999:251-7.

Dmitrieva TN, Oades RD, Hauffa BP, et al. Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate and corticotropin levels are high in young male patients with conduct disorder: comparisons for growth factors, thyroid and gonadal hormones. Neuropsychobiology (Switzerland), 2001, 43(3) p134-40.

Duncan AM, Phipps WR, Kurzer MS. Phyto-oestrogens. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Jun;17(2):253-71.

Espeland MA, Rapp SR, Shumaker SA, Brunner R, Manson JE, Sherwin BB, Hsia J, Margolis KL, Hogan PE, Wallace R, Dailey M, Freeman R, Hays J; Women's Health. Conjugated equine estrogens and global cognitive function in postmenopausal women: Women's Health Initiative Memory Study. JAMA. 2004 Jun 23;291(24):2959-68.

Fedotova YO The effects of the hormones of peripheral endocrine glands on the processes of behavior, learning, and memory. Neurosci Behav Physiol (United States), Jan-Feb 2000, 30(1) p75-80.

Fraser, W. et.al. "Are Biochemical Tests of Thyroid Function of Any Value in Monitoring Patients Receiving Thyroxine Replacement?" Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) Sep 27: 293 (6550): 808-10.

Gambineri A, Pelusi C, Vicennati V, Pagotto U, Pasquali R. Obesity and the polycystic ovary syndrome. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2002 Jul;26(7):883-96

Gillett MJ, Martins RN, Clarnette RM, Chubb SA, Bruce DG, Yeap BB.
Relationship between testosterone, sex hormone binding globulin and plasma amyloid beta peptide 40 in older men with subjective memory loss or dementia. J Alzheimers Dis. 2003 Aug;5(4):267-9.

Gluckman PD. Nutrition, glucocorticoids, birth size, and adult disease.
Endocrinology. 2001 May;142(5):1689-91.

Gomez-Alonso C, Naves-Diaz ML, Fernandez-Martin JL, Diaz-Lopez JB, Fernandez-Coto MT, Cannata-Andia JB. Vitamin D status and secondary hyperparathyroidism: The importance of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels. Kidney Int Suppl. 2003 Jun;(85):S44-8.

Groer MW, Davis MW, Hemphill J. Postpartum stress: current concepts and the possible protective role of breastfeeding. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2002 Jul-Aug;31(4):411-7.

Hampl R, Hill M, Bilek R, et al. Relationship of dehydroepiandrosterone and its 7-hydroxylated metabolites to thyroid parameters and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in healthy subjects. Clin Chem Lab Med (Germany), Aug 2003, 41(8) p1081-6.

Hanson LA, Padyukov L, Strandvik B, Wramner L. [The immune system of the hunter-gatherer meets poverty and excess] Lakartidningen. 2000 Apr 12;97(15):1823-6.

Hautanen A Synthesis and regulation of sex hormone-binding globulin in obesity. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord (England), Jun 2000, 24 Suppl 2 pS64-70.

Heim C, Ehlert U, Hellhammer DH The potential role of hypocortisolism in the pathophysiology of stress-related bodily disorders. Psychoneuroendocrinology (England), Jan 2000, 25(1) p1-35

Hidaka, Y. "Post-Partum Depression or Post-Partum Thyroiditis?", Rinsho Byori. Nov; 43(11) (1995):1107-7; Department of Laboratory Medicine, Osaka University Medical School.

Hirshman E, Merritt P, Wang CC, Wierman M, Budescu DV, Kohrt W, Templin JL, Bhasin S. Evidence that androgenic and estrogenic metabolites contribute to the effects of dehydroepiandrosterone on cognition in postmenopausal women. Horm Behav. 2004 Feb;45(2):144-55.

Hogervorst E, Combrinck M, Smith AD. Testosterone and gonadotropin levels in men with dementia. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2003 Jun-Aug;24(3-4):203-8.

Hogervorst E, De Jager C, Budge M, Smith AD. Abstract Serum levels of estradiol and testosterone and performance in different cognitive domains in healthy elderly men and women. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2004 Apr;29(3):405-21.

Ishida T, Masuzaki Y, Nishimura Y, Yamada H. [Effects of dioxins on the reproduction and development in mammals and the mechanism: up-to-date progress of study] Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi. 2003 May;94(5):183-95.

Javaid MK, Cooper C. Prenatal and childhood influences on osteoporosis.
Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002 Jun;16(2):349-67.
Kasperlik-Zaluska, A. "High Prevalence of Thyroid Autoimmunity in Idiopathic Addison's Disease." Autoimmunity 18 (3) (1994): 213-6.

Kawato S. Neurosteroids are 4th generation neuromessengers which are synthesized and enhance/suppress learning and memory in the brain. Seikagaku. 2003 Dec;75(12):1530-5. Japanese

Keefe DL Sex hormones and neural mechanisms. Arch Sex Behav (United States), Oct 2002, 31(5) p401-6.

Kendler BS. Nutritional Endocrinology. New York, New York, USA, March 3, 2002. Nutrition. 2003 Jan;19(1):86-9.

Lamy O. [Osteoporosis: an example of an integrating medicine] Schweiz Rundsch Med Prax. 2004 Feb 25;93(9):309. French.

Langley K, Hepp R, Grant NJ, et al. Thyroid hormones regulate adrenal chromaffin cell SNAP-25. Ann N Y Acad Sci (United States), Oct 2002, 971 p277-80

Maheu FS, Lupien SJ. Memory in the grip of emotions and stress: a necessarily harmful impact? Med Sci (Paris). 2003 Jan;19(1):118-24. Review. French.

Mayo W, George O, Darbra S, Bouyer JJ, Vallee M, Darnaudery M, Pallares M, Lemaire-Mayo V, Le Moal M, Piazza PV, Abrous N. Individual differences in cognitive aging: implication of pregnenolone sulfate.Prog Neurobiol. 2003 Sep;71(1):43-8.

Meckling KA, O'Sullivan C, Saari D. Comparison of a low-fat diet to a low-carbohydrate diet on weight loss, body composition, and risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in free-living, overweight men and women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jun;89(6):2717-23.

Meieran SE, Reus VI, Webster R, Shafton R, Wolkowitz OM.
Chronic pregnenolone effects in normal humans: attenuation of benzodiazepine-induced sedation. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2004 May;29(4):486-500.
Morita, S. et al. "Prevalence of Non-Thyroid Specific Auto-antibodies in Autoimmune Thyroid Disease." J Clin Endocrinol Metab 80 (4):1995, 1203-6.

Nilsson R Endocrine modulators in the food chain and environment.
Toxicol Pathol (United States), May-Jun 2000, 28(3) p420-31

Oelkers W, Diederich S, Bahr V Therapeutic strategies in adrenal insufficiency. Ann Endocrinol (Paris) (France), Apr 2001, 62(2) p212-6

Remer T. Adrenarche and nutritional status. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2000;13 Suppl 5:1253-5.

Robaczyk MG. [Evaluation of leptin levels in plasma and their reliance on other hormonal factors affecting tissue fat levels in people with various levels of endogenous cortisol] Ann Acad Med Stetin. 2002;48:283-300. Polish.

Scally MC, Hodge A. A report of hypothyroidism induced by an over-the-counter fat loss supplement (Tiratricol). Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2003 Mar;13(1):112-6.

Schneider JB, Norman RA. Cutaneous manifestations of endocrine-metabolic disease and nutritional deficiency in the elderly. Dermatol Clin. 2004 Jan;22(1):23-31, vi.

Schneider LS. Estrogen and dementia: insights from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study.JAMA. 2004 Jun 23;291(24):3005-7. No abstract availabl Sherwin BB. Steroid hormones and cognitive functioning in aging men: a mini-review. J Mol Neurosci. 2003;20(3):385-93

Sherwin BB. Steroid hormones and cognitive functioning in aging men: a mini-review. J Mol Neurosci. 2003;20(3):385-93.

Shimokawa I, Higami Y. Leptin signaling and aging: insight from caloric restriction. Mech Ageing Dev. 2001 Sep 30;122(14):1511-9.

Shively CA, Bethea CL. Cognition, mood disorders, and sex hormones.
ILAR J. 2004;45(2):189-99. Review.

Shumaker SA, Legault C, Kuller L, Rapp SR, Thal L, Lane DS, Fillit H, Stefanick ML, Hendrix SL, Lewis CE, Masaki K, Coker LH; Women's Health Initiative Memory Study. Conjugated equine estrogens and incidence of probable dementia and mild cognitive impairment in postmenopausal women: Women's Health Initiative Memory Study. JAMA. 2004 Jun 23;291(24):2947-58.

Stomati M, Monteleone P, Casarosa E, et al. Six-month oral dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation in early and late postmenopause. Gynecol Endocrinol (England), Oct 2000, 14(5) p342-63

Straub RH, Scholmerich J, Zietz B Replacement therapy with DHEA plus corticosteroids in patients with chronic inflammatory diseases--substitutes of adrenal and sex hormones. Z Rheumatol Syndrome." Journal of the Association of Physicians in India 41(2): 88-90 (1993).

Tanaka M, Izeki M, Miyazaki Y, et al. Combined primary aldosteronism and Cushing's syndrome due to a single adrenocortical adenoma complicated by Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Intern Med (Japan), Nov 2002, 41(11) p967.

Toni R, Malaguti A, Castorina S, Roti E, Lechan RM. New paradigms in neuroendocrinology: relationships between obesity, systemic inflammation and the neuroendocrine system. J Endocrinol Invest. 2004 Feb;27(2):182-6.

Trakakis E, Chryssikopoulos A, Sarandakou A, et al. Hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroidal axis dysfunction and cortisol secretion in patients with nonclassical congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Int J Fertil Womens Med (United States), Jan-Feb 2001, 46(1) p37-41.

Trushina EN, Mustafina OK, Volgarev MN. The mechanism of action of polyunsaturated fatty acids on the immune system Vopr Pitan. 2003;72(3):35-40. Review. Russian.

Valentino R, Savastano S, Tommaselli AP, et al. Unusual association of thyroiditis, Addison's disease, ovarian failure and celiac disease in a young woman. J Endocrinol Invest (Italy), May 1999, 22(5) p390-4.

Villarroya F, Iglesias R, Giralt M. Retinoids and retinoid receptors in the control of energy balance: novel pharmacological strategies in obesity and diabetes. Curr Med Chem. 2004 Mar;11(6):795-805. .

Wiegratz I, Kutschera E, Lee JH, et al. Effect of four oral contraceptives on thyroid hormones, adrenal and blood pressure parameters. Contraception (United States), May 2003, 67(5) p361-6.

Yonker JE, Eriksson E, Nilsson LG, Herlitz A. Sex differences in episodic memory: minimal influence of estradiol. Brain Cogn. 2003 Jul;52(2):231-8.

Zayas Jaime FJ, Elizondo Alanis LJ, Gaxiola Cueto MA, Aragon Meras E. [Effects of the hormone replacement therapy on cardiovascular system, bone mass and memory in climacteric patients] Ginecol Obstet Mex. 2004 Jan;72(1):16-22. Spanish.


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