A hormone that is widely distributed throughout the body, especially in the hypothalamus and pancreas, that acts as an important regulator of endocrine and nervous system function by inhibiting the secretion of several other hormones such as growth hormone, insulin, and gastrin.
Syndrome respiratoire aigu severe (in French). In English, severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS.
Sex region Y, a region on the Y chromosome that determines the sex of the individual. SRY is necessary and sufficient for male sex determination. It is the testis-determining factor. Mutations in SRY give rise to XY females with gonadal dysgenesis who appear to be normal females at birth, but at puberty do not develop […]
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
Celexa, Luvox, Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft) that affect the neurotransmitter serotonin.
- St John's wort
253-8, 1996). Sun sensitivity, fatigue, stomach upset, drug interactions and allergic reactions are among the side effects that have been reported in people taking St John’s wort. The powers of this venerable herb were reputed to derive from John the Baptist; red spots on its leaves were said to appear on August 29, the anniversary […]