Results for: Antidiuretic-hormone

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Is coffee an antidiuretic?

Coffee is a diuretic. It decreases the reabsorption of water at the proximal convoluted tubule in the nephrons in the kidney. This makes there more water present in the urine. (MORE)

What is Hormone Clearance?

It refers to the amount of hormones that are cleared from the plasma within the blood by way of: 1. metabolic destruction by the tissues, 2. binding with the tissues, 3. excre (MORE)
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What is a hormone?

A hormone is a chemical that your endocrine glands send throughout your body. Hormones (which can be protein or lipid in nature) affect your growth, puberty, metabolism, weigh (MORE)
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Who discovered hormones?

William Maddock Bayliss and Ernest Henery Starling, in 1902 Berthold was first in 1849 with the roosters
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Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)
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Why do you have hormones?

Hormones are a kind of biochemical messengers. Most hormones are chemical substances produced by specialized tissue formations called endocrine glands. The substances are secr (MORE)
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Where is antidiuretic hormone produced?

ADH is released by the brain's pituitary gland.   ADH is not produced in the pituitary is made in the hypothalamus and secreted by the posterior pituitary   (MORE)