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Metabolic Effects of Gonadal Hormones and Contraceptive Steroids

Authors: Salhanick, Hilton A.

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The Center for Population Research of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development began operations in August 1968 and is engaged in research dealing with health-related popula­ tion problems. We organize and support projects for the develop­ ment of new contraceptives and in the broad field of population research in the social sciences o The Center also supports a variety of projects dealing with the mechanism of action and medical effects of contraceptives now in use, particularly oral contraceptives and intrauterine devices. These studies were initiated several years ago at the specific direction of Congresso We were pleased, therefore, with the opportunity to help organize and support this important and timely conference on the "Metabolic Effects of Gonadal Hormones and Contraceptive Steroids," the subject of which forms an integral part of the Center's research program. April, 1969 Philip Ao Corfman Director Center for Population Research National Institute of Child Health and Human Development v PREFACE Progress in science is often associated with either a "sixth sense" or an inevitable timeliness. Both factors, perhaps, led the members of the Endocrinology Study Section of the National Institutes of Health to propose, in 1966, that an expanded view of the effects of gonadal hormones, in general, and the contra­ ceptive steroids, in particular. was needed. There had been ample evaluations of the clinical symptomatology, contraceptive efficacy, and effects on the reproductive system, but there was a dearth of information on their multiple systemic'metabolic effects.

Table of contents (52 chapters)

Table of contents (52 chapters)
  • Sex Hormones, the Gastrointestinal Tract and the Liver : Introductory Comments

    Pages 3-10

    Kappas, Attallah (et al.)

  • Effect of Ethynyl Estradiol on Hepatic Excretory Function of the Rat

    Pages 11-18

    Harkavy, M. (et al.)

  • The Effect of Natural and Synthetic Estrogens on the Excretion of BSP by the Liver

    Pages 19-29

    Palmer, R. H. (et al.)

  • Some Effects of Contraceptive Steroids on Hepatic Function in Normal Women and in Patients with Acquired and Inheritable Defects in Hepatic Excretory Function

    Pages 30-39

    Arias, Irwin M.

  • Cholestasis of Pregnancy and during Ethinyl Estradiol Administration in the Human and Rat

    Pages 40-58

    Kreek, Mary Jeanne

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Metabolic Effects of Gonadal Hormones and Contraceptive Steroids
Authors
Copyright
1969
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Plenum Press, New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4684-1782-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4684-1782-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4684-1784-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 762
Number of Illustrations
180 b/w illustrations
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