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steroidal --> steroid

A group name for lipids that contain a hydrogenated cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene ring system. Some of the substances included in this group are progesterone, adrenocortical hormones, the gonadal hormones, cardiac aglycones, bile acids, sterols (such as cholesterol), toad poisons, saponins and some of the carcinogenic hydrocarbons.

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Why is mixing alcohol with drugs bad?

... it's to do with gastrointestinal damage (dyspepsia, nausea, gastritis, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal bleeding)... aspirin and ibuprofen are non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs... they are both inhibit the enzyme COX... the reduce the levels of prostglandins, which reduces inflammation... but ...

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by Revenged
Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why is mixing alcohol with drugs bad?
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Question About Reproductive Organ (Male)

... thing to discuss... So far as I know, there are no reliable ways to do what you're suggesting. The pills are often plant derivative with possible steroidal effects, but those have no established effects (if there were chemicals that actually did this, there would be drug companies falling over ...

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by Darby
Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question About Reproductive Organ (Male)
Replies: 13
Views: 7196

Re: Protein hormones and sex hormones

... thus they need to bind to their membrane receptor which will activates cascade reaction to bring them in and to take effect(s) :) The majority of steroidal receptors are in the nuclues... And have direct effects on silencer/enhancer regions of DNA to decrease/increase production of mRNA and so ...

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by Revenged
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Protein hormones and sex hormones
Replies: 5
Views: 9554

candida growth

... causing increased PMS and symptoms during pregnancy * Repeated antibiotic use that destroy all the intestinal bacteria, good and bad * NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen) What are the consequences of yeast overgrowth? During the growth process of Candida albicans , toxic ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:52 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: candida growth
Replies: 3
Views: 7261

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