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Hormonal Influences on Brain Plasticity: III. Peptide Hormones

Luis Miguel García-Segura

in Hormones and Brain Plasticity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326611
eISBN:
9780199864881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter examines the role of peptide hormones in the regulation of neural mutability and the involved cellular and molecular mechanisms. It first considers the effects of vasopressin and ... More


Reducing Oxidative Stress and Enhancing Neurovascular Longevity During Diabetes Mellitus

Kenneth Maiese, Zhao Zhong Chong, and Faqi Li

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This concluding chapter looks at the raves and risks of novel therapeutic strategies that are translational in nature by focusing on the complications of oxidative stress and diabetes mellitus (DM) ... More


The significance and management of anaemia in palliative care patients

Wale Atoyebi, Tim Littlewood, and Robert Twycross

in Palliative Care Consultations in Haemato-oncology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528081
eISBN:
9780191730399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528081.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter reviews the background, investigation, causes, and management of anaemia in palliative care setting. Anaemia is a common complication of cancer and cancer therapies, occuring in 50 per ... More


What Interest Do We Have in Superhuman Feats?

Nicholas Agar

in Truly Human Enhancement: A Philosophical Defense of Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026635
eISBN:
9780262318976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026635.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Should we pursue superhuman feats by means of genetic or cybernetic technologies? An interest in superhuman feats seems to conform to the objective ideal. The greater the degree of enhancement ... More


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