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Unformatted text preview: Biology of the Perimenopause: Impact on Health and Aging BETHESDA, MARYLAND MAY 26–27, 2004 SUMMARY OF AN NIH WORKSHOP WORKSHOP SPONSORS: National Institute on Aging Office of Research on Women’s Health National Institutes of Health Table of Contents Executive Summary..................................................................................................................iii List of Acronyms.......................................................................................................................x Introduction................................................................................................................................1 Premenopausal Protection against Chronic Diseases of Aging: Re-thinking the Paradigm.........................................................................................................2 Neurobiology of Ovarian Steroids............................................................................................4 Dynamics of the Female Reproductive System and Changes with Aging............................7 Relating Aging and Outcomes of Menopause.........................................................................9 Animal Models Discussion Session.......................................................................................10 Rodent Models.........................................................................................................................11 Mouse Models..........................................................................................................................12 Rodent Models Discussion.....................................................................................................12 Macaque Models......................................................................................................................12 Peri/postmenopausal Baboon Models...................................................................................13 Monkey Models Discussion....................................................................................................14 Adipose Discussion Session..................................................................................................14 Estrogen Insufficiency and the Metabolic Syndrome...........................................................15 Menopausal Changes in Body Fat Distribution and Metabolic Syndrome..........................15 Obesity and Premenopausal Risk Factors............................................................................16 Interaction between GnRH and Diet.......................................................................................17 Discussion...............................................................................................................................17 Immune System Discussion Session.....................................................................................17 Hormonal Effects.....................................................................................................................18Hormonal Effects....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2009 for the course BIO BIO130 taught by Professor Goralka during the Spring '09 term at Diablo Valley College.

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