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As far as online dictionaries (Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster) and a popular-scientific site on hormones (Your Hormones) go, LH and ICSH are the same. ICSH mainly pops up in the older literature; e.g., Lostron & Johnson (1966) and Louvet et al. (1975). My understanding is that LH is currently the more accepted term for the hormone. I get the ...


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This entirely depends on the kind of hormone. Hormones can be chemically completely different things. For example, estrogen is a steroid hormone and is chemically very stable so that it can pass the stomach without being harmed by the acidic conditions (even without enteric coating. AFAIK enteric coating is only used in emergency contraceptives, not in ...


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Medical science has reached the point where it is able to consider performing uterine transplants in genetically female (cis-female) patients born without a uterus. In the MedlinePlus report, First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S. doctors at The Cleveland Clinic have plans to perform the first uterus transplant in the US sometime in 2016. The article ...



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