Open Access Medical Books


Edited by Hassan Abduljabbar .

174 pages . 
Open Access . 

The history of steroids is richly immersed and runs long and deep. The modern history of steroids started in the early 20th century, but its use has been traced back to ancient Greece where athletes ingested animal testicles to boost their energy and performance. This book covers the modern understanding and clinical use of steroids. 
We divided the book into two sections. The first section contains information about steroids in the human body. The second section will cover the relationship of steroids.
Topics covered in the first section include the concentration of the steroids in various parts of the body, effects of steroids on body composition of athletes, the metabolic syndromes, and the effect of steroids on the development of the male reproductive system. The second section contains various clinical scenarios that involve steroids.
We hope that this book will contribute further to the literature available about steroids and enables the reader to further understand this interesting and rapidly evolving science.

Hassan Abduljabbar
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
King Abdulaziz University,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia



Part 1 Steroid in the Body .

 1 The Concentration of Steroid Hormones in Blood and Peritoneal Fluid Depends on the Site of Sampling 3 N. Einer-Jensen, R.H.F. Hunter and E. Cicinelli

 2 Steroid Prohormones: Effects on Body Composition in Athletes 11 Sergej M. Ostojic, Julio Calleja-Gonzalez and Marko Stojanovic

 3 11β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 1 and the Metabolic Syndrome 25 Cidália D. Pereira, Maria J. Martins, Isabel Azevedo and Rosário Monteiro

 4 Antiandrogenic and Estrogenic Compounds: Effect on Development and Function of Male Reproductive System 51 Anna Hejmej, Małgorzata Kotula-Balak and Barbara Bilińska

Part 2 Steroid Clinical Correlation .

 5 Relationship Between Steroid Hormones and Helicobacter pylori 85 Hirofumi Shimomura

 6 Steroid Hormones and Ovarian Cancer 111 Erin R. King and Kwong-Kwok Wong

 7 Salivary Cortisol Can Reflect Adiposity and Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetes 141 Yoko Matsuzawa, Kenichi Sakurai, Jun Saito, Masao Omura and Tetsuo Nishikawa

 8 Music and Steroids – Music Facilitates Steroid–Induced Synaptic Plasticity 151 Hajime Fukui and Kumiko Toyoshima

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