Dr. Diamandis is using proteomics and mass spectrometry to discover and validate novel biomarkers for diagnosis and monitoring of cancer. He is examining the role of cardiac glycosides and other compounds as novel therapeutics for cancer. He is also investigating novel ways for prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome and other fetal abnormalities by using simple tests in maternal blood. Holds the Hold'em for Life Chair in Prostate Cancer Biomarkers. Dr. Diamandis is the Director of the Advanced Center for Detection of Cancer and is working closely with clinicians at the Koffler Center for Urologic Diseases to study prostate cancer and male infertility.
Dr Diamandis's expertise include:
It’s 2pm, you’re sitting at your desk with a full stomach, and you feel your eyes fall heavy. You feel overwhelmingly sleepy and distracted but it feels like there’s no fighting it. Your lunch is finally catching up to you, and you’ve got the post-lunch slump. But why do you get so tired after eating?
The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that is nestled in the lower front of your neck, just below the larynx (or Adam’s apple). Despite its small size and weight, it’s one impressive organ that is responsible for producing important hormones that regulate a laundry list of body functions. The thyroid influences metabolic rate, menstrual cycle, heart rate, breathing, muscle strength, and body weight, and more!.
While not often talked about publicly, all women understand that there are two major hormonal shifts in their lifespan as a female - menstruation and menopause. Both mark the beginning or end of fertility and physical changes within a woman's body, but many would argue that there is also an emotional and mental change during these two somewhat taboo events.
Low sex drive or low libido is something that can affect people at any stage in life. When there is a mismatch in sex drive between two partners, it can put a strain on the relationship. Both the partner with more sex drive, and the partner with less sex drive, can end up feeling guilty and unsatisfied.
Dealing with hormonal acne involves making lifestyle changes to balance your hormones and address the root cause, while also treating the acne topically. A dermatologist may also be able to offer medications that can control severe symptoms.
Testosterone is the sex hormone responsible for developing the penises and testes, strengthening and enlarging muscles and bones, producing sperm, deepening the voice, stimulating the growth of facial and pubic hair, and for maintaining a healthy libido, or sex drive.
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