Antidiuretic hormone or vasopressin is a hormone secreted by posterior pituitary gland to retain water in the body and to constrict blood vessels. It increases water reabsorption in the kidneys to help promote water retention and thereby regulates blood pressure.A journalÂ is aÂ periodical publicationÂ intended to further progress ofÂ science, usually by reporting newÂ research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, andÂ scientific papersÂ across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientificÂ validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
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