The endocrine system is an arrangement of glands so as to release and produce hormones that helps to control many vital body functions, particularly the body's ability to change calories into energy that powers cells and organs. Endocrine diseases are disorders of the endocrine system. Endocrinology is a branch of medicine associated with endocrine disorders. Endocrine disorders are frequently quite complex that involves a mixed picture of hyper secretion and hypo secretion because of the feedback systems involved in the endocrine system. The endocrine system controls how the heart beats, how tissues and bones grow. It plays an important role in whether or not develops thyroid disease, diabetes, sexual dysfunction, growth disorders and other hormone-related disorders.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers 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 scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on September, 2014