Archive for June, 2010

The Female Reproductive system and menstrual cycle

The 28-day human reproductive cycle, initiated and maintained by hormones, is controlled by the pituitary, a pea sized endocrine gland situated centrally beneath the brain (behind the nose). Probably the most significant gland in the body, the pituitary is often called “the conductor of the endocrine orchestra” because of its essential function and control over […]