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Pre-Diabetes And Diabetes Nearly Double Over The Past Two

Pre-Diabetes And Diabetes Nearly Double Over The Past Two Decades

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Alarming Increases in Blacks, Hispanics and the Elderly; Obesity Partly to Blame Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research...

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2014-04-19 23:00:30

The Firm is currently offering free and confidential testosterone lawsuit evaluations to men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, after taking AndroGel, Testim, Axiron or another prescription testosterone therapy. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 As AndroGel and other hormone-raising therapies continue to be named in testosterone lawsuit (http://www.testosteronelawsuitclaims.com/) allegations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP has launched a...

2014-04-18 23:07:51

The debate over the extent to which testosterone supplements may contribute to heart attack has medical experts weighing in with contradictory opinions on the issue. To understand the opposing views, and the background for recent testosterone lawsuits, LawyersandSettlments.com spoke with two of the leading voices in the debate—Dr. Abraham Morgantaler, Director of Men’s Health Boston, and Dr. Michael Carome, Public Citizen’s Director of the Health Research Group Boston, MA (PRWEB)...

2014-04-18 08:22:02

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The menopause transition period brings many uncomfortable symptoms. In the beginning, women may feel as though they are having more severe or even constant PMS. The fluctuating and declining estrogen levels are largely responsible for these symptoms. Women who are going through menopause may be more prone to menopause anxiety and menopause depression, according to several studies. Pesky hot flashes and sleep-disrupting night...

2014-04-17 23:04:30

Dallas Mavericks owner funds new 2-year HGH study. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 AAG Health, the leader in integrative wellness, is excited to throw its support behind Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who recently funded a university study about human growth hormone. Cuban, who has brought up the topic of HGH at past NBA Board of Governors’ meetings, sees the hormone as a potential way for injured athletes to recover faster, according to an April 4 ESPN Dallas article. His hope is...

2014-04-16 23:03:43

The Firm is actively investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis or another cardiovascular injury after taking AndroGel or another “Low T” medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 A federal Panel has set a date next month to hear oral arguments on whether to transfer all pending and future AndroGel lawsuit (http://www.testosteronelawsuit2014.com/) filings to the U.S. District Court,...

2014-04-16 16:30:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High manufacturer pricing for most branded diabetic testing products and the recent reduction in insurance reimbursement rates have coupled to reduce retailer and provider margins. To provide retailers serving the more than 25 million Americans with diabetes with a new solution, UniStrip Technologies introduces its first generic blood glucose test strip for use in LifeScan's® OneTouch® Ultra family of meters. Developed and tested...

2014-04-16 16:29:20

Despite progress continued efforts needed to combat diabetes complications ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rates of five major diabetes-related complications have declined substantially in the last 20 years among U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Rates of lower-limb amputation, end-stage kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, and...

2014-04-15 23:12:19

Avail is conducting a 6-week, Phase 2 randomized study to assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacodynamics of a new combination therapy administered to participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Diabetes Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to participate, no insurance required, and you may receive...

2014-04-15 23:09:37

Plaintiffs Seek Transfer of all Federal AndroGel Lawsuits to U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, For Coordinated Pretrial Proceedings New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP, an experienced defective drug injury law firm, reports that plaintiffs who have filed AndroGel testosterone lawsuits alleging the low testosterone therapy caused men to suffer heart attacks, strokes and other serious heart problems are seeking the transfer of all federally-filed cases...

2014-04-15 23:08:18

Market Size - $20.97 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 12.4%, Market Trends – Growing penetration of insulin products in Asian markets. View complete report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/insulin-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The global market for insulin is expected to reach USD 47.54 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing global prevalence of type I and type II diabetes and the presence of high...


Latest Endocrine system Reference Libraries

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

Pituitary gland
2013-04-30 10:34:49

The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is an endocrine organ found within a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain. Its primary function is to secrete hormones that regulate homeostasis. More specifically, the pituitary gland is a glandular structure about the size of a pea. It is located below the brain and above the nasal cavity in a protected pocket called the sella turcica, which is within the sphenoid bone. It connects to the hypothalamus via a neck-like structure...

Pineal Gland
2013-04-30 10:31:18

The pineal gland, also called the epiphysis cerebri, is an endocrine organ located in the brain. Its primary function is to regulate the sleep cycle and influence sexual development. It is a reddish-gray glandular structure that forms the roof of the third ventricle in the brain, between the two lateral ventricles, tucked in a groove near the thalamic bodies. Its body is relatively the size of a grain of rice; it’s shaped like a pine cone and has an infindibular stalk projecting from it....

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

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