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Receipts Made From Thermal Paper Potentially A Significant Source Of BPA

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thermal paper, which is sometimes used to print out cash register receipts, could potentially be a significant source of exposure to the hormone disruptor bisphenol-A (BPA), a substance which...

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2014-10-23 23:05:09

Prediabetes Treatment Company Teams Up with the American Diabetes Association to Help Stop Diabetes in the Workplace Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, a national provider of prediabetes testing and treatment, will help host a diabetes prevention presentation at Austin Community College, Riverside Campus, on Thursday, October 30 to promote diabetes screening, as part of its collaboration with the American Diabetes Association in the Stop Diabetes @ Work...

2014-10-22 23:03:10

The Firm is evaluating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who experienced heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and other serious cardiovascular events due to their use of low testosterone therapy. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A new Case Management Order governing hundreds of federally-filed testosterone lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuithub.com/) has been issued in the multidistrict litigation currently underway in U.S....

2014-10-22 08:32:22

Demonstrates Proof-of-Concept for ORMD-0801 Oral Insulin to Reduce Exogenous Insulin Requirements JERUSALEM, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, today reported positive top-line clinical results from its Phase IIa clinical trial of ORMD-0801, the company's proprietary oral insulin capsules, to treat type 1...

2014-10-21 12:32:35

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grove Instruments Inc., a medical device company based in Worcester, MA, developing the world's first noninvasive glucometer today announced that the Company has achieved a landmark clinical milestone known internally as "durable calibration." "This achievement was the last hurdle on the critical path to commercialization of our first product," explained Arthur Combs, Grove's CEO. "We have already identified our initial target markets...

2014-10-21 08:34:10

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the filing of a New Drug Application (NDA) for empagliflozin plus immediate-release metformin hydrochloride fixed-dose combination, an investigational compound being studied for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Empagliflozin plus metformin is part of the Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) Diabetes alliance portfolio. "Type 2...

2014-10-21 08:33:10

Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden will enroll 8 patients in the study, partially supported by a recent grant by the JDRF ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beta-O2 announced today that the first patient participating in the company's first broad study of the ssAir Bio-Artificial Pancreas has been successfully implanted. ssAir is in development as a treatment and a potential cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). Approximately 3 million people have T1D in the...

2014-10-20 23:02:27

The Firm is evaluating potential testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes and other life-threatening cardiovascular problems due to their use of testosterone replacement therapies. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Hundreds of testosterone treatment (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/dangerous-drugs/testosterone-lawsuit//)    lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of AndroGel, Testim and other testosterone replacement...

2014-10-20 08:32:52

Dario market reach continues to broaden with initial penetration into North America CAESAREA, Israel, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB:DRIOD), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced that it will exhibiting and demonstrating together with Auto Control Medical Inc. at the 17th Annual Canada Diabetes Association CDA/CSEM Professional Conference and Annual Meetings in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the RBC Convention Center from...

2014-10-20 08:31:51

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeritas, Inc., a leader in simple, disposable basal-bolus insulin delivery technology designed for patients with Type 2 diabetes, announced today that it has received a 2014 Cardinal Health Supply Chain Excellence Award. The award was presented October 16(th) at Cardinal's annual Business Partners Conference in Columbus, Ohio. The Cardinal Health Supply Chain Excellence Award recipients are judged across a variety of metrics...

2014-10-20 08:30:25

MENLO PARK, Calif. and GRANDE BAY, Mauritius, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TesoRx Pharma, LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has licensed select international rights to TSX-002, the first unmodified oral-Testosterone replacement therapy, to Aspen Global Incorporated (AGI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited ("Aspen Holdings" or, when collectively referred to with all of its subsidiaries, "Aspen" or "the Aspen Group"). As part...


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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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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin