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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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2014-04-22 23:14:23

With 50 Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Currently Pending in Federal Courts Against the Manufacturers of Drugs Like AndroGel, Axiron and Testim, A Motion To Consolidate is Expected to Move All Testosterone Lawsuits to The District Court of Louisiana. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Plaintiffs who have filed testosterone treatment lawsuits against the manufacturers of AndroGel and Testim have filed a motion with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) seeking the...

2014-04-22 14:29:27

Men's susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, new research suggests. A study has revealed how men's testosterone levels may be determined before they are born. Understanding why some men have less of the hormone than others is important because testosterone is crucial for life-long health. Low levels of the hormone have been linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Researchers have shown that the cells...

2014-04-22 14:28:27

When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go awry and activate conditions such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder and some forms of autism. Until now, it has been unclear how much these stressors have impacted the cells of a developing brain. Past studies have shown that when an expectant mother exposes herself to alcohol or drug abuse or she experiences some trauma...

2014-04-22 08:32:31

SWANSEA, Wales, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creates Cellnovo France Cellnovo, the leading innovator in Mobile Diabetes Management and insulin patch pump technologies, announces the appointments of three experienced executives to the senior management team. Bart Bergstein has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Steve Bubrick as Vice President Global Marketing and Business Development, and Didier Moire as Area Director of newly...

2014-04-21 23:10:34

Scott Smith, a Progene Pro® and golfing's Long-Drive record holder, talks about the Progene® advantage when he faces world championship competitions. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Progene Pro Scott Smith doesn’t play golf in a conventional way. He drives the ball longer and farther than anyone else. A World Record Holder, Scott’s longest drive is 539 yards. ReMax's World Long-Drive Championship -- won by the longest drive of a golf ball off the tee -- is a...

2014-04-21 23:02:21

Testim Lawsuits Rise As Louisiana Man Claims Low Testosterone Therapy Caused Him To Suffered Multiple Strokes After Using the "Low T" Treatment Drugs AndroGel and Testim New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Another Testim lawsuit, this one filed in Louisiana (case no.2-14-cv-00839), is claiming low testosterone therapy is behind the multiple strokes suffered by a Jefferson Parish man. Wright & Schulte LLC recently learned of the Testim lawsuit while investigating other...

2014-04-21 23:01:40

The Firm is investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious cardiovascular injuries due to their use of prescription low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/ ) continue to mount against the manufacturers of AndroGel, Testim and other prescription low testosterone therapies, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new motion has been filed with...

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...


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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