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Prediabetes Raises Cancer Risk By 15 Percent

Prediabetes Raises Cancer Risk By 15 Percent

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Professor Yuli Huang of The First People's Hospital of Shunde, China, worked with a team of researchers to conduct a meta-analysis of studies concerning prediabetes. Their findings,...

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2014-09-19 08:25:44

VIENNA, Austria, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reductions in kidney failure obtained during intensive glucose control persist for many years in people with diabetes type 2 "Intensive treatment is likely to produce major long term benefits for the kidneys." Australian researchers have discovered that intensive glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes leads to persistent...

2014-09-19 08:25:27

-- Patients treated with ITCA 650 for 6 months showed an average HbA1c reduction of -3.2% at the time of the interim analysis; patients at baseline had HbA1c greater than or equal to 10% to 12%. VIENNA, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the presentation of positive interim clinical data for its lead candidate ITCA 650 (continuous subcutaneous delivery of exenatide) in type 2 diabetes patients with high baseline HbA1c levels at the 50(th) Annual Meeting...

2014-09-18 23:02:24

The Firm is evaluating potential testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who experienced heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism or other cardiovascular problems, allegedly due to their use of prescription testosterone treatments. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/testosterone-androgel/lawsuit/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a panel of experts has...

2014-09-18 20:23:09

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Low T Center endorses the recommendations of the joint FDA committee meeting in Hyattsville, Maryland earlier this week. The FDA convened the meeting to assess the proper patient population for testosterone therapy (TRT), as well as to assess potential cardiovascular risk associated with TRT. Examining recent claims from studies that TRT affects cardiovascular health, the committee found that "available epidemiological studies do not...

2014-09-18 20:22:43

- Trulicity, a weekly glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, is indicated for adults with type 2 diabetes as an adjunct to diet and exercise INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trulicity(TM) (dulaglutide), approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is the latest Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) treatment option for adults with type 2 diabetes. Trulicity is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2...

2014-09-18 08:29:16

Denmark's Crown Prince Couple Help Celebrate Canadian, Danish Partnership, Marking Novo Nordisk's 30 Years in Canada MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Danish-based pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, in collaboration with the Royal Danish Consulate General and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA), is hosting "Innovation in Diabetes Care: 90 Years and Beyond" at the MaRS Discovery District today, to highlight the significant contribution Canada has made to diabetes care, and...

2014-09-17 23:11:56

The Diabetes Protocol is a new product designed by Dr. Kenneth Pullman that reveals to people a highly advanced solution for treating diabetes for life. A detailed review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this product is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Diabetes currently has no cure. According to an article published by the Telegraph in August 2014, scientists made several breakthroughs in search for a “definite” cure for diabetes, but still failed. The article...

2014-09-17 23:04:08

The Homeopathic medicine company brings participants content and strategies for leading stress-free lives. Carson, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In a country where 77% of inhabitants suffer from physical symptoms of stress on a regular basis, how can Americans find healthy and fulfilling ways to manage stress? Introducing the Hyland’s Stress Challenge, a 5-day interactive journey to putting stress into perspective and achieving a balanced, stress-free life. From September 29th –...

2014-09-17 23:02:33

TRT Litigation Subcommittee, Including Zoll, Kranz & Borgess Attorneys Michelle L. Kranz and James G. O’Brien, Advocates for Stronger Testosterone Warnings Before FDA Committee Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled a hearing for today, September 17, 2014, to consider: 1. The appropriate indicated population for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), and 2. The potential for adverse cardiovascular outcomes associated with...

2014-09-17 12:27:46

SGLT-2 Inhibitors Will Be the Fastest-Growing Drug Class Over the 2013-2023 Forecast Period, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that as physicians continue to adopt a more individualized approach to patient care, branded type 2 diabetes therapies continue to experience increased use despite attempts by payer and reimbursement authorities to limit use of these more expensive drugs. As the robust...


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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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'