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2014-08-05 08:33:24

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced a strategic co-promotion services agreement with ASCEND Therapeutics(®) US, LLC, ("ASCEND"). Under the terms of the agreement, expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2014, Aeterna Zentaris will use its newly established commercial structure to market, in specific U.S. territories, ASCEND's EstroGel(® )a non-patch transdermal U.S. Food & Drug...

2014-08-05 08:33:16

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TesoRx Pharma, LLC., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on rapidly developing and commercializing products in specialty and niche markets, announced today that it has closed $10 million in Series B-1 funding from existing and new private investors. The equity funding will be used to prepare for Phase 3 trials for TSX-002, a first-in-class oral formulation of unmodified testosterone, and to advance its pipeline and build out its...

2014-08-04 23:04:31

Prometheon Pharma's NoPricks social media and crowdfunding campaign seeks to raise public awareness for the difficulties of needle injection and engage millions living with diabetes to help bring a revolutionary technology to market. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 A University of Florida biotech spinoff has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $1,000,000 to advance development of their groundbreaking needle-free, temperature stable insulin patches. These patches are...

2014-08-04 12:35:31

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Hemoglobin A1c Testing Markets http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/hemoglobin_a1c_testing_markets.html Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) testing is the most recent major technology to have entered the diabetes testing market. As the global prevalence of diabetes mellitus continues to increase rapidly, with more than 366 million diabetics worldwide, hemoglobin A1c testing is now an...

2014-08-04 12:35:07

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Glucose Testing Markets http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/u_s_glucose_testing_markets.html U.S. glucose testing is undergoing a significant transition, driven by new analytical technologies and developments in diabetes treatment. Although the blood glucose testing segment of the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry is mature, several segments of the market, such...

2014-08-04 12:34:38

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Glucose Self-Testing Markets http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/diabetes/world_glucose_self_testing_markets.html The worldwide incidence of diabetes is dramatically increasing, and it is estimated that 439 million people will have developed the disease by 2030. As such, the global market for blood glucose self-testing products is undergoing a significant transition...

2014-08-04 08:29:23

- Combination of linagliptin and metformin significantly reduced blood glucose levels compared with linagliptin alone RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Prescribing Information for Jentadueto® (linagliptin and metformin hydrochloride) tablets now includes clinical trial data that showed linagliptin co-administered with metformin provided statistically significant decreases in blood glucose compared with linagliptin alone in treatment-naive* adults with...

2014-08-03 23:01:41

The Firm is investigating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered strokes, heart attacks, blood clots and other serious cardiovascular problems after taking a low testosterone therapy. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 As men continue to file testosterone lawsuits (http://www.drugbot.com/testosterone/) that allege strokes, heart attacks and other cardiovascular side effects, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the release of a new report suggesting that...

skull composite
2014-08-03 05:50:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Changes in the human skull occurring approximately 50,000 years ago indicate that the rise of culture occurred around the same time as a reduction in testosterone levels, according to new research appearing in the August 1 edition of the journal Current Anthropology. In the study, lead author Robert Cieri, a biology graduate student at the University of Utah who began this work as a senior at Duke University, argue that people...

stress and mental illness
2014-08-02 05:31:14

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffer from stress under a litany of situations. Some situations are temporarily stressful and then dissipate while others lead to long-term psychological problems including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It seems that more people these days suffer from the consequences of stress, which leads to many studies about the mental illness. In one study completed by Duke University, the study's senior author Dr. Kafui...


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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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