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2015-03-26 23:11:08

The publication of the analysis echoes recent FDA concerns that prescription low testosterone treatments are being used extensively to relieve low hormone levels normally associated with male

2015-03-26 23:10:56

Medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people taking this drug to gain more body fat, according to researchers at

2015-03-26 12:26:47

AUGUSTA, Ga., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Testoril, The All Natural Testosterone Booster, has partnered with Wendell Chavous and Premium Motorsports for the 2015 NCWS Kroger 250.

2015-03-24 23:10:00

Attorneys representing nation testosterone lawsuits for the Onder Law Firm provide insight on new testosterone label requirements, including a stipulation that testosterone drug labels warn of

love hormone hunt
2015-03-24 10:16:29

It’s the hormone that gives you a big lift and if you want a hefty dose, go hunting. Oxytocin is known as “the love hormone” and its levels in the body explode when your dearest is nearest. Even calling up your lover on the phone is enough to send oxytocin production soaring and, as far as oxytocin goes, absence really can make the heart grow fonder.

2015-03-24 08:35:06

American Diabetes Association Encourages the Public to Know their Risk ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the annual American Diabetes Association

2015-03-20 23:00:35

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is representing a number of testosterone lawsuit plaintiffs in this proceeding who experienced heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular complications, allegedly due

2015-03-20 12:27:20

Merkerson Visits Memphis, Tennessee on March 20 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program KENILWORTH, N.J., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known

2015-03-20 08:27:11

Most Americans experience adrenal exhaustion on a daily basis.


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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).