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2014-03-18 12:33:01

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 19, AACC will host a webinar with FDA division director Courtney Lias, PhD, about FDA's new draft guidance proposing separate performance and accuracy criteria for over-the-counter blood glucose meters used in the home and prescription point-of-care blood glucose meters used in the hospital. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO WHO: Dr. Lias is director of...

2014-03-18 12:30:53

-- Results Add to Evidence that SPLENDA® is Safe for People with Diabetes - FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consuming sucralose in a drink is shown to have the same effect as water on a person's sugar and insulin levels, according to a study reported in Diabetes Care, a journal of the American Diabetes Association(1). Sucralose is the no calorie sweetening ingredient in SPLENDA® Sweetener Products....

2014-03-18 08:40:57

DALLAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Diabetes App Market Report 2014, available with ReportsnReports.com, is a comprehensive analysis about the performance of diabetes apps, key players, best practices, country markets, regulatory impact, market trends and revenues from 2008-2018. The report is based on a detailed data set of 1100 diabetes apps available for the iOS and Android operating system in 27 countries. More than 30 interviews with physicians, diabetics,...

2014-03-18 08:32:36

DUBLIN, Mar. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nzlp77/insulin_pump ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Insulin Pump Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Insulin Pumps are gaining strong acceptance in the market as insulin delivery systems especially for type 1 diabetes patients. Insulin pumps are gaining a lot of attraction in United States...

2014-03-17 04:21:49

DUBAI, UAE and BOSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center will work with the Private Equity firm's healthcare portfolio companies to offer regional expertise and training in the field of diabetes care. TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, the region's first private equity firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare sector, has signed an affiliation with Joslin Diabetes Center. Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Joslin is the world's leading...

2014-03-16 23:02:59

Kristine Kraft, partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, reports that the FDA has issued a Safety Announcement that it will investigate the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death for men using testosterone products. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 On January 31, 2014, the FDA issued a Safety Announcement that it will investigate the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men taking FDA-approved testosterone products. The FDA reported that they have “been monitoring...

2014-03-15 23:01:19

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now investigating heart injury claims related to treatments for low testosterone, or “Low T.” The FDA has launched a formal investigation into the risk of stroke, heart attack and death associated with these treatments. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating claims related to heart attacks sustained by men after undergoing treatment for low testosterone, colloquially...

2014-03-14 12:29:01

NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As testosterone lawsuit (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) filings continue to mount against the manufacturers of AndroGel and similar medications, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study is raising questions about the accuracy of blood tests used to diagnose hypogonadism (low testosterone) in men. The research, which was published online in the journal Urology this past February, looked at data on more than 10,000 men and found that in...

2014-03-14 08:28:02

DUBLIN, Mar. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2msw4h/diabetes_herbal ) has announced the addition of the "Diabetes: Herbal Bioactive Molecules Vs. Pharmaceutical Drugs - Volume 1: Cinnamon Global Markets, Competitors And Opportunities - 2014-2019 Analysis And Forecasts" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Diabetes is a metabolic disorder arising mainly due to the fault in the...

Gestational Diabetes Could Point To Early Risk Factor For Heart Disease
2014-03-14 04:54:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the Journal of the American Heart Association say pregnant women may have an increased risk of early heart disease when they develop gestational diabetes. Researchers working on a 20-year study found that a history of gestational diabetes may be a risk factor for early atherosclerosis in women during midlife before the onset of diabetes and metabolic diseases. Gestational diabetes develops only during pregnancy...


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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