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2015-01-05 08:30:50

Successful Dose Response Further Confirms Phase 3 Trial Design MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Versartis, Inc.

estrogen
2015-01-03 13:38:27

A new, more sensitive method of detecting trace amounts of estrogen in small samples could improve research into cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions, according to research published in a recent edition of the journal Analytica Chimica Acta.

2015-01-01 23:00:49

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2015-01-01 23:00:33

A Case List posted on December 15th reflects continued progress in the federal testosterone litigation now underway in the U.S.

2014-12-31 23:05:37

8 Minutes to Alpha reviews have been popping up all over the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that claims to help men boost their T levels naturally.

2014-12-31 23:02:48

The increased adoption of insulin pens and growing number of diagnosed diabetics will drive the US market for modern insulin to over $17 billion by 2020, reports iData Research. Vancouver,

2014-12-30 23:07:28

Low T Institute expands patient outreach and reduces wait times by opening new offices in South County and Chesterfield St.

metformin
2014-12-28 18:08:14

According to Yale researchers, the likelihood of metformin resulting in the serious condition lactic acidosis in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease is extremely low--comparable to the risk in those who did not take metformin.

2014-12-26 23:00:53

Order pertains to service of process for various testosterone lawsuits defendants involve involved in the proceeding. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 26,

2014-12-24 23:01:15

The Bronx facility stresses the importance of healthy habits throughout the year. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) December 24, 2014 The holiday season is here, and


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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.