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2014-06-14 12:20:29

Data also showed liraglutide 3 mg improved blood glucose control compared to placebo at 56 weeks SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, primary results from SCALE(TM) Diabetes, a phase 3a clinical trial of liraglutide 3 mg, an investigational once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue for chronic weight management, were presented for the first time at the 74th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Francisco,...

2014-06-13 23:08:15

Attorneys at The Onder Law Firm investigating Androgel lawsuits offer free case review for individuals whose spouse, father, or another family member died of a heart attack while taking Androgel testosterone for possible inclusion in Illinois multi-district litigation. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Androgel lawsuits for heart attack and stroke were consolidated in the Northern District of Illinois, Chicago court last week (In Re AndroGel Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2545,...

2014-06-11 23:14:10

Kristine Kraft of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, reports that the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) recently decided to consolidate all federal testosterone claims, regardless of the manufacturer, into a Multidistrict Litigation (MDL 2545) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois before The Honorable Matthew F. Kennerly. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 On June 6, 2014, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) entered...

2014-06-11 08:28:34

CHESTERBROOK, Pa., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has partnered with Prasco, LLC ("Prasco") to introduce an Authorized Generic version of Testim(®) (testosterone gel). Prasco has product inventory available and has commenced shipping product. Testim and its Authorized Generic version are testosterone gels approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat...

2014-06-10 23:15:55

All Pending and Future Testosterone Lawsuits Filed in Federal Courts Involving AndroGel, Axiron, Testim, Foresta, AndroDerm and Depo-Testosterone Will be Transferred to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois For Coordinated Pre-Trial Proceedings. Chicagi, IL (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Oliver Law Group P.C. notes that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has created a multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois for...

2014-06-10 23:13:39

Celebrate Father’s Day with Progene®: Give Dad the Power to find out his levels with 25% savings. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 At Progene®, we value our fathers and know the importance of keeping men's "engines" running at peak condition. For over eleven years, Progene® has been helping dads attain and sustain their testosterone levels year after year. Progene® is a natural solution to the inevitable loss of testosterone due to aging. The...

2014-06-10 20:23:10

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with type 2 diabetes who take a combination of metformin plus insulin may be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease and death compared with those who take a combination of metformin plus sulfonylurea, according to a new study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that appears in the June 11 issue of JAMA. The study, a review of medical records from national databases, found a greater...

2014-06-10 20:21:55

Broad Institute researchers and collaborators harness whole-exome sequencing in study of 4,000 Latin Americans; reveal gene variant of strong effect that might guide treatment CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and MEXICO CITY, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the largest study of its kind published to date, an international team of researchers in Mexico and the United States has discovered a strong genetic risk factor for type 2 diabetes that primarily affects Latin American patients, but is rare elsewhere....

2014-06-10 08:31:09

JERUSALEM, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. [http://oramed.com ] (NASDAQCM: ORMP) ( http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that three scientific abstracts summarizing studies performed with ORMD-0801, its orally ingestible insulin capsule, were accepted for inclusion at the American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions, which will take place in...

2014-06-10 08:30:52

Phase 3 Study Results Across Different Patient Populations, Including Comparative Analyses with Sitagliptin and Health Economics Data, are Among 15 Accepted Presentations RARITAN, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today that 15 presentations on INVOKANA(®) (canagliflozin) will be made at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 74(th) Scientific Sessions(®), June 13-17 in San Francisco. The presentations include long-term safety...


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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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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