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2014-11-03 23:07:44

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “EpiCast Report: Type 1 Diabetes – Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store.

2014-11-03 23:05:59

This November, Medicationdiscountcard.com (MDC) will highlight its discount cards for diabetic medications.

2014-11-03 23:03:35

News on how low-t supplements work: Face to face with neighborhood pharmacist Mark Landman Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) November 03, 2014 Pharmacists are

2014-11-03 23:00:10

Uniform Advantage aligned themselves with Action for Healthy Kids this Fall 2014 and donated $1 from the sale of their “Diabetes Awareness White” scrub print totaling over $2,500.

2014-11-03 20:22:00

Live Audio Webcast will be on November 6, 2014 SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

2014-11-03 12:28:11

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes is calling for a nationwide effort to reduce U.S. preterm births to 5.5 percent of all live births by 2030.

2014-11-03 08:34:10

Initiatives Aim to Bring Dignity to All Living with Diabetes and Provide Testing Supplies to Children in Developing Countries CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Nov.

2014-11-03 08:33:30

A Healthy Pet = A Happy Family SUMMIT, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-03 08:31:33

BURNABY, BC, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - For the nearly three million Canadians living with diabetes,(1) self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is an integral part of diabetes management.


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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.