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2014-07-15 16:27:15

ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Significant for People with Type 2 Diabetes, says Calorie Control Council Adding to the current body of science on the impact of sucralose in weight and diabetes management, university and medical researchers found that some desserts, when made with added soluble fiber (dextrin) and sucralose in place of added sugar, had positive effects on blood sugar and insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Results of the adult study were published...

2014-07-15 16:26:50

OTTAWA, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising patients and healthcare professionals of new safety information regarding testosterone hormone replacement products and a risk of serious and possibly life-threatening cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) problems. Testosterone hormone replacement products are used in men who are experiencing medical conditions because their body cannot make enough testosterone. In Canada, there are 12 testosterone replacement products,...

Labeling People With Pre-diabetes Is Unhelpful And Unnecessary
2014-07-15 03:31:56

University College London Labeling people with moderately high blood sugar as pre-diabetic is a drastically premature measure with no medical value and huge financial and social costs, say researchers from UCL and the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota. The analysis, published in the BMJ, considered whether a diagnosis of pre-diabetes carried any health benefits such as improved diabetes prevention. The authors showed that treatments to reduce blood sugar only delayed the onset of type 2 diabetes...

2014-07-15 12:28:28

- Research Aims to Assist With Dessert Choices for Type 2 Diabetic Patients - FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enjoying desserts as part of a healthy diet can be a challenge for people with diabetes and summertime is no exception. Strawberry shortcake, fruit tarts and chocolate treats are among seasonal favorites found at many summer parties. Recent research offers encouraging news that some desserts made with added fiber and sucralose, the no calorie...

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2014-07-14 05:29:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed an inexpensive and portable new device that uses nanotechnology to diagnose type-1 diabetes – a breakthrough they claim could improve patient care worldwide and help medical experts better understand the condition. The inventors, who detailed their work Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine, explain that the purpose of their new handheld microchip is to...

2014-07-12 23:04:21

Created by Max Sidorov, "7 Steps To Health And The Big Diabetes Lie PDF" is a brand new program that endows users with diabetic neuropathy and teaches them how to have healthy life permanently. A full "7 Steps To Health And The Big Diabetes Lie PDF" review on the site fullbonus.com will examine whether the program is helpful or not. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Created by Max Sidorov, "7 Steps To Health And The Big Diabetes Lie PDF" endows users with diabetic...

2014-07-10 23:06:53

South Burlington’s Dr. Aubry Tager, DC, will explore the symptoms, impact and drug-free treatments for thyroid conditions. South Burlington, VT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The numbers don’t lie. Thyroid conditions are common, but many people are undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or even untreated. According to the National Women's Health Information Center, approximately one in 20 Americans have a thyroid problem and don’t even know about it. In looking at the prevalence of thyroid...

2014-07-10 23:01:27

The Firm is investigating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered serious cardiovascular events, including heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism, due to the use of AndroGel and other low testosterone therapies. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Testosterone lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitclaims.com/) have begun to progress in both state and federal courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a request filed in the...

2014-07-09 23:03:32

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Progesterone Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 "2014 Market Research Report on Global and China ProgesteroneIndustry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Progesteronemarket. The report provides basic Progesterone information, including its definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as industry...

2014-07-09 08:27:32

Trial to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of LX4211 in Younger Population THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) announced today that JDRF, the world's largest non-profit supporter of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, will provide funding to support a Phase 2, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of LX4211 in a younger population with T1D. Up to 76 individuals with T1D,...


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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.