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2014-06-05 08:28:23

PHILADELPHIA, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE) ("Echo"), a medical device company developing its Symphony(®) CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, is pleased to announce that its most recently completed clinical study of Symphony was selected for poster presentation at the 74(th) Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) which will be held June 13-17, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. The study...

2014-06-04 23:08:32

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show patients with type 2 diabetes who are aware of HbA1c levels are more likely to have diabetic complications. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Awareness of HbA1c levels among patients with type 2 diabetes has nearly doubled in the past eight years, to 56 percent in 2013 from 27 percent in 2006, according to new findings from Kantar Health’s National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS). The research will be presented today at...

2014-06-04 08:33:25

MONTREAL, June 4, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A Canadian study has identified a new strategy for improving the care of patients living with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) by empowering them to manage their own insulin therapy. The START study (Self-Titration with Apidra® to Reach Target)(1), the first research of its kind, found that T2D patients adjusting their own insulin doses can control the disease and achieve blood sugar targets just as safely and effectively as patients whose treatment is...

2014-06-04 08:29:58

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Novo Nordisk today announces that the Québec government has approved the inclusion of Victoza(®) (liraglutide), the first once-daily human glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue, to the Lists of Medications, effective June 2, 2014. The reimbursement of Victoza(®) by the Québec Health Insurance Board (RAMQ) will allow people living with type 2 diabetes to have access to a treatment to help better manage diabetes. Québec is the first...

2014-06-03 13:14:59

Baylor College of Medicine Baylor College of Medicine scientists defined a previously unrecognized genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys, described in a report published today in the journal Nature Medicine Baylor College of Medicine scientists defined a previously unrecognized genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys, described in a report published today in the journal Nature Medicine. "Cryptorchidism and hypospadias are among...

2014-06-01 23:01:21

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Endocrine Testing Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/endocrine-testing-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Endocrine Testing Market (E2, FSH, hCG, LH, DHEAS, Progesterone, Testosterone, TSH,...

2014-05-31 23:04:47

Market Size - $4.9 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 17.6%, Market Trends – Substitution of human insulin by analogs new report by Grand View Research. View complete report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/asia-pacific-insulin-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Asia Pacific market for Insulin is expected to reach USD 15.04 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing regional prevalence of diabetes,...

2014-05-31 23:01:09

DailyGossip.org publishes a review that promises to reveal the secrets to one of the most popular natural diabetes cure methods at the moment. The Reverse Your Diabetes Today program was developed by Matt Traverso, a popular nutritionist. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 According to the recent review that can be accessed by sufferers on DailyGossip.org, this is a complex natural cure program. The method can be found as amazingly effective by people who suffer from this cruel...

2014-05-30 23:14:20

Griffin Hospital released a statement to alert patients who received insulin shots at the hospital between Sept. 1, 2008 and May 7, 2014 that they may be at risk for disease transmission. Stamford, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Griffin Hospital released a statement announcing that patients treated at the hospital may have been exposed to disease transmission via a mishandling of insulin pens. According to NBC, Griffin Hospital wrote in a statement that single use insulin pens used...

2014-05-30 23:08:35

Progene® Healthcare presents savings for US Veterans and shares a special interview with US Army Ranger Gene Newsom. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 As National Military Month comes to a close, Progene® gives thanks to all US Veterans with 25% savings and a special interview with retired Army Ranger Gene Newsom. “Congress designated May as National Military Month in 1999. It’s a perfect time to honor veterans like Gene Newsom who risked all to uphold our freedom,”...


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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