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2014-02-25 23:01:49

Wright & Schulte LLC is Evaluating Testosterone Therapy Lawsuits on Behalf of Men Who Suffered Heart Attacks, Strokes and Other Potentially Deadly Cardiovascular Side Effects, Allegedly Due to Prescription Testosterone Treatments New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A testosterone treatment lawsuit page has been launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to provide consumers with the most current information regarding the serious side effects potentially associated with prescription...

2014-02-25 20:21:59

Tri-Cities Men's Health Clinic is now open in Johnson City, TN to help men maximize their quality of life, increase longevity, combat aging, and improve health and well-being using cutting edge diagnostic testing, and evidence-based medicine. They believe one of the best methods of doing so is to test and if necessary, treat men with low testosterone levels. JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Testosterone is the most important metabolic hormone for men and many...

2014-02-25 20:21:56

Public's concern and awareness of serious health risks associated with testosterone drugs continues to grow. ALTON, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer advocacy group, Public Citizen, has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide a "bold warning label" on testosterone drugs for men, in reaction to mounting evidence that testosterone can increase the risk of serious cardiovascular health issues. (Logo:...

2014-02-25 14:23:10

The automatic “threshold suspend” (TS) feature of an insulin pump helps prevent life-threatening hypoglycemic events when the device's sensor detects blood glucose concentrations below the preset threshold. However, in individuals with type 1 diabetes who have had previous episodes of hypoglycemia the TS feature may be less effective at preventing subsequent events, according to important new results from the ASPIRE study published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics (DTT), a...

2014-02-25 08:31:50

Once-Weekly Dulaglutide Hits Primary Endpoint in Sixth Consecutive AWARD Trial INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced positive top-line results of the sixth AWARD (Assessment of Weekly AdministRation of LY2189265 in Diabetes) trial for once-weekly dulaglutide, an investigational, long-acting glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist being studied as a treatment for type 2 diabetes. In the AWARD-6 study, once-weekly...

2014-02-25 08:30:54

CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that certain members of the executive management team will participate in the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Healthcare Conference to be held March 3-5, 2014 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel in Boston. Adrian Adams, Chief Executive Officer and President, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company and...

2014-02-24 23:04:11

Modifying Dietary Intake of Advanced Glycation Endproducts, or AGEs, Bolsters Body’s Defenses Against Alzheimer’s and Metabolic Syndrome, Say Mount Sinai Researchers New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Advanced glycation endproducts, or AGEs, are compounds commonly found in the so-called “Western diet,” and previously have been linked to increased body weight, diabetes, and possibly Alzheimer’s disease. Now, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have...

2014-02-24 16:23:58

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net, a leading online community for medical professionals specializing in women's health, will be featuring special coverage of key study findings and exhibitor presentations from the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's 34(th) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting(TM), that was held February 3-8 in New Orleans. The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine gathers each winter for The Pregnancy Meeting to share the...

2014-02-24 08:29:25

Safe, cost-effective and legal solution enjoying massive popularity in the U.S. since 2001 found to increase production and release of Growth Hormone ENCINO, Calif. and TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following in the footsteps of a thirteen-year run of success with the 100% natural growth hormone secretagogue, Secretropin® has now crossed the border from the United States into Canada, thanks to the efforts of Dr. George I. Traitses. (Photo:...

2014-02-22 23:01:14

Transparency Market Research Report added "Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/continuous-glucose-monitoring.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Continuous glucose monitoring systems are real-time monitoring systems for checking glucose levels in the body. The system consists of a tiny sensor...


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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