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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,...

2014-07-08 23:09:30

Market Size - $1,136.2 million in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 15.0%, Market Trends– Introduction of ultra-long and ultra-fast acting insulin such as Tresiba new report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/cis-insulin-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The CIS market for insulin and insulin products is expected to reach USD 3,008.5 million by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 15.0%, according to a new study...

Eating Whey Protein Before Meals Could Improve Blood Glucose Control: Study
2014-07-08 03:43:09

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that consuming whey protein before a regular breakfast reduces the blood sugar spikes seen after meals and also improves the body's insulin response. Thus whey protein could be an additional tool to help control blood sugar in patients with diabetes. The research was conducted in Israel by Professor Daniela Jakubowicz and Dr Julio Wainstein (Wolfson Medical...

stressed out in america
2014-07-08 12:09:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While every American faces some form of stress, a new survey has found that medical-related issues are the primary driver of stress in the United States. Conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health in March and April of this year, the new survey asked Americans about their sources of stress, how stress affected them and how they dealt with it. The poll found 49 percent of respondents...

2014-07-08 00:21:06

Data demonstrates the utility of InSpark's advanced blood glucose pattern recognition technology. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InSpark Technologies, Inc. announced today that the peer-reviewed Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology has published the paper "Evaluation of the Utility of a Glycemic Pattern Identification System" in its July 2014 issue. The system that is the subject of this paper is being incorporated into InSpark's Vigilant(TM) iPhone-enabled...

2014-07-07 23:06:46

The Number of Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Filed Alleging Heart Attacks, Strokes, And Other Cardiac Events Were Due To Testosterone Therapy Drugs Such as AndroGel and Androderm Has Grown to 98, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Testosterone treatment lawsuits continue to mount as the number of filing has double in the last month. Wright & Schulte LLC notes that as of June 16th, there are 98 testosterone lawsuits filed against the makers of...

2014-07-07 23:01:44

In-demand research study “Global Contraceptives Market 2014-2018” prepared by Infiniti Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, the world contraceptives market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% through 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Contraception, also termed fertility control or birth control, implies the usage of methods, drugs or devices to prevent pregnancy as a result of sexual intercourse. Contraception methods are available to...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'