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2014-05-29 23:01:19

The Firm is investigating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes and other serious heart injuries due to low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As testosterone lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/testosterone-androgel/) continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) heard oral arguments earlier today on a...

2014-05-29 20:22:54

New offering through an agreement with Meda AB expands Mission's women's healthcare options SAN ANTONIO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company has begun exclusive promotion of Elestrin® (estradiol gel) 0.06% in the United States through an agreement with Meda AB. Elestrin is a prescription medicine approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a topical hormone replacement gel to treat moderate-to-severe hot flashes due to menopause. Using estrogen-alone may...

2014-05-29 12:29:23

Live Audio Webcast will be on June 5, 2014 SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) announced today that Kevin Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences, will be presenting at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. The live presentation takes place on Thursday, June 5 at 11:30am ET (8:30am PT). The presentation will be webcast and may be accessed on the Company's website at...

2014-05-29 08:30:13

ST. LOUIS, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- K-V Pharmaceutical Company today announced a new corporate name, Lumara Health Inc., which reflects the fundamental changes the Company has made since emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last year to align with its core mission of helping women achieve healthier lives. "With new ownership, a new Board of Directors with a strong and diverse background in healthcare, new members of our leadership team who bring deep expertise that...

2014-05-29 08:29:17

RALEIGH, N.C., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ISLT), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of metabolic disease, announced today the appointment of Steven Delmar, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Delmar brings more than 35 years of financial and operational executive leadership experience to the company, serving most recently as Director of Business Operations at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)....

2014-05-29 08:28:55

--Recently Revised Label for Marketed Calcitonin Products Has Helped Clarify the Regulatory Landscape in the U.S.-- PHILADELPHIA, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarsa Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it raised $7 million to prepare for filing a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Ostora, its oral calcitonin tablet for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. The financing is the second tranche of a Series B round Tarsa announced...

2014-05-28 20:22:42

Natesto(TM) is the first nasal testosterone replacement therapy approved by FDA TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Trimel Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX: TRL) announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Natesto(TM) (testosterone), formerly CompleoTRT(TM), the first and only testosterone nasal gel for replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone. Natesto(TM) is...

2014-05-28 12:54:36

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Researchers identify neurons that determine whether an individual will be depressed or resilient We all deal with stress differently. For many of us, stress is a great motivator, spurring a renewed sense of vigor to solve life's problems. But for others, stress triggers depression. We become overwhelmed, paralyzed by hopelessness and defeat. Up to 20% of us will struggle with depression at some point in life, and researchers are actively working to...

2014-05-27 16:25:56

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilizing data obtained from Low T Center (www.lowtcenter.com) detailing the clinical experience of over 39,000 patients nationwide, Robert S. Tan M.D., William G. Reilly M.D., and Kelly Cook, PA-C recently presented research findings pertaining to testosterone patients at the 2014 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. Their conclusion: "Our experience does not suggest...

2014-05-27 16:25:01

INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will conduct a conference call on June 16 for the media and investment community to provide detailed updates for dulaglutide, its investigational glucagon-like receptor agonist (GLP-1) being studied for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The call, which is being held in conjunction with the 74(th )American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, will include updates on Phase III data for dulaglutide,...


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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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