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2014-09-15 08:29:22

Senate Approves First-Ever Growth Awareness Week PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MAGIC (Major Aspects of Growth In Children) Foundation(®), a nonprofit organization that provides support services for the families of children afflicted with a wide variety of chronic and/or critical disorders, syndromes, and diseases that affect a child's growth, is proud to support, in partnership with Novo Nordisk, the first nationally recognized Growth Awareness Week. This is...

2014-09-13 23:01:51

The Firm is evaluating legal claims on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes, blood clots and other cardiovascular side effects, allegedly due to their use of testosterone replacement drugs. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 As testosterone lawsuit (http://www.drugbot.com/testosterone/lawsuit/) filings continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will convene a meeting of outside advisors on...

2014-09-12 23:00:22

Testosterone Lawsuit Claims Continue As The FDA Seeks Answers From Its Advisory Panel Over Cardiovascular Risks Associated With Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 As low testosterone lawsuit claims continue to increase, Wright & Schulte LLC notes two of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committees will meet on September 17 and 18 to discuss controversial public health issues surrounding testosterone replacement therapy. The...

2014-09-11 23:06:37

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global and China Insulin Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume) 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global and China Insulin Market (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, Modern and Human Insulin) - Industry Analysis, Size,...

2014-09-11 23:01:20

The Firm is evaluating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer allegedly due to their use of Byetta or other incretin mimetic Type 2 diabetes drug. New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com) and legal claims involving other incretin mimetic Type 2 diabetes drugs, including Januvia and Victoza, continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District...

2014-09-11 16:28:19

- Oral presentation 9/19: interim Phase 3 results for ITCA 650 among patients with high baseline (HBL) HbA1c levels between 10-12% showed dramatic HbA1c reductions, even in patients with high HbA1c despite multi-drug therapy BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today announced its participation in the 50(th) Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), taking place in Vienna September 15 -19. Intarcia's lead product...

2014-09-11 16:26:05

Results from Phase 2b Clinical Study in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Provide Evidence that SGLT1 inhibition with LX4211 Provides a Clinically Meaningful Benefit THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX), announced a publication in the online edition of the American Diabetes Association's journal, Diabetes Care, entitled, "Greater Dose-Ranging Effects on A1C Levels Than on Glucosuria With LX4211, a Dual Inhibitor of Sodium...

2014-09-10 23:08:06

"Five Things Women with Diabetes (WWD) Should Know about Menopause" Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 DiabetesSisters, the nation’s leading voice for women with diabetes, is pleased to announce that its next webinar in the Life Class Webinar Series will take place on Wednesday, September 17 at 4 PM EDT. The webinar is entitled "Five Things Women with Diabetes (WWD) Should Know about Menopause” and it's free and open to the first 100 registrants. Moderated by...

2014-09-10 16:26:29

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, called VC-01, announced today that it has been selected to receive a $16.6 million Accelerated Development Pathway Award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). According to CIRM, the Accelerated Development Awards were created to "provide selected applicants who are...

2014-09-09 23:05:29

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. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The endocrine system is comprised of endocrine glands as well as secretor organs that are responsible for releasing hormones into the blood stream directly. The proper functioning of the endocrine system is central to the regulation of various important body...


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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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