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2014-07-17 12:30:12

DUBLIN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Progesterone Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Progesterone Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the progesterone industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

diabetes cure
2014-07-17 11:28:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Managing Type 2 diabetes may include the need for daily medications or regular insulin injections, but a new study indicates that a protein called FGF1 could be the key to longer-lasting, more effective medications. [ Watch the Video: Discovery Of Molecule’s Role May Lead To A Diabetes Cure ] Published in the journal Nature, the new study discovered that treatment together with the protein doesn't merely maintain blood sugar, but...

2014-07-16 23:01:00

The Firm is evaluating Testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems due to low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that Health Canada has issued a regulatory alert in that country detailing the possible association between low testosterone therapy...

2014-07-16 20:22:30

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Insulin Market Outlook 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2080565/Global-Insulin-Market-Outlook-2018.html About 381 Million people suffered from diabetes in 2013 globally, which is likely to reach 591 Million by 2035. The growing number of diabetes patients at such a high pace significantly increases the demand for insulin products. The discovery of Insulin therapy has...

2014-07-15 16:27:15

ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Significant for People with Type 2 Diabetes, says Calorie Control Council Adding to the current body of science on the impact of sucralose in weight and diabetes management, university and medical researchers found that some desserts, when made with added soluble fiber (dextrin) and sucralose in place of added sugar, had positive effects on blood sugar and insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Results of the adult study were published...

2014-07-15 16:26:50

OTTAWA, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising patients and healthcare professionals of new safety information regarding testosterone hormone replacement products and a risk of serious and possibly life-threatening cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) problems. Testosterone hormone replacement products are used in men who are experiencing medical conditions because their body cannot make enough testosterone. In Canada, there are 12 testosterone replacement products,...

Labeling People With Pre-diabetes Is Unhelpful And Unnecessary
2014-07-15 03:31:56

University College London Labeling people with moderately high blood sugar as pre-diabetic is a drastically premature measure with no medical value and huge financial and social costs, say researchers from UCL and the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota. The analysis, published in the BMJ, considered whether a diagnosis of pre-diabetes carried any health benefits such as improved diabetes prevention. The authors showed that treatments to reduce blood sugar only delayed the onset of type 2 diabetes...

2014-07-15 12:28:28

- Research Aims to Assist With Dessert Choices for Type 2 Diabetic Patients - FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enjoying desserts as part of a healthy diet can be a challenge for people with diabetes and summertime is no exception. Strawberry shortcake, fruit tarts and chocolate treats are among seasonal favorites found at many summer parties. Recent research offers encouraging news that some desserts made with added fiber and sucralose, the no calorie...

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2014-07-14 05:29:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed an inexpensive and portable new device that uses nanotechnology to diagnose type-1 diabetes – a breakthrough they claim could improve patient care worldwide and help medical experts better understand the condition. The inventors, who detailed their work Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine, explain that the purpose of their new handheld microchip is 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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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