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2014-06-26 23:12:32

Progene® research aligns with AMA Study on Men and Health. Three “denial factors” prevent men from finding out testosterone levels. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Progene® recently completed four national research studies on men’s attitudes toward health and aging, their understanding of low testosterone, and their opinion of supplements. Begun in December 2013, the study revealed that of 1000 men between the ages of 34-64 who completed the survey, 88.4% did not...

2014-06-26 08:28:04

Merkerson Visits Washington, D.C. on June 26 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Washington, D.C. to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C -- their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

2014-06-25 23:16:43

On June 20, the FDA notified that is requiring all approved testosterone products to include a warning in the drug labeling about the risk of venous blood clots. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Testosterone...

2014-06-25 23:15:50

Testosterone lawyers announce new FDA testosterone warning information; Androgel Testosterone Lawsuits, a website of the Onder Law Firm, provides up-to-date testosterone lawsuit news and no-obligation case review with a lawyer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 An important testosterone lawsuit news update is now available at The Onder Law Firm’s Androgel Testosterone Lawsuits website, say national attorneys handling testosterone lawsuits for cases of heart attack and stroke. The news...

2014-06-25 23:13:12

STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the American Diabetes Association (ADA)—publishers of the journals Diabetes®, Diabetes Care®, Clinical Diabetes®, and Diabetes Spectrum®—has signed on to participate in PRE-val. Diabetes and Diabetes Care will be the first two ADA journals to participate. Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Publishers of leading diabetes journals to use new tool to validate peer review. STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the...

2014-06-25 08:32:26

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause hair loss can be a serious problem for about half of women going through menopause. Unlike male pattern baldness, hair loss during menopause tends to be more diffuse rather than localized, and women may notice that their hair appears to be thinner or sparser. Women who are struggling with hair loss after menopause have many options. Hair loss during menopause is commonly associated with other symptoms, including brittle...

2014-06-25 08:32:23

Lilly Diabetes grants $200,000 for scholarships ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing a chronic disease like type 1 diabetes can be difficult for a person of any age, but can be especially daunting while navigating the halls of high school. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation (Foundation) today announced its 2014 college scholarship recipients--a gifted group of young adults who, in addition to successfully managing their diabetes, have...

2014-06-25 08:27:51

HGH.com publishes benefits, uses and HGH reviews of Its over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements BOONTON, N.J., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help consumers make informed decisions regarding over-the-counter health and bodybuilding supplements, HGH.com is publishing expanded information on its Purity Select line of natural human growth hormone (HGH) supplements. A recent HGH.com blog post highlighted product uses, benefits and recent HGH reviews from actual customers, and the...

2014-06-25 08:26:32

Dominique's Diabetes Dream Team gives insider tips to people with type 2 diabetes through a national campaign and his "Diabetes Coaches' Clipboard" PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk is teaming up with NBA great and Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins to launch Dominique's Diabetes Dream Team, a national initiative to help adults with type 2 diabetes customize a full-court approach to managing the everyday challenges of the disease....

migraines and menopause
2014-06-25 05:47:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have ever suffered from a migraine, you know that it is a miserable situation with nausea, vomiting and light sensitivity on top of a pounding headache. For years, women have been telling their clinicians that migraine attacks seem to worsen in the years before and during menopause. Now, HealthDay reports that a new study proves that women were right. "In women who have migraine, headaches increase by 50 to 60 percent when...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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