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Experts at Saint Louis University have found a way to prevent Type I diabetes in a mouse model by blocking the autoimmune processes responsible for destroying pancreatic beta cells.
Integrated Treatment for Prediabetes Expands in Greater Houston Area Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 20, 2015 PreDiabetes
BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM); the total CGM market is forecast
After One Week Of Using The OneTouch Verio® Meter, 94% Of Patients Said It Makes Results Simple To Understand(1) WAYNE, Pa., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScan, Inc.
With their slow traveling speeds and lack of obvious offensive weapons, cone snails might not seem like much of a predator, but a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study indicates that these creatures have a secret weapon: a toxic form of insulin.
Further education about hypoglycemia and routinely monitoring blood glucose levels is needed CHICAGO, Jan.
Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Buford wants marijuana research to be stripped of social, political, or ethical bias. DENVER, Jan.
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.
The Firm is monitoring updates in a federal litigation that will discuss issues related to testosterone lawsuits on February 13, 2015 in the Northern District of Illinois. New
Low Testosterone Drug Lawsuits Filed Against The Makers Of AndroGel, Androderm, Testim and Other Low Testosterone Medications Allege That Testosterone Products Cause Cardiovascular Problems, Such
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....
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...
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....
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...
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...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
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