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2014-05-15 23:01:28

The Firm is evaluating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered serious cardiovascular injuries due to the use of Fortesta and other low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 A new testosterone lawsuit (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) has been filed by a Georgia heart attack victim in Pennsylvania against the manufacturer of Fortesta, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. The complaint, which was filed on May 8th in the...

2014-05-15 16:29:05

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnis Health, a value leader in diabetes monitoring systems, today announced the launch of the new EmbraceEVO(TM), a blood glucose meter with a sleek, compact design. The EmbraceEVO is uniquely available as an affordable all-in-one starter kit for value and convenience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88229 "Our company is committed to delivering healthcare innovations and value to both patients and supply partners. We...

2014-05-15 16:27:59

--- Data Presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress --- BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeritas, makers of the V-Go® Disposable Insulin Delivery Device, announced interim analysis data from SIMPLE, a prospective observational study, today that suggest patients with Type 2 diabetes who switched to V-Go therapy from their previous baseline treatment of long-acting insulin with or without oral...

2014-05-15 12:36:22

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a retrospective pooled analysis of eight phase III trials (two 18-week and six 24-week) of linagliptin 5 mg once-daily, showed reductions from baseline A1c at 18 (eight trials) and 24 (six trials) weeks compared to placebo in African-American adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D), Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. Additionally, similar proportions of patients in...

2014-05-14 23:15:49

Progene Pro and US Navy Veteran Roger Robbins announces savings for veterans on Progene® Testosterone Supplement and Progene® At-Home Test Kits. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 US Navy veteran and Progene Pro, Roger Robbins, announces the Progene® special 25% off savings for veterans on Progene® Testosterone Supplement and Progene® At-Home Test Kits. The Memorial Day offer ends June 30, 2014. “Men don’t have to put up with low testosterone,” says...

2014-05-14 16:28:41

How-to video, English and Spanish checklists put help at your fingertips LAS VEGAS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- @TheAACE, Lilly Diabetes offer emergency tips for people w/ #diabetes at mydiabetesemergencyplan.com, downloadable in both English & Spanish -- Lilly Diabetes and @TheAACE have distributed more than 12 million #diabetes emergency checklists since '06 mydiabetesemergencyplan.com What if you had to leave your house right now in an...

2014-05-14 08:31:26

DALLAS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With men living longer than ever before, medical treatments focusing on vitality and quality of life are in high demand. At Advanced Skin Fitness (http://advancedskinfitness.com/), a full-service medical spa in Dallas-Fort Worth, hormone replacement therapy is among the safest, most effective, and comprehensive approaches to pushing back against the signs of aging in men. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87442 When men reach...

2014-05-14 08:30:52

The two studies alleging increased cardiovascular risks with testosterone therapy "are so flawed that they represent non-science, or its close cousin- nonsense." Comprehensive review of studies has been submitted to FDA. Number of studies showing beneficial versus harmful effects was 46 to 0. Assertions of cardiovascular risk with testosterone are therefore "akin to asserting that insulin causes diabetic complications or Viagra causes erectile dysfunction." Androgen Study Group calls on FDA...

2014-05-14 08:30:14

--New Data Shows the Company's Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (GHRH) Agonist Reduced Infarct Size and Activated Cardiac Regeneration Pathways in an Animal Model of Myocardial Infarction-- MIAMI BEACH, Fla. and MIAMI, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biscayne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that its growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) technology will be featured in several presentations at the 35(th) International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) North American Section Meeting being...

2014-05-14 08:29:48

Greater than 2 percentage point reduction in HbA1c achieved after only 13 weeks of dosing CARLSBAD, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today positive data from a Phase 2 study of ISIS-GCGR(Rx) in patients with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on stable metformin therapy. In this study, patients in the per protocol efficacy population treated with ISIS-GCGR(Rx) achieved statistically significant reductions in measures of glucose...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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