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2014-02-11 12:27:38

The Biggest Loser RunWalk and The Biggest Loser Resorts Will Sponsor 5K Race at Annual Event Which Raises Funds for Diabetes Research Institute MIAMI, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation has once again teamed up with Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, for the DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day. This marquee event along with The Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K will be held the morning of Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Sun Life...

2014-02-11 08:32:31

LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:China Insulin Delivery Devices Market Outlook and Trends Till 2018 Short DescriptionThis research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the insulin delivery devices in China through 2018.The product categories covered in this report include: -- Insulin Pens-- Insulin Syringes-- Insulin Pumps ScopeThe report highlights historic and forecasted...

2014-02-11 08:32:23

LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS, Switzerland, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kareus Therapeutics SA ("Kareus") announced today that US FDA has approved its Investigational New Drug (IND) KU-5039 to initiate Phase I clinical trial. KU 5039 is being developed for the treatment of insulin resistance and diabetes. KU-5039 is an orally active, New Chemical Entity (NCE), discovered and developed by Kareus. KU-5039 is a potent and selective activator of AMP-kinase (AMPK), a key...

2014-02-11 08:30:24

Research advances in novel pathways produce innovative antidiabetic drugs, which will pave the way for successful market penetration LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Type 2 diabetes is one of the most significant global health concerns of modern times. According to the International Diabetes Federation, more than 55 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in Europe in 2012, and this number is expected to rise to 64 million by 2030. A recent research by Frost &...

2014-02-10 23:01:52

The Firm is investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who experienced serious heart side effects, including heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis, allegedly due to AndroGel and other prescription testosterone therapies. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) alleging serious heart injuries due to the use of AndroGel mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard...

2014-02-10 23:01:16

FDA Launches Safety Study of Prescription Testosterone Therapy Drugs after Studies Link Testosterone Treatment to Heart Attacks, Strokes and Death New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP, an experienced defective drug injury law firm, is now evaluating testosterone therapy lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes and other life-threatening cardiovascular events, allegedly due to their use of AndroGel and other prescription testosterone treatments....

2014-02-10 12:25:17

JERUSALEM, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it has submitted a protocol to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 2a trial of its orally ingestible insulin capsule, ORMD 0801, for type 1 diabetes. The protocol was submitted under Oramed's existing IND for ORMD-0801 to include both...

Largest Study Yet Of Diabetes Genetics Brings In Data From Different Ethnic Groups
2014-02-10 10:49:21

University of Oxford Seven new genetic regions associated with type 2 diabetes have been identified in the largest study to date of the genetic basis of the disease. DNA data was brought together from more than 48,000 patients and 139,000 healthy controls from four different ethnic groups. The research was conducted by an international consortium of investigators from 20 countries on four continents, co-led by investigators from Oxford University's Wellcome Trust Centre for Human...

2014-02-09 23:01:21

The Firm is investigating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, allegedly due to the use of AndroGel and other prescription medications used in the treatment of men with low testosterone. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 As product liability claims involving AndroGel and similar medications begin to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP announces that it has...

2014-02-08 23:00:41

World renowned dermatologist to the stars, Dr. Alex Khadavi releases his anti-acne breakthrough Clearogen available at http://www.clearogen.com/shop.html. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Acne and pimples are inflamed parts of the skin that are usually caused due to the development of bacteria within the pores of the skin. It is hard to swallow one’s feeling of dread that arises on seeing their face in the mirror and finding out that a pimple has formed there during the...


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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