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2014-07-01 12:26:04

Paul Krause, Bobby Bell, Joe DeLamielleure and other Pro Football Hall of Fame Players, Retired NFL Players and supporters of the HOF Players Classic are now patients of and strongly endorse hormone replacement therapy provider SottoPelle®. Utilizing natural bioidentical hormones SottoPelle has been able to offer a much needed defense to a variety of medical conditions facing these NFL legends. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SottoPelle®, a world recognized leader...

Insulin May Do More Harm Than Good For Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
2014-07-01 03:23:59

University of Michigan Health System Harm to quality of life outweighs benefits of treatment for older patients and those with negative feelings about side effects, burden of medication For patients with type 2 diabetes – especially those over age 50 – the negative impact of side effects like weight gain and burdens like frequent insulin shots trumps the benefits of drugs, says a new study by the University of Michigan Health System, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and...

2014-06-30 23:11:03

ReportsnReports.com offers Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2018 research report in its store. This report is spread across 250 pages and provides 112 data tables as well as 43 figures to support the business intelligence and global human insulin market information provided in the...

2014-06-30 23:04:07

Diabetes can be a severe and discouraging condition. Consequently, DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Reverse Your Diabetes Today program, a new method that promises to help sufferers achieve relief. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Daily Gossip writes in its review that the Reverse Your Diabetes Today program actually promises to expose some little known therapies for this disorder. The magazine reveals at the same time that the program was created by Matt Traverso, who...

Afrezza Inhalation Powder
2014-06-29 04:56:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Treatment options for diabetes come in a wide variety, ranging from oral medications to insulin pumps. USA Today reports that a new treatment option has been added to the arsenal, Afrezza Inhalation Powder. This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the rapid-acting inhaled insulin to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes mellitus, or Type I diabetes. The FDA estimates that 25.8 million people in...

child stress
2014-06-28 05:41:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Chronic stressors such as poverty or abuse can have a lasting negative impact on children and could be linked to behavioral, health or employment-related problems later on in life, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry. While experiencing a certain amount of stress can help youngsters learn how to adapt to and cope with life’s obstacles, researchers from the University of...

2014-06-27 23:02:17

The Firm represents men who claim that testosterone product use has caused them to suffer strokes or heart attack. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The fastest growing health crisis among men in their 40s and 50s is injuries caused by the use of prescription testosterone products. The Rottenstein Law Group, a national personal injury law firm, has launched a new Website http://www.testosteroneinjuryfirm.com, dedicated to helping men get more information about the dangers of this...

2014-06-27 12:26:19

DALLAS, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report, "Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2018" published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Human Insulin Market crossed $23 Billion in 2013 and is poised to grow at a high double-digit CAGR from...

2014-06-27 12:00:11

New York Institute of Technology Administering low doses of a thyroid hormone to rats with diabetes helps restore hormone levels in their hearts and prevented deterioration of heart function and pathology, according to a new study by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine professor A. Martin Gerdes. The study, published in the online edition of Molecular Medicine home provides the first clear indication that low thyroid hormone levels in cardiac tissue of diabetic individuals may be the...

2014-06-27 08:26:07

Distribution agreement reached with partner to market the Dario(TM)smart meter in Canada CAESAREA, Israel, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario((TM)) Diabetes Management Solution, announced today that it has entered into a strategic distribution agreement with AutoControl Medical Inc. (ACM) that grants ACM the exclusive right to distribute the Dario((TM) )Smart Meter, test strips and lancets in Canada. Dario(TM) is a...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'