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2014-04-28 08:33:10

600,000 Italians Now Eligible for Reimbursement Coverage CAESAREA, Israel, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced that it has received national approval and regional reimbursement for the Dario(TM) Personalized Smart Meter in Italy. Receipt of reimbursement approvals is a key component of LabStyle's continuing commercial roll out of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution....

2014-04-28 08:31:53

Pivotal Trial to Build on Previous Positive Studies; Aims to Further Demonstrate Paradigm-Shifting Potential of Automated, Bedside Glucose Monitoring System in the ICU HAYWARD, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous monitoring systems for use in the intensive care unit (ICU), today announced the enrollment of the first patient in a pivotal, multi-center Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) clinical study of the...

2014-04-27 23:02:41

Wright & Schulte LLC is Evaluating Testosterone Lawsuits on Behalf of Men Who Suffered Heart Attacks and Strokes, Allegedly Due to AndroGel, Testim, Androderm, and Other Testosterone Therapy Drugs. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing clients in testosterone treatment lawsuits, announces they have launched a new Testosterone Lawsuit Information Facebook page to provide the public with the most up-to-date information...

2014-04-26 23:01:41

Wright & Schulte LLC is Evaluating Testerone Lawsuits on Behalf of Men Who Have Suffered Strokes Heart Attacks, and Other Potentially Deadly Cardiovascular Side Effects, Allegedly Due to Testosterone Treatment Drugs Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 A Testim lawsuit information page (TestimLawsuits.com) has been launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to provide people with the latest information on the serious side effects allegedly associated with testosterone replacement therapy...

2014-04-26 23:01:13

Team of Researchers Recommends Blood Tests Be Used in Conjunction with Physical Exams DALLAS (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 The national law firm of Baron and Budd reports that a study conducted by a panel of physicians recommends doctors not rely on blood tests alone when determining whether a patient suffers from low testosterone. The study, spearheaded by the American Urological Association (AUA), included data from more than 10,000 patients. It will be published in the May issue of Urology...

Stress Reduction Through Horse Therapy
2014-04-26 05:57:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has shown that animals can have a soothing effect on humans and a new study published in the Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin reveals that when school kids work with horses they have significantly lower levels of stress hormones throughout their day. “We were coming at this from a prevention perspective,” said study author Patricia Pendry, a developmental psychologist at Washington State University who studies...

2014-04-25 23:00:44

Zoll, Kranz & Borgess, LLC filed a petition today supporting transfer of all AndroGel testosterone therapy cases to the Northern District of Illinois, before Judge Matthew F. Kennelly for pretrial purposes. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 A group of plaintiffs’ attorneys representing a variety of victims of testosterone therapy recently submitted a motion with the Federal Judicial Panel on MultiDistrict Litigation (JPML), requesting transfer of all AndroGel product liability...

2014-04-24 23:13:46

Androderm Lawsuit Joins The More Than 30 Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Currently Pending in Federal Courts Involving Testosterone Therapy Drugs Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 An Androderm lawsuit has been recently been filed by an Albany County, New York man. Wright & Schulte LLC has learned the plaintiff in this testosterone treatment lawsuit is seeking compensation for a stroke he alleges he suffered after using the testosterone treatment drug Androderm. This Androderm...

2014-04-24 16:29:04

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the momentum and stellar reputation of eight successful years, the 9(th) annual D.R.E.a.M.S. in the City event, benefiting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), will once again bring together some of New York City's most dedicated and generous supporters of diabetes research. The sophisticated soiree, highlighted by a delectable dinner, classic cocktails, highly-rated wines from Wine Spectator, a...

2014-04-24 16:28:58

ORMD-0801 Oral Insulin Appeared Safe and Well-tolerated. No Hypoglycemic Events or Treatment Related Adverse Events Observed JERUSALEM, April 24, 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 detailed results from its previously completed Phase IIa trial investigating ORMD-0801, its orally ingestible insulin capsule, in type 2...


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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.