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2014-07-21 23:03:13

Clinicians Discuss Future of Global Health Care; Diet as a First-Line Diabetes Treatment Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 New dietary guidelines for diabetes management, released at the International Conference on Diabetes (ICD), hosted by the George Washington University School of Medicine and the nonprofit Physicians Committee, favor low-fat, low-glycemic, plant-based foods, curbing sodium intake to 1,500 milligrams each day, and taking a vitamin B12 supplement. A panel of 35...

2014-07-21 23:01:46

The Firm is evaluating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems due to their use of testosterone replacement medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled a meeting of outside advisors to discuss the risks...

2014-07-19 23:02:12

With Over 100 Testosterone Lawsuits Awaiting Litigation in the U.S., Health Canada Has Issued A Safety Review Warning of Possible Cardiac Risks Associated With Testosterone Treatment Drugs Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that Health Canada has issued a warning to patients and healthcare professionals of the potential life-threatening heart and blood vessel problems associated with testosterone replacement therapy products. The Canadian regulatory...

2014-07-18 23:04:17

Court Issues Transfer Order in Anticipation of Many More Filings DALLAS (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The number of lawsuits filed involving plaintiffs claiming they suffered adverse health affects after taking drugs associated with testosterone therapy more than doubled from June 6-16, 2014, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. On June 6 there were 45 such lawsuits pending in the U.S. District Court of Illinois, but by June 16 there were nearly 100 lawsuits pending. (In re:...

2014-07-18 23:02:07

The Firm is investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, blood clots and other serious cardiovascular events due to the use of low testosterone therapies. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Concerns surrounding certain testosterone treatments (http://www.injurybeacon.com/testosterone-androgel/) continued to reach new heights this month with a new study that found a significant increase in the number of Canadian men taking the...

2014-07-18 16:23:18

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3txjqf/global_type_1) has announced the addition of the "Global Type 1 Diabetes Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3txjqf/global_type_1 ] report to their offering. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder characterized by high blood glucose levels. In this condition, the immune system is activated against self-insulin producing cells. This,...

2014-07-18 08:25:13

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause hair loss is a common problem that affects about half of women during menopause. Hair is made from a type of protein called keratin, which is also present in the skin and nails. Most people have about 100,000 hairs, which remain on the head for several years at a time. Each hair may grow for two to six years before going into a resting phase. Eventually, the hairs fall out, and most people lose between 50 and 100 hairs...

2014-07-17 23:05:29

Required Change Reflects Reports of Additional Clotting Not Related to Condition Covered by Current Warnings DALLAS (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered testosterone therapy drug makers to provide additional warnings in regard to blood clots to those already in place, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. This development occurs as federal litigation involving testosterone treatment lawsuits proceed in the U.S. District Court, Northern...

2014-07-17 23:05:17

Over the last two years, a dream team of diverse and talented scientists has been assembled at the University of Iowa’s Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) in collaboration to find new keys to preventing and curing this devastating disease. The community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) presented a $6 million donation to the University of Iowa at its national convention on Sunday, July 13, fulfilling a $25 million commitment made in 2008. Los...

2014-07-17 16:25:37

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research announced today ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company, has filed an Investigational New Drug application (IND) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes. The trial would evaluate the safety and efficacy of the VC-01(TM) product candidate, a stem...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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