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2014-08-29 23:06:23

Save 20% Off Orders of Supplements and More at The PreD Store Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 PreDiabetes

2014-08-28 23:16:18

Miami’s premiere anti-aging clinic is providing hope for men seeking to look and feel younger using their latest Miami HRT therapy strategies. Miami, FL (PRWEB)

2014-08-28 12:30:33

No overall statistically significant increased risk of bladder cancer in patients ever exposed to pioglitazone in a completed 10-year epidemiological study OSAKA, Japan, Aug.

hydrogel glucose meter
2014-08-28 03:00:18

The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing – something not possible using current point measurements like test strips.

gestational diabetes
2014-08-27 03:05:54

New research shows that children exposed to gestational diabetes in the wombs of their mothers are themselves around six times more likely to develop diabetes or prediabetes than children not exposed.

2014-08-26 23:14:22

Testosterone Therapy Lawsuits Continue as AndroGel Manufacturer, AbbVie Inc., Attempted to Block Perrigo’s Generic Testosterone Product from Getting FDA Approval Reports Wright & Schulte

2014-08-26 23:10:27

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in

2014-08-26 12:28:35

9 major insurance companies in Canada approved the reimbursement of the Montméd Timesulin under "standard group policies that include coverage for diabetic supplies". MONTREAL,

2014-08-26 08:31:41

New JARDIANCE Simple Savings program currently offered in doctors' offices and online RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug.

2014-08-26 08:31:29

All Heart Homecare home health aides now offers patients professional assistance in daily glucose monitoring and glucometer use. NEW YORK, Aug.


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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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.