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2014-05-07 10:04:54

Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center demonstrate high-value investment of public funds has substantial economic return Economic findings were released today on the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen plus progestin (E+P) trial. The WHI is one of the largest National Institutes of Health-funded studies ever conducted on women. Housed at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, it is a 15-year, multimillion-dollar study established in 1991, involving...

2014-05-06 23:16:46

“Natural Tips to Relieve Stress, Anxiety and Depression Quickly,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers safe and effective methods for eliminating stress and depression. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 “Natural Tips To Relieve Stress, Anxiety And Depression Quickly,” a new report created by Alfesh Zuber on the site Vkool.com, shows safe and natural ways to deal with anxiety, stress and depression. In the first part of this report, people will discover 10 relaxation...

2014-05-06 23:03:32

The Firm is investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who experienced heart attacks, strokes, or other serious cardiovascular problems, allegedly due to low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Pfizer, Inc., a defendant in testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) involving its Depo-Testosterone injection, is seeking to have those claims excluded from any multidistrict litigation involving cardiovascular injuries and...

2014-05-06 23:00:51

The firm currently provides free case reviews to men who allege testosterone supplements caused their cardiovascular health problems. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Low testosterone, or “Low T,” is poised to surpass erectile dysfunction as the most popular men’s health issue. The number of prescriptions written by doctors for testosterone therapy drugs like AndroGel , has become a multi-billion dollar business for pharmaceutical companies, raising concerns among some in...

2014-05-06 16:33:18

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® Insulin Pump, today reported its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, sales grew 48 percent to $8.1 million, compared to $5.5 million for the same period of 2013. For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, pump shipments grew 102 percent to 1,723 t:slim Pumps, compared to 852 pumps for the same...

2014-05-06 14:45:21

New studies provide fresh evidence that the same factors that lead to diabetes contribute to low milk supply in some new mothers. In a study to be presented May 5, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers discovered that problems with mothers' insulin metabolism may affect their milk production. The study found that women diagnosed with low milk supply were 2.5 times more likely to have experienced gestational diabetes compared to women seen at the clinic solely because...

2014-05-05 23:11:26

As cases increase, national network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations in connection with FDA's announcement that safety of testosterone treatments is under review. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today the latest legal developments for consumers following lawsuits alleging that patients have suffered heart attacks and strokes from testosterone...

2014-05-05 23:11:12

Wright & Schulte LLC Notes Testosterone Lawsuit News Has Doctors Seeking Answers and Call for Better Research Into The Cardiac Risks of Testosterone Treatment Drugs Like AndroGel, AndroDerm and Testim Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 With the safety of low testosterone treatment therapy coming into question along with pending testosterone lawsuits in Louisiana and Illinois alleging the prescription medication causes heart attacks, strokes and other serious physical complications,...

2014-05-05 04:21:48

Acromegaly, an endocrine disorder resulting from elevated growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels, is associated with high mortality(1,2) EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today presented results from a pivotal Phase III trial of investigational therapy Signifor(®) LAR (pasireotide LAR; SOM230) in patients with acromegaly for whom current standard of care provides inadequate disease control. The study findings showed that patients taking...

2014-05-03 23:02:47

Wright & Schulte LLC is Evaluating AndroGel lawsuits on Behalf of Men Who Suffered Potentially Life-Threatening Cardiovascular Problems, Including Heart Attacks and Strokes, Allegedly Due to Their Use of the Low Testosterone Therapy. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing clients in AndroGel lawsuits, announces they have launched a new Facebook page to provide the public with the most up-to-date information regarding 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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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