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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...

2014-04-23 23:09:58

Live webinar to focus on the development of a novel telemetry device for continuous monitoring of glucose in rodents. The broadcast takes place on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (16:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Glucose monitoring options for preclinical research have historically been limited when compared to the options available for human monitoring. As an example, Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) have been prevalent in human medical applications...

2014-04-23 23:03:21

The Firm is investigating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes and other heart problems, allegedly due to low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Testosterone lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) continue to be filed in courts around the U.S. on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes and other serious heart problems, allegedly due to their use of prescription low testosterone...

2014-04-23 12:29:24

Program Also Led to Better Blood Glucose Control and Greater Reductions in Heart Disease Risk Factors; Jenny Craig for Type 2 Now Available to Consumers CARLSBAD, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Study Highlights: -- After one year, Jenny Craig participants lost more than three times as much weight as the Usual Care group. -- Study participants following Jenny Craig's lower carbohydrate menu significantly reduced their HbA1c levels from 7.3% to 6.6%, while...

2014-04-23 08:31:57

Stage and Screen Star Shines a Spotlight on Better Blood Sugar Management With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced it is teaming up with Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson on America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals, an educational program intended to encourage people with type 2 diabetes to...

2014-04-22 23:14:23

With 50 Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Currently Pending in Federal Courts Against the Manufacturers of Drugs Like AndroGel, Axiron and Testim, A Motion To Consolidate is Expected to Move All Testosterone Lawsuits to The District Court of Louisiana. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Plaintiffs who have filed testosterone treatment lawsuits against the manufacturers of AndroGel and Testim have filed a motion with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) seeking the...

2014-04-22 14:29:27

Men's susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, new research suggests. A study has revealed how men's testosterone levels may be determined before they are born. Understanding why some men have less of the hormone than others is important because testosterone is crucial for life-long health. Low levels of the hormone have been linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Researchers have shown that the cells...


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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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