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2014-01-24 23:04:33

INFORMED-SPORT Certification Ensures Products Are Made to the Highest Quality Standards and Free of Banned Substances Los Gatos, Ca (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The ORAL IV ® hydration aid product has been certified by INFORMED-SPORT, a quality assurance program for sports nutrition products, suppliers to the sports nutrition industry and supplement manufacturing facilities. The INFORMED-SPORT program provides assurance that products have been tested for substances listed on the World...

2014-01-24 23:02:09

World Antiaging Network, Indian Medical Association, Maharashtra and Antiaging Medicine and Research, India brings to focus the importance of hormones and the aging process during the 5th Indomedicon Antiaging Conference, which is to be held in Mumbai, India from February 14th to February 16th, 2014. One full day is dedicated to this event to discuss the association of declining hormone levels in men and women with diseases, disabilities and premature aging, and their clinical management....

2014-01-24 23:01:50

New research study “Insulin Pump Market & Forecast – Worldwide Analysis” worked out by Renub Research has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the number of users of insulin pumps worldwide is expected to record a single-digit CAGR through to 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 In today’s world of medicine, insulin pumps are being increasingly preferred to other insulin delivery options, especially for patients with Type 1 diabetes....

2014-01-24 13:25:10

Exposure to environmental endocrine disrupters, such as bisphenol A, which mimic estrogen, is associated with adverse health effects. Bisphenol A is commonly found in plastic bottles and plastic food containers. New research from a team including Carnegie's Daniel Gorelick and Marnie Halpern on the effects of these chemicals on zebrafish shows that embryonic heart valves could be particularly in danger. It is published by Environmental Health Perspectives. Estrogen hormones are important...

2014-01-24 11:23:53

As mating season approaches, male animals are faced with a question that can make or break their chances at reproducing: does it pay to be a lover or a fighter? Or both? Researchers from The University of Manchester and Syracuse University in New York working with the University of Western Australia, found that where animals fall on the lover/fighter scale depends on how much they are able to ensure continued mating rights with females. In species where fighting for the right to mate...

2014-01-23 12:29:12

Sebastien Sasseville, the first Canadian to wear the Animas® Vibe(TM), to run solo, coast-to-coast across Canada to Inspire Canadians Living with Type 1 Diabetes BURNABY, British Columbia, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Canada, a division of LifeScan Canada Ltd., today announced the launch of the Animas® Vibe(TM) insulin pump and CGM system[2] in Canada, providing a new diabetes management solution for Canadians living with Type 1 diabetes. (Photo:...

2014-01-23 12:22:45

ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coach USA, one of the largest transportation companies in North America, announced today that it has agreed to a new medical protocol for drivers with diabetes, which will ensure public safety and protect disability rights. In an attempt to resolve certain legal challenges with regard to prior diabetes policies, the company has worked in partnership with the American Diabetes Association and AARP Foundation Litigation, a...

2014-01-22 23:21:43

London, Ontario-based Sernova Corp., is developing a better way to treat the disease involving the replacement of lost pancreatic islets, whose function is to read blood sugar levels and release insulin into the blood, normalizing blood sugar levels. London, ON (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Imagine there is a person with diabetes who must focus on measuring their blood sugar levels almost constantly followed by injection of insulin multiple times each day or monitoring their insulin pump...

2014-01-22 12:25:21

Role model overcomes setbacks to inspire children and adults with type 1 diabetes with 4th Olympic bid INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights -- #T1DiabetesChamp and #Lilly #Diabetes spokesperson Kris Freeman @TeamFreeBirdXC named to #Sochi2014 @USOlympic cross-country ski team -- #Lilly #Diabetes and @LillyHealth celebrate @TeamFreeBirdXC Kris Freeman's naming to 4(th) @USOlympic team -- @TeamFreeBirdXC Kris Freeman doesn't let T1...

2014-01-21 23:31:33

There are up to 300 million thyroid sufferers worldwide, yet over half are undiagnosed. Hypothyroid Mom is on a mission to find them this January for Thyroid Awareness Month. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The Thyroid Federation International estimates there are up to 300 million thyroid sufferers worldwide, yet over half are unaware of their condition. Hypothyroid Mom announces her mission to find the 300 million thyroid sufferers this January for Thyroid Awareness Month. Every cell of 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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