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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...

2014-01-20 23:24:00

There is much talk about lawyers suffering from depression and anxiety but there is little practical help available. CPD Interactive together with Dr Craig Hassad has developed a new online course for lawyers to assist with stress, anxiety and depression. (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 http://cpdinteractive.com.au/ We know many lawyers suffer from anxiety/depression. So what can we do about it? CPD Interactive together with Dr Craig Hassad, a GP, lecturer and holistic health expert has launched...

2014-01-20 16:21:56

Company Is Providing Replacement Cartridges to Its Customers at No Additional Charge SAN DIEGO, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), or Tandem, today announced that it is expanding a voluntary recall of specific lots of insulin cartridges that are used with the t:slim® Insulin Pump. The affected cartridges may be at risk for leaking. This could potentially result in the device delivering too much or too little insulin, which can lead to a...

Ingredients Found In Tea, Berries And Chocolate Could Protect Against T2 Diabetes
2014-01-20 08:22:05

[ Watch the Video: What Should You Eat To Prevent Diabetes? ] University of East Anglia Eating high levels of flavonoids including anthocyanins and other compounds (found in berries, tea, and chocolate) could offer protection from type 2 diabetes - according to research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and King's College London. Findings published today in the Journal of Nutrition reveal that high intakes of these dietary compounds are associated with lower insulin resistance...

2014-01-18 23:03:32

Diabetes Reversed reviews have been popping all over the internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this cookbook that claims people don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to relieve the symptoms of diabetes while still worrying about possible side effects. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Diabetes Reversed that has three big tips for eliminating the effects of diabetes, and even turning it back to those carefree pre-diabetic days has caught the attention of...

2014-01-18 23:01:19

Specialist website, The Symptoms of Diabetes, has published detailed information relating to diabetes symptoms along with a range of other valuable information relating to this condition. Houston, USA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 A specialist informational website, The Symptoms of Diabetes, has recently published details relating to diabetes symptoms along with a range of additional information relating to this condition. The information can be accessed on the website, which is at...

2014-01-17 23:04:48

Prediabetes Treatment Center Invites Wellness Seekers to Open House Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 The PreDiabetes Center of Southwest Houston will hold a Health and Wellness Open House on Thursday, January 23 for PreDiabetes Centers clients and any person interested in learning more about prediabetes treatment. Attendees can meet prediabetes physician Dr. Afreen Pappa and her health staff, ask questions about treatment, get information on prediabetes nutrition and exercise, learn...

Chinese Medicine Prevents Diabetes
2014-01-17 11:20:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Traditional Chinese medicine has been around for thousands of years, and a new study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has found that a mixture of 10 Chinese herbal medicines called Tianqi may help stall the progression from a pre-diabetes condition to a formal diabetes diagnosis. Patients are considered to have pre-diabetes when they develop elevated blood sugar levels, but not to the point of those with type-2...

2014-01-16 23:02:21

The Firm is investigating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, or thyroid cancer, allegedly due to their use of Byetta. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com), as well as product liability claims involving other incretin mimetic diabetes drugs, continue to mount in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein...

2014-01-16 14:15:21

Treatment with progesterone, a naturally occurring hormone that has been shown to alleviate severe hot flashes and night sweats in post-menopausal women, poses little or no cardiovascular risk, according to a new study by the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health. The findings, published today in PLOS ONE, help to dispel a major impediment to widespread use of progesterone as a treatment for hot flashes and night sweats, said lead author Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior, a...


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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