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2015-05-06 12:30:07

NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and Eli Lilly and Company, a global leader in diabetes care announced

2015-05-05 23:02:25

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is currently representing plaintiffs who have testosterone treatment lawsuits pending in the federal multidistrict litigation.

2015-05-04 12:27:17

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association (Association) is pleased to announce the

2015-05-04 08:30:00

- New Chief Operating Officer position has full accountability for taking the lead in building out novel go-to-market model, commercial capabilities and operational plans for ITCA 650.

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2015-05-03 11:49:40

A group of teenagers are taking a vacation from diabetes in order to test-drive an artificial pancreas in real-world conditions.

2015-05-01 23:04:34

Brandy Barnes, founder of the national nonprofit organization DiabetesSisters, has announced her decision to step down as Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Durham,

2015-04-30 23:02:03

UC Davis researchers recommend defining types of type 2 diabetes SACRAMENTO, Calif.

2015-04-30 16:38:30

SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care(®), Inc.

2015-04-30 12:34:35

The Eurycoma Longifolia Extract May Help with Natural Testosterone and Libido Support LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

2015-04-30 12:31:58

Available May 1-June 30, nearly 40 new novels and novellas priced under $1 each to help cure diabetes HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's an offer no avid reader


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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).