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2014-04-03 12:21:40

Many research studies have shown that lifestyle interventions, such as exercise programs or weight loss, in people with impaired glucose tolerance (those at high risk of diabetes) can prevent progression to overt type 2 diabetes. However, until now, there has been a lack of high quality, randomized controlled trial evidence to prove that lifestyle interventions prevent deaths from cardiovascular disease, such as heart attacks and stroke, in these people. The risk of death from all-causes...

2014-04-02 23:34:00

The site abb2u.com has recently posted a full review of The Ultimate Diabetes Treatment to show whether this e-Book is worth reading. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 As the author of The Ultimate Diabetes Treatment, Andrew Di Angelo claims that his treatment can help patients reverse their diabetes naturally. Unlike traditional treatments that only focuses on treating the symptoms, this treatment aims at dealing with the root cause of diabetes. This treatment is the one that has helped Angelo...

2014-04-02 23:23:01

The new book, The Biology of Beating Stress, by Jeanne Ricks, shares methods to manage stress and even provides methods on how to use stress to your advantage. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Jeanne Ricks, holistic health counselor, lecturer, and life coach, is the author of the new book, THE BIOLOGY OF BEATING STRESS: How Changing Your Environment, Your Body, and Your Brain Can Help You Find Balance and Peace (New Page Books, June 2014). According to a recent study by the American...

2014-04-02 16:30:25

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37ktl3/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Insulin Industry Report - Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37ktl3/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) As the third largest human health disease following neoplastic disease, cardiovascular and...

Night Owls Vs Early Birds
2014-04-02 12:36:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Are you a night owl who likes to stay up to study or watch late-night talk shows? Or an early bird who likes to get a head start on the competition? According to a new study from a University of Chicago professor, your personal sleeping habits are related to your propensity for taking risks – with night owls being higher risk takers than early birds. The study, which was published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology, also found...

2014-04-02 12:31:36

A vision for Canadians with diabetes to live to their full potential OTTAWA, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - On April 7, 2014, World Health Day, the Canadian Diabetes Association will host events across the country to introduce the Diabetes Charter for Canada (Charter), which supports a shared voice for the diabetes community and presents a common vision for diabetes prevention and management, support and care. The goal of the Charter is to inspire a grassroots initiative to create...

2014-04-02 08:32:53

CAESAREA, Israel, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB:DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced the appointment of Dr. William Polonsky to its Scientific/Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Polonsky is a well-known author on the subject of living with and managing diabetes, and an internationally-recognized expert on the behavioral aspects of diabetes. He will advise the company on patient and professional needs and product...

2014-04-01 23:31:07

The DrugRisk Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com have added updated information to the site for patients who have used testosterone replacement therapy, or “low-T” drugs. A number of cases alleging the drugs caused heart attacks or stroke have been consolidated to a central federal court*....

2014-04-01 15:36:23

New research reveals that both pregnant women with diabetes and with type 2 diabetics have high levels of a fat metabolite that impairs pancreatic cells from secreting insulin. The findings, which are published in the April 1 issue of the Cell Press journal Cell Metabolism, suggest that blocking the effects of this fat metabolite may help prevent and treat diabetes. In nearly one-fifth of pregnancies, diabetes can arise (called gestational diabetes), and when this happens, it puts the...

2014-04-01 15:18:27

An educational intervention program for children between kindergarten and 10th grade, known as Fast Track, reduces aggressive behavior later in life, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research, led by psychological scientist Justin Carré of Nipissing University in Ontario, Canada, indicates that dampened testosterone levels in response to social threats may account for the intervention’s success in...


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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