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2014-07-04 23:03:45

Dr. Robert Harshbarger spoke on the topic of Total Men’s Health; specifically, he pleads with his patients on the importance of being proactive with their health today to have positive outcomes tomorrow. Kingsport,TN (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Performance Medicine (Dr. Tom Rogers) and Custom Compounding Centers of America hosted “The Truth about Testosterone” in association with June being Men’s Health Month. The men’s health gathering was standing room only and was held at 109 Jack...

2014-07-03 23:09:12

The specially designed hormone therapy program will attend issues like menopause, mood swings, lack of energy and a horde of other such problems in women. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 For women of every age and suffering from a wide range of bodily problems, MetroMD, California’s leading name in regenerative medicine and hormone therapy, now proposes a list of solutions that’s set to garner a lot of interest from the womenfolk. Already serving a wide assortment of therapies...

2014-07-03 23:07:20

Let Freedom Ring! Progene invites men to take pride in their nation and in themselves with a Free Progene® At-Home Testosterone Test Kit -- a $50 value. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Optimum health brings independence and freedom. Progene invites men to take action and measure their testosterone-levels “On the House, At their House” -- with a Free $50 At-Home Test Kit as a special rebate when any pack of Progene® is purchased at a retail store. Details can be found...

2014-07-03 23:02:45

Zoll, Kranz & Borgess, LLC currently represents clients with injuries allegedly caused by testosterone therapy. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The FDA is now requiring all testosterone replacement therapy products to have the general warning that these drugs may cause blood clots in the veins (Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)). Currently, the VTE warning is directly linked to polycythemia, which is when there is an increase in the number of red blood cells. Announced by the FDA June...

2014-07-03 12:25:46

NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of therapeutic products for diseases such as diabetes. The company's lead product - Afrezza inhalation powder - was recently approved by the FDA as a rapid-acting insulin therapy intended to improve glycemic control in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. MannKind was founded by Al Mann for the purpose of developing inhaled insulin as an...

2014-07-03 11:56:28

The Lancet Insulin pumps are significantly more effective at controlling blood glucose (sugar) in people with type 2 diabetes who have failed to respond to the usual standard of care, multiple daily insulin injections, according to the largest international study to examine the safety and effectiveness of the pumps to treat type 2 diabetes, published in The Lancet. Type 2 diabetes is usually controlled by diet and medication, but most people with advanced disease also end up needing...

2014-07-03 11:14:23

Diabetologia A systematic review and meta-analysis of available data published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that combined aerobic and resistance training, rather than either alone, is best for controlling both blood sugar and blood fat profiles among people with type 2 diabetes. However the authors stress that the strength of the results is weakened when studies with high risk of bias are removed, and thus more high quality...

2014-07-02 08:27:35

Testosterone Gel (1%), the Generic Equivalent to Vogelxo(TM) (testosterone) Gel, Expected to Increase Access for Patients Who Need It MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., today announced the launch of Testosterone Gel (1%), the generic of the newly Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vogelxo((TM)) (testosterone) gel 1%, for topical use, CIII, and the first and only available generic testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) available in three...

2014-07-01 12:26:04

Paul Krause, Bobby Bell, Joe DeLamielleure and other Pro Football Hall of Fame Players, Retired NFL Players and supporters of the HOF Players Classic are now patients of and strongly endorse hormone replacement therapy provider SottoPelle®. Utilizing natural bioidentical hormones SottoPelle has been able to offer a much needed defense to a variety of medical conditions facing these NFL legends. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SottoPelle®, a world recognized leader...

Insulin May Do More Harm Than Good For Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
2014-07-01 03:23:59

University of Michigan Health System Harm to quality of life outweighs benefits of treatment for older patients and those with negative feelings about side effects, burden of medication For patients with type 2 diabetes – especially those over age 50 – the negative impact of side effects like weight gain and burdens like frequent insulin shots trumps the benefits of drugs, says a new study by the University of Michigan Health System, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and...


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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