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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...

2014-04-01 08:30:33

- Prasco to market the Authorized Generic of EVISTA® in the United States CINCINNATI, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prasco Laboratories, announced today it has signed a marketing and distribution agreement with Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) to market the Authorized Generic (AG) version of EVISTA(®) (raloxifene hydrochloride tablets), in 60 mg strength in the United States. Prasco will begin shipping the product immediately. The financial terms of the agreement were not...

2014-04-01 08:28:59

-Promising first interim phase 3 data for ITCA 650 in type 2 diabetes, combined with robust execution against key milestones and the addition of key talent BOSTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the completion of another landmark private round of equity financing for $200 million. Together with the $210 million round of equity and debt financing in November of 2012 the company is very strongly positioned for future milestones and launch...

2014-03-31 23:33:49

Reverse Your Diabetes Today is the newest program reviewed by DailyGossip.org. The magazine indicates that the new method promises to help all sufferers achieve diabetes' natural cure easily and effectively. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The review published by Daily Gossip helps sufferers understand more about the "Reverse You Diabetes Today" new program. The new method actually promises high efficiency. This means that the program claims to help patients get rid...

2014-03-31 23:23:08

The Firm is evaluating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered serious cardiovascular problems, allegedly due to AndroGel and other low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Plaintiffs in AndroGel lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/androgel-lawsuit/) have asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to transfer of all federally filed-claims to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, for coordinated...

2014-03-31 08:29:38

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced that the primary endpoint of non-inferiority of A1C levels at six months was met for the CONSISTENT 1 trial. The trial is evaluating Hylenex(® )recombinant and a new formulation of Hylenex currently under U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review, when used as pretreatment of the insulin infusion site in patients with type 1 diabetes receiving continuous subcutaneous insulin...

2014-03-31 00:21:42

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Torkzadeh Law Firm (TorkLaw) is currently investigating and accepting cases involving testosterone replacement therapy and any resulting cardiac event such as a heart attack, stroke, blood clots and even death. Testosterone lawsuits are being filed on behalf of victims and their families across the county. In January 2014, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it was investigating the safety of testosterone replacement drugs...

2014-03-29 23:04:57

Wright & Schulte LLC is Evaluating AndroGel Lawsuits on Behalf of Men Who Suffered Heart Attacks, Strokes and Other Potentially Deadly Cardiovascular Side Effects, Allegedly Due to this Prescription Testosterone Therapy Treatment New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 An AndroGel lawsuit page has been launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to provide consumers with the most current information regarding the serious side effects allegedly associated with this prescription testosterone...


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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