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2014-11-12 12:31:36

Live Audio Webcast will be on November 19, 2014 SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

2014-11-12 08:33:30

ASKIM, Sweden, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diasend announced today that people with diabetes will now have unlimited access to diasend(R) Personal free of charge.

2014-11-12 08:32:24

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc.

2014-11-12 00:21:49

- Intarcia grants Servier exclusive rights to ITCA 650 in ex-U.S./Japan territories; Intarcia retains full control of ITCA 650 in the United States and plans another partner in Japan.

2014-11-11 23:04:40

While knowledge of diabetes in humans is widespread, some may not know that it can affect pets too.

2014-11-11 23:02:15

The Firm is evaluating Byetta lawsuits and other product liability claims that allege incretin mimetic diabetes drugs caused patients to develop pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and thyroid cancer.

2014-11-11 16:23:45

Surveyed German Nephrologists Report that the Majority of Their Patients Treated with Epoetin Alfa Receive a Biosimilar, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass.,

2014-11-10 12:29:25

Find an HGH Therapy Clinic in California for local blood test and physical exams. Doctors prescribe HGH injections for those with low growth hormone levels. LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2014-11-10 12:27:47

Once-weekly treatment for adults with type 2 diabetes comes in a pen with a no-see, no-handle needle INDIANAPOLIS, Nov.


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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