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2014-06-24 23:13:53

In response to a new FDA testosterone warning, The Onder Law Firm has updated its Testim Testosterone Lawsuit Center website, where the firm offers timely news updates and no-obligation Testim lawsuit case review with an attorney. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Attorneys representing national Testim lawsuits announce an expansion of their website, the Testim Testosterone Lawsuit Center, in response to a new FDA testosterone warning*. News broke late last week that the FDA will...

2014-06-24 23:05:50

Transfer Order Consolidates 49 Testosterone Lawsuits Involving Several Different Manufacturers CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) issued a Transfer Order on June 6, 2014 creating an MDL for 49 testosterone lawsuits in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. Plaintiffs in the lawsuits allege drugs such as AndroGel, AndroDerm, Axiron, Foresta, Testim and others...

2014-06-24 16:23:11

Intermountain Medical Center Diseases of the adrenal gland have long been difficult to diagnose. But now, researchers have found an affordable and easy way to diagnose and monitor endocrine diseases of the adrenal gland by using saliva and a smartphone. Researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, have developed new smartphone technology to help screen patients for a number of adrenal gland diseases, including Cushing's syndrome. The new tool also helps to identify...

2014-06-24 16:18:52

The Endocrine Society Researchers have developed a device that uses any smartphone to measure the cortisol concentration in saliva. The device was presented Tuesday, June 24, at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society in Chicago. "We have developed a method for measuring cortisol in saliva using a smartphone and a disposable test strip. This innovation enables anyone with a smartphone to measure their salivary cortisol...

2014-06-23 23:11:48

Lawyers representing national Androgel lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm update FDA warning information on testosterone risks and offer free Androgel lawsuit case review for individuals seeking to file an Androgel testosterone lawsuit related to heart attack or stroke. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Attorneys handling Androgel lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm are providing up-to-date Androgel information at their website, the Androgel Testosterone Lawsuit Center, in light of a June 19,...

2014-06-23 23:11:19

Nature’s Elements, a premier online herbal supplements supplier, has introduced a new product called DHT Blocker. The product is formulated to block a compound that causes hair loss, graying of hair, and prostate problems. Lindenhurst, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Effective in both men and women, DHT Blocker includes various vitamins and herbs which are known to improve scalp circulation. Ingredients in the product include Saw Palmetto, Beta Sitosterol, He Shou Wu, and other DHT blockers....

2014-06-23 23:01:30

Dr. Forrest Hannan, D.C. of Glendora CA announces the June Diabetes Educational Dinner Engagement where diabetic patients review the traditional diabetic route then will be immersed with how real results can be obtained. Glendora, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 At the Diabetic Educational Dinner, Dr. Forrest Hannan, D.C. discusses how traditional diabetic handling includes prescribing one or more oral medications to manage the disease and as the problem progresses more types of insulin will be...

2014-06-23 16:24:44

--Microbiome Modulator NM504 Significantly Improved Blood Glucose Control and Other Metabolic Parameters in Patients with Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes-- CHICAGO and BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroBiome Therapeutics(TM) LLC, (MBT) today presented positive results from a clinical trial of microbiome modulator NM504 in prediabetes and type 2 diabetes at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society....

2014-06-22 23:02:36

Depo Testosterone Lawsuits Against Pfizer Inc. And Its Subsidiary, Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC, To Be Included In Industry-Wide Consolidation of Testosterone Lawsuits Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC are pleased to announce that a federal judicial panel has denied a request by Pfizer Inc., to be excluded from a consolidation of all testosterone replacement therapy lawsuits. Pfizer contended that only four lawsuits were filed against the...

2014-06-22 23:01:39

The Firm is evaluating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered life-threatening heart events due to their use of low testosterone therapy medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 The federal multidistrict litigation established in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, for federally-filed testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitclaims.com/) is beginning to move forward, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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