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2014-03-28 23:01:23

The Firm is investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and other cardiovascular injuries, allegedly due to AndroGel and other low testosterone therapies. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Androgel lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/androgel-lawsuit/) and other product liability claims involving low testosterone therapies continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein...

2014-03-28 12:26:04

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause is the natural end of a woman's fertile years and is marked by the cessation of her menstrual cycles. The ovaries reduce their hormone production beginning a few years before the final period, which can trigger hot flashes, night sweats and other bothersome symptoms. An increasing number of women are turning to natural solutions to deal with their menopause symptoms, including menopause irregular periods and menopause...

2014-03-27 23:22:52

The Hallelujah Diet has launched a new line of plant-based menopause supplements to help women deal wih the side effects of going through the three stages of menopause: peri-menopause, menopause and postmenopause Gastonia, NC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In an effort to provide a plant-based option to the 6,000 women entering menopause every day, The Hallelujah Diet®, one of the country’s leading plant-based nutraceutical organizations, has launched Luminology™ – a new women’s...

Missing Hormone 'Leptin' Found In Birds
2014-03-26 12:32:02

The University of Akron How does the Arctic tern (a sea bird) fly more than 80,000 miles in its roundtrip North Pole-to-South Pole migration? How does the Emperor penguin incubate eggs for months during the Antarctic winter without eating? How does the Rufous hummingbird, which weighs less than a nickel, migrate from British Columbia to Mexico? These physiological gymnastics would usually be influenced by leptin, the hormone that regulates body fat storage, metabolism and appetite....

2014-03-26 12:24:44

PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study published online January 1 by the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, the usage of testosterone-boosting supplements nearly quadrupled in the U.S. between 2001 and 2010, while the usage of these drugs increased by only 30% in the United Kingdom during the same time period. "One big difference is the prevalence of direct-to-consumer marketing of branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. Such ads are...

2014-03-26 08:30:11

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women throughout history have turned to herbs to manage their menopause symptoms. Today, many women are returning to their foremothers' wisdom and seeking out natural treatment options and nutritional supplements to ease some of the most common symptoms of menopause, such as menopause crying, menopause hot flashes, mood swings menopause, night sweats and menopause lightheadedness. Certain symptoms are closely identified with...

2014-03-25 23:00:32

Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills comments on new bone health research and parathyroid hormone’s role in healthy bones. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills, Dr. Babak Larian, today responded to new research about bone health. Parathyroid hormone levels influence bone health and ways they contribute to bone conditions, such as osteoporosis. Hyperparathyroidism is...

2014-03-25 08:25:53

"Gross data mismanagement" led to unreliable results that contradicted 30+ years of medical literature, producing a media frenzy that misled consumers and compromised public health BOSTON, March, 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three professional medical societies and a highly distinguished international group of over 130 scientists and concerned physicians have petitioned the Journal of the American Medical Association to retract the article that precipitated recent concerns regarding...

2014-03-24 23:28:48

National network of attorneys follows up on substantial number of consumer inquiries into no-cost consultations in connection with FDA announcement of review of testosterone treatments. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers will now be available to file lawsuits over allegations of heart attacks and strokes from testosterone treatment as...

2014-03-24 16:24:14

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), a fully integrated pharmaceutical company committed to the development of new treatments for diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which New Jersey-based Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC has acquired Upsher-Smith's rights to Divigel(®) (estradiol gel) 0.1%, Nexa(®) Plus Rx Prenatal Vitamin, and Provella(®), a...


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Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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