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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...

2014-03-24 16:24:09

Avista Capital Partners-Backed Company to Continue Add-On Acquisition Strategy SAYREVILLE, N.J., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vertical / Trigen Holdings, LLC ("Vertical / Trigen"), today announced that it has acquired the rights to three branded women's health products from Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Vertical / Trigen is a portfolio company of Avista Capital Partners....

2014-03-22 23:03:39

The new “Effects Of Soy On Health” report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com delivers to readers 20 health benefits of soy and 3 side effects of soy consumption. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Soy is an excellent source of dietary protein that includes all essential amino acids. It also contains lecithin, phospholipid, isoflavones, and fiber. “Effects Of Soy On Health,” a new report created by Dave Webber on the site HealthReviewCenter.com, uncovers to readers 20 health...

2014-03-20 12:33:39

NORWALK, Conn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net, a leading online community for medical professionals specializing in women's health, will be featuring a new series on the role of nutrition in women's health. Women are increasingly looking for less traditional therapeutic options for many disorders, and dietary recommendations can easily be incorporated into treatment plans for certain conditions. Nutritional therapy is recognized as a complementary...

2014-03-19 08:30:21

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause is a natural change that occurs as the ovaries stop producing hormones and releasing eggs. For most women, it is a gradual process that can occur over several years and can take up to a decade in some cases. Although the process is natural, it can still bring numerous symptoms as hormones fluctuate and drop. Each hormone in the human body works with other hormones to maintain balance, so when the levels of estrogen and...

2014-03-18 16:23:56

Renowned Medical Association Plans to Attack Obesity Epidemic With Benchmark Gathering of Worldwide Experts JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2011, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors declared obesity a disease state. And in 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) agreed, approving an AACE-sponsored resolution on the floor of its House of Delegates. While many understood this to be a pivotal moment in the...

2014-03-16 23:02:59

Kristine Kraft, partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, reports that the FDA has issued a Safety Announcement that it will investigate the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death for men using testosterone products. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 On January 31, 2014, the FDA issued a Safety Announcement that it will investigate the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men taking FDA-approved testosterone products. The FDA reported that they have “been monitoring...

2014-03-13 17:11:30

A rare and potentially lethal disease of newborn babies whose bodies make too much insulin may be treatable with fish oils, according to researchers from The University of Manchester. The disease, called congenital hyperinsulinism, means that the infant's brain is starved of blood sugar which can lead to brain damage or long-term disability. But by giving the children purified fish oils similar to those used to treat some heart attack patients, alongside standard medical treatment, their...

2014-03-13 17:07:09

When initiated soon after menopause, hormone therapy with estradiol prevented degeneration in key brain regions of women who were at heightened dementia risk, according to a new study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers. The investigators also found that another type of hormone therapy, marketed under the brand name Premarin, was far less protective. Premarin is a mixture of 30-plus substances derived from the urine of pregnant mares. Estradiol — the dominant...


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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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