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2014-01-29 13:10:08

The thyroid hormone thyroxine, which controls our day-to-day activity and was previously believed to remain at a constant level in the blood, actually fluctuates as a result of a protein which modifies the release of the hormone depending on body temperature, new research reveals. The research was published today, 29 January, in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The hormone thyroxine regulates metabolism in all mammals, including humans. If there is too much, it leads to...

2014-01-28 12:29:19

SottoPelle® Therapy is a unique, science-based approach to restoring key hormones in the body to a healthy balance. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gino Tutera, internationally recognized as the leading expert and pioneer in Bio-Identical Hormonal Replacement Therapy (BHRT), and with over 22 years of experience working with pellets, is pleased to announce SottoPelle(®) Therapy is now available in Barcelona and Marbella, Spain. Dr. Tutera recently visited...

2014-01-28 12:28:59

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealing with menopause symptoms often includes taking a proactive approach to symptoms. Researchers have determined that women are often at a reduced risk of suffering from severe menopause symptoms if they are practicing healthy lifestyle habits. However, a positive lifestyle may not be enough. Because menopause symptoms are associated with hormonal fluctuations and changes, women may need additional support to ease hot flashes...

2014-01-24 23:02:09

World Antiaging Network, Indian Medical Association, Maharashtra and Antiaging Medicine and Research, India brings to focus the importance of hormones and the aging process during the 5th Indomedicon Antiaging Conference, which is to be held in Mumbai, India from February 14th to February 16th, 2014. One full day is dedicated to this event to discuss the association of declining hormone levels in men and women with diseases, disabilities and premature aging, and their clinical management....

2014-01-24 13:25:10

Exposure to environmental endocrine disrupters, such as bisphenol A, which mimic estrogen, is associated with adverse health effects. Bisphenol A is commonly found in plastic bottles and plastic food containers. New research from a team including Carnegie's Daniel Gorelick and Marnie Halpern on the effects of these chemicals on zebrafish shows that embryonic heart valves could be particularly in danger. It is published by Environmental Health Perspectives. Estrogen hormones are important...

2014-01-23 23:22:31

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) markets. Global market for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is projected to exceed US$3.3 billion by 2020, driven by rising number of women in the menopausal age, and increase in patient awareness levels. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Hormone Replacement Therapy refers to use of hormones - estrogens and progestin for alleviating symptoms associated...

2014-01-23 12:29:12

Sebastien Sasseville, the first Canadian to wear the Animas® Vibe(TM), to run solo, coast-to-coast across Canada to Inspire Canadians Living with Type 1 Diabetes BURNABY, British Columbia, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Canada, a division of LifeScan Canada Ltd., today announced the launch of the Animas® Vibe(TM) insulin pump and CGM system[2] in Canada, providing a new diabetes management solution for Canadians living with Type 1 diabetes. (Photo:...

2014-01-22 23:04:57

Dr. Laurence Jacobs and Dr. Edward Marut Named Among Top One Percent of Fertility Doctors in Chicago Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Dr. Laurence Jacobs and Dr. Edward Marut of Fertility Centers of Illinois have been chosen by Chicago magazine as Top Doctors. Dr. Marut and Dr. Jacobs have both been named a Top Doctor for the past 15 years. Less than one percent of all specialists in the field of reproductive endocrinology are chosen. Physicians are selected as Top Doctors in Chicago...

2014-01-16 23:21:16

January is Thyroid Disease Awareness Month and Women’s Excellence is offering thyroid testing at all locations in January and all throughout the year. With women being more prone then men to develop thyroid disease, regular testing is recommended. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The thyroid gland is at the base of the neck just below the Adam's apple and produces two main hormones called T3 and T4. These hormones travel in the blood to all parts of the body...

2013-12-30 08:27:07

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause symptoms can disrupt a woman's life and trigger numerous emotional and physical changes. Not only can these symptoms affect the quality of a woman's life, but they can also leave her more prone to certain health problems, including cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Women who are suffering from problematic menopause symptoms can retake control. Natural solutions can help women overcome menopause night sweats, hot...


Latest Endocrinology Reference Libraries

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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