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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...

Text Message Sent With Vodka
2013-12-20 11:57:21

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An electronic system that sends text messages through evaporated alcohol wafting through the air from one point to another has been developed by researchers at York University, Canada and University of Warwick, UK. Using the device, the researchers successfully sent the message “O Canada” from the Canadian National Anthem across a distance of twelve feet using just vodka sprayed into the air. The technique can help send...

Reducing Risk Of Breast Cancer With Promising New Drug Treatment
2013-12-12 10:25:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online There is good news for postmenopausal women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer. According to a new study, taking the drug anastrozole for five years reduced the likelihood of developing the disease by 53 percent when compared with women who took a placebo. Approximately 80 percent of women in the United States who are diagnosed with breast cancer have tumors that contain high levels of hormone receptors. These...

2013-12-04 23:30:37

Thyroidmom.com celebrates two months of success raising awareness and building a support network for children born with congenital hypothyroidism. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Thyroidmom.com founder, Blythe Clifford, was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in her late twenties while trying to conceive her first son. Her husband was diagnosed a year later with Grave's Disease (hyperthyroidism). She had no idea that children could be born with thyroid disorders, so the...

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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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