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2013-10-13 23:00:42

Babies are born with over 200+ toxins in their blood at birth (EWG, 2005). Dr. Vik Sachar, a board certified High Risk Pregnancy Physician, has created the World's First cosmetic line that is non-toxic and safe in pregnancy to limit fetal exposure to toxins. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Dr. Sachar, a board-certified High Risk Pregnancy Specialist, recognizes that many products have ingredients that have been associated with breast cancer, obesity, adult infertility, and...

2013-10-09 11:47:30

Findings from the first study to show a specific function of the immune system in the proliferation of thyroid cancer may ultimately change the course of treatment Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have taken the first steps to determine if a protein, called Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1), can help to predict which thyroid cancer patients will most likely have a recurrence of the disease. Study findings were presented today at the 2013 Clinical...

2013-10-03 23:34:24

Reproductive endocrinologist and molecular biologist Dr. Heidi Cook-Andersen has joined the region’s top fertility team at Reproductive Partners-UC San Diego Regional Fertility Center in La Jolla. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Reproductive endocrinologist and molecular biologist Dr. Heidi Cook-Andersen has joined the region’s top fertility team at Reproductive Partners-UC San Diego Regional Fertility Center in La Jolla. The facility, one of the leading fertility centers in the...

2013-10-03 09:03:25

Juvenile mice secrete a protective pheromone in their tears, blocking adult mating Nocturnal animals need their noses to stay alive. Mice, among others, depend on their impressive olfactory powers to sniff out food or avoid danger in the dark. Hard-wired to flee a predator or fight a mating rival in response to a whiff of urine, mice use a streamlined system that sends the sensory cue to neural centers in the brain that need only a few synapses to rapidly initiate the instinctive...

2013-10-02 10:50:34

Findings prompt call for tighter glucose control during surgery in high-risk diabetic patients A new study released today shows that among patients undergoing surgery for chronic wounds related to diabetes, the risk of wound-related complications is affected by how well the patient's blood sugar levels are controlled before surgery. These findings appear in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons...

2013-10-02 10:22:32

Extended follow-up of the two Women's Health Initiative hormone therapy trials does not support use of hormones for chronic disease prevention, although the treatment may be appropriate for menopausal symptom management in some women, according to a study in the October 2 issue of JAMA. The hormone therapy trials of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) were stopped after investigators found that the health risks outweighed the benefits. Menopausal hormone therapy continues in clinical use,...

2013-10-01 15:22:48

Flushed face, sweating, a sudden rush of heat. The hot flash, the bane of menopausal women, also can affect men who are undergoing hormone therapy for prostate cancer. But unlike in women, neither soy protein nor a common antidepressant provides relief for men, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Hot flashes occur in approximately 80 percent of men who are undergoing hormone manipulation as treatment for prostate cancer. Hormone therapy reduces the levels of...

2013-10-01 13:44:03

The oral hormone therapy conjugated equine estrogens (CEEs), which is used by women to relieve menopause symptoms, appears to be associated with increased risk for venous thrombosis (VT, blood clots) and possibly myocardial infarction (heart attack), but not ischemic stroke risk, when compared with the hormone therapy oral estradiol, according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Researchers compared the cardiovascular safety of the two commonly used...

2013-10-01 13:42:41

JAMA Internal Medicine publishes University of Washington -- Group Health study Women can choose among several types of estrogen pills, which are equally effective at relieving menopausal symptoms. But in an observational study of comparative safety, use of estradiol was associated with less risk of developing blood clots in leg veins (deep vein thrombosis) and clots in the lungs (pulmonary emboli) than was use of conjugated equine estrogens. According to a joint University of Washington...


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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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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