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2014-06-26 08:28:04

Merkerson Visits Washington, D.C. on June 26 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Washington, D.C. to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C -- their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

pregnancy and longevity
2014-06-26 05:27:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Having the biological capability to conceive children later in life could mean that a woman is more likely to live longer, researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) claim in a new study. Writing in the latest edition of Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, the study authors explain that women who are able to have children after the age of 33 have a greater chance of living longer...

2014-06-25 11:12:52

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Challenging decades-old risk assessment methods, a new literature review suggests that oral gavage, the accepted method of dosing lab animals to test chemical toxicity, does not accurately mimic how humans are exposed to chemicals in everyday life Challenging risk assessment methods used for decades by toxicologists, a new review of the literature led by environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg at the University of Massachusetts Amherst...

2014-06-25 08:32:26

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause hair loss can be a serious problem for about half of women going through menopause. Unlike male pattern baldness, hair loss during menopause tends to be more diffuse rather than localized, and women may notice that their hair appears to be thinner or sparser. Women who are struggling with hair loss after menopause have many options. Hair loss during menopause is commonly associated with other symptoms, including brittle...

migraines and menopause
2014-06-25 05:47:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have ever suffered from a migraine, you know that it is a miserable situation with nausea, vomiting and light sensitivity on top of a pounding headache. For years, women have been telling their clinicians that migraine attacks seem to worsen in the years before and during menopause. Now, HealthDay reports that a new study proves that women were right. "In women who have migraine, headaches increase by 50 to 60 percent when...

2014-06-24 16:23:11

Intermountain Medical Center Diseases of the adrenal gland have long been difficult to diagnose. But now, researchers have found an affordable and easy way to diagnose and monitor endocrine diseases of the adrenal gland by using saliva and a smartphone. Researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, have developed new smartphone technology to help screen patients for a number of adrenal gland diseases, including Cushing's syndrome. The new tool also helps to identify...

2014-06-24 12:28:36

SottoPelle® - The Solution for Hormone Balance and Well-Being MAPLEWOOD, Minn., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Melvin Ashford, whose office is located at 2603 White Bear Avenue North, in Maplewood, is now offering SottoPelle®, a unique form of hormone replacement therapy, developed by internationally recognized Gino Tutera M.D., F.A.C.O.G., as a solution for patients who struggle with hormone imbalance and well-being. While other forms of hormone replacement therapy are less...

2014-06-23 12:29:17

Those Who Take Steps Report Greater Satisfaction with Weight Loss Medications and Surgical Procedures WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of data from the 2012 U.S. National Health and Wellness Survey showed that the majority of those affected by obesity are not taking steps to lose weight (58.4%). The analysis of more than 71,157 respondents, including approximately 23,000 adults with obesity, was conducted by Eisai Inc. and Kantar Health and results were...

2014-06-20 23:04:09

DON’T PAUSE is currently being offered at a special value price by AntiAging Institute of California. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The AntiAging Institute of California is now offering a DON’T PAUSE special promotion. For a limited time, those who buy two bottles of DON’T PAUSE will receive a third bottle at no charge. This special has a value of more than $25 and provides women with three to six months’ worth of natural menopause relief. DON’T PAUSE is an all-natural...

2014-06-20 11:09:08

The Endocrine Society Workforce analysis finds shortage likely to grow worse in next decade As more people are diagnosed with diabetes and other hormone conditions, a growing shortage of endocrinologists could force patients to wait longer to see a doctor, according to a new Endocrine Society workforce analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Endocrinologists are specially trained physicians who diagnose diseases related to the glands. They...

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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
  • 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.