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2014-05-05 04:21:48

Acromegaly, an endocrine disorder resulting from elevated growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels, is associated with high mortality(1,2) EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today presented results from a pivotal Phase III trial of investigational therapy Signifor(®) LAR (pasireotide LAR; SOM230) in patients with acromegaly for whom current standard of care provides inadequate disease control. The study findings showed that patients taking...

2014-05-03 23:02:47

Wright & Schulte LLC is Evaluating AndroGel lawsuits on Behalf of Men Who Suffered Potentially Life-Threatening Cardiovascular Problems, Including Heart Attacks and Strokes, Allegedly Due to Their Use of the Low Testosterone Therapy. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing clients in AndroGel lawsuits, announces they have launched a new Facebook page to provide the public with the most up-to-date information regarding the...

2014-05-02 23:01:47

The Firm is evaluating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered serious heart events allegedly due to their use of low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 As testosterone lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a prominent endocrinologist has called on medical researchers to launch large, randomized clinical trials to more fully understand the...

2014-05-01 23:03:44

Most health plans consider insulin pump therapy medically necessary when patients meet very specific criteria. Despite the increased use of insulin pump therapy based on recommendations made by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the American Diabetes Association, there is no official guideline for the initiation of insulin pump use. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Technological advances continue to increase the appeal of insulin...

2014-05-01 08:31:46

Testosterone Plus Product Page on HGH.com Now Provides Easy Access to Information, Reviews and Resources on HGH Testosterone 1500 by Purity Select BOONTON, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HGH.com, a leading provider of bodybuilding and human growth hormone (HGH) supplements, recently updated its retail site content to provide consumers with easy access to information, reviews and other resources on Testosterone Plus (HGH Testosterone 1500) by Purity Select. Photo -...

2014-04-30 23:20:33

Post-menopausal women are at highest risk for developing osteoporosis during their lifetime, which can lead to debilitating bone fractures and a decrease in quality of life. Women’s Excellence offers risk assessment, screening, prevention counseling, diagnostic testing, and effective treatment for osteopenia and osteoporosis. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Bone is living tissue that is constantly being absorbed and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone...

2014-04-30 10:46:20

Clinical Therapeutics features a special report in its April issue focusing primarily on the behavioral issues associated with patients’ self-management of type 2 diabetes. “Diabetes, perhaps more so than any other chronic disease, requires people to significantly modify their behaviors—sometimes in ways that are contrary to their cultural norms and backgrounds—even when they don’t ‘feel’ sick or experience symptoms of the disease,” said John G. Ryan, Dr.PH., Topic Editor for...

2014-04-30 10:11:40

New research indicates that hormone disrupting pollutants are affecting the health and development of wild birds nesting along the urban rivers of South Wales. Findings published today in the Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry journal reveal that chicks of the Eurasian Dipper – a river bird that feeds exclusively on insects and fish in upland streams – are underweight compared to their rural counterparts. Also of concern is that birds nesting in urban rivers have altered hormone...

2014-04-28 12:31:27

The company takes on a great challenge - low HGH and low t. Anyone could be dealing with it; WMC is out to put an end to it. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Wellness Management Corp launches operations from their new website www.HGH.biz to be accessed by people around the world. They reach out to anyone in potential need of hormone replacement. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/79620 Wellness MGT Corp. is a company based out of Fort...

2014-04-26 23:01:13

Team of Researchers Recommends Blood Tests Be Used in Conjunction with Physical Exams DALLAS (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 The national law firm of Baron and Budd reports that a study conducted by a panel of physicians recommends doctors not rely on blood tests alone when determining whether a patient suffers from low testosterone. The study, spearheaded by the American Urological Association (AUA), included data from more than 10,000 patients. It will be published in the May issue of Urology...


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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