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2014-05-14 08:31:26

DALLAS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With men living longer than ever before, medical treatments focusing on vitality and quality of life are in high demand. At Advanced Skin Fitness (http://advancedskinfitness.com/), a full-service medical spa in Dallas-Fort Worth, hormone replacement therapy is among the safest, most effective, and comprehensive approaches to pushing back against the signs of aging in men. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87442 When men reach...

2014-05-14 08:26:57

Blood Sugar Basics Program Launches Three Easy-to-Follow "Missions" As Many Patients with Diabetes Are Not at Their A1C Goal [Despite Ongoing Efforts] NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), with support from Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has launched the new Blood Sugar Basics: Get to Your Goals program to help educate the nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes about proper blood sugar management. The...

2014-05-13 11:44:47

European Molecular Biology Organization A plethora of endocrine-disrupting chemicals interfere with human sperm function in a way that may have a negative impact on fertilization. These are the findings of a German - Danish team of researchers from the Center of Advanced European Studies and Research in Bonn, Germany, and the University Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark. The work, which is published in EMBO reports, suggests that endocrine...

2014-05-13 08:33:32

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As women near menopause, they often struggle with weight gain. Menopause weight gain tends to accumulate around the midsection, and this weight can be more difficult to lose. Natural supplements may offer women the additional support they need to lose their menopausal weight gain and keep it off. Menopause is the transition between a woman's fertile years and the rest of her life. It can be a time of positive life changes, but it...

2014-05-12 23:07:45

Leading Parathyroid Expert Babak Larian, MD, FACS Comments on New Study About Vitamin D Supplementation Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 While there is debate within the medical community in regard to the benefits of vitamin D supplementation, and new research in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology suggests that vitamin D supplements are unlikely to reduce health problems, vitamin D still plays a vital role in proper bodily functions. Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced...

2014-05-12 12:31:03

Leading HRT facility Kingsberg Medical launches new website HGHT.com highlighting hormone restoration treatment programs ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Roughly 90% of all diseases suffered by adults over 30 are degenerative diseases which came about as a direct result of the aging process, and the root of those ailments begins with the decline of the production of Human Growth Hormone in the body as it ages. HGH is responsible for the upkeep of the cellular...

2014-05-09 23:04:21

Dr. Ershadi is thrilled to announce she will be speaking at the 8th World Congress of Antiaging Medicine in Beijing. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The AntiAging Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Shoreh Ershadi is speaking at the 8th World Congress of ANTIAGING Medicine and Regenerative Biomedical Technologies Expo in Beijing. Dr. Shoreh Ershadi, Pharm. D., Ph.D., ABAAHP, NRCC, NRCT and ASCP, is the president and CEO of the AntiAging Institute of California. The government...

2014-05-07 10:04:54

Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center demonstrate high-value investment of public funds has substantial economic return Economic findings were released today on the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen plus progestin (E+P) trial. The WHI is one of the largest National Institutes of Health-funded studies ever conducted on women. Housed at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, it is a 15-year, multimillion-dollar study established in 1991, involving...

2014-05-07 08:31:53

New Model May Also Explain How Narcolepsy Develops in Humans MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuroscientists at SRI International have found that a form of baclofen, a drug used to treat muscle spasticity, works better at treating narcolepsy than the best drug currently available when tested in mice. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85139 According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), narcolepsy, a chronic...

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...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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