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2014-07-10 23:06:53

South Burlington’s Dr. Aubry Tager, DC, will explore the symptoms, impact and drug-free treatments for thyroid conditions. South Burlington, VT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The numbers don’t lie. Thyroid conditions are common, but many people are undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or even untreated. According to the National Women's Health Information Center, approximately one in 20 Americans have a thyroid problem and don’t even know about it. In looking at the prevalence of thyroid...

2014-05-13 08:31:36

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced the launch of its Afirma Malignancy Classifiers to further establish the Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis as a comprehensive tool for reducing unnecessary surgeries and healthcare costs among the more than 525,000 U.S. patients each year who undergo fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies to rule out cancer in thyroid nodules. The Afirma Malignancy Classifiers comprise genomic tests for...

2014-05-05 10:19:35

Findings and Significance: During breast-tissue development, a transcription factor called SLUG plays a role in regulating stem cell function and determines whether breast cells will mature into luminal or basal cells. Studying factors, such as SLUG, that regulate stem-cell activity and breast-cell identity are important for understanding how breast tumors arise and develop into different subtypes. Ultimately, this knowledge may help the development of novel therapies targeted to specific...

2014-04-07 23:28:50

Hypothyroidism Revolution program, developed by Tom Brimeyer, is a complete guide that teaches people how to get rid of their hypothyroidism condition naturally. A detailed review written by Henry Phan on the site Vkool.com reveals whether or not this program is worthy trying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Hypothyroidism Revolution program is created by Tom Brimeyer, who promises to help hypothyroidism sufferers cure their problem quickly without using any type of harmful drugs or...

2014-03-25 23:28:10

Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills, shares his expert knowledge of treating salivary gland disorders. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills today discussed the best ways to address salivary gland disorders, since long-term dry mouth requires medical treatment. While it’s normal to experience dry mouth occasionally, people who experience frequent dry mouth...

2014-02-20 23:32:47

On the site abb2u.com, a new review of The Hypothyroidism Solution serves to provide users with basic information on this e-book. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 As a fully qualified naturopath and a researcher, Duncan Capicchiano created The Hypothyroidism Solution to help users treat their hypothyroidism naturally. Thanks to the natural and practical therapies introduced in this e-book, users will unnecessarily rely on potentially dangerous drugs. Up to now, many customers who have...

2014-01-28 23:30:01

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid advocacy blog Hypothyroid Mom is on a mission to build awareness about the dangers of thyroid disease in pregnancy. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Founder Dana Trentini launched her blog Hypothyroid Mom on October 1st, 2012 in memory of the unborn baby she lost to hypothyroidism. When she wrote her first post Have You Suffered A Miscarriage? Your Thyroid Could Be To Blame the words poured out on the page and she knew her unborn baby was watching...

2014-01-27 23:00:47

Shane Michaels releases a review of Hypothyroidism Revolution, a comprehensive guide that treats the source of hypothyroidism to help people gain control of their life. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Hypothyroidism Revolution, a comprehensive guide created by Tom Brimeyer thatoutlines how people can permanently treat hypothyroidism without harmful chemicals or prescriptions has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting and investigative review. “Hypothyroidism is a...

2014-01-25 23:04:13

The Hypothyroidism Solution designed by Duncan Capicchiano is the latest program that teaches people how to use natural therapies to support their thyroid. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if The Hypothyroidism Solution is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 The Hypothyroidism Solution is the latest program that teaches people how to get rid of their hypothyroidism symptoms, and how to use natural therapies to support their thyroid. The program...

2014-01-24 11:23:53

As mating season approaches, male animals are faced with a question that can make or break their chances at reproducing: does it pay to be a lover or a fighter? Or both? Researchers from The University of Manchester and Syracuse University in New York working with the University of Western Australia, found that where animals fall on the lover/fighter scale depends on how much they are able to ensure continued mating rights with females. In species where fighting for the right to mate...


Latest Glands Reference Libraries

Pituitary gland
2013-04-30 10:34:49

The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is an endocrine organ found within a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain. Its primary function is to secrete hormones that regulate homeostasis. More specifically, the pituitary gland is a glandular structure about the size of a pea. It is located below the brain and above the nasal cavity in a protected pocket called the sella turcica, which is within the sphenoid bone. It connects to the hypothalamus via a neck-like structure...

Pineal Gland
2013-04-30 10:31:18

The pineal gland, also called the epiphysis cerebri, is an endocrine organ located in the brain. Its primary function is to regulate the sleep cycle and influence sexual development. It is a reddish-gray glandular structure that forms the roof of the third ventricle in the brain, between the two lateral ventricles, tucked in a groove near the thalamic bodies. Its body is relatively the size of a grain of rice; it’s shaped like a pine cone and has an infindibular stalk projecting from it....

Salivary glands
2013-03-04 15:44:29

Salivary glands are glands that produce both saliva and the enzyme that turns starch into maltose, called amylase. Formation and Orientation There are five separate glands that make up the salivary gland system. First, the parotid gland is the largest of the salivary glands, secreting saliva through Stensen’s ducts to help with the breakdown of food in the mouth (mastication). The submandibular glands are situated beneath the lower jaws over the digastric muscles. This gland secretes...

Thyroid And Parathyroid Glands
2013-03-04 13:34:45

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located anterior to the trachea and inferior to the thyroid cartilage. It is butterfly shaped with three lobes that make it the largest endocrine organ in the body. Its primary function is to control the body’s metabolism by regulating how quickly the body uses energy, proteins, and hormones. The two lateral lobes are connected by the middle lobe called the isthmus, which lies directly on top of the trachea. The entire gland is enclosed in a...

Adrenal Gland
2013-03-04 12:51:56

The adrenal glands are endocrine glands located directly on top of the kidneys. Their main function is to secrete vital hormones and steroids during times of stress, as well as govern many different bodily functions. The hormones that the adrenal glands secrete are primarily derived from amino acids or lipids. The right adrenal gland is pyramid-shaped, while the left adrenal gland is shaped like a crescent moon. They have an irregular surface configuration, are enclosed in a capsule made of...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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