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2015-03-16 23:06:36

HomeSeal PRO significantly increases productivity, simplifies business promoting and increases bottom-line profits for HVAC businesses. Grapevine, TX (PRWEB)

2015-02-27 08:29:18

A New Drug Approved for the Treatment of Patients with Locally Recurrent or Metastatic, Progressive, Radioactive Iodine-Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.,

2015-02-13 20:22:50

- New Therapy Demonstrated a Dramatic Improvement in Progression-Free Survival and a Statistically Significant Overall Response Rate in Some Patients with RAI-Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

2015-02-13 16:24:47

- New Therapy Demonstrated a Dramatic Improvement in Progression-Free Survival and a Statistically Significant Overall Response Rate in Some Patients with RAI-Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

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2015-01-10 10:14:09

Amidst swirling controversy, researchers now believe there are two forms of female ejaculation, a landmark discovery in the field of sexual medicine.

2014-05-13 08:31:36

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced the launch of its

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.

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.


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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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