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2013-06-19 23:26:27

Women´s Excellence in Menopause is a designated center for women needing specialized care for menopausal issues and weight control problems. With Shannon Hill, MSN, CNP, as the primary practitioner, the center features bone mineral density (BMD) testing and treatment for osteoporosis, bioidentical hormone (BIH) therapy, and medical weight loss. Lake Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Women´s Excellence in Menopause is becoming a free-standing specialty center in July 2013. The...

2013-06-18 19:31:34

Hormonal therapy for transsexual patients is safe and effective, a multicenter European study indicates. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Transsexual individuals who seek treatment may feel as though they were born the wrong gender. Surgical and hormonal therapies are available to help these people change their external characteristics to match their internal image of themselves. Hormonal therapy involves large doses...

2013-06-11 20:57:05

Progesterone, a female hormone that can be used as a therapy for endometrial cancer, eliminates tumor cells indirectly by binding to its receptor in stromal or connective tissue cells residing in the tumor microenvironment, according to a study from the G.O. Discovery Lab team and collaborators at UCLA. Like tumors of the breast and prostate, endometrial cancer is regulated by hormones. Unlike therapies for breast and prostate cancer, where drugs are given to block hormone signaling, in...

2013-05-28 23:24:08

Cherry Creek Medical Weight Loss has reached their goal of satisfying over 1,000 patients during their weight loss routine. Denver, Colorado, (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The Cherry Creek medical weight loss clinic provides high quality treatment programs that are individualized to each and every patient. Today, they are happy to announce that they have reached their goal of satisfying over 1,000 patients during their weight loss routine. Utilizing the experience and talent of a group of highly...

2013-05-07 23:29:05

Today women are looking for a more natural alternative in treating their menopausal symptoms and want a healthcare provider that understands their unique needs during this time of transition in a woman's life. The expert health care providers at Women's Excellence in Menopause are trained and practiced in bioidentical hormone therapy which now offers a natural treatment for troublesome menopausal symptoms. Auburn Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Menopause can be a confusing time of...

2013-04-19 19:25:00

Research suggests 'chemo brain' may involve neurophysiological change For many years, breast cancer patients have reported experiencing difficulties with memory, concentration and other cognitive functions following cancer treatment. Whether this mental "fogginess" is psychosomatic or reflects underlying changes in brain function has been a bone of contention among scientists and physicians. Now, a new study led by Dr. Patricia Ganz, director of cancer prevention and control research at...

2013-04-05 12:06:55

Additional studies are needed to determine benefits and risks of treatment Highlights: -Growth hormone therapy can help reverse growth problems in children with kidney failure. -Growth hormone therapy increases bone turnover in children on dialysis -Additional studies are needed to evaluate the impact of growth hormone therapy on final height, fracture risk, bone deformities, and puberty in children with kidney failure. -Growth failure occurs early in chronic kidney disease and...

2013-04-04 11:36:12

Large, international trial finds intermittent androgen deprivation is not equivalent to continuous treatment Taking a break from hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatments once the cancer seems to be stabilized is not equivalent to continuing therapy, a new large-scale international study finds. Based on previous smaller studies, it looked like an approach called intermittent androgen deprivation therapy might be just as good as continuous androgen deprivation in terms of survival...


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vermicular
  • 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.
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