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2014-05-14 08:30:52

The two studies alleging increased cardiovascular risks with testosterone therapy "are so flawed that they represent non-science, or its close cousin- nonsense." Comprehensive review of studies has been submitted to FDA. Number of studies showing beneficial versus harmful effects was 46 to 0. Assertions of cardiovascular risk with testosterone are therefore "akin to asserting that insulin causes diabetic complications or Viagra causes erectile dysfunction." Androgen Study Group calls on FDA...

2014-05-14 08:30:14

--New Data Shows the Company's Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (GHRH) Agonist Reduced Infarct Size and Activated Cardiac Regeneration Pathways in an Animal Model of Myocardial Infarction-- MIAMI BEACH, Fla. and MIAMI, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biscayne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that its growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) technology will be featured in several presentations at the 35(th) International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) North American Section Meeting being...

2014-05-10 23:02:45

With 38 AndroGel Lawsuits Alleging Strokes and Heart Attacks Due to the Testosterone Treatment Drug Pending in US Courts the JPML Will Hold a Hearing on May 29th to Address a Motion to Consolidate the Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury law firm representing plaintiffs in AndroGel lawsuits, has learned that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) will hear oral arguments on May 29,...

2014-05-06 23:03:32

The Firm is investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who experienced heart attacks, strokes, or other serious cardiovascular problems, allegedly due to low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Pfizer, Inc., a defendant in testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) involving its Depo-Testosterone injection, is seeking to have those claims excluded from any multidistrict litigation involving cardiovascular injuries and...

2014-05-06 23:00:51

The firm currently provides free case reviews to men who allege testosterone supplements caused their cardiovascular health problems. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Low testosterone, or “Low T,” is poised to surpass erectile dysfunction as the most popular men’s health issue. The number of prescriptions written by doctors for testosterone therapy drugs like AndroGel , has become a multi-billion dollar business for pharmaceutical companies, raising concerns among some in...

2014-05-05 23:11:26

As cases increase, national network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations in connection with FDA's announcement that safety of testosterone treatments is under review. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today the latest legal developments for consumers following lawsuits alleging that patients have suffered heart attacks and strokes from testosterone...

2014-05-05 23:11:12

Wright & Schulte LLC Notes Testosterone Lawsuit News Has Doctors Seeking Answers and Call for Better Research Into The Cardiac Risks of Testosterone Treatment Drugs Like AndroGel, AndroDerm and Testim Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 With the safety of low testosterone treatment therapy coming into question along with pending testosterone lawsuits in Louisiana and Illinois alleging the prescription medication causes heart attacks, strokes and other serious physical complications,...

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...


Latest Neuroendocrinology 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...

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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