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2014-12-16 04:21:16

-- Acromegaly is an endocrine disorder caused by elevated growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels(1) -- Signifor LAR, a next-generation somatostatin

2014-12-12 08:20:40

Novo Nordisk enters seventh year of partnership with Charlie Kimball to continue diabetes education and awareness with award-winning Race with Insulin® campaign PLAINSBORO, N.J.

2014-12-09 08:30:49

Expanded Data Set Confirms a Majority of Primary and Metastatic Breast Tumors Have Receptors for Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (GHRH) SAN ANTONIO and MIAMI, Dec.

2014-12-05 16:24:07

ReportsnReports.com adds EpiCast Report Acromegaly and Gigantism Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 to its store.

2014-12-01 23:00:55

The Firm is evaluating Byetta lawsuits and other product liability claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis or thyroid cancer caused by incretin

size matters
2014-11-28 03:00:13

The proper regulation of body size is of fundamental importance, but the mechanisms that stop growth are still unclear.

2014-11-27 23:03:23

ReportsnReports.com announces new report “2014 Market Research Report on Global Insulin Industry” added to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November


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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...

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...

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...

Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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