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2015-05-27 08:34:15

Marks approval of first concentrated mealtime insulin analog in the U.S.

2015-05-27 08:33:02

Range of abstracts reflects Lilly Diabetes' comprehensive portfolio INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New clinical data demonstrating the range of treatment options represented in

2015-05-20 08:34:48

Eli Lilly and Company investment in Companion will support development of innovative insulin delivery for people living with diabetes. SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-19 16:29:48

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9cdqm8/global_insulin) has announced the addition of the "Global

2015-05-19 16:26:52

LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Infusion pumps are used to infuse necessary fluids, including medications and/or nutrients, to a patient 's circulatory system.

2015-05-18 16:28:26

Conference call scheduled for 4:30 PM Eastern time today COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ASND), a clinical stage biotechnology company

2015-05-15 16:24:49

- CEO Kurt Graves interviewed by Jim Cramer on CNBC's "Mad Money" as one of the companies named to the important list of "Disruptors" BOSTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-15 12:30:30

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, new data from the phase 3a SCALE(TM) Obesity and Pre-diabetes trial were presented at the 24(th) Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress of the

2015-05-08 12:23:51

-- Study results published in Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology -- MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CeQur SA, a leader in simple infusion for people with diabetes,

2015-05-06 12:30:18

DUBLIN, May 06, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7qn2gf/global_insulin)


Latest Peptide hormones 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...

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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