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2014-09-22 12:27:57

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that it has entered into a collaboration with University Health Network (UHN) pursuant to which UHN's Centre for Molecular Design and Preformulations (CMDP) will spearhead the Company's buccal insulin refinement project. The goal of the project is to increase the insulin bioavailability of Generex Oral-lyn(TM), the Company's proprietary buccal...

2014-09-18 20:22:43

- Trulicity, a weekly glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, is indicated for adults with type 2 diabetes as an adjunct to diet and exercise INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trulicity(TM) (dulaglutide), approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is the latest Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) treatment option for adults with type 2 diabetes. Trulicity is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2...

2014-09-18 08:29:16

Denmark's Crown Prince Couple Help Celebrate Canadian, Danish Partnership, Marking Novo Nordisk's 30 Years in Canada MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Danish-based pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, in collaboration with the Royal Danish Consulate General and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA), is hosting "Innovation in Diabetes Care: 90 Years and Beyond" at the MaRS Discovery District today, to highlight the significant contribution Canada has made to diabetes care, and...

2014-09-17 12:27:46

SGLT-2 Inhibitors Will Be the Fastest-Growing Drug Class Over the 2013-2023 Forecast Period, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that as physicians continue to adopt a more individualized approach to patient care, branded type 2 diabetes therapies continue to experience increased use despite attempts by payer and reimbursement authorities to limit use of these more expensive drugs. As the robust...

2014-09-16 08:30:46

Interim analysis shows annualized three month height velocity is comparable to the active comparator, Genotropin®, given at an equivalent cumulative weekly dose COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascendis Pharma A/S, a biotechnology company that applies its innovative TransCon technology to address significant unmet medical needs, today announced positive interim results from its ongoing Phase 2 pediatric study to evaluate once-weekly TransCon Growth Hormone in children with...

2014-09-16 08:29:41

Clinical Trials Mark Important Milestone in Development of Two Highly Complex Products PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), one of the world's leading global pharmaceutical companies, today announced it is initiating Phase III clinical trials for its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Advair Diskus® and its insulin analog to Sanofi's Lantus®. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77793 In October 2014, Mylan will commence a Phase III...

2014-09-15 12:24:19

Proven Benefit in Specific Subgroups Will Be a Key Market Access Lever in Crowded Drug Classes, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that as the type 2 diabetes treatment armamentarium continues to expand, increasing pressure to control expenditures will result in mounting prescribing constraints for premium-priced agents. Interviewed payers emphasize that although type 2 diabetes drugs will...

2014-09-11 23:06:37

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global and China Insulin Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume) 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global and China Insulin Market (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, Modern and Human Insulin) - Industry Analysis, Size,...

2014-09-11 16:28:19

- Oral presentation 9/19: interim Phase 3 results for ITCA 650 among patients with high baseline (HBL) HbA1c levels between 10-12% showed dramatic HbA1c reductions, even in patients with high HbA1c despite multi-drug therapy BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today announced its participation in the 50(th) Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), taking place in Vienna September 15 -19. Intarcia's lead product...

2014-09-09 23:05:29

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Endocrine Testing Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The endocrine system is comprised of endocrine glands as well as secretor organs that are responsible for releasing hormones into the blood stream directly. The proper functioning of the endocrine system is central to the regulation of various important body...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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