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2014-05-16 12:27:55

The Lipo 7 product is a perfect alternative to the HCG injection product for those preferring vitamins, minerals and amino acids over the hcg injections. NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lipotropic Injections are weight loss injections made of natural ingredients like vitamins, minerals and amino acids that assist in metabolizing and burning fats stored in the body. These nutrients are typically given in concentrated doses not typically found in just one meal...

2014-05-16 08:25:50

LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the SCALE(TM) Obesity and Pre-diabetes phase 3a trial will be presented on May 16, 2014, for the first time at the 23rd Annual Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). Data showed that after 56 weeks of treatment, liraglutide 3 mg, in combination with diet and exercise, provided significantly greater weight loss of 8% from baseline compared to 2.6% with placebo (P<0.0001). This is the largest...

2014-05-14 08:32:08

- Expands pipeline and broadens platform with next-generation melanocortin peptides - ANAHEIM, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that it has entered into a development collaboration agreement with an undisclosed privately held European company to develop novel melanocortin peptides. The collaboration includes an option to acquire the technology during clinical development. Along with the June 2013 acquisition of Synacthen(®),...

2014-05-14 08:30:33

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD) In the U.S. alone, roughly 1 of 12 people are managing diabetes. China has approximately 100 million diabetic patients as of 2012 statistics. Total global insulin sales have grown an average of $4 billion a year between 2011 and 2012 ($16.8B in 2011 and $20.8B in 2012). However, in 2013, sharp price increases sent the total market up to $35 billion. By 2018, total insulin sales are expected to increase 66% to...

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...

2014-05-14 08:29:48

Greater than 2 percentage point reduction in HbA1c achieved after only 13 weeks of dosing CARLSBAD, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today positive data from a Phase 2 study of ISIS-GCGR(Rx) in patients with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on stable metformin therapy. In this study, patients in the per protocol efficacy population treated with ISIS-GCGR(Rx) achieved statistically significant reductions in measures of glucose...

2014-05-12 08:32:58

Lilly expects U.S. and European regulatory submissions by Q1 2015 INDIANAPOLIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced positive top-line results of three completed Phase III clinical trials in patients with type 2 diabetes for basal insulin peglispro (BIL), which is being studied as a once-daily treatment for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The primary efficacy endpoint of non-inferior reduction in hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) compared to insulin...

2014-05-07 23:07:51

Arkansas company and strategic partner secure over $2 million to help commercialize automatic insulin pump and suite of groundbreaking microfluidics devices. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A new disposable insulin patch pump, smaller than any pump currently on the market, is in development from SFC Fluidics Inc., a medical device and diagnostics company based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The company recently closed a $2 million, Series B investment round that will help it to...

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...

2014-04-30 23:03:07

Further study this April from an initial study published on January 14, 2014 at MetroMD Institute of Regenerative Medicine regarding Human Growth Hormone Therapy, alternatively known as HGH Therapy, shows how it improves short stature in children, http://metromd.net/sermorelin-hgh-the-newest-measure-for-treating-children-of-short-stature/. In 2003, growth hormone therapy was approved in United States for children with idiopathic short stature with a height at or higher than 2.25 standard...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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