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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...

2014-04-29 23:08:51

Changes in preference towards the use of insulin pens will spur double-digit market growth by 2020, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 According to a new report series by iData Research [http://www.idataresearch.com , the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. market for diabetes diagnosis, treatment and drug delivery will reach $25 billion by 2020, from almost $17 billion in 2013, with Sanofi, Novo Nordisk and Eli...

2014-04-17 23:01:33

The Firm is actively evaluating Byetta lawsuit claims on behalf of diabetics who allegedly developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer after taking the incretin mimetic. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 More than 30 federal cases have joined a federal diabetes drug litigation that includes an increasing number of Byetta lawsuit (http://www.byettalawsuit.com/) filings, as well as claims over similarly-designed medications, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. Court documents...

2014-04-16 04:22:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jessica Smith is skating her way into history. The 30-year-old speed skater boasts an impressive career: she's a four-time World Championship medalist and a twelve-time World Cup medalist. And she's had a big year. She wowed crowds when she dominated the U.S. Olympic speed skating trials, earning a spot in the recent Sochi Olympics in not one but THREE short-track speed skating events. And she recently broke U.S. records in both the 3,000...

2014-04-15 23:08:18

Market Size - $20.97 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 12.4%, Market Trends – Growing penetration of insulin products in Asian markets. View complete report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/insulin-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The global market for insulin is expected to reach USD 47.54 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing global prevalence of type I and type II diabetes and the presence of high...

2014-04-15 16:27:56

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tanzeum(TM) (albiglutide) for injection, for subcutaneous use, as a once-weekly treatment for type 2 diabetes. Tanzeum has been approved as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Albiglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1), is a biological product for the...

2014-04-11 23:03:27

According to the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Americans spent an estimated $30 billion a year in 1992 on varied types of diet programs, weight loss regimen, including diet foods and drinks. Leading marketer of HGH, MetroMD Institute of Regenerative Medicine, recommends the use of HGH Sermorelin for body builders and fitness enthusiasts. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 According to the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Americans spent an estimated $30 billion a year...


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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