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2014-05-30 23:14:20

Griffin Hospital released a statement to alert patients who received insulin shots at the hospital between Sept.

2014-05-27 16:25:01

INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will conduct a conference call on June 16 for the media and investment community to provide detailed updates for

2014-05-26 13:31:52

A signal that promotes insulin secretion and reduces hyperglycemia in a type 2 diabetes animal model is enhanced by the inhibition of a novel enzyme discovered by CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) and University of Montreal researchers.

Newly Discovered Compound Slows Natural Degradation Of Insulin In The Body
2014-05-22 03:32:32

With the discovery of a compound that can slow the degradation of insulin in animals, scientists at Harvard have opened the door to a potential new treatment for diabetes.

2014-05-21 08:29:48

DUBLIN, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vzwl7f/insulin_pumps)

2014-05-19 12:38:55

Cardiologists have discovered biomarkers that can be used to develop a screening test to detect Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM), a life-threatening disorder that is the primary cause of mortality in pregnant women in developing countries.

2014-05-19 04:20:59

More Validation for "Natural" Growth Hormone Booster SeroVital®-hgh NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeroVital(®)-hgh,

2014-05-18 23:00:44

Health News Wires provides important information about the benefits of natural appetite and hunger control supplements, including ingredients to look for in the best appetite control supplement.

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


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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