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2014-03-21 12:23:50

- 24 patients now recruited into the trial TOORAK, Australia, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antisense Therapeutics Limited ("ANP") is pleased to report that 24 acromegalic patients have been successfully enrolled and randomized to one of the two treatment regimens of dosing in the Phase II trial of ATL1103 for the growth disorder, acromegaly. This satisfies the necessary patient numbers proposed for the trial. Following from the positive results achieved from the interim...

2014-03-19 08:30:18

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced FDA approval of new labeling for their fertility products, MENOPUR and BRAVELLE. The label update is a result of the COMBINE trial which demonstrated that both MENOPUR and BRAVELLE can be safely mixed and administered in a single injection. Approval was granted on February 19, 2014 and designates Ferring's mixed protocol as the only combination of IVF stimulation gonadotropins to...

2014-03-18 12:30:53

-- Results Add to Evidence that SPLENDA® is Safe for People with Diabetes - FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consuming sucralose in a drink is shown to have the same effect as water on a person's sugar and insulin levels, according to a study reported in Diabetes Care, a journal of the American Diabetes Association(1). Sucralose is the no calorie sweetening ingredient in SPLENDA® Sweetener Products....

2014-03-18 08:32:36

DUBLIN, Mar. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nzlp77/insulin_pump ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Insulin Pump Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Insulin Pumps are gaining strong acceptance in the market as insulin delivery systems especially for type 1 diabetes patients. Insulin pumps are gaining a lot of attraction in United States...

2014-03-12 11:43:12

The gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in the normal metabolic function of skeletal muscle, according to a new study led by University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers. Dr. Espen Spangenburg, associate professor of kinesiology, and his laboratory team are the first to identify that the BRCA1 protein is expressed in the skeletal muscle of both mice and humans, and that it plays a key role in fat storage, insulin response...

How To Make Insulin-producing Cells From Gut Cells
2014-03-11 17:26:17

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is at the heart of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. "We are looking for ways to make new beta cells for these patients to one day replace daily insulin injections," says Ben Stanger, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Transplanting islet cells to restore normal blood sugar levels in...

2014-03-10 23:27:46

National network of lawyers continues offer of complimentary consultations to consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/byetta.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers following allegations in lawsuits* claiming that the use of the diabetes medication Byetta and other...

2014-03-10 23:04:30

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Reports on China Insulin Aspart & Lispro Market to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 According to IDF (the International Diabetes Federation), incidence of diabetes among adults aged 20-79 in the world was 8.3% in 2013 with more than 380 million patients worldwide. On December 26, 2001 Novo Nordisk announced that the first insulin analogue insulin aspart (marketed by Novo Nordisk with the trade name "Novorapid") to treat...

Critical Link Between Obesity And Diabetes Identified
2014-03-07 09:09:00

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Working via the immune system, the RBP4 molecule leads to inflammation of fat tissue and increased risk of diabetes It's by now well established that obesity is a major risk factor for diabetes. But what exactly is it about extra body fat that leads to insulin resistance and blood glucose elevation, the hallmarks of diabetes? Over the past several years, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) endocrinologist Barbara Kahn, MD, has developed...

2014-03-06 23:28:29

Diabetic Patients Can Obtain Discounts of 10%-75% on Lantus and Metformin San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 As of 2013, diabetes affected nearly 26 million people—more than 8% of the U.S. population. This number includes those diagnosed with "pre-diabetes" as well as those who manage their condition with diet and exercise, oral medication, or by injecting insulin. Diabetes is a serious condition, and improper management can lead to blindness, limb atrophy and...


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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