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Sleep Deprivation Elderly Blood Sugar
2013-12-12 08:42:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Normal aging may exacerbate the negative effect of sleep deprivation on pancreatic cells that maintain normal blood sugar levels, according to a study published this month in the journal Aging Cell. Sleep, or the lack of it, seems to affect nearly every aspect of human physiology, although the molecular pathways through which sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on the body remain poorly understood. Numerous studies have looked at the...

2013-12-11 23:22:41

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “Global and China Insulin Industry Report, 2013-2017” latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 As the third largest human health disease following neoplastic disease, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, the number of diabetic patients has continued growing from 246 million in 2007 to 382 million in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate of 7.6%. And insulin as the important diabetes medication has also seen increasing...

2013-12-10 23:19:39

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - China Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - China Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary GlobalData has released its new Country report, “PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - China Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022”. The type 2 diabetes market is mature and crowded with inexpensive generics. Despite being marked...

2013-12-10 23:04:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - UK Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - UK Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary GlobalData has released its new Country report, “PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - UK Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022”. The type 2 diabetes market is mature and crowded with inexpensive generics. Despite being marked by a...

Diabetes Medication Reduces Cancer Risk
2013-12-06 14:45:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study led by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has found a certain class of oral medications used to treat type 2 diabetes reduces the risk of female patients also developing cancer. Cancer is more common in patients with diabetes than in those without the condition and women with diabetes appear to be at a high risk of breast cancer and cancers of the reproductive tract. Many cancer cells have also been found to have receptors for...

2013-12-03 23:02:19

The Firm is investigating potential Byetta lawsuits on behalf of alleged victims of Byetta and pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and thyroid cancer. New York., NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/ ), as well as product liability claims involving other incretin mimetic diabetes drugs, continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. According to an Order issued on November...


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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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