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2015-04-20 08:27:07

NEW YORK, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalorama Information says that growth in the insulin pump market will continue to be robust; the market is driven by the aging population, increasing incidence

2015-04-08 23:04:52

According to the new report from BCC Research, the global market for incretin-based therapeutics was valued at nearly $11.8 billion in 2013 and $12.7 billion in 2014.

2015-04-02 12:30:05

LONDON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryAcromegaly and gigantism are rare disorders of the pituitary gland characterized by the hypersecretion of growth hormone (GH).

2015-03-26 23:19:52

Fix Your Fat Loss Hormones reviews have been popping up all over the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that claims it can help fix one’s hormones, enable

2015-03-26 23:17:27

Diet Doc has recently upped the ante in the human growth hormone field, announcing a more potent formulation of the company’s popular hormone sermorelin, an HGH anti-aging therapy.

2015-03-26 23:10:56

Medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people taking this drug to gain more body fat, according to researchers at

2015-03-16 20:22:38

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not enough is known about the safety and efficacy of insulin pumps, and a comprehensive safety overhaul - including greater access

2015-03-16 08:31:34

DALLAS, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Hypoglycemia - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" therapeutic market research report provides an overview of the


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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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