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Bacon
2015-03-04 12:15:36

Fitness experts like to tell us that there are no short cuts when it comes to getting healthy through exercise. That may be changing, though, as a new study has identified a hormone that combats weight gain triggered by an unhealthy fatty diet and stabilizes the metabolism: two effects frequently associated with exercising.

2015-02-25 20:25:42

PARIS, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanofi announced today that the U.S.

2015-02-20 12:25:02

DALLAS, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global and Chinese Human Insulin Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report and Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin

2015-02-20 08:26:47

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc.

2015-02-20 08:26:36

CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc.

2015-02-19 16:27:39

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, a total of 382 Million People had diabetes and by 2030 this number is expected to rise to 552 Million.

2015-02-19 08:34:02

- Patients transitioned easily from multiple-daily insulin injections to PaQ®, which safely and effectively managed blood glucose - HORW, Switzerland, Feb.

2015-02-19 08:33:32

Pre-clinical study data published in PNAS ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, February 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beta-O2 announced today the results of a series of pre-clinical

2015-02-18 08:32:33

--Total Funds Raised to Date Exceed $33 Million-- BRISBANE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dance Biopharm Inc.


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.