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2014-04-08 23:27:54

Health News Wires reviews how leptin, the weight loss hormone, is effective at burning fat by balancing hormones and curbing appetite. The new video also shares what to look for when selecting the best natural leptin supplement. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 HealthNewsWires.com has released an informative video review describing what leptin is and what to consider when selecting the best natural leptin supplement. The health experts at Health News Wires describe leptin as a fat...

2014-04-08 12:32:32

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though the 11 most popular hospital urine pregnancy tests perform well in the first month after conception, a new study published in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, reveals the alarming statistic that nine of these tests become significantly more likely to produce false-negative results after the 5(th) to 7(th) week of pregnancy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO When a human egg is fertilized,...

2014-04-08 12:26:42

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:2014 Opportunities in the US Endocrine Function Testing MarketThis new 271-page report from Venture Planning Group provides a comprehensive analysis in the US endocrine function market, including emerging tests, technologies, instrumentation, sales forecasts by country, market shares and strategic profiles of leading suppliers. The report provides test volume and sales forecasts by country and...

2014-04-07 23:22:26

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Insulin Pumps (External) markets. Global market for Insulin Pumps (External) is forecast to reach US$1.7 billion by 2020, buoyed by rising obesity, high prevalence of diabetes, and the subsequent need to improve diabetes management. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Insulin Pump therapy, also known as Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) therapy, has gained prominence over the...

2014-04-04 08:25:40

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A daily dose of S-equol (13.1 mg), delivered via a fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement to manage menopause symptoms, showed no impact on reproductive or thyroid hormones or the menstrual cycles of premenopausal women, according to a peer-reviewed study reported in a poster at the Academy of Women's Health 2014 annual meeting in Washington, DC. Previous controlled clinical trials documented that daily doses of...

2014-04-03 12:30:42

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Insulin Industry Report, 2013-2017 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...

2014-04-02 16:30:25

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37ktl3/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Insulin Industry Report - Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37ktl3/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) As the third largest human health disease following neoplastic disease, cardiovascular and...

2014-03-29 23:01:26

The Firm is investigating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis or thyroid cancer due to their use of Byetta. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 As Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com) continue to move forward in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a newly published study is raising questions about the costs and benefits associated with newer medications used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes....

2014-03-28 23:22:33

Two recent studies illustrate the danger of smoking, especially among diabetics who take insulin. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 New research studies conducted in Taiwan and Turkey and reported by Cancer Monthly show that the risk of bladder cancer is exacerbated by smoking. The risk was even higher among diabetics who were on insulin. Evidence suggests that people with type 2 diabetes face a higher risk of bladder cancer than the general public (“Bladder Cancer and diabetes,”...

Missing Hormone 'Leptin' Found In Birds
2014-03-26 12:32:02

The University of Akron How does the Arctic tern (a sea bird) fly more than 80,000 miles in its roundtrip North Pole-to-South Pole migration? How does the Emperor penguin incubate eggs for months during the Antarctic winter without eating? How does the Rufous hummingbird, which weighs less than a nickel, migrate from British Columbia to Mexico? These physiological gymnastics would usually be influenced by leptin, the hormone that regulates body fat storage, metabolism and appetite....


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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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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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