Endocrine system http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25012/all en Insulin "handshake" may do away with injections-study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/insulin-handshake-may-do-away-injections-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Maggie Lu Yueyang</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Australian scientists have discovered how insulin is taken up by cells, potentially opening the way for new drugs for diabetes patients that can be administered without injection.</p> <p>The team, whose findings appeared in Nature, solved the puzzle of how the hormone insulin binds to its receptor in cells - a process necessary for cells to take up sugar from the blood and essential for treating diabetes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/insulin-handshake-may-do-away-injections-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Endocrine system Medicine Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 10:15:16 +0000 5732537 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-Baseball-MLB, players agree to expand drug testing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/rpt-baseball-mlb-players-agree-expand-drug-testing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Repeats to widen distribution)</p> <p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - Major League Baseball and the players' union have agreed to expand their drug program to include random in-season blood testing for human growth hormone and a new test for testosterone, they said on Thursday.</p> <p>The testing will start this season.</p> <p>MLB has been conducting random blood testing for the detection of HGH among minor league players since July 2010.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/rpt-baseball-mlb-players-agree-expand-drug-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Androgens Drugs in sport Endocrine system Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:00:45 +0000 5732852 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-Insulin "handshake" may do away with injections-study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/rpt-insulin-handshake-may-do-away-injections-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Repeats story published late Thursday; no changes to text)</p> <p>By Maggie Lu Yueyang</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Australian scientists have discovered how insulin is taken up by cells, potentially opening the way for new drugs for diabetes patients that can be administered without injection.</p> <p>The team, whose findings appeared in Nature, solved the puzzle of how the hormone insulin binds to its receptor in cells - a process necessary for cells to take up sugar from the blood and essential for treating diabetes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/rpt-insulin-handshake-may-do-away-injections-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Endocrine system Medicine Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 23:00:46 +0000 5732910 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Baseball-MLB, players agree to expand drug testing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-baseball-mlb-players-agree-expand-drug-testing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* HGH and testosterone testing to be used this season</p> <p>* WADA-accredited lab hails toughness of new MLB testing (Adds USADA comment in paras 5-7)</p> <p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - Major League Baseball and the players' union have agreed to expand their drug program to include random in-season blood testing for human growth hormone and a new test for testosterone, they said on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-baseball-mlb-players-agree-expand-drug-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drugs in sport Endocrine system Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:30:21 +0000 5732871 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/reuters-health-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>New York governor declares public health emergency to combat flu</p> <p>2013-01-12T203709Z_19_BRE9080WE_RTROPTC_0_US-USA-FLU.XML () -</p> <p>GSK files for U.S. approval of new diabetes drug</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Albiglutide Anti-diabetic drugs Endocrine system Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:15:29 +0000 5734126 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/reuters-health-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Coca-Cola to air commercials addressing obesity 2013-01-14T204808Z_1_BRE90D13I_RTROPTC_0_US-COCACOLA-COMMERCIAL .XML () -</p> <p>GSK files for U.S. approval of new diabetes drug</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/reuters-health-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Albiglutide Anti-diabetic drugs Endocrine system Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:15:03 +0000 5734378 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Cycling: Danish cyclist Rasmussen admits to 12 years doping http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/urgent-cycling-danish-cyclist-rasmussen-admits-12-years-doping <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Danish cyclist Michael Rasmussen, who quit the 2007 Tour de France when he was wearing the race leader's yellow jersey, admitted Thursday that he had used banned drugs between 1998-2010.</p> <p>Rasmussen, a renowned climber who added that he was now retiring from the sport, said he had used the blood-booster EPO, growth hormones, testosterone, insulin and cortisone, as well as receiving blood transfusions.</p> <p>cbw/lp/ak13</p> Doping Endocrine system Michael Rasmussen Sports AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:31:04 +0000 5741790 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Could going veg lower your risk of heart disease?</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Vegetarians are one-third less likely to be hospitalized or die from heart disease than meat and fish eaters, according to a new UK study. Earlier research has also suggested that non-meat eaters have fewer heart problems, researchers said, but it wasn't clear if other lifestyle differences, including exercise and smoking habits, might also play into that.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Education Endocrine system Health Labor Medicine Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:15:36 +0000 5742557 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Insulin-requiring diabetes up in young children: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/insulin-requiring-diabetes-young-children-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds dropped word 'five' in lead)</p> <p>Feb 4 (Reuters) - The number of cases of insulin-requiring type 1 diabetes rose sharply in children under the age of five in Philadelphia over a two decade span, paralleling increases seen across the United States and in Europe, according to a U.S. study.</p> <p>Researchers whose work appeared in the journal Diabetes Care found that the number of children under five diagnosed with type 1 diabetes increased 70 percent in 2005 from 1985, when a registry of such patients was begun.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/insulin-requiring-diabetes-young-children-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diabetes Endocrine system Medicine Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:31:11 +0000 5744891 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>New virus hits 12 globally with new British case</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Endocrine system Medicine Social Issues Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:15:58 +0000 5757805 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/testosterone-found-pistorius-bedroom-safrica-police <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>S.AFRICA DETECTIVE SAYS TESTOSTERONE, NEEDLES FOUND IN PISTORIUS BEDROOM</p> Endocrine system Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:00:03 +0000 5760863 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police say testosterone, needles found at Pistorius home</p> <p>jcm-arb/txw</p> Endocrine system AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:01:07 +0000 5760874 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Police say testosterone, needles found at Pistorius home http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/urgent-police-say-testosterone-needles-found-at-pistorius-home <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police searching the home of Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius said on Tuesday that they found testosterone and needles in a dresser in his bedroom.</p> <p>Investigating officer Hilton Botha said the substance -- banned by the International Olympic Committee -- was found by police investigating the killing of Pistorius's girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.</p> <p>jcm-arb/txw</p> Afrikaner people Endocrine system Oscar Pistorius AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:15:37 +0000 5760884 at http://www.globalpost.com Testosterone, needles found at Pistorius home: police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/testosterone-needles-found-at-pistorius-home-police <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police searching the home of Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius found testosterone and needles in a dresser in his bedroom, an investigator told a South African court on Wednesday.</p> <p>Investigating officer Hilton Botha said the substance was found by police investigating the killing of Pistorius's girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day.</p> <p>"We found two boxes of testosterone and needles and injections," Botha said.</p> <p>Testosterone is on the list of substances banned by the International Olympic Committee.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/testosterone-needles-found-at-pistorius-home-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anabolic steroids Androgens Endocrine system Oscar Pistorius AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:15:50 +0000 5760911 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220-22 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prosecutors say now unsure testosterone found in Pistorius's home</p> <p>jcm/arb/lc</p> Endocrine system AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:16:40 +0000 5761459 at http://www.globalpost.com