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Patient Advocacy Groups Worldwide Plan Events to Mark Rare Disease Day, Feb. 28 - Cushing's Disease News



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Patient Advocacy Groups Worldwide Plan Events to Mark Rare Disease Day, Feb. 28 
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A rock-painting contest in Las Vegas. A fashion show in New York. A 7,000-meter race around the Washington Monument that'll coincide with a similar #Racefor7 event in Bengaluru and Mumbai, India. From Athens to Atlanta, from San Diego to Sydney, people ...

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Repeat Checks of Cortisol Levels in Saliva May Improve Use of Metopirone as Cushing's Treatment, Study Says - Cushing's Disease News



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Repeat Checks of Cortisol Levels in Saliva May Improve Use of Metopirone as Cushing's Treatment, Study Says 
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Prompt and effective treatment for hypercortisolism ? the excessive amount of cortisol in the blood ? is essential to lowering the risk of Cushing's-associated conditions, including infections, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. Steroid hormone ...

 


Temozolomide May Partially Improve Aggressive Pituitary Tumors Causing Cushing's Disease, Case Study Suggests - Cushing's Disease News



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Temozolomide May Partially Improve Aggressive Pituitary Tumors Causing Cushing's Disease, Case Study Suggests 
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Information is not widely available about the effectiveness of treating aggressive pituitary tumors, particularly those that cause Cushing's disease. The management of these tumors usually requires neurosurgery, followed by radiotherapy, and ...

 


Adrenal Gland Lump Led to 5-year-old Developing Cushing's, Starting Puberty, Case Study Reports - Cushing's Disease News



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Adrenal Gland Lump Led to 5-year-old Developing Cushing's, Starting Puberty, Case Study Reports 
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They put the boy on a hydrocortisone supplement, which they reduced over time and finally ended. Twenty-eight months after the surgery, the boy showed no signs of Cushing's disease or early puberty. And his weight, cortisol and adrenocorticotropin ...

 


How You Can Help Us Make A Diagnosis of Your Pet's Problem, Part 3: Breathing - Long Beach Post



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How You Can Help Us Make A Diagnosis of Your Pet's Problem, Part 3: Breathing 
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It could be normal, stemming from excitement or as a way for the dog to cool off. It also could be a symptom of pain or a disease like Cushing's disease. Your pet's respiratory rate is the clue to a breathing problem. An increase in respiratory rate is ...

 


Endoscopic and Microscopic Surgery Equally Effective in Cushing's Disease, Study Finds - Cushing's Disease News



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Endoscopic and Microscopic Surgery Equally Effective in Cushing's Disease, Study Finds 
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Both procedures are used in transsphenoidal (TS) surgery to remove pituitary gland tumors, the root cause of Cushing's disease. In transsphenoidal surgery, a surgeon accesses the pituitary gland through the nose and sinuses. While endoscopic surgery ...

 


Signifor Reduces Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes in Cushing's, Study Finds - Cushing's Disease News



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Signifor Reduces Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes in Cushing's, Study Finds 
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Patients with Cushing's disease experience changes in metabolism that can lead to death due to heart disease. Visceral adipose tissue dysfunction is a condition involving fat tissue surrounding the liver and pancreas, resulting in a lack of response to ...

 


CyberKnife Radiosurgery Effective in Cushing's Disease, Research Finds - Cushing's Disease News



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CyberKnife Radiosurgery Effective in Cushing's Disease, Research Finds 
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To date, no studies have assessed the outcomes of Cushing's patients treated with CyberKnife technology. So, researchers at Stanford University decided to investigate if stereotactic radiosurgery could be useful at normalizing cortisol levels in ...

 


Patient's Atypical Cushing's Symptoms Lead to Discovery of Novel Genetic Mutations - Cushing's Disease News



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Patient's Atypical Cushing's Symptoms Lead to Discovery of Novel Genetic Mutations 
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It is a rare cause of Cushing's syndrome. According to recent research, PBMAH is caused by mutations in the ARMC5 gene, which data suggest may act as a tumor suppressor. Researchers presented the case of a 52-year-old Chinese woman who exhibited a ...

 


Pet Points: Adrenal problems more common in dogs than cats - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



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Pet Points: Adrenal problems more common in dogs than cats 
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Cushing's disease can be caused by an overfunctioning adrenal gland or overproduction of a hormone from the brain that stimulates the gland. A Cushing's dog will drink and urinate excessively and have a pot belly with thin skin and a poor coat. We also ...