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Linsitinib comparable to placebo for adrenal cancer treatment

March 18, 2015

The investigational drug linsitinib did not increase overall survival in patients with adrenal cancer, according to phase 3 study results.

However, a small group of patients showed a significant response to the drug.

Peter Clayton Meeting News Coverage

Summer daylight exposure linked to growth in GH-deficient children

March 5, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Genes modulating growth and summer daylight exposure are subject to a complex gene–environment interaction in response to recombinant human…
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Shorter test for GH deficiency as accurate as traditional protocol

March 4, 2015
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Clinicians can safely revise their growth hormone stimulation protocols to reduce the amount of sampling they perform when determining if…
Meeting News Coverage

Advances in glucocorticoid therapy target congenital adrenal hyperplasia

March 2, 2015
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Novel formulations and delivery of steroids are producing better short-term outcomes for the treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia in…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from the American Beverage Association.

The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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Linsitinib comparable to placebo for adrenal cancer treatment

March 18, 2015
The investigational drug linsitinib did not increase overall survival in patients with adrenal cancer, according to phase 3 study results. However, a…
Peter Clayton Meeting News Coverage

Summer daylight exposure linked to growth in GH-deficient children

March 5, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Genes modulating growth and summer daylight exposure are subject to a complex gene–environment interaction in response to…
Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Shorter test for GH deficiency as accurate as traditional protocol

March 4, 2015
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Clinicians can safely revise their growth hormone stimulation protocols to reduce the amount of sampling they perform…
Meeting News Coverage

Advances in glucocorticoid therapy target congenital adrenal hyperplasia

March 2, 2015
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Novel formulations and delivery of steroids are producing better short-term outcomes for the treatment of congenital…

Exophthalmos and Cushing's Syndrome

February 3, 2015
A woman experienced red, irritated and bulging eyes. She saw an ophthalmologist who strongly suspected Graves’ ophthalmopathy. However, the…
In the Journals

Vertebral fractures, cortisol secretion linked in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes

February 2, 2015
Vertebral fractures were associated with cortisol secretion and sensitivity in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes, according to research…
FDA News

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia therapy granted orphan drug status

January 18, 2015
The FDA has granted orphan drug status to Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc., for NBI-77860, a proprietary corticotropin releasing factor 1 receptor…
In the Journals

Cushing's syndrome subtype affects postoperative time to adrenal recovery

January 16, 2015
In patients undergoing curative surgical tumor resection for Cushing’s syndrome, the time to recovery of adrenal function is contingent upon…
J. Josh Snodgrass In the Journals

Cortisol level changes linked to intimate partner violence in women

December 30, 2014
Higher levels of physical victimization in women were linked to higher levels of cortisol in midday and less linear decline throughout the day…
In the Journals

Mild adrenal steroidogenic defects common in patients with high BP

December 26, 2014
Mild defects of adrenal steroidogenesis occur in nearly half of patients with high blood pressure, according to research published in the…
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