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New guideline for Cushing’s syndrome recommends tumor removal

July 31, 2015

The Endocrine Society and the European Society for Endocrinology issued a new clinical practice guideline for managing Cushing’s syndrome, recommending tumor removal as a first-line treatment, according to research in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

The guideline recommends best practices for treating the many causes of the hormonal syndrome, which is characterized by high levels of cortisol in the blood.

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FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to Azedra for pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma

July 28, 2015
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to Ultratrace iobenguane I-131 for the treatment of patients with iobenguane-avid metastatic or recurrent…

Top 5 online adrenal stories from July

July 24, 2015
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five adrenal stories posted in the last month.Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in Crooke’s changes…
Karen K. Miller In the Journals

Lowest cortisol levels found in women with overweight, mild obesity

July 17, 2015
Women with overweight and class I obesity appear to have the lowest cortisol levels, while more significant obesity appears to be associated with higher cortisol levels…
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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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Vlog: Global endocrinology community gathers for ICE/ENDO 2014

June 21, 2014
Ronald Tamler, MD, PhD, MBA, clinical director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center and a member of the Endocrine Today
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades and is now considered a health care epidemic in the United…
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Lynette Nieman In the Journals

New guideline for Cushing’s syndrome recommends tumor removal

July 31, 2015
The Endocrine Society and the European Society for Endocrinology issued a new clinical practice guideline for managing Cushing’s syndrome…
FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to Azedra for pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma

July 28, 2015
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to Ultratrace iobenguane I-131 for the treatment of patients with iobenguane-avid metastatic or…

Top 5 online adrenal stories from July

July 24, 2015
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five adrenal stories posted in the last month.Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in…
Karen K. Miller In the Journals

Lowest cortisol levels found in women with overweight, mild obesity

July 17, 2015
Women with overweight and class I obesity appear to have the lowest cortisol levels, while more significant obesity appears to be associated with…
In the Journals

Metabolic status regulates betatrophin levels in women

July 17, 2015
Women with anorexia nervosa have significantly elevated levels of betatrophin, whereas those with morbid obesity have reduced levels of the hormone…
Edward Oldfield In the Journals

Crooke’s changes common in patients with Cushing’s syndrome, high cortisol production

July 8, 2015
Evidence of Crooke hyaline changes in the pituitary gland points to a higher likelihood of Cushing’s syndrome in adults, with the changes in…
Henrik Falhammer In the Journals

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia increases risk for CV, metabolic morbidity

July 7, 2015
Individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia are at greater risk for cardiovascular and metabolic morbidity, with the highest risk seen in women…
Alberto Zaconeta In the Journals

Corticotropin-releasing hormone unrelated to depressive symptoms during, after pregnancy

June 24, 2015
Pregnant women had higher concentrations of corticotropin-releasing hormone in the cerebrospinal fluid compared with nonpregnant women, according to…
Greet Van den Berghe In the Journals

Early parenteral nutrition not linked to adrenal insufficiency, increases septic shock risk

June 22, 2015
Critically ill patients in intensive care who receive early IV feeding are no more likely to experience adrenal insufficiency than patients who…

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia drug trials halted

June 20, 2015
Neurocrine Biosciences recently announced suspension of two planned clinical studies of NBI-77860, a selective non-peptide corticotropin releasing…
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