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Women with Inactive Cushing's Are Still at High Risk of a Heart Disorder, Study Finds - Cushing's Disease News



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Women with Inactive Cushing's Are Still at High Risk of a Heart Disorder, Study Finds 
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It can last up to five years after remission. This may be due to a patient being obese, having high blood pressure or cholesterol levels, or having inflammation. In addition, Cushing's patients who are in remission can have heart damage that is not ...

 


Ask The Horse Doctor: Left untreated, Cushing's disease can lead to other problems - Reading Eagle



Ask The Horse Doctor: Left untreated, Cushing's disease can lead to other problems 
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Dear Dr. Vittoria: I think my stallion has Cushing's disease, or as I think they call it now, PPID. This spring he did not shed so we clipped him. His hair is growing in curly. Is there special or better feed for him to eat? He is 23 but can still eat ...

 


Patients Undergoing Adrenalectomy Should Receive Steroid Substitutive Therapy, Study Contends - Cushing's Disease News



Patients Undergoing Adrenalectomy Should Receive Steroid Substitutive Therapy, Study Contends 
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All patients who undergo removal of one adrenal gland due to Cushing's syndrome (CS) or adrenal incidentaloma (AI, adrenal tumors discovered incidentally) should receive a steroid substitutive therapy, a new study shows. The study, ?Predictability of ...

 


Brain Metabolism Altered in Patients with Cushing's Disease, Study Finds - Cushing's Disease News



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Brain Metabolism Altered in Patients with Cushing's Disease, Study Finds 
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Researchers in China used the FDG PET method to determine the changes in brain metabolism associated with serum cortisol levels in patients with Cushing's compared to healthy people. In the first part of the study, researchers determined that Cushing's ...

 


Desmopressin is Promising Alternative in Diagnosing Cushing's Disease, Study Says - Cushing's Disease News



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Desmopressin is Promising Alternative in Diagnosing Cushing's Disease, Study Says 
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Cushing's disease is characterized by excessive production of the adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH) caused by a tumor in the pituitary gland. ACTH is the hormone that causes the adrenal glands to produce cortisol. Currently, pituitary imaging is ...

 


Cushing's Disease Treatment Market Estimated to Soar Higher During 2017 ? 2025 - MilTech



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Cushing's Disease Treatment Market Estimated to Soar Higher During 2017 ? 2025 
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Cushing disease is caused by tumour in the pituitary gland which leads to excessive secretion of a hormone called adrenocorticotrophic (ACTH), which in turn leads to increasing levels of cortisol in the body. Cortisol is a steroid hormone released by ...

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Chemotherapy Combo Seen as Good Option for Rare Pancreatic ACTH-Producing Tumor, Study Suggests - Cushing's Disease News



Chemotherapy Combo Seen as Good Option for Rare Pancreatic ACTH-Producing Tumor, Study Suggests 
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Pancreatic tumors that produce excess hormones are rare, representing only 1 percent of all pancreatic tumors. Even rarer are pancreatic tumors that produce excess adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), leading to Cushing's syndrome. The researchers ...

 


Rare Disease Patient Groups Unite to Preserve Orphan Drug Tax Credit in US - Cushing's Disease News



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Rare Disease Patient Groups Unite to Preserve Orphan Drug Tax Credit in US 
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The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) says it's ?disappointed and dismayed? after the House of Representatives voted 227-205 last week to repeal the Orphan Drug Tax Credit as part of a U.S. tax reform package. A similar package before the ...

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Adrenal Gland Masses Mostly Benign, New Zealand Study Suggests - Cushing's Disease News



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Adrenal Gland Masses Mostly Benign, New Zealand Study Suggests 
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Of the adrenal incidentalomas examined, 95% were characterized as benign, and 88.6% of all cases were categorized as non-functional, meaning excess hormones were not produced. Among the 26 patients with functioning tumors ? meaning their tumors ...

 


SC woman with rare disease grapples with BlueCross BlueShield, as a tiny tumor wears her body down - Charleston Post Courier



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SC woman with rare disease grapples with BlueCross BlueShield, as a tiny tumor wears her body down 
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Mann's rare condition is called Cushing's Disease and stems from a hormonal imbalance when the body produces too much cortisol. According to the Mayo Clinic, it has tell-tale signs: fat deposits in the belly and upper back, stretch marks, skin that ...

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