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Severe fatigue in patients with adrenal insufficiency: physical, psychosocial and endocrine determinants

Giebels V1, Repping-Wuts HBleijenberg GKroese JMStikkelbroeck NHermus A.

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BACKGROUND:

Fatigue is a frequently experienced complaint in patients with adrenal insufficiency (AI) and may be influenced by cortisol levels. 200 more words

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Salivary cortisol performs better than urinary free cortisol to diagnose Cushing's syndrome

Late-night salivary cortisol has a better performance than urinary free cortisol in the diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome.

Salimetrics highlights a recent study:  Abstract

Context: The comparison of variability, reproducibility, and diagnostic performance of late-night salivary cortisol (LNSF) and urinary free cortisol (UFC) using concurrent and consecutive samples in Cushing’s syndrome (CS) is lacking. 250 more words

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Mutations in PKA catalytic subunit associated with Cushing’s syndrome

1. Somatic mutations resulting in constitutive activation of PRKACA, which encodes the catalytic subunit of protein kinase A, were found in 37% of patients with Cushing’s syndrome due to an adrenal adenoma.  492 more words

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Suspected case of Cushing's Syndrome with history of taking medicines prescribed by registered Chinese medicine practitioner

The Department of Health (DH) today (February 18) alerted clients who have consulted a registered Chinese medicine practitioner (CMP) Mr Chan Kong-kin (CMP Chan), practising at G/F, No.25, Leung Tin Village in Tuen Mun, should consult health-care professionals for advice if they have been supplied with medicines suspected to be Western medicines. 469 more words

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