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Absent but still here!

So it’s been quite some time since i’ve shown my face really, well typed a load of rubbish. However, not really sure where to start. Once i was out of hospital after my 6 week stay i managed a whole 5 weeks at home in the sun, enjoying life like a normal person then unfortunately my body caught up with me and was back in hospital again. 268 more words

Asthma

What is the utility of bedside skin-fold test in diagnosing Cushing’s syndrome?

Skin atrophy is a common feature of Cushing’s syndrome (CS), a hypercortisol state,  with multiple studies reporting radiographic evidence of reduced skin thickness in this condition1,2. 295 more words

Corcept Therapeutics Announces Presentations on Mifepristone for the Treatment of Patients with Hypercortisolism

MENLO PARK, CA — (Marketwired) — 05/04/17 — Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ: CORT), a pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs that treat severe metabolic, oncologic and psychiatric disorders by modulating the effects of cortisol, today announced that presentations about hypercortisolism and mifepristone’s role in treating that disorder will be presented at the 26th Annual Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) being held at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. 414 more words

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Aimee, Adrenal Bio

I am the daughter of a Cushing’s patient who is workning on her BLA and switch. My mom is not always able to be on line, but is very interested in the networking that this site offers. 201 more words

Pituitary

3's a Charm

3. MONTHS. PRE-OP. TODAY.

Time has absolutely flown by.

Feels like it was just yesterday I was bawling wondering if I’d ever get better. 464 more words

Personal

Lower health-related quality of life observed in patients with Addison’s disease, Cushing’s syndrome

Patients with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysregulations report health-related quality of life that is far lower than that of the general population, according to findings of a prospective study. 516 more words

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Exogenous Cushing's syndrome due to a Chinese herbalist’s prescription of ointment containing dexamethasone

BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi:10.1136/bcr-2016-218721

Summary

Eczema in children is a chronic disabling condition. The impact of this condition on the lives of families is often underestimated by conventional physicians. 139 more words

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