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Recruitment for Cushing's Syndrome Clinical Study

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This trial is testing the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug for the treatment of Cushing’s Syndrome. Under the supervision of qualified physicians, cortisol levels and symptoms of Cushing’s Syndrome will be closely followed along with any signs of side effects. 26 more words

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Addison's Disease vs Cushing's Syndrome Nursing

Cushing’s and Addison’s Disease. An endocrine NCLEX review on how to differentiate between Cushing’s Syndrome/Disease vs Addison’s and Addisonian Crisis. In this video, I will discuss the pathophysiology, signs & symptoms, and nursing interventions for these endocrine disorders of the adrenal cortex and pituitary glands. 787 more words

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Promising Pre-Clinical and Phase 1 Data Support Advance of Selective Cortisol Modulator CORT125134 as Potential Treatment for Cushing's Syndrome and Solid-Tumor Cancers

MENLO PARK, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 28, 2016) –  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 released data supporting the clinical advancement of its proprietary, selective cortisol modulator, CORT125134. 1,581 more words

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Ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone syndrome caused by neuroendocrine tumors of the thymus

Background and purpose: Thymic neuroendocrine carcinomas (TNECs) are extremely uncommon. Certain cases of TNECs can produce the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and cause ectopic ACTH syndrome (EAS). 272 more words

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Kate N (Kate NC), Steroid Induced Cushing's

Hi everyone! My name is Kate and I am 32 yrs old.

I’ve had back pain since I was 14, and 6 years ago I went through a series of steroid injections to try to relieve the pain. 187 more words

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Happy Cushing's Awareness Day!

It’s been a year since I wrote anything on this blog, and to quote The Beatles, “Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on brah”. Today just so happens to be “Cushing’s Awareness Day,” which gives “Velociraptor Awareness Day”, “National Hairball Awareness Day”, “Sweet Potato Awareness Month” and “Workplace Politics Awareness Month” a run for their monies. 514 more words

VIDEO: Cushing's syndrome still difficult to diagnose

In this video exclusive, Hershel Raff, PhD, professor of medicine, surgery and physiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and scientific director and clinical research supervisor at Aurora St. 114 more words

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