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Hollywood actor, 42, is trapped in a 14-year-old body and loves it

Mario Bosco’s memoir entitled ‘From Hopeless to Hollywood: The Mario Bosco Story,’ which came out in July, details how his condition that makes him small helped him to land a Hollywood career.

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Cushing’s Syndrome

Posted Oct. 1st, 2015 by Clare Rowson

Q: Would you please explain Cushing’s disease. How is it diagnosed? What are the symptoms?

A: Cushing syndrome results from excess levels of the hormone cortisol. 385 more words


In Memory of Lenise Petersen ~ October 2, 2002

Lenise’s Original Bio

Lenise, 22 years old, single mother.

After the birth of my daughter I was breast feeding. I stopped, but did not stop producing milk. 269 more words


Cushing’s Disease – Quality of Life, Recurrence and Long-term Morbidity

Isabel Huguet, Georgia Ntali, Ashley Grossman, Niki Karavitaki

European Endocrinology, 2015;11(1):34–8 DOI:10.17925/EE.2015.11.01.34

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Cushing’s disease (CD) is a rare disorder caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-secreting pituitary adenoma. 3,668 more words


The New Molecular Landscape of Cushing's Disease

Silviu Sbiera#, Timo Deutschbein#, Isabel Weigand, Martin Reincke, Martin Fassnacht, Bruno Allolio†

#These authors contributed equally to this work.

†A few days after acceptance of this manuscript, Bruno Allolio passed away. 264 more words


Metopirone effective treatment for hypercortisolemia in Cushing’s syndrome

Hypercortisolemia in Cushing’s syndrome can be controlled with Metopirone therapy, according to recent study findings published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

John Newell-Price, PhD, FRCP, of the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, and colleagues evaluated 195 patients with Cushing’s syndrome to determine the effect of Metopirone (metyrapone, HRA Pharma) on the control of excess cortisol. 364 more words


In Memory: Kandace Bankston 'Kandy' Kline, September 9, 2007

Kandy’s Story…

Hi, I am a 39 year old woman. I have a putitory tumor for the last fourteen years. the tumor has kiilled my putitory gland. 266 more words