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2015-04-13 00:20:23

DALLAS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion (Cushing's Disease) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" to its store.

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2015-02-11 15:33:59

Scientists around Günter Stalla, endocrinologist at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, now discovered in cell cultures, animal models and human tumor tissue that a harmless plant extract can be applied to treat Cushing Disease.

2014-04-07 04:21:16

MADISON, Wis., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted Minor Use Minor Species (MUMS) designation for Nexcyon's adrenocorticotropin (ACTH), a synthetic

2013-11-29 13:17:21

Genetic research that will be published tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests to Dr. André Lacroix, professor at the University of Montreal, that clinicians' understanding and treatment of a form of Cushing's syndrome affecting both adrenal glands will be fundamentally changed, and that moreover, it might be appropriate to begin screening for the genetic mutations that cause this form of the disease.

2013-05-08 13:02:38

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a protein that drives the formation of pituitary tumors in Cushing's disease, a development that may give clinicians a therapeutic target to treat this potentially life-threatening disorder.

2013-03-11 10:37:29

A new study suggests that treatment with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) may be helpful for people whose multiple sclerosis (MS) is not well-controlled through their regular treatment.

2008-08-30 09:00:20

By McNicol, Anne Marie * Context.-In surgical pathology practice adrenal cortical tumors are rare. However, in autopsy series adrenal cortical nodules are found frequently. These are now being identified more commonly in life when the abdomen is scanned for other disease.

2008-08-29 03:00:19

By Zaydfudim, Victor Stover, Daniel G; Caro, Susan W; Phay, John E Although medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) can produce adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) in up to 40 per cent of cases as determined by immunohistochemistry, clinical hypercortisolism is rarely seen.

2008-03-21 03:00:15

By Abdel-Malek, Zalfa A Knittel, James; Kadekaro, Ana Luisa; Swope, Viki B; Starner, Renny ABSTRACT Cutaneous pigmentation is the major photoprotective mechanism against the carcinogenic and aging effects of UV.


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