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2011-05-10 15:32:18

A common, tiny tropical fish plays a key role in a new model for Cushing disease, giving researchers a powerful tool to conduct extensive searches for effective treatments for this serious hormonal disorder, testing up to 300 drugs weekly.

2011-03-24 00:00:27

Corcept Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CORT) released their final Phase 3 data for Corlux in mid-January, concluding a successful clinical trial. The next anticipated milestone is submission of the New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

2010-09-10 13:23:31

High levels of the stress hormone cortisol strongly predict cardiovascular death among both persons with and without pre-existing cardiovascular disease.

2010-09-07 16:15:19

Today, The Endocrine Society released a new clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH).

2009-10-15 15:37:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- We're all familiar with the physical changes that can come with human aging - hair loss, change of body shape, etc.

2009-06-12 22:22:34

A study confirms obesity and depression often occur together, even in children, U.S. researchers said in a statement. Lead author Dr.

2009-06-11 13:16:40

A new study connects abnormalities of the "stress" hormone cortisol with symptoms of depression in obese children, and confirms that obesity and depression often occur together, even in children.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.