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Risperdal and S100B: Prolactin, Tumors and Tardive Dyskinesia by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 May 2012 12:00am By Teresa Conrick With Autism numbers climbing, there are those who look to the profit margin of knowing thousands of children, teens and young adults may need medications to "target behavior."   It is unfortunate and incorrect that Autism is still being looked at as a behavioral and developmental disability for many inste ... Read on »
Pituitary gland tumours by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 2 Comments This information is about tumours of the pituitary gland. Although pituitary tumours are classified as brain tumours they have very few similarities to other types of brain tumour. Much of our general information about brain tumours will not be appropriate for people with pituitary tumours, although you may still wish to read it. ... Read on »
Approaches to Treating Pituitary Tumors by InternalMed .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Acromegaly is a disease characterized by high levels of growth hormone in the body. LAURENCE KATZNELSON, MD: Over 95 percent of cases of acromegaly are due to a tumor, which is a benign growth of the pituitary gland. ANNOUNCER: The elevated levels of growth hormone in acromegaly lead to changes in soft tissues throughout the body ... Read on »
Gail Rosseau, MD - Discusses Pituitary Tumors by NOHC Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 1:26pm Dr. Gail Rosseau, board-certified neurosurgeon and U.S. Surgeon General candidate, discusses the prevalence and most common symptoms related to pituitary tumors. Vision disturbances and symptoms related to the overproduction of hormones are two of the most serious symptoms which may require a surgical intervention. Surgery for pituitary tumors is p ... Read on »
Leonard Cerullo MD, Discusses Pituitary Tumors by NOHC Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 11:46pm ShareThis Read on »
Pituitary adenomas in 500 words or less by pathologystudent Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 11:47am Pituitary adenomas are benign, glandular tumors of the pituitary gland. They are pretty common tumors (they account for about 10% of all intracranial neoplasms).  Most are clinically silent for years, until they get big enough to cause endocrine abnormalities or mass effects. Endocrine abnormalities occur when pituitary adenomas secr ... Read on »
The Official Diagnosis; He Called It! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 28 Apr 2010 11:57am Went to the doc yesterday... FINALLY got some answers. It is definitely Hyperprolactinemia.  The good news is, it is not being caused by a pituitary tumor.  I started treatment last night with Cabergoline, a (generic) dopamine agonist, which is supposed to reduce the Prolactin level in my body.  You have to build up to the full dosage beca ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: familial isolated pituitary adenoma by Posted Wed 21 Aug 2013 1:19pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2013 What is familial isolated pituitary adenoma? Familial isolated pituitary adenoma (FIPA) is a ... Read on »
How lupron and GnRH analogs are used for treating infertile women by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Aug 2011 11:42pm Lupron is a GnRH Analogue. There are many other kinds of GnRH analogues available ,such as Lupride, Buserelin, Triptorelin ( Decapeptyl) and these all act the same way. As the name suggests, they mimic the action of GnRH. GnRH stands for Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone, which is a peptide ( a molecule which consists of a chain of amino aci ... Read on »