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Cushing's syndrome by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. Sometimes called "hypercortisolism," it is relatively rare and most commonly affects adults aged 20 to 50. An estimated 10 to 15 of every million people are affected each year. What are the symptoms? S ... Read on »
FDA Approves Korlym for Patients with Endogenous Cushing's Syndrome by Medline Plus Posted Mon 20 Feb 2012 8:11am FDA approves Korlym for patients with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome Today, Korlym (mifepristone) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to control high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) in adults with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome. This drug was approved for use in patients with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome ... Read on »
NIH Researchers Identify Mutation Linked to Severe Form of Cushing's Syndrome by Medline Plus Posted Thu 27 Feb 2014 7:43pm Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Benign Tumors , Cushing's Syndrome Read on »
How to diagnose adrenal diseases by pathologystudent Posted Tue 05 Apr 2011 12:39am Adrenal diseases can be some of the more difficult to diagnose in medicine because of their widely varying and sometimes non-specific symptoms, like fatigue and depression. Let’s take a quick look at some of the symptoms of the different diseases of the adrenal, and the laboratory tests used for diagnosis. 1. Adrenal hyperfunction ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
OBESITY (OVER WEIGHT) AND HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT WITH HOMEOPATHY. by Dr. Fasil M. Posted Sat 14 Jan 2012 5:32am        Obesity represents a complex relationship between genetic, psychological, metabolic, lifestyle and socioeconomic cultural factors. It is one of the most alarming medical conditions to affect a woman. Obesity in the recent times has taken the status of a global epidemic, posing as a universal threat cutting across bound ... Read on »
Tumours of the adrenal glands by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 2 Comments The endocrine system The endocrine system is a network of endocrine glands and nerves throughout the body. Endocrine glands produce and release hormones that circulate around the body in the blood. Hormones keep an even balance of chemicals and fluid within the body, and help us respond to changes in the environment. The endocrine sy ... Read on »
Coping With an Invisible Condition by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:33am By Brian Grady, Ph.D. What makes an illness or condition visible or invisible? Assistive devices, body appearance, and behaviour tell others you are ill or disabled. Devices include canes, wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, braces. Most of these are used for ... Read on »
It Is Always Something by Dayzofrain Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 05 May 2009 7:13pm So I have said here that there seem to be quite the number of things wrong with me- outside of what is considered apart of fibromyalgia and CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).  I am having heart rate issues, weight gain beyond what I should have with the meds I’m taking (fertility related as well as fibro/cfs management), Infertility, etc. I h ... Read on »
Coping With An Invisible Condition by Michele W. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Aug 2011 10:38pm By Brian Grady, Ph.D. What makes an illness or condition visible or invisible? Assistive devices, body appearance, and behaviour tell others you are ill or disabled. Devices include canes, wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, braces. Most of these are used for mobility. Body appearance can be things like skin colour, deformities, and scarring. ... Read on »