Sex and Age Discrimination Could be Impeding Scientific Research for Conditions Like Cushing Syndrome
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Sex and Age Discrimination Could be Impeding Scientific Research for Conditions Like Cushing Syndrome

NICHD The NICHD is the The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is the center for…

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Phase 3 Trial Shows Positive Results for Investigational Therapy for Cushing Syndrome

A Phase 3 trial for Cushing syndrome led by Maria Fleseriu at Oregon Health and Science University has just been completed. It examined a new investigational treatment called levoketoconazole. About the…

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Her Rare Condition Revealed his Rare Ability: Amy and Sam’s Service Dog Story
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Her Rare Condition Revealed his Rare Ability: Amy and Sam’s Service Dog Story

Amy Dahm, who currently lives in Washington, DC, was working as a U.S. diplomat when she was diagnosed with Cushing’s syndrome. After receiving life-saving treatment from the National Institutes of…

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Results from a Phase 3 Study of Recorlev as a Potential Treatment for Cushing’s Syndrome Have Been Released

The top-line results of a pivotal Phase 3 study investigating the drug recorlevTM (levoketoconazole) in patients with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome have been released. The source article, which contains more detailed information,…

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Chin Hairs in Women Could be Indicators of Cushing Syndrome or Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
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Chin Hairs in Women Could be Indicators of Cushing Syndrome or Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

According to a story from msn.com, a significant portion of woman may notice a small number of hairs growing on their chin at some point in their lives. In most…

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High Blood Pressure and High Cortisol levels in Pregnancy May Be Cushing’s Disease
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High Blood Pressure and High Cortisol levels in Pregnancy May Be Cushing’s Disease

According to a new study, pregnant women with high levels of cortisol and high blood pressure may have Cushing's disease. Although Cushing's is rare during a woman's pregnancy, the conclusion…

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Experimental Drug for Cushing’s Syndrome Gets Orphan Drug Designation
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Experimental Drug for Cushing’s Syndrome Gets Orphan Drug Designation

According to a story from 4-traders.com, the pharmaceutical company SteroTherapeutics recently announced that its drug candidate ST-002 was awarded Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).…

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Learn a Little and Teach a Little: Cushing Awareness Day
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Learn a Little and Teach a Little: Cushing Awareness Day

Sunday, April 8th is Cushing Awareness Day! Cushing syndrome (also known as hypercortisolism, not be confused with its sub-form Cushing disease) is an endocrine disorder characterized by excessive cortisol levels…

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The Combination of Drugs that May Cause Cushing Syndrome
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The Combination of Drugs that May Cause Cushing Syndrome

A recently published scientific letter in the Spanish medical journal, Endocrinología, Diabetes y Nutrición draws a link between the combined use of inhaled steroids and liver enzyme blockers and the development…

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