|Treating congenital adrenal hyperplasia|
One example is congenital adrenal hyperplasia. CAH results from an inherited alteration in a gene that blocks an essential enzyme (usually 21-hydroxylase) in the adrenal hormone pathway. Synthesis of cortisol (the “stress” hormone) and aldosterone ...
Nursing Times - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 04:22
|ARMC5 mutation identified in patients with macronodular adrenal hyperplasia|
1. 55% of tumors from patients with macronodular adrenal hyperplasia possessed mutations in ARMC5, suggesting a common genetic cause of this condition. 2. AMRC5 appears to be a tumor suppressor gene. Study Rundown: Corticotropin-independent ...
2 Minute Medicine - Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:21
|Hypercortisolism of bilateral macronodular adrenal hyperplasia may be ...|
1. Messenger RNA encoding proopiomelanocortin, a corticotropin precursor, was detected in all samples of hyperplastic adrenal tissue. 2. In two patients, corticotropin concentration was higher in the adrenal veins than peripheral veins, suggesting ...
2 Minute Medicine - Thu, 28 Nov 2013 04:32
|Genetic Studies Shed Light on Cushing's Syndrome|
A second study in same issue of the journal reported that cortisol secretion in these patients with bilateral macronodular adrenal hyperplasia appeared to be regulated by corticotropin, which was produced by a subpopulation of steroidogenic cells in ...
MedPage Today - Sun, 01 Dec 2013 10:00
|Mutation for Rare Adrenal Disorder Identified|
Monthly Prescribing Reference - Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:15
|Two copies of mutant gene may trigger rare adrenal disorder, say scientists|
pharmabiz.com - Sun, 01 Dec 2013 23:32
|French President Admits to Past Prostate Surgery|
Hollande, 59, issued a statement Wednesday saying that he was hospitalized for a few days in February 2011 for benign prostate hyperplasia, or enlargement. The statement didn't provide further details about the operation, and said that no further ...
ABC News - Wed, 04 Dec 2013 02:15
|Studies offer insight into rare adrenal disorder|
In particular, the first study indicates that corticotropin-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia may be linked to mutations in the ARMC5 gene while the second study suggests that the hypercortisolism observed in bilateral macronodular adrenal ...
Healio - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:37
|New Studies Shed Light on Cushing's Syndrome|
"Bilateral macronodular hyperplasia just means that both adrenal glands get progressively larger in the portion that produces cortisol and sometimes other hormones," he noted. This was first described about 50 years ago, but why it happens remains a ...
Medscape - Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:01
|Two copies of mutant gene may trigger rare adrenal disorder|
National Institutes of Health (press release) - Fri, 29 Nov 2013 05:48
|Are You Carrying Adrenal Cushing's Syndrome Without Knowing It?|
Newswise (press release) - Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:08
|Dr. Allen's Device Reverses Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Almost for Nothing ...|
Turning to the Thermobalancing therapy away from potentially harmful prostate removal procedures can prevent men with BPH from serious complications and save millions of dollars, states Fine Treatment. However, men are under pressure to undergo a ...
PR Web (press release) - Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:03