Alejandra Viviescas, PhD.,  —

Alejandra has a PhD in Genetics from São Paulo State University (UNESP) and is currently working as a scientific writer, editor, and translator. As a writer for BioNews, she is fulfilling her passion for making scientific data easily available and understandable to the general public. Aside from her work with BioNews, she also works as a language editor for non-English speaking authors and is an author of science books for kids.

Articles by Alejandra Viviescas

Changes in Salivary Cortisol May Help Diagnose Cushing’s Disease

Changes in salivary cortisol after desmopressin stimulation could be a supplementary tool in the diagnosis of Cushing’s disease, according to Brazilian researchers. Their study, “Desmopressin Stimulated Salivary Cortisol as a Supplementary Tool in the Diagnosis of Cushing’s Syndrome,” was presented at the recent Endocrine Society meeting (ENDO 2019) in New…