With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.
In addition to changes in volume of certain brain structures, people with Cushing’s syndrome also show widespread changes in the consistency of brain tissue, namely in white matter, which ... Read more
Corcept Therapeutics is recruiting participants for its Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating relacorilant as a potential treatment for Cushing’s syndrome-related side effects such as high blood pressure and impaired ... Read more
Serum cortisol and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) levels may be useful in identifying Cushing’s syndrome patients at risk of experiencing low blood potassium levels while being treated with Korlym (mifepristone), ... Read more
A recent case report describes a 7-year-old boy with Cushing’s disease who had an unusual clinical presentation, which significantly delayed his diagnosis. The study, “A variable course of Cushing’s disease in ... Read more
Keytruda (pembrolizumab) may not be effective in Lynch syndrome patients — those with inherited mutations in certain DNA repair genes — who develop Cushing’s syndrome due to cortisol-secreting metastatic ... Read more
Patients with subclinical hypercortisolism, i.e., without symptoms of cortisol overproduction, and adrenal incidentalomas recover their hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis function after surgery faster than those with Cushing’s syndrome (CS), according to ... Read more