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.
More than 25 percent of women with Cushing’s disease experienced their first symptoms within one year of giving birth, a small study by the Pacific Neuroscience Institute found. The findings suggest ... Read more
In Cushing’s disease (CD), depression is correlated with body image distortion and lower self-esteem, according to an Indian study. Physicians should be attentive to symptoms of mental disturbances in ... Read more
OvaScience and Millendo Therapeutics will merge in an all-stock deal to push forward Millendo’s lead candidates livoletide (AZP-531) and nevanimibe (ATR-101) for the treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome and Cushing’s ... Read more
A test using betamethasone — a corticosteroid that causes the pituitary gland to stop producing ACTH – can accurately predict short- and long-term remission in Cushing’s disease patients who have had pituitary surgery, a ... Read more
American and Dutch patients with Cushing’s syndrome have different ways of interpreting the same items on a disease-specific quality-of-life (QoL) questionnaire, research shows. The study, “Assessing Differences in How ... Read more
Metformin, an oral type 2 diabetes medicine, can promote cell death in tumors that cause Cushing’s disease and reduce the excessive production of the adrenocorticotroph hormone (ACTH) that underlies ... Read more
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