Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Measuring blood serum cortisol levels several times a day after pituitary tumor surgery for Cushing’s disease can help doctors predict whether the operation eliminated the disorder, a study reports. ... Read more
Blood immune cells may contribute to metabolic and cardiovascular disease in patients with Cushing’s syndrome, suggest researchers at IDIBAPS in Barcelona, Spain. The research team showed that Cushing’s syndrome patients ... Read more
Inhaled steroids can cause Cushing’s syndrome if they are combined with medications that block liver enzymes, researchers at Spain’s Hospital Son Llátzer warn in a new study. While very low levels ... Read more
Aggressive adrenocortical carcinomas differ from tumors linked to Cushing’s syndrome in the density of blood and lymph vessels, according to a research team at Portugal’s University of Porto. Their ... Read more
Mutations in a gene called CABLES1 might contribute to pituitary tumor growth in people with Cushing’s disease, according to a study that suggests the gene normally acts as a ... Read more
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