Author Archives: Magdalena Kegel

Blood Immune Cells May Contribute to Metabolic Disease in Cushing’s, Study Suggests

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 have increased numbers of certain immune cells in their blood, even though their increased cortisol levels are considered immunosuppressive. Moreover,…

Cushing’s Related Tumors Require Lymph Vessel Growth for Steroid Production, Study Suggests

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 study, “Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in the Adrenocortical Tumors,” appeared in the journal Pathology & Oncology Research. It offers insights into the…