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Hormone Disorders News -- ScienceDaily
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Hormone Disorders News -- ScienceDaily
  • Experts recommend tumor removal as first-line treatment for Cushing's syndrome
    A Clinical Practice Guideline on strategies for treating Cushing's syndrome have been published by experts. Cushing's syndrome is a condition caused by overexposure to the hormone cortisol.

  • Hormones influence unethical behavior, experts say
    Hormones play a two-part role in encouraging and reinforcing cheating and other unethical behavior, according to new research. With cheating scandals a persistent threat on college campuses and financial fraud costing businesses more than $3.7 trillion annually, researchers looked to hormones for more answers, specifically the reproductive hormone testosterone and the stress hormone cortisol.

  • Narrowing in on pituitary tumors
    A new technique that could help surgeons more precisely define the locations of pituitary tumors in near real-time has been demonstrated by a team of scientists. The new strategy uses a visualization technique (matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging -- MALDI MSI) that can analyze specific hormones, including growth hormone and prolactin, in tissue.

  • Experimental drug could treat hot flashes, other symptoms of menopause without harmful side effects
    Researchers have discovered an experimental medication that treats hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms without the life-threatening risks of hormone replacement therapy, according to a scientist.

  • Moderate hormone suppression may be enough in thyroid cancer, 30-year study shows
    Moderate suppression of thyroid-stimulating hormone, which drives thyroid cancer, may be as beneficial as more extreme hormone suppression, a study of long-term thyroid cancer outcomes shows. Extreme TSH suppression is associated with increased side effects including osteoporosis and heart rhythm irregularities.

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