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I Am Endocrinology: Dogs, Cats, and the Pituitary

ROB FOWKES (ENDO Council elections) I wasn’t really very aware of my own … hormones, that is. But by the time I was studying human biology at Oxford Brookes University, I knew that hormones were what I found most interesting, probably because of a combination of having a gun-toting cell physiology professor and a Chilean pharmacologist with a wonderful voice who...
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Positive Top-Line Results Announced from the Pivotal Phase 3 SONICS Study of Levoketoconazole for the Treatment of Endogenous Cushing’s Syndrome

Positive top-line results this week were announced from the multinational, pivotal Phase 3 SONICS study evaluating levoketoconazole for the treatment of endogenous Cushing’s syndrome. Strongbridge Biopharma is marketing the drug as RECORLEV™ . The open-label, single-arm SONICS study achieved statistical significance of its pre-specified primary endpoint, with 30 percent of patients achieving normalization of mean urinary...
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Endocrine Society Issues Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Guideline

Female athletes and women who have eating disorders are prone to developing a condition called hypothalamic amenorrhea that causes them to stop menstruating. The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare providers on ways to diagnose and treat this condition. The guideline, titled “Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,”...
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Society Issues Clinical Practice Guideline on Hypopituitarism

The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline that recommends treating insufficient hormone levels in individuals with hypopituitarism by replacing hormones at levels as close to the body’s natural patterns as possible. The guideline, titled “Hormonal Replacement in Hypopituitarism in Adults: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” was published online and will appear in...
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Members in the News: John W. Funder Awarded Fondation IPSEN Endocrine Regulations Prize

Endocrine Society member John W. Funder, MD, PhD, of Prince Henry’s Institute in Victoria, Australia, today was awarded the Fondation PSEN Endocrine Regulations Prize for his work on endocrine aspects of hypertension, including primary aldosteronism. The award was presented at the International Congress of Endocrinology — Chinese Society of Endocrinology in Beijing. As Business Wire points out, Funder...
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Eureka! Top Endocrinology Discoveries of 2015: A Year in Review

eureka Endocrine News has compiled the leading breakthroughs in endocrine research over the course of the past year with the help from 11 editors from Endocrine Reviews. From genetic research to new thyroid cancer drugs, amazing progress is being made in the field of endocrinology. Each year brings us a little closer to solving complex endocrine...