Day time TV tackles acromegaly

October 22, 2020

Pituitary World News’ main goal is to increase awareness of pituitary disease so more people are diagnosed early and properly.  So when a daytime TV program, “The Balancing Act airing on Lifetime TV, tackles the

Hello, Pills!

September 7, 2020

With the recent approval and commercial launch of MYCAPSSA®, Chiasma delivers the first and only oral somatostatin analog to treat acromegaly. The research showed 58% of patients maintained normal IGF-1 levels with the new oral

A personal story

July 8, 2020

From Risa Heidt, triathlete, ironwoman  – Marshmallow Clouds –  It was September 2018.  In preparation for my next big cycling event, a 100-mile Century ride in New Mexico, I rode 50 miles a day for weeks

How do muscles change?

June 3, 2020

Note: Muscle weakness affects the quality of life in people with acromegaly.  Doctora Elena Valassi takes a fascinating look at what happens to muscles when exposed to excess Growth Hormone.  Her work is of paramount