A recent article in Oxford Academic Press reviews the state of research and development of age-related hormonal changes, focusing on understanding the factors that cause those changes with the goal of improving health. Future activities in this area, guided by this scientific statement, will be particularly relevant to those 65 years and older.
In this edition of PWN’s popular briefings series, we report on how cancer and sweeteners could be related; physician harassment online; the relationship between the brain and the gut; a take on pain and something called the “Spoon Theory,” and a few more interesting nuggets you don’t want to miss.
Our briefing today covers articles on costs and access to therapies, sugar and artificial sweeteners, surprising news on where we are finding endocrine disruptive chemicals, an amazing discovery about a new brain layer, and a bunch of information on Cannabidiol (CBD) focusing on what we know and what we don’t. This is great info you don’t want to miss. Read on!
We are excited to announce that, beginning early in 2022, Pituitary World News will go live with a weekly radio show! Stay tuned for an announcement with final details, schedules, and times. We are in
From Lewis S Blevins, Jr., M.D. – Today on Dr. Blevins’ Corner: An elderly man underwent removal of the thyroid gland many years ago due to an overactive thyroid as a result of a goiter. He
From the editor’s desk: Articles of note for people dealing with pituitary disease. Here are a few information nuggets we thought might be interesting to share; a few things to think about, to chew on,
From the editor’s desk: Hypothyroidism and musculoskeletal pain: Joint and bone pain is one of those subjects we cover extensively at PWN. This article from Health advocate Dana Trentini (Hypothyroid Mom) does an excellent job
Interesting information and news for people living and dealing with pituitary conditions. Leptin: According to experts increasing Leptin sensitivity may help in weight loss. There is still much research needed to understand the puzzle that enables leptin
Weekly briefing: articles of interest for people dealing with pituitary and related conditions. Diet and nutrition. The JAMA recently published the latest in what has been a litany of studies on diet and nutrition. What’s
Insurance rumblings: As far as we can tell these are not widespread tactics but some insurance companies are limiting the use of drug copays that previously counted against deductibles. This is particularly troublesome for rare
From J D Faccinetti – cofounder. It is fun to think about complicated subjects particularly when those subjects include technology, medicine, and the mobile internet. As you ponder about change and what it means, it’s
When it comes to pituitary information on the web, not all guides are created equal. We did some research on the best web-based “Pituitary tumor: Frequently Asked Questions”, (FAQ). Here’s what we found: For an