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!
Briefings on research and other news.
Announcing Pituitary World News weekly live radio “Talk Show”
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
The unrecognized caveats of pituitary conditions
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
A few things to think about
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,
Important news and information for people dealing with pituitary disorders
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
Briefings for August 2018
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
Diet, nutrition, diabetes and pulmonary function, yoga and belly fat, ectopic acromegaly and more…
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
Articles of interest for people dealing with pituitary disorders.
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
Book review: THE PATIENT WILL SEE YOU NOW, Eric J Topol M.D.
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
Pituitary Tumor: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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
From our research desk: a series of articles on subjects of interest to pituitary patients, their families and physicians.
Read this series of articles on subjects of interest to pituitary patients, their families and physicians including the patient’s perspective on diagnosis, rheumatic and bone disorders, undetected pituitary tumors, and mild traumatic brain injuries and pituitary
Briefings: A few interesting tips for the New Year
From J D Faccinetti, cofounder – Now that the Holidays are over is always advisable to regroup and take notice of all that advice we tend to get during the Holidays. Some good, some not
Scanning the websphere for interesting things
From time to time we scan the Websphere in search of interesting information and news for people living and dealing with pituitary conditions. Enjoy! From Buzz Feed Stephanie M. Lee reports on Apple iPhone’s effort