Amryt Pharma announced positive results for the MPOWERED phase 3 trial for Mycapssa® oral octreotide for acromegaly patients, in a recent press release. The trial paves the way for the approval of Mycapssa® by the EMA.
Patients, advocacy, and healthcare organizations are promoting awareness of the condition around the world. The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations WAPO Board decided to re-use the WAPO Acromegaly Awareness Campaign of 2019 to raise awareness on
Our friend and contributor, Dr. Chris Yedinak, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Division of Skull Base and Cerebrovascular at the NW Pituitary Center, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland OR, in conjunction with an international
Grzegorz Rosiak, M.D., an interventional radiologist from Warsaw Medical University, sends us a recently published article, “Percutaneous Adrenal Gland Thermal Ablation,” an alternative Cushing syndrome treatment. You can read more about thermal ablation of the adrenal gland
With the upcoming WAPO Summit slated for this October 3, we thought we’d give our audience around the world more information about the Summit and the organization itself. This podcast will give you a rundown
Acromegaly patients and healthcare providers worldwide can participate in this survey designed to provide information that may help improve quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Much of this initiative’s success will depend on your
Dr. Manel Puig Domingo, a leading endocrinologist in Barcelona, is doing important work on facial recognition and biometrics to see if this technology is useful in recognizing the early physical changes that occur in Acromegaly.
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
If you’d like to learn more about Addison’s disease, here’s a perfect opportunity to do so. The Advanced Practice in Endocrinology Nursing is a comprehensive resource on Adrenal Insufficiency and three chapters from the book are
The Chilean pituitary patient advocacy group, Corapehi presents information on the use of traditional Chinese medicine techniques to aid in managing stress and improve emotional well being. The presentation is slated for this Saturday, May
This is a series of urgent clinical guidance documents on the management of endocrine conditions in the time of COVID-19. This clinical guidance document underwent expedited open peer review by Jérôme Bertherat (Paris, France), André
We caught up with Dr. Kevin Yuen, medical director of the Barrow Pituitary Center and the Barrow Neuroendocrinology Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and Dr. Lewis Blevins Medical Director of the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at