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September 24, 2018

Pregnancy Could Be Linked to Onset of Cushing’s Symptoms, Retrospective Study Suggests

by Guest Author

More than 25 percent of women with Cushing’s disease experienced their first symptoms within one year of giving birth, a small study by researchers at Pacific Neuroscience Institute found.

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September 19, 2018

Doing Our Best With Pituitary Disorders

by Guest Author

Pituitary disorders are still considered by some “rare”, although many experts consider them unfortunately rarely diagnosed. Find out what you can do in this article by Marriage & Family Therapist, Linda M. Rio.

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September 12, 2018

7 Everyday Questions about Cervical Dystonia

by Zara Jethani

September is dystonia awareness month. Cervical dystonia is a painful condition that affects the neck and causes the head to tilt to one side, or causes the head to tremble. People often think that this is due to muscular issues but actually cervical dystonia is a neurological dysfunction caused by misfiring nerves. Discover answers from movement disorders specialist, Dr. Melita Petrossian, to 7 everyday questions about cervical dystonia.

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September 6, 2018

Caregiver Chronicles: Heroic Narratives and Subplots

by Marlon Saria

Read Dr. Marlon Saria's article about the emotional toll of caregiving and his remembrance of Sen. John McCain who died from glioblastoma, a lethal brain cancer.

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September 5, 2018

Is Early Brain Cancer Detection on the Horizon?

by Santosh Kesari

By the time patients start getting treated for brain cancer, their prognosis is often very poor, with an average survival of 14 months. Find out how early detection of cancers is emerging as a promising field of exploration.

Last updated: September 18th, 2018