Podcast: Pegvisomant, glucose metabolism, and acromegaly

In this podcasts, we discuss an important recent meta-analysis study from the University of Rome on the relationship between pegvisomant, a drug used for...

Cortisol Matters! Learn why.

Why is it important to know about the symptoms of hypercortisolism and its clinical consequences? And why is early detection so critical?  The answers...

Join us at the First West Coast Pituitary Patient Gathering

Sponsored by Pituitary World News and the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF Join us in San Francisco Saturday, October 12, 8:00 am at the...

Podcasts: The long-term ramifications of Cushing’s

In this informative podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins explores the long-term issues affecting people with Cushing's disease and syndrome.  For more information on Cushing's download...

Growth Hormone Deficiency: Thoughts on medical decision making

In this podcasts, Dr. Blevins discusses growth hormone replacement, growth hormone deficiency tests, and some of the implications that affect medical decision making.     Music by Patrick...

Podcast: Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery

Today's podcast brings together Dr. Phillip Thedosopoulos, Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery at the University of California San Francisco and Director of...

More on Opioids and Pain

In a recent podcast on acromegaly and arthritis, we discussed the opioid use crisis currently gripping the United States. The podcast focused primarily on arthropathy, articular,...

Arthritis and acromegaly

Arthropathy is one of the most insidious conditions that can affect people with acromegaly often with challenging quality of life issues.   Bone and joint...

PWN technology corner: A look at Telehealth

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines telehealth as the "use of electronic information...

One of the world’s greatest neurosurgeons and pioneer of transsphenoidal pituitary surgery dies at...

Charles Wilson MD was, by all accounts, an outlier.  Much has been written about his accomplishments as a surgeon and teacher, but for pituitary...

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