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News and best practices from members of the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO – and other interesting global developments.

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Our friend and contributor, Dr. Chris Yedinak, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Division of Skull Base and Cerebrovascular at the NW Pituitary Center, Oregon...

Alternative Cushing’s syndrome treatment

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...

Podcast: What is the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations?

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...

Help improve acromegaly care around the world.

Acromegaly patients and healthcare providers worldwide can participate in this survey designed to provide information that may help improve quality of life during the...

Podcast: The amazing possibilities of facial recognition technology.

Dr. Manel Puig Domingo, a leading endocrinologist in Barcelona, is doing important work on facial recognition and biometrics to see if this technology is...

How do muscles change?

Note: Muscle weakness affects the quality of life in people with acromegaly.  Doctora Elena Valassi takes a fascinating look at what happens to muscles...

The critical need for adrenal insufficiency awareness

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...

Managing stress and emotional well being

The Chilean pituitary patient advocacy group, Corapehi presents information on the use of traditional Chinese medicine techniques to aid in managing stress and improve...

From the European Society of Endocrinology: Cushing’s syndrome clinical management guidance during the...

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...

Podcast: Critical COVID-19 information for pituitary patients

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...

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