Removal of Adrenals Lowers Quality of Life for Cushing’s Patients

A recent story in Cushing’s Disease News looks at study in the journal Annales d’Endocrinolgie, that found that the quality of life for Cushing’s patients is negatively affected by a bilateral adrenalectomy, theorizing that it can cause longer exposure to cortisol. Read more here: https://cushingsdiseasenews.com/2018/09/28/bilateral-adrenalectomy-lowers-cushing-patients-quality-life-study/

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A Warning on Testosterone Replacement Therapy

CNBC recently published an article explaining the drawbacks to testosterone replacement therapy, which is one of the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S. today. The article says it can help some men but can also raise the risk of heart attack and stroke in older men, and infertility in men under age 45. Read more here: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/03/the-hidden-dangers-of-testosterone-replacement-therapy-can-be-deadly.html

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