The first-ever guideline from Endocrine Society on Addison's disease details specifics of diagnostic tests and glucocorticoid therapy.
BACH2 is a major risk locus for Addison's disease, according to a study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine.
In the United Kingdom, rates of the disease were highest for those born in December, while in Poland, rates were highest for those born in January.
Patients with nonfunctional adrenal tumors have a nearly 2-fold increased risk for diabetes.
Updated recommendations from the Endocrine Society revise aldosteronism screening guidelines.
Four-month-old developed iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome after 6 weeks of intranasal dexamethasone ophthalmic solution.
Acute ozone exposure increases stress hormones and causes alterations in peripheral lipid metabolism in humans.
Both high- and low-dose adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation tests are adequate for including adrenal insufficiency as a diagnosis.
CT scanning followed by adrenal venous sampling was a cost-effective way to screen for primary aldosteronism.
Higher evening salivary cortisol levels tied to lower brain volume, worse cognitive function in older people.
The stress hormone may play a role in PTSD and anxiety.