May 2018 Pituitary Research Articles

Knowledge is power and we believe keeping abreast of news on the research front is imperative. Each month in Highlights we feature a few of the top news stories, which you can read below. In addition, we update our website on a regular basis with the latest breaking news related to pituitary and hormonal disorders by gathering stories we think you'll be interested in from MD Linx, Medscape, MedPage Today, PubMed, Touch Endocrinology, and WebMD.

Pituitary Tumors

Molecular Mechanisms Governing Embryonic Differentiation of Pituitary Somatotropes.
Ellsworth BS, Stallings CE.
Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2018 May 11. pii: S1043-2760(18)30092-4. doi: 10.1016/j.tem.2018.04.009. [Epub ahead of print]

Hormonal Health

Does the Pituitary Gland Volume Change in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
Bozkurt Koseoglu S, Dinc Elibol F.
Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2018 May 15:1-5. doi: 10.1159/000489495. [Epub ahead of print]

Role of Venous Sampling in the Diagnosis of Endocrine Disorders.
England RW, Geer EB, Deipolyi AR.
J Clin Med. 2018 May 14;7(5). pii: E114. doi: 10.3390/jcm7050114. Review.

Supposed pituitary-production of human chorionic Gonadotropin induced by androgen deprivation therapy.
Yoshimura K, Nakashima Y, Sugiyama K, Kohei N, Takizawa A.
Int Braz J Urol. 2018 Apr 30;44. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2017.0654. [Epub ahead of print]


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