June 2020 Extra Articles



Can Gluten-free Diet Help Lymphocytic Hypophysitis?

A study featured on celiac.com finds that a gluten-free diet in patients with celiac disease can help with lymphocytic hypophysitis.   Read more:

Anaesthetics and Pituitary Function After Transsphenoidal Surgery

 A study reviewed on MDLinx found that 3 months after endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery, patients who were given sevoflurane and propofol anesthesia had similar outcomes.Read more : https://www.mdlinx.com/journal-summary/effects-of-anesthetics-on-postoperative-3-month-neuroendocrine-function-after-endoscopic/2uw6Cym7fYvY2R1nr5Bwko

Sea Cucumbers And the Pituitary

An article in phys.org discusses a scientific theory that the kisspeptin system that controls hormones can be traced biologically back in evolution to the sea cucumber. Read more: https://phys.org/news/2020-06-scientists-ancient-key-hormone.html


Hydrocortisone Not Recommended for Adrenal Insufficiency in Prader-Willi

An article in praderwillinews looks at new recommendations that people with adrenal insufficiency due to Prader-Willi syndrome avoid hydrocortisone. Read more: https://praderwillinews.com/2020/05/26/cortisol-deficiency-rare-in-pws-patients-routine-hydrocortisone-replacement-therapy-not-advised-study/