• Novartis
  • For years, acromegaly has been managed using long-acting formulations of somatostatin analogues such as Novartis' own Sandostatin LAR (octreotide) and Ipsen's Somatuline Autogel (lanreotide), which are used to reduce levels of GH and IGF-1. (pmlive.com)
  • hormonal
  • Our study suggests that VDR FokI genotypes might affect the development of acromegaly and VDR polymorphisms may play a role in the course of acromegaly as a consequence of altering hormonal status. (hindawi.com)
  • Physicians
  • Physicians now have a new acromegaly therapy that provides an enhanced mechanism to address elevated hormone levels," she added. (pmlive.com)
  • disease
  • Heart disease - acromegaly increases the risk of ischemic heart disease leading to a worsening of risk of heart attacks and angina. (news-medical.net)
  • Acromegaly is a rare disease. (rochester.edu)
  • A high prevalence of coronary artery and hypertensive heart disease is associated with acromegaly. (ahajournals.org)
  • Despite the improvements, acromegaly remains a very challenging and very complex disease," he said. (medindia.net)
  • Untreated, acromegaly is linked to early heart disease , high blood pressure , heart rhythm disorders , diabetes , and colonic polyps, a precursor of colon cancer . (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Acromegaly disease is almost always caused by pituitary GH overexpressing adenomas [ 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • A short-acting formulation of Signifor that requires twice-daily dosing is already approved to treat Cushing's disease, but was not considered commercially viable to treat acromegaly given the availability of rival depot formulations. (pmlive.com)
  • In 2010, scientists published an article about Pio Pico asserting that he showed signs of acromegaly, a disease not characterized until later in the nineteenth century. (wikipedia.org)
  • cases
  • Recent estimates put the prevalence of acromegaly at between 115 and 295 cases per million, around double earlier estimates because of a higher-than-thought prevalence of pituitary adenomas. (pmlive.com)
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