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LINC 4 trial supports osilodrostat for the treatment of Cushing’s disease

Treatment with the 11β-hydroxylase inhibitor osilodrostat normalizes cortisol levels in the majority of patients with Cushing’s disease, report Mônica Gadelha and co-investigators from the LINC 4 trial.

Mild autonomous cortisol secretion linked to increased cardiometabolic disease burden

People with benign adrenal tumors and mild autonomous cortisol secretion have an increased burden of cardiometabolic disease similar to that seen in Cushing’s syndrome, suggest ENSAT EURINE-ACT study results.