Despite Falling Mortality Rates, Cushing’s Still Triples Risk of Death

Despite Falling Mortality Rates, Cushing’s Still Triples Risk of Death

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Despite Falling Mortality Rates, Cushing’s Still Triples Risk of Death

Although mortality rates associated with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome have dropped in recent years, the disease is still linked to a threefold increase in the risk of death, mainly from cardiovascular issues and infections, a recent analysis of past research has found. “Our results found that death rates have fallen since 2000 but are still unacceptably high,” Padiporn Limumpornpetch, MD, an endocrinologist from Prince of Songkla University in Thailand, and the study’s lead author, said in…

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