Study Identifies Mutations Responsible for Food-induced Cushing’s

Study Identifies Mutations Responsible for Food-induced Cushing’s

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Study Identifies Mutations Responsible for Food-induced Cushing’s

Mutations in the KDM1A gene are responsible for the development of a rare, food-dependent form of Cushing’s syndrome, according to a recent study. “In general, rare diseases are generally underdiagnosed in clinics,” Isabelle Bourdeau, MD, the study’s co-author, said in a press release. “By identifying this new gene, we now have a way of diagnosing our patients and their families earlier and thus offer more personalized medicine.” The study, “Loss of KDM1A in GIP-dependent primary…

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