Clinical Nurse Specialist- Endocrinology
Vacancies for Band 7 Senior Clinical Nurse Specialists in Endocrinology (QEHB and HGS) at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.Salary:£33,222-£43,041Interview date expected to be10 April 2019Two exciting opportunities have arisen for individuals to contribute towards the provision of excellent patient care within our Endocrinology and Diabetes Service. We are looking to appointment two Senior Clinical Nurse Specialists in Endocrinology. One post will be for our Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospital site (HGS) and the other for our Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham(QEHB) ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Testosterone replacement can reduce prostate cancer recurrence
According to data, presented at the European Association of Urology congress, testosterone replacement may reduce the chance of prostate cancer recurrence in patients designated as low risk.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Healthy pregnant women with PCOS have fewer complications
Women with PCOS that follow a healthy lifestyle have a reduced incidence of complications during pregnancy, according to a study published inClinical Endocrinology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Strength training improves metabolic profile in obesity
According to research, published in theJournal of Endocrinology, strength training over a short time-period can improve blood glucose regulation and reduce fat accumulation in the livers of obese mice.Times Now (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Elevated stress hormone levels increase breast cancer metastasis
A new study, published inNature, suggests that exposure to stress can increase breast cancer spread as corticosteroids can promote metastasis.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Back pain more common in diabetes
According to data, published inPLoS ONE, patients with diabetes are more likely to experience back and neck pain, although whether this is a direct caused of diabetes is unknown.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Green tea could reduce obesity risk
A study, published in theJournal of Nutritional Biochemistry, suggests that green tea can promote healthy gut bacteria, reduce inflammation and lower obesity risk in mice.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

PCOS risk may be determined by pre-pubertal hormone
According to research, published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, levels of anti-Mullerian hormone may be able to diagnose PCOS risk in girls before they begin menstruating.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Infertility may increase cancer risk in women
A study, published inHuman Reproduction, reports that women with fertility issues have a higher risk of developing cancer.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Excess body fat improves stroke survival rates
Findings, presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 71st Annual Meeting, suggest that being overweight or obese may improve survival chances after a stroke, an obesity paradox.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Surgical thyroid removal improves Hashimoto ’s symptoms
According to data, published in theAnnals of Internal Medicine, thyroidectomy can decrease symptoms of Hashimoto’s disease better than medical therapy.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Some women metabolise contraceptive hormones more efficiently
A study, published inObstetrics and Gynecology, reports on a genetic variant that promotes faster breakdown of hormones, and may lead to reduced effectiveness of contraception in women.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes risk elevated in women with tiring jobs
According to a study, published in theEuropean Journal of Endocrinology, women engaged in jobs that they find mentally tiring are 21% more likely to develop diabetes, independent of other typical lifestyle factors.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New Society Endocrine Network unveiled to focus on the Endocrine Consequences of Living with and Beyond Cancer
The new Endocrine Consequences of Living with and Beyond Cancer Network joins our seven existingEndocrine Networks to provide focus, networking and collaboration opportunities for those with an interest in research and clinical care associated with endocrinology and cancer.The Endocrine Network convenors, Dr Helen Simpson and Dr Claire Higham look forward to hearing from anyone with an interest in this endocrine area and working together with you to advance research and clinical practice in this field.Key Topics of the Endocrine NetworkEndocrine and metabolic consequences of cancer and cancer therapiesElectrolyte disturban...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vacancy for Member of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Specialty Certificate Examining Board
The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, the Society for Endocrinology, and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint a member of the Endocrinology and Diabetes SCE Board.The successful applicant will assist the Chair and Medical Secretary in the running of the SCE to ensure that all academic objectives and standards set by the General Medical Council are met; attend annual meetings of the Board, convened to set examination papers; review candidate performance in the most recent diet; assist with the development of the SCE; act on the advice of the MRCP(UK) Management an...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Low fat levels may link low birth weight with increase insulin resistance
Research, published inObesity, suggests that the association between low birth weight and increased insulin resistance may be due to low levels of fat derived signalling molecules. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D may help alleviate asthmatic symptoms in children
Research, published inThe Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, suggests that vitamin D may alleviate asthmatic symptoms in obese children living in air polluted areas.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Gestational diabetes may increase risk of cardiovascular disease
Research, published inDiabetologia, suggests that gestational diabetes increases the future risk of cardiovascular disease. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Anti-viral treatment may lower diabetes risk
Research, presented at the Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, suggests that antiviral treatment for hepatitis C may reduce the risk of diabetes.Medpage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

A household chemical may lower male fertility
Research, published inScientific Reports, suggests that an endocrine-disrupting chemical, commonly found in household products, damages sperm DNA.News Week (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

HRT treatment may slightly increase risk of dementia
Research, published in theThe BMJ, suggests that HRT treatment for menopause may slightly increase a women’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.News Weeks (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Testosterone may increase heart disease risk
Research, published in theThe BMJ, suggests that testosterone may increase the risk of heart disease, which may explain why men are at greater risk of the condition.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Maintaining a low calorie diet may prevent diabetes progression
Research, published inLancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, suggests that maintaining a low calorie diet for 3 months may put diabetes patients into remission.BBC (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes and endocrinology consultant at The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust are seeking to appoint a diabetes and endocrinology consultant. Applicants will be considered for a full time NHS post or a post that would be split with the University of Exeter, the academic sessions set according to the academic record of the applicant.They are looking for a consultant with skills in general diabetes and endocrinology and a specialist interest in antenatal, pump and the diabetes foot. In addition clinics will be in diabetes, thyroid and general endocrinology and virtual clinics in the community.Deadline for applications is 22 March. Find ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Depression may impair sleep in female diabetes patients
Research, published inDiabetic Medicine, suggests that depressive symptoms impair the quality of sleep in women with type-2 diabetes. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How celastrol lowers hunger elucidated
The mechanism by which celastrol sensitises the brain to leptin, to lower hunger, has been elucidated, according to research published inNature Medicine. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Depression may impair sleep in female diabetes patient
Research, published inDiabetic Medicine, suggests that depressive symptoms impair the quality of sleep in women with type-2 diabetes. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Many acromegaly patients may be self-medicating incorrectly
Research, published inPituitary, suggests that a third of adult acromegaly patients may be medicating incorrectly, which may worsen their condition.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Use of statins may increase risk of diabetes
Research, published in theBritish Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, suggests that statins may increase the risk of type-2 diabetes.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Congratulations to our Society medal winners for 2019
Society medals are awarded to those who have significantly helped advance endocrinology, based on scientific excellence, broad contribution to our discipline and impact.Our 2019 medallists are listed below will present their plenary lectures at SfE BES 2019 on 11-13 November in Brighton.Dale Medallist:                 Constantinos Stratakis (Bethesda, USA)Society Medallist:          &...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Meet the Clinical Endocrinology Trust Visiting Professor for 2019
Professor Jérôme Bertherat will be joining our plenary lecturers atSfE BES this year as the Clinical Endocrinology Trust Visiting Professor. You can apply to host him at your institution for a day.He will be touring up to 5 endocrine centres in the UK during the week commencing Sunday 3 November. The programme for the day visit is entirely up to you and may, if travel schedule allows, involve an evening dinner. All costs for the visit except travel and accommodation are borne by the host institution.Professor Bertherat is professor of Endocrinology at Paris Descartes Universi...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Spring issue of The Endocrinologist now available online
The spring issue of the Society’s quarterly magazine The Endocrinologist is now available online. This issue, with the theme,'Women in endocrinology' is a celebration of the achievements of women working in science and endocrinology. Learn about their successes and the progress made towards equality in the field. In Society News, find out why the new home of your Society is named after Ernest Starling, discover how to get involved with the new Corporate Liaison Committee, and read a round up of the highlights from SfE BES 2018 in Glasgow. Browse this latest iss...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Send us your suggestions for the Senior Endocrinologists Session at SfE BES 2019
Senior Members of the Society are invited to send us their suggestions for the Senior Endocrinologists Session at SfE BES 2019 programme, and for future SfE BES meetings.Tell us what topics you would like to see covered or suggest speakers that may present a relevant subject. Currently, the session consists of three presentations of 30 minutes each.The deadline is Friday 15 March, and please email your suggestions toSfEBESconference@endocrinology.org (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Testosterone can shape male brain development
Research, published inNeuron, suggests that during male development, testosterone activity causes the immune system to eliminate cells in the part of the brain responsible for emotions and social behaviour.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oestrogen may promote breast cancer metastasis to the brain
Research published inOncogene, suggests that oestrogen activity in astrocytes may promote triple-negative breast cancer metastasis to the brain.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Biomarker may predict effectiveness of breast cancer treatment
Research, published inThe British Journal of Cancer, suggests that the expression of a biomarker can predict if a breast cancer patient will benefit from anti-oestrogen therapy.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Proton pump inhibitor therapy may not improve diabetes treatment
Research, published inMetabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, suggests that proton pump inhibitor therapy does not improve on methods to control blood sugar levels in type-2 diabetes patients.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Breastfeeding may lower the risk of prediabetes in children
Research, published inPediatric Obesity, suggests that for mothers with gestational diabetes, breastfeeding may lower the risk of their children developing prediabetes. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes may increase risk of aggressive breast cancer
Research, published inDiabetes Care, suggests that diabetes increases the risk of advanced and aggressive breast cancer in women.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Improved insulin secretion in type-2 diabetes from plant based meals
Research, published inNutrients, suggests that plant based meals are more effective at improving insulin secretion than those containing meat, in type-2 diabetes patients.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Decreased insulin sensitivity from sleep deprivation is unaffected by weekend lie ins
Research, published inCurrent Biology, suggests that weekend lie ins do not lower the risk of decreased insulin sensitivity caused by sleep deprivation.BBC (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New joint Position Statement published on safe treatment of hyperprolactinaemia
The paper,“Echocardiography and monitoring patients receiving dopamine agonist therapy for hyperprolactinaemia: A joint position statement of the British Society of Echocardiography, the British Heart Valve Society and the Society for Endocrinology” was published today in bothClinical Endocrinology andEcho Research and Practice.This joint statement, written collaboratively by the key Societies with an interest in this condition, is important reading for any general medical professionals, as well as those in the cardiovascular and endocrine fields, that are involved in managing patients with hyperprolact...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

A hormone may link chronic stress with increased cancer risk
Research, published inThe Journal of Clinical Investigation, suggests that elevated levels of adrenalin caused by chronic stress may increase cancer risk.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Red raspberries may lower diabetes risk
Research, published inObesity, suggests that eating red raspberries may lower the risk of insulin resistance.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New method may improve cell transplantation to treat diabetes
A new method to track oxygen supply in implanted insulin-producing cells may help the development of improved treatments for diabetes, according to research published inProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels unaffected by hormone therapy in transgender adults
Research, published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, suggests that hormone therapy does not affect vitamin D levels in transgender adults. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Child vitamin D supplements may lack recommended dose
Research, published in theArchives of Disease in Childhood, suggests that many child multivitamins do not give the recommended dose of vitamin D.BBC (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Metformin may reduce miscarriage risk in polycystic ovary syndrome patients
Research, published inThe Lancet Diabetes& Endocrinology, suggests that metformin reduces the risk of miscarriage in pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Low zinc levels linked to prediabetes in postmenopausal women
Research, published in theJournal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, suggests that low zinc levels in the body may be associated with prediabetes in postmenopausal women.Phys (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oestrogen is important for neurone function
Research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggests that oestrogen is important for neuronal communication and memory formation.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news