Circadian rhythm affects wound recovery
According to a study, published inScience Translational Medicine,burns heal more quickly if they are sustained during the day, rather than at night.BBC News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Kisspeptin safer for ovary stimulation in IVF
According to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference, kisspeptin offers a safer way to stimulate egg production in women undergoing IVF.Daily Mail  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Thyroid transporter critical for brain development
According to a study, published in theJournal of Neuroscience, the thyroid hormone transporter MCT8 is essential for the early brain development in chickens. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Pregnant women exposed to perchlorate have lower levels of thyroid hormone
Pregnant women exposed to higher levels of a common environmental pollutant, perchlorate, had lower levels of thyroid hormone, T4, known to be important for normal foetal brain development, according to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Women with PCOS should be screened for mental health disorders
Women with PCOS are more likely to suffer from mental health disorders and should be routinely screened for these during medical assessments, according to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference.Healio  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Would food taxation be a successful strategy to combat obesity?
The debate,'This house believes that the UK population trend in obesity cannot be reversed without food taxation' was held at the annual conference of the Society for Endocrinology.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

High protein diets point to new anti-obesity treatments
Phenylalanine can suppress appetite by affecting the release of appetite-regulating hormones in the gut, according to new research presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference.Express (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D enhances burn healing
Patients with severe burns and higher levels of vitamin D recover more successfully, according to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Kisspeptin boosts male sexual appetite
Increased activity of kisspeptin neurones enhances sexual attraction and decreases anxiety in male mice, according to new research presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference. Newsweek (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Men in testosterone treatment at higher risk of blood clots
Research published inThe BMJsuggests that men in testosterone therapy are at increased risk of blood clots, especially if they are middle-aged or older.MedPage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sugary beverages significantly increase diabetes risk
New research published in theJournal of Endocrine Society reports that as little as two sugary drinks a week can raise the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

HRT may improve memory in women
According to a new study in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,oestrogen therapy may benefit working memory.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Whole grain foods can reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
By decreasing inflammation in the body, whole grain food products could help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in the journalGut.Express (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Breast cancer treatment may be enhanced by soy isoflavones
A study, published inCurrent Developments in Nutrition,found that the soy component, genistein, may slow the progress of breast cancer tumours.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fertility problems linked to increased cancer risk in women
Findings, presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, suggest that infertile women have an increased risk of developing breast cancer and early death.Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How bone hormone can affect appetite and metabolism
A study, published inThe Journal of Clinical Investigation,reports on the role of osteocalcin in regulating appetite and metabolism.EurekAlert (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Could red wine improve women ’s fertility?
Findings presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine suggest that women’s ovarian reserve may be higher in moderate red wine drinkers.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Particular PCOS symptoms can predict metabolic dysfunction
According to a study, published in theJournal of Cosmetic Dermatology, symptoms such as acne and hirsutism correlate with metabolic dysfunction in PCOS patients.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Synthetic cells used for non-invasive diabetes treatment
A study, published inNature Chemical Biology, shows that a non-invasive skin patch using synthetic pancreatic beta cells can regulate blood sugar in diabetic mice.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone levels indicate cardiovascular disease risk in obese teenagers
According to a study, published inPediatric Obesity,levels of the weight-management hormones, spexin and leptin, correlate with changes in cardiovascular disease markers in obese teenagers.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Elevated thyroid hormone levels increase cardiovascular disease risk
According to a study, published inCirculation Research,elevated levels of thyroid hormone, FT4, are associated with an increased occurrence of arterial disease and death.EurekAlert (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Lipid carrying particles may increase risk of diabetes
Very low density lipoproteins (VLDLs) have been linked to insulin resistance, which can lead to increased risk of type 2 diabetes, a study published inDiabetologiareports.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Lifestyle changes and herbal medicine may improve PCOS symptoms
Diet and exercise, in combination with herbal medicine, have been shown to improve PCOS symptoms in affected women who are overweight, according to a study published inPhytotherapy Research.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Growth hormone receptor variant linked to increased cancer risk
New research inOncogeneunravels the mechanism by which a growth hormone receptor variant promotes the development of lung cancer.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How your body block affects your sense of smell
According to a small study published inChemical Senses, smell sensitivity varies throughout the day, following internal circadian rhythms.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Third type of diabetes frequently misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetes
Type 3c diabetes, caused by pancreatic damage, is frequently misdiagnosed and more common than previously thought, a study inDiabetes Caresuggests.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fracking may release endocrine disruptors into the environment
According to research published inReviews on Environmental Health, chemicals linked to fracking can have negative neurodevelopmental effects.The Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Early menopause more likely in slim women
A new study inHuman Reproductionreports that women who are underweight, or were underweight between the ages 18-30, are more likely to experience an early menopause.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Toad species trigger own metamorphosis by activating hormone secretion
According to a study in toads published inNature Communications, the timing of metamorphosis of some toad species is controlled by hormone production in response to environmental stimuli.Phys.org (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Enough vitamin D could prevent diabetes
Enough vitamin D during childhood could lower risk of type 1 diabetes for those who are genetically susceptible to the condition, a study inDiabetessuggests.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Statins linked to higher type 2 diabetes risk
The use of the drug has been associated with a 30% increase in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, research inBMJ Open Diabetes Research& Care.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Free thyroxine levels linked to atrial fibrillation
According to a new study published inCirculation, higher levels of thyroid hormone in the bloodstream are associated with a higher risk of atrial fibrillation.EurekAlert! (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study reveals molecular mechanism that links obesity and breast cancer
A new study inCell Metabolismreports that breast cancer cells become more aggressive due to the release of cytokines that are particularly high in overweight and obese patients.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Older diabetes patients at higher risk of POCD
New research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists suggests that older patients with diabetes are 84% more likely to develop postoperative cognitive dysfunction.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Treatment with Lutathera significantly beneficial for patients with midgut NETs
According to a new study presented at the North American Neuroendocrine Tumour Society annual meeting, 177Lu-dotatate can substantially benefit quality of life for patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumours.MedPage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Clinical Research Fellow in Endocrinology (Pituitary) at University College London Hospitals, London
Grade: Specialty RegistrarContract: Fixed term - 12 monthsHours: Part time - 20h/weekJob Ref.: 309-MB299-JH-ASalary: £30,605 -£48,123 pa plus London weightingClosing: 13/11/2017 23:59Applications are invited for a one-year clinical research fellow in pituitary endocrinology post, suitable for a registrar level or senior CMT level doctor. This would suit someone planning to commence training in Diabetes& Endocrinology, taking time out of programme or a post CCT D&E applicant wishing to gain more pituitary and research experience. You s...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Clinical Fellow in Diabetes and Endocrinology at University College London Hospitals, London
Grade: Specialty RegistrarContract: Fixed term - 6 monthsHours: Full time - 40h/weekJob Ref.: 309-MB293-JH-ASalary: £30,605 -£48,123 pa plus London weightingClosing: 13/11/2017 23:59An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated registrar level or senior CMT level doctor with experience in diabetes& endocrinology to join our team. You should have with excellent communication, team and clinical skills to join the Diabetes& Endocrinology Team. This post is a Specialist Registrar level and you will work closely with the Cons...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Genome section involved in activation of vitamin D in the kidneys identified
Research published in theJournal of Biological Chemistryreports that researchers have identified the key to understanding the role of vitamin D in inflammation and bone health.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sleeping too much or too little may reduce male fertility
Sleeping more than nine hours, or less than six and a half hours per night, can significantly decrease sperm stability, a new study in theJournal of Sleep Researchreports.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone treatment helpful with depression related to menopause
According to research presented at the annual meeting of the The North American Menopause Society, transdermal estradiol and progesterone treatment reduces rates of menopause-related depression.MedPage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New diabetes pill also promotes weight loss
Orally administered semaglutide successfully reduces blood glucose in type 2 diabetes patients, and also promotes weight loss, according to research published inJAMA.Express (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Intermittent fasting may help prevent diabetes and obesity
Intermittent fasting helps prevent diabetes, obesity and reduces cardiovascular risk, by stimulating metabolism to generate heat, says study inCell Metabolism.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Androgen deprivation therapy linked to cardiovascular risk
A new study in theBritish Journal of Cancerssuggests reports that the therapeutic strategy, commonly used to treat prostate cancer, may result in an increase of cardiovascular disease.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New drug successful to treat drug-resistant thyroid cancer
According to a study published inOncotarget, palbociclib, normally used in the treatment of breast cancer, can be used to treat papillary thyroid carcinomas that are resistant to vemurafenib.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Discover more about your Society at the Annual General Meeting 2017
All Society Members are welcome to the AGM, 18.15-19.00 Tuesday 7 November 2017 at SfE BES 2017, where you can discover more about the Society for Endocrinology's activities of the past year and plans for the future.Login to theMembers' Area to view the AGM agenda and papers.If you have any questions or would like more information on the AGM, please feel free tocontact us or if you're attending SfE BES 2017 you can visit us in the exhibition hall at stand 22/23.We look forward to seeing you there!  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Gender Identity Clinic, Hammersmith
Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist Salary: £38,035 to£48,256 inc. HCAS per annum (pro rata)Contract: Permanent.  Full time/ part time / hours negotiableTavistock& Portman NHS Foundation Trust currently host the largest adult Gender Identity service in the UK (in Europe) which cares for over 6000 patients from 18 to end of life. The Clinical Nurse Specialist and Specialist Nurse together will play a vital role together with our Consultant Endocrinologist in monitoring and managing the physical and endocrine needs of the caseload of patients under the car...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Specialist Nurse at the Gender Identity Clinic, Hammersmith, London
Band 6 Specialist Nurse Salary:£31,878 to£42,046 per annum (pro rata)Contract: Permanent.  Full time/ part time / hours negotiableTavistock& Portman NHS Foundation Trust currently host the largest adult Gender Identity service in the UK (in Europe) which cares for over 6000 patients from 18 to end of life. The Specialist Nurse plays a vital role together with the Consultant Endocrinologist in monitoring and managing the physical and endocrine needs of the caseload of patients under the care of the Gender Identity Clinic. This work is pivotal in ensuring that hormone regimes are...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New research links circadian rhythm protein with epilepsy
CLOCK, a key molecule involved in circadian rhythms, was found to be expressed at lower levels in epileptic brain tissue, according to a study published inNeuron.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Could vitamin D supplements prevent type 2 diabetes?
Vitamin D receptor agonists prevented dedifferentiation of mouse-derived beta cells, which is a process that has been linked to the development of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published inDiabetes& Metabolism.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New pathway for oxytocin uptake discovered in suckling babies
According to new research, published inScientific Reports, a pathway involving receptors for advanced glycation end-products (RAGE), on the intestinal epithelium is involved in transporting oxytocin into the blood of babies after gut closure. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news