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

Glycaemic control improved with insulin pump use
Young people with type 1 diabetes using insulin pumps exhibit improved glycemic control and lower incidence of hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis, according to findings published in theJournal of the American Medical Association. Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopause increases Alzheimer ’s disease risk
According to a new study, published inPLOS One, the hormonal changes during menopause that affect brain metabolism may also increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

French creche bans all materials containing endocrine disruptors
A creche in Limoges has banned endocrine disruptors from its premises, this has involved replacing most plastics including toys, paint, cleaning materials and babies’ bibs.The Connexion (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormones may be safe migraine treatment for elderly
Hormone therapy may be safe and effective for treating migraine in the elderly, according to a study presented at the North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Common fertility test is unreliable
The commonly used ovarian reserve test doesn’t accurately reflect whether a woman is able to conceive, according to a study published in theJournal of American Medical Association.Newsweek (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endocrine Society expresses concerns that federal rule will reduce women's access to birth control
The Endocrine Society expressed concerns Friday with the presidential administration's new rules that would scale back the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate, and called for future health reform efforts to include continued access to no-cost hormonal contraception.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study finds no evidence linking reflux medicines to bone fractures
A new study in Alimentary Pharmacology& Therapeutics reports that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are not linked to an increased risk of bone fractures or bone thinning, as it was previously believed.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Nutribullet could make fruit juice a healthy option again
According to a small study published in the journalNutrition& Diabetes, Nutribullet blenders could make fruit juice a healthy option again, by keeping blood sugar down.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The risk of type 1 diabetes not increased by swine flu vaccine Pandemrix
A study in children published inDiabetologiareports that Pandemrix increased neither the risk of developing autoantibodies against insulin-producing beta cells nor the occurrence of type 1 diabetes.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Compounded bioidentical hormones raise concerns
Typically prescribed for perimenopausal and postmenopausal women to manage vasomotor symptoms, cBHT is not regulated or approved by the FDA and therefore is not a recommended treatment option, experts report inViewpoint in JAMA Internal Medicine.Medpage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How your blood may predict your future health
According to a new study inScientific Reports looking to identify biomarkers that reflect health status, the missing link that connects social inequality and poor health outcomes may be chronic stress.The Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New opportunities to join The Endocrinologist Editorial Board
Opportunities are now available to join the Editorial Board for the Society’s member magazine,The Endocrinologist. We are looking for two science-focused members together with an early career clinician from different geographical locations to start from January 2018. The Editorial Board is responsible for the content of the magazine in which we showcase the latest thinking in all areas of endocrinology, as well as news and issues that affect clinicians, scientists and nurses working in the field of endocrinology. The Endocrinologist provides a vital line of communication between members, helping...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Pancreatic tumours could help to fight diabetes
A new study inNature Communicationssuggests that insulinomas could hold the key to inducing the regeneration of beta cells.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Pregnant women with asthma are 17% more likely to have pre-eclampsia
Research published inThe Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practicereports that women with asthma are 17% more likely to develop pre-eclampsia, and are also at risk of having a caesarean section, underweight babies and short pregnancies.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

40 percent of all cancer cases are related to obesity
According to a new report compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, as many as 40% of all cancers are related to obesity.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Researchers discover why females have heart health advantage
The interplay between female ovarian hormones and a circadian clock molecule protects the heart health of women as they age, according to a new study published inCardiovascular Research.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Social-based mental training can reduce cortisol levels
A new study inScience Advancesreports that social-based attention training can significantly reduce cortisol levels, while mindfulness meditation helps to improve focus.New Scientist (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Healing molecule discovery could reduce limb amputations for diabetes patients
According to research published inAntioxidants and Redox Signalling, a molecule that is part of the body’s tissue repair system could help treat non-healing wounds and injuries, such as diabetic foot.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements protect against severe asthma attacks
Asthma sufferers could halve their risk of suffering a severe attack requiring hospitalisation simply by taking a vitamin D supplement, according to a study inThe Lancet Respiratory Medicine.Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

GM soybean oil leads to less obesity and insulin resistance but is still harmful to liver
According to a study, published inNature Scientific Reports, although a genetically-modified soybean oil was associated with lower risk of obesity and insulin resistance, it did not have beneficial effects on risk of diabetes or fatty liver disease.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Skipping breakfast could increase risk of heart attacks
According to a study published in theJournal of the American College of Cardiology,adults who miss the first meal of the day are more than twice as likely to have blocked arteries.Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Night shifts increase your risk of obesity
According to a study published inObesity Reviews, the increased levels of obesity and weight gain amongst shift workers is attributable to their working patterns, due to hormonal disruptions.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone replacement increases pregnancy success in hypopituitarism
Women with childhood-onset combined pituitary hormone deficiencies have successful pregnancies when treated with adequate hormone replacement before ovarian stimulation, according to findings published in theJournal of the Endocrine Society.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New role for hormone GDF15 in weight control
A new pathway for hormone, growth and differentiation factor 15 (GDF15), indicating a role for it in regulating body weight has been published inNature.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oxytocin leads worms to show their caring side
According to a study, published inScientific Reports, the oxytocin-like worm hormone, nematocin, promotes parental behaviour designed to benefit their offspring.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Booking open for cr èche facilities at SfE BES 2017
With SfE BES 2017 just around the corner, time is running out to register for the subsidised crèche facilities.Advance booking is required and places are limited, so please download the registration instructions and follow them to register a place for your child. The crèche will run a daily timetable of activities, including arts and crafts, face painting, drama, music, circus skills workshops and parachute games. It will be located in King's Suite at the Harrogate Convention Centre, this service is provided by Nipperbout. Nip...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Saving carbs for last may help ward off blood sugar spike for diabetics
Saving the bread for last at mealtime could help people with diabetes keep their blood sugar under control, new research inBJM Open Diabetes Research and Caresuggests.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Meditation may play a role in lowering cardiovascular risk
Mediation may benefit cardiovascular risk, but traditional care for risk factors such as high cholesterol and blood pressure remains the mainstay of preventing heart disease, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).MedPage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Aldosterone increases response of cell brains that cause salt cravings
Neurons activated during salt deficiency also increase their response in the presence of aldosterone, according to a study in the journalNeuron.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vasopressin could me making your dog aggressive
According to a new study inFrontiers of Psychology, the hormone vasopressin may be causing some dogs to become aggressive on the leash.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Childhood obesity tied to late-pregnancy hypertension
Among pregnant women, high blood pressure during later pregnancy may increase offspring obesity risk, a study published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolismreports.MedPage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Will binge-watching TV increase your risk for Alzheimer's disease and diabetes?
A recent study published in the journalMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise links increased hours of television viewing to a higher risk of certain inflammatory diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes: Effective relief for nerve pain steps closer
Drugs that block a protein called HCN2 may have the potential to provide relief for people with diabetes who have chronic nerve pain, according to a study inScience Translational Medicine.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Liraglutide linked to reduction in VAT and improvement in beta-index
For obese individuals with prediabetes or early type 2 diabetes, liraglutide is associated with a greater reduction in visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and greater improvement inβ-index, according to a study inDiabetes Care.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oxytocin can make women fear new experiences
A study inBiological Psychiatry suggests that instead of making every social situation better, oxytocin may just exaggerate reactions to social experiences in women.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Prolactin helps mother's brain to establish nurturing links
Prolactin signalling in a specific brain region is essential for mothers to show vitally important maternal nurturing behaviour towards their young, research inPNASreports.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

A new role for insulin as a vital factor in maintaining stem cells
New research published inNature Cell Biologysuggests that insulin is a key determinant of embryonic stem cell potency in mammals.Phys.org (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Dairy-free milks could leave consumers at risk of iodine deficiency
According to a new study in theBritish Journal of Nutrition, the majority of dairy-free milks do not have adequate levels of iodine and are not an adequate substitute for cows’ milk.The Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Underlying mechanism leading to age-associated osteoporosis identified
According to research, published inProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, protein, Cbf-beta, plays a critical role in maintaining the bone-producing cells and its levels reduce with age.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news