GIRFT's clinical lead for diabetes shares career and life insights
Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) is a national programme led by frontline clinicians, to help improve the quality of care within the NHS by identifying and reducing unwarranted variations in service and practice. It is a partnership between the NHS Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust (RNOH) and the Operational Productivity Directorate of NHS Improvement (NHSI).GIRFT’s latest newsletter features an interview with clinical lead for diabetes, Professor Partha Kar, who shares insights in to his life and career. He says,“the opportunity in front of us all is perhaps most exciting - whether it&#3...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

GSK discontinues Sandocal 1000 effervescent tablets
GSK confirm the discontinuation of Sandocal 1000 effervescent tablets due to commercial reasons. There are currently no plans to restore the product. (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Congratulations to our Society medal winners for 2020
Society medals are awarded to those who have significantly helped advance endocrinology, based on scientific excellence, broad contribution to our discipline and impact.Our 2020 medallists are listed below will present their plenary lectures at SfE BES 2020 on 16-18 November in Harrogate.Dale Medallist:              Dame Frances AshcroftSociety Medallist:           Professor ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Healthy diet linked to improved fertility in men
Men who follow a healthy diet have higher sperm counts and improved fertility, according to a study published inJAMA Network Open.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may help treat lung damage in premature children
According to a study published in theAmerican Journal of Pathology, adrenomeduillin hormone therapy may help treat premature babies with lung damage.Science Codex (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New treatment for adult GH deficiency
According to results from a phase 3 trial published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, a once-weekly growth hormone replacement therapy was effective at treating adults with growth hormone deficiency. Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Eating more at breakfast than dinner may help prevent obesity
According to a study published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, eating a large breakfast and a small evening meal may help prevent obesity and high blood sugar, as thermogenesis is twice as high at breakfast time.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Congratulations to our latest Early Career Grant awardees
Congratulations to our Early Career Members awarded Early Career Grants of up to£10,000 to help fund their endocrine research.Alisdair Boag (Roslin Institute) - Delineating the consequences of thiosulfate sulfurtransferase (TST) overexpression in EndoCbH1 cellsNeil Martin (Loughborough University) - Investigating the lysosomal metabolome and mTORC1 localisation in aged human skeletal muscleMorag Mansley (University of Edinburgh) - Functional characterisation of novel corticosteroid-induced transcripts in the cortical collecting ductAndrea Pollard ‚Äč (Imperial...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

First baby born to cancer patient from eggs through new procedure
A cancer patient who was left infertile has given birth to the first ever baby born from immature eggs that were collected five years earlier, matured in a lab, and frozen.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Smartphone app may help obese pregnant women manage weight
A smartphone lifestyle intervention app may help pregnant women with obesity improve diet and motivation for exercise, according to a study published inFrontiers in Endocrinology.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Age and employment status may increase weight gain after bariatric surgery
Age and employment status may be linked to weight gain, according to a study published inBMC Endocrine Disorders examining factors that may affect weight loss after bariatric surgeryEndocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Risk factors for endometrial cancer identified
A study published in theJournal of Medical Genetics identifies risk factors for endometrial cancer that could help develop targeted screening and prevention strategies.Science Codex (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Childhood stress may have genetic impact
According to a study published in theJournal of the Royal Society of Medicine, children separated from their parents and put in care have higher levels of cortisol, which may have a long-term genetic impact. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopause may be delayed by living near nature
A Europe-wide study, published inEnvironment International, suggests that women who live near green spaces and nature are more likely to have a later menopause onset.iNews (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Girls experience puberty earlier than 50 years ago
According to a Danish study published inJAMA Pediatrics, the onset of puberty in girls has shifted forward almost a year compared with the 1970s.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news