Genetic variability can influence our nutritional requirements
A review, published in the JournalAnnual Review of Nutrition, suggests that genetic variance can influence the absorption of micronutrients such as vitamin D.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopause hormone therapy is linked to microscopic colitis
Treating menopause symptoms with hormones is associated with microscopic colitis, according to results published in the JournalGastroenterology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Online tool can predicts breast cancer relapse after hormone therapy
The new online tool‘CTS5’ can be used to determine if a patient is at risk of their breast cancer returning following hormone therapy, according to research published in theJournal of Clinical Oncology.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Six novel biomarkers highlight risk of polyneuropathy
Research, published in the JournalDiabetes, indicates that six biomarkers of inflammation can be used highlight the risk of polyneuropathy.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

A sugar that increases insulin sensitivity
The sugar trehalose boosts insulin sensitivity lowering the chance of developing diabetes, according to a study published inJCI Insight.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Obesity from disrupted sleep
Poor quality of sleep can directly influence metabolism leading to fat gain and loss of muscle, according to a study published inScience Advances.The Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

A high fat diet may block satiety
Research, published in Science Translational Medicine, has discovered a link between high fat diets and leptin resistance in mice. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fresh vs frozen - how to get the best IVF outcome
Frozenin vitro fertilisation is not always the best option compared with fresh transfer, according to a study published inFertility and Sterility.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Depressed mothers influence their child ’s immune and mental health
Research, published in theJournal Depression& Anxiety, suggests a link between increased cortisol, stress and behaviour problems in children if they have a depressed mother.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone deficiency in patients exposed to radiation therapy
The level of radiation exposure used to treat brain tumours is associated with hormone deficiency in young patients, according to a study published in theJournal of Clinical Oncology.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Strategies to greatly reduce cardiovascular disease risk in type-2 diabetes
According to a study, published in theThe New England Journal of Medicine, well-controlled type-2 diabetics that abstain from smoking can virtually eliminate their increased risk of early death from a heart attack or stroke.Health Europa (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Having a Vitamin D3 deficiency and periodontitis may influence the onset of type-2 diabetes
Adults with gum disease and Vitamin D3 deficiency are more at risk of developing type-2 diabetes, according to a new study published inBMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Milk consumption at breakfast may benefit people suffering from type-2 diabetes
Research, published in theJournal of Dairy Science, reports that drinking milk first thing in the morning releases gastric hormones that slow the digestion of carbohydrate and lower blood sugar levels.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Do hormone levels in males adapt to help fathers in parenthood?
Professor Marian Bakermans-Kranenburg, funded by a European Research Council grant, has been investigating whether changing hormone levels of new fathers influence their interactions with their children.Horizon (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Increased autism risk in children of women exposed to pesticide
The level of DDT exposure to pregnant women correlates with an increased risk of autism in their children, according to a study in theAmerican Journal of Psychiatry. Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 17, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels linked to lipid levels in children
Vitamin D is independently and inversely associated with cholesterol levels in children, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 17, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Mushrooms may improve glucose control
According to a study, published in theJournal of Functional Foods, a daily portion of button mushrooms, fed to mice, increased their levels of gut bacteria that are known to influence glucose production.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 17, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sexuality may be influenced by immune cells
Research, published in theJournal of Neuroscience, suggests that activation of mast cells by oestrogen in the brain may influence sexual behaviour.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 17, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Stress during pregnancy may increase risk of mood disorders in children
High maternal levels of cortisol during pregnancy increase the incidence of anxiety and depressive-like behaviours in female children, according to a study published inBiological Psychiatry.  Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 17, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Petition launched for an increased EU research & innovation budget
The Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) and EuroScience have launched a petition to increase the European Union Research& Innovation budget. find out more and sign the petition on the dedicatedwebpage.#DoubleRIEU (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Thyroid removal with no visible scar
A new endoscopic technique, that allows the thyroid and parathyroid to be removed through a small incision on the inside of the mouth, leaves no visible scar, according to a team at Baylor College of Medicine.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Stress hormone linked to leukaemia progression
Cortisol is a key activator in a pathway that enables acute myeloid leukaemia cells to evade the immune system, according to a study published inCellular& Molecular Immunology.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Prepubertal hormone changes linked to poor body image in children
According to a study, published in theJournal of Adolescent Health, rising hormone levels associated with the onset of puberty are linked to poor body image experiences in children.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Research suggests why migraines are more common in women
Findings, published inFrontiers in Molecular Biosciences, indicate that women are more likely to suffer migraines due to the action of oestrogen on the cranial nerves.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Obesity during pregnancy increases risk of psychiatric disorders in children
Obese, pregnant women with diabetes are more likely to have children with psychiatric disorders, such as ADHD or autism, according to a study published inPediatrics.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Early diabetes diagnosis linked to earlier death
A study, published inThe Lancet, reports that patients diagnosed with type-1 diabetes at a young age have a greater risk of developing heart issues and a shorter life expectancy.Times (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Variability in occurrence of adrenal crisis in CAH
The incidence of adrenal crisis in young congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) patients varies greatly, depending on the treating hospital, according to a study published inClinical Endocrinology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fertility treatments may increase autism risk
According to research, published by the University of Haifa in Israel, progesterone therapy, when used as a fertility treatment, increases the risk of having an autistic child.Tribune (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Improved thyroid biopsy technique
According to a study, published inThyroid, using smaller-gauge needles for nonaspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules leads to improved diagnosis.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Postdoctoral researcher in reproductive endocrinology, St George ’s University of London.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the research group of Dr Kim Jonas, located in the Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute, at St George’s, University of London.The post-holder will utilize a combination ofin vivo andin vitro models, together with cutting-edge single molecule imaging and genomic approaches to uncover how follicle stimulating hormone and its receptor regulate ovarian function at key time points throughout reproductive lifespan.This full-time post is funded by the BBSRC for 3 years and the closing date for applications is Monday 20 August ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation does not increase baby growth in deficient pregnant mothers
According to research, published in theNew England Journal of Medicine, pregnant women with vitamin D deficiency who take supplements do not improve their babies' growth.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Men get a testosterone boost from winning
According to research, published inHuman Nature, men who believe they have won in competition with another man have elevated testosterone levels and an inflated opinion of their sexual attractiveness.Sky News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Tight underpants reduce sperm quality
According to a study, published inHuman Reproduction, men who wear looser boxer shorts have higher sperm number and quality.Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Ketogenic diet may raise type-2 diabetes risk
According to research, published in theJournal of Physiology, although low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets can reduce weight, they may also decrease glucose tolerance and predispose to developing type-2 diabetes. Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Synthetic hormone boosts plant growth
A new hormone, developed by combining chemical, biological and engineering techniques, could be used to manipulate plant growth, according to a study published inNew Phytologist.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Testosterone is alternative therapy for women with complete androgen insensitivity
Research, published inLancet Diabetes& Endocrinology, reports that testosterone is a safe oestrogen substitute for women with complete androgen insensitivity.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Long-acting testosterone formulations safe for transgender men
According to a study, published inClinical Endocrinology, long-acting testosterone formulations, undecanoate and enanthate, are both safe and effective for use in young transgender men, over a 5 year period.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

IVF genetic screens do not enhance success
The genetic screening of embryos for abnormalities before IVF implantation does not improve the chances of a successful pregnancy, according to research published inHuman Reproduction.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Education on insulin use is lacking in doctors
According to research, published inBMC Family Practice, primary care physicians lack appropriate knowledge on the correct use of insulin to treat type-2 diabetes.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Thyroid disease increases risk of gestational diabetes
A study, published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, has linked higher triiodothyronine levels with the development of gestational diabetes.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Thyroid disease linked to poor sex life
According to a study, published inThyroid, adults with benign thyroid disease are more likely to report having an impaired sex life.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Opportunities to get involved with outreach at SfE BES 2018
We are looking for volunteers to help deliver our public engagement event at SfE BES 2018 in Glasgow.Don’t miss this opportunity to hone your outreach skills and share your enthusiasm for endocrinology with local school children.The event will take place at 12:00 to 15:30 on Wednesday 21 November at the SfE BES conference venue.Members attending SfE BES 2018 have two chances to volunteer:You can apply to bring and demonstrate, tried and tested, endocrinology-related public engagement activities that are suitable for students 14– 18 years old.You can volunteer to take part in the careers Q&A sess...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vacancies for You and Your Hormones Content Editors
We have new vacancies for Content Editors to contribute to our public facing website, You and Your Hormones, which provides the latest information on hormones and hormone-related conditions.The site is written and reviewed by Society for Endocrinology experts and we are seeking Content Editors to support the Editorial Board and to help ensure the latest research and clinical practice is included on the website across all areas of endocrinology.Content Editors will:Help identify the latest hot topics to be includedLiaise with the Editorial Board and other endocrine expertsContribute to the review and creat...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Children are overexposed to plastic chemicals
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents limit their use of plastic containers and cut down on processed food, to reduce the risk of obesity and cancer in children.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Insulin resistance goes undetected in patients with Parkinson's disease
According to a study, published in theJournal of Parkinson's Disease, insulin resistance is often undetected in Parkinson's disease patients, especially in overweight individuals.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Muscle and fat composition is affected by hormone levels in euthyroid adults
A study, published inClinical Endocrinology, reports that higher levels of thyroid hormone are associated with reduced skeletal muscle mass and insulin resistance.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New hormonal mechanism implicated in pancreatic cancer progression
A high-fat diet may predispose to pancreatic cancer through direct interaction with hormone cholecystokinin, rather than obesity-related mechanisms, according to research published in theAmerican Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Stopping HRT does not increase atherosclerosis
According to a study, published inMenopause, stopping low-dose hormone therapy in menopause does not lead to a rebound effect on the advancement of atherosclerosis.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D may help arthritis patients
Data, presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting& Clinical Lab Expo, suggests that vitamin D supplementation could improve quality of life for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Risk of autism higher in children of women with PCOS
Women with PCOS have a greater chance of having a child with autism, according to a study published inTranslational Psychiatry.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news