Researchers in the UK report that unconscious weight bias from healthcare professionals leads to patients with obesity feeling humiliated and avoiding appointments, acting as a barrier to treatment.
Research published in Thyroid indicates that stopping antithyroid medication during pregnancy increases the risk of hyperthyroidism rebound by 60%.
A new study, published in Diabetologia, indicates that prostasin may be a marker for identifying patients at greater risk of developing diabetes or cancer.
Low levels of vitamin D are associated with high levels of inflammation, according to research published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. The Australian scientists suggest that vitamin D could be used as a biomarker for identifying people at risk of severe inflammatory illnesses.
A recent study, published in Menopause, suggests that women experiencing menopause symptoms are increasingly using cannabis for relief. The researchers intend to further investigate the efficacy of the drug for use in treating menopause symptoms.
High levels of aldosterone are associated with kidney disease progression in patients, regardless of whether they have diabetes, a new study published in the European Heart Journal suggests.
The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) - a medical school in one of Asia’s leading and top young global universities, the Nanyang Technological University Singapore - has a vacancy for an energetic and dynamic faculty member to be part of the Nutrition, Metabolism and Health research programme in the role of Associate/Assistant Professor (Non-Clinical) of Cardiometabolic Medicine.
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The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) - a medical school in one of Asia’s leading and top young global universities, the Nanyang Technological University Singapore - is looking for an energetic and dynamic faculty member to be part of the Nutrition, Metabolism and Health research programme in the role of Full Professor (Non-Clinical) of Cardiometabolic Medicine.
Learn more about the role and apply here: bit.ly/3bHcP16
Apply for our Clinical Update convenor vacancies. The Society for Endocrinology’s Clinical Update training programme is an annual three-day residential course aimed providing essential training for specialist registrars and newly appointed consultants in endocrinology.
A synthetic embryo has been successfully created by researchers in Israel using stem cells from mice, which could be induced to develop an intestinal tract, the beginnings of a brain, and a beating heart. The ground-breaking work is published in Cell and could lead to fewer animal experiments in the future.
A new study published in the European Heart Journal has reported that premature menopause, categorised as before 40 years of age, is associated with an increased risk of develop heart failure or atrial fibrillation.
American researchers have published a paper in Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology which indicates a positive association between cancer incidence and higher insulin doses in patients with type 1 diabetes.
A novel draft Guideline on Care of Trans and Gender Diverse Adults in Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been published by UK's Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, it is open for review until 6 September 2022.
Results of a mouse study published in Nature has detected a link between exposure to cold conditions and inhibition of solid tumour growth, which could provide a new approach for cancer therapy.