Endocrine

Browse endocrine news, education and analysis by endocrine subsections -  growth disorders; hypogonadism and other sexual disorders; inflammatory disorders; osteoporosis and other bone disorders and thyroid disorders.

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Prescribing for transgender patients under new GMC guidance

Weakness and hypotension: case study

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GMC stands by guidance urging GPs to prescribe hormones to trans patients

Pancreatic glucagonoma - case study

Growth disorders

Evidence base: Bullous pemphigoid

Evidence base: Bullous pemphigoid

Find all the latest information about guidelines, online resources and key texts...

Evidence base: Reduced fetal movements
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Evidence base: Reduced fetal movements

A summary of the guidelines, key texts and online resources to help in the management...

Evidence base: Acromegaly

Evidence base: Acromegaly

Find all the latest information about guidelines, online resources and key texts...

Inflammatory disorders

DH blamed as UK-wide shingles jab is delayed
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DH blamed as UK-wide shingles jab is delayed

60,000 shingles vaccines are being made available to UK patients on private prescription...

The basics - Assessing parotid swellings
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The basics - Assessing parotid swellings

There are many possible causes of parotid swellings, from Sjogren's syndrome to either...

Treating female pattern baldness

Treating female pattern baldness

Many women will seek help from hairdressers before consulting their GP.

Osteoporosis and other bone disorders

GPs face tougher QOF in new contract

GPs face tougher QOF in new contract

GPs must achieve higher standards to earn the same QOF points after negotiators agreed...

Fracture care needs urgent overhaul, says GPSI

GP commissioners must improve access to specialist osteoporosis clinics to tackle...

Gene discovery presents osteoporosis therapy target

The discovery of a gene that regulates bone growth may provide a therapeutic target...

Thyroid disorders

Clinical Review: Hyperthyroidism

Clinical Review: Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a common endocrine disorder in which the thyroid gland produces...

Metformin may increase risk of thyroid problems

Metformin may increase risk of thyroid problems

Metformin has been linked to an increased risk of low TSH levels in patients with...

Clinical Review: Hypothyroidism
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Clinical Review: Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder in which the thyroid gland does not...

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