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    • Effectiveness of interventions to reduce ordering of thyroid function tests: a systematic review. 

      Zhelev, Z.; Abbott, R.; Rogers, M.; Fleming, S.; Patterson, A.; Hamilton, W. T.; Heaton, J.; Thompson Coon, J.; Vaidya, Bijay; Hyde, C. (BMJ, 2016-06-03)
      To evaluate the effectiveness of behaviour changing interventions targeting ordering of thyroid function tests.
    • A follow-up study of the prevalence of valvular heart abnormalities in hyperprolactinemic patients treated with cabergoline. 

      Drake, W M; Stiles, C E; Bevan, J S; Karavitaki, N; Trainer, P J; Rees, D A; Richardson, T I; Baldeweg, S E; Stojanovic, N; Murray, R D; Toogood, A A; Martin, N M; Vaidya, Bijay; Han, T S; Steeds, R P; Baldeweg, F C; Sheikh, U E; Kyriakakis, N; Parasuraman, S; Taylor, L; Butt, N; Anyiam, S (Endocrine Society, 2016-08-29)
      CONTEXT Uncertainty exists whether the long-term use of ergot-derived dopamine agonist (DA) drugs for the treatment of hyperprolactinemia may be associated with clinically significant valvular heart disease; and whether ...
    • Gynaecomastia 

      Thiruchelvam, P.; Walker, Jonathan Neil; Rose, K.; Lewis, J.; Al-Mufti, R. (BMJ, 2016-09-22)
    • Iodine deficiency amongst pregnant women in South-West England. 

      Knight, Bridget; Shields, B. M.; He, X.; Pearce, E. N.; Braverman, L. E.; Sturley, Rachel; Vaidya, Bijay (Wiley, 2016-11-02)
      Iodine deficiency in pregnancy may impair foetal neurological development. The UK population is generally thought to be iodine sufficient; however recent studies have questioned this assumption. Our study aimed to explore ...
    • Iodine Supplementation in Pregnancy - is it time? 

      Taylor, P.; Vaidya, Bijay (Wiley, 2016-03-21)
      Iodine is essential for the synthesis of thyroid hormone and optimal fetal neurological development. Pregnant women living in borderline or moderate-severe iodine deficient areas are at particularly high risk of being ...
    • Maternal thyroid function in pregnant women with a breech presentation in late gestation. 

      Knight, Bridget A.; Shields, Beverley M; Sturley, Rachel; Vaidya, Bijay (Wiley, 2016-02-15)
      Breech presentation occurs in 3-5% of all full-term pregnancies, and is associated with obstetric complications. The known risk factors for breech presentation include prematurity, low birth-weight, multiple pregnancy, ...
    • Monogenic autoimmune diseases of the endocrine system. 

      Johnson, M. B.; Hattersley, Andrew T.; Flanagan, S. E. (Elsevier, 2016-10)
      The most common endocrine diseases, type 1 diabetes, hyperthyroidism, and hypothyroidism, are the result of autoimmunity. Clustering of autoimmune endocrinopathies can result from polygenic predisposition, or more rarely, ...
    • Patient experiences of a bariatric group programme for managing obesity: A qualitative interview study. 

      Tarrant, M.; Khan, S. S.; Farrow, C.V.; Shah, P.; Daly, Mark B.; Kos, K. (Wiley, 2016-11-17)
      People with obesity experience a range of physical and psychological ill-health outcomes. This study examined patients' experiences of a group-based programme for the management of morbid obesity delivered within the UK ...
    • Random non-fasting C-peptide: bringing robust assessment of endogenous insulin secretion to the clinic. 

      Hope, Suzy; Knight, B. A.; Shields, Beverley M; Hattersley, Andrew T.; McDonald, Timothy J.; Jones, Angus G. (Wiley, 2016-04-21)
      Measuring endogenous insulin secretion using C-peptide can assist diabetes management, but standard stimulation tests are impractical for clinical use. Random non-fasting C-peptide assessment would allow testing when a ...
    • Thyroid research: stepping forward. 

      Vaidya, Bijay; Lewinski, A. (BioMed Central, 2016-03-15)
      It is eight years since Thyroid Research was launched with an aim to enhance opportunities for scientists and clinicians, working in the rapidly advancing field of thyroidology, to publish their research (Thyroid Res 1(1):1, ...