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The effect of treatment of liraglutide on quality of life and depression in young obese women with PCOS and controls (2019)
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Kahal, H., Kilpatrick, E., Rigby, A., Coady, A., & Atkin, S. (in press). The effect of treatment of liraglutide on quality of life and depression in young obese women with PCOS and controls. Gynecological Endocrinology, doi:10.1080/09513590.2018.1505848

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with reduced quality of life (QoL), though the role of associated obesity is unclear. In this study we examined the effects of six months treatment with liraglutide, 1.8 mg od, on obesity, depression and... Read More

The effect of phytoestrogen on thyroid in subclinical hypothyroidism: Randomized, double blind, crossover study (2018)
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Sathyapalan, T., Dawson, A. J., Rigby, A. S., Thatcher, N. J., Kilpatrick, E. S., & Atkin, S. L. (2018). The effect of phytoestrogen on thyroid in subclinical hypothyroidism: Randomized, double blind, crossover study. Frontiers in endocrinology, 9(SEP), doi:10.3389/fendo.2018.00531

Objective: Soy phytoestrogens are suggested to impair thyroid function but the effects of pharmacological doses of soy phytoestrogens are unknown; therefore, this study was performed to determine the effect of high dose soy phytoestrogens (66 mg) on... Read More

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on free and total vitamin D: A comparison of Asians and Caucasians (2018)
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Gopal-Kothandapani, J. S., Evans, L. F., Walsh, J. S., Gossiel, F., Rigby, A. S., Eastell, R., & Bishop, N. J. (2019). Effect of vitamin D supplementation on free and total vitamin D: A comparison of Asians and Caucasians. Clinical Endocrinology, 90(1), 222-231. doi:10.1111/cen.13825

Objectives It is well established that UK Asians typically have lower vitamin D levels than Caucasians. It is also known that vitamin D binding protein (DBP) is lower in some races than Caucasians. To investigate how ethnicity, skin colour and geneti... Read More

Mortality after admission for heart failure in the UK compared with Japan (2018)
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Nagai, T., Sundaram, V., Rothnie, K., Quint, J. K., Shoaib, A., Shiraishi, Y., …Cleland, J. G. (2018). Mortality after admission for heart failure in the UK compared with Japan. Open heart, 5(2), e000811. doi:10.1136/openhrt-2018-000811

Objective Mortality amongst patients hospitalised for heart failure (HHF) in Western and Asian countries may differ, but this has not been investigated using individual patient-level data (IPLD). We sought to remedy this through rigorous statistical... Read More

Low serum chloride in patients with chronic heart failure: clinical associations and prognostic significance (2018)
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Cuthbert, J. J., Pellicori, P., Rigby, A., Pan, D., Kazmi, S., Shah, P., & Clark, A. L. (2018). Low serum chloride in patients with chronic heart failure: clinical associations and prognostic significance. European journal of heart failure, 20(10), 1426-1435. doi:10.1002/ejhf.1247

© 2018 The Authors. European Journal of Heart Failure © 2018 European Society of Cardiology Background: Low serum chloride is common in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) and is associated with worse outcomes. We investigated the clinical and... Read More

Effect of increased inspired oxygen on exercise performance in patients with heart failure and normal ejection fraction (2018)
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Shah, P., Pellicori, P., Rimmer, S., Rigby, A. S., & Clark, A. L. (2018). Effect of increased inspired oxygen on exercise performance in patients with heart failure and normal ejection fraction. International journal of cardiology, 268, 166-169. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.05.029

Introduction: We investigated whether increased concentrations of inspired oxygen (FiO2) affects exercise tolerance in patients with heart failure and normal ejection fraction (HeFNEF). Methods: 46 patients (mean age 75 years (63% male) and median NT... Read More

Platelet function following induced hypoglycaemia in type 2 diabetes (2018)
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Kahal, H., Aburima, A., Spurgeon, B., Wraith, K. S., Rigby, A. S., Sathyapalan, T., …Atkin, S. L. (2018). Platelet function following induced hypoglycaemia in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes & metabolism, 44(5), 431-436. doi:10.1016/j.diabet.2018.04.004

Aim Strict glycaemic control has been associated with an increased mortality rate in subjects with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Here we examined platelet function immediately and 24 hours following induced hypoglycaemia in people with type 2 diabetes comp... Read More

Effect of soy on bone turn-over markers in men with type 2 diabetes and hypogonadism - A randomised controlled study (2017)
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Sathyapalan, T., Aye, M., Rigby, A. S., Fraser, W. D., Kilpatrick, E. S., & Atkin, S. L. (2017). Effect of soy on bone turn-over markers in men with type 2 diabetes and hypogonadism - A randomised controlled study. Scientific reports, 7(1), doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15402-9. ISSN 2045-2322

© 2017 The Author(s). Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is associated with increased risk of fractures. Soy supplementation has been shown to have a beneficial effect on bone turnover markers (BTM) in postmenopausal women. However, the effect of soy supplementa... Read More