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Set up by Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society for those interested in endocrinology & diabetes. We hope to use our podcast to promote educational outreach.. Join us weekly for hot topics, debates and much more! Disclaimer: All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation.

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Obesity & COVID-19

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we'll be looking at why those with obesity are at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 disease and what they can do to minimise the risk. Sit back and enjoy! Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier). References: https://www.ese-hormones.org/media/2223/covid-and-endocrine-diseases-ese-statement-final_23032020.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/15/obesity-is-a-major-risk-factor-for-dying-of-covid-19-we-need-to-take-it-more-seriously https://www.obesityaction.org/community/article-library/obesity-and-the-immune-system/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4717890/ https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight https://www.metabolismjournal.com/article/S0026-0495(19)30007-1/fulltext https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7202807/ https://www.escardio.org/Education/COVID-19-and-Cardiology/what-heart-patients-should-know-about-the-coronavirus-covid-19 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7197627/ Episode analytics

13 minJUL 27
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Obesity & COVID-19

Obesity & COVID-19 - Simplified

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we'll be looking at why those with obesity are at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 disease and what they can do to minimise the risk. This is a simplified version for our listeners without a medical/scientific background. Sit back and enjoy! Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier). References: https://www.ese-hormones.org/media/2223/covid-and-endocrine-diseases-ese-statement-final_23032020.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/15/obesity-is-a-major-risk-factor-for-dying-of-covid-19-we-need-to-take-it-more-seriously https://www.obesityaction.org/community/article-library/obesity-and-the-immune-system/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4717890/ https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight https://www.metabolismjournal.com/article/S0026-0495(19)30007-1/fulltext https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7202807/ https://www.escardio.org/Education/COVID-19-and-Cardiology/what-heart-patients-should-know-about-the-coronavirus-covid-19 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7197627/

13 minJUL 27
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Obesity & COVID-19 - Simplified

Influence of Biological Sex on COVID-19 - Simplified

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we'll be exploring why female patients are doing better with COVID-19 than male patients. Can we use this knowledge to somehow help male patients recover better? This is a simplified version for our listeners without a medical/scientific background. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: The use of the words women or females/men or males throughout this podcast is in reference to biological sex (XX and XY chromosomes respectively). Furthermore, this information is not applicable to all females as many other factors determine the course of COVID-19 in patients, such as ethnicity. This is a depiction of the effects of oestrogen alone on the coronavirus. Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier) References: https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/covid-hormones-oestrogen https://megsmenopause.com/2020/03/21/oestrogen-and-covid-19/ https://www.newsonhealth.co.uk/news/menopausal-women-taking-hrt-may-have-increased-protection-from-covid-19 https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/webinars https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7192108/ https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04359329 https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/covid-19-statistics-england-wales https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5450662/ https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.26.20043943v1.full.pdf https://theconversation.com/why-do-more-men-die-from-coronavirus-than-women-136038 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/andr.12836

13 minJUL 20
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Influence of Biological Sex on COVID-19 - Simplified

Influence of Biological Sex of COVID-19

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we'll be exploring why female patients are doing better with COVID-19 than male patients. Can we use this knowledge to somehow help male patients recover better? Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: The use of the words women or females/men or males throughout this podcast is in reference to biological sex (XX and XY chromosomes respectively). Furthermore, this information is not applicable to all females as many other factors determine the course of COVID-19 in patients, such as ethnicity. This is a depiction of the effects of oestrogen alone on the coronavirus. Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier) References: https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/covid-hormones-oestrogen https://megsmenopause.com/2020/03/21/oestrogen-and-covid-19/ https://www.newsonhealth.co.uk/news/menopausal-women-taking-hrt-may-have-increased-protection-from-covid-19 https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/webinars https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7192108/ https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04359329 https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/covid-19-statistics-england-wales https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5450662/ https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.26.20043943v1.full.pdf https://theconversation.com/why-do-more-men-die-from-coronavirus-than-women-136038 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/andr.12836

13 minJUL 20
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Influence of Biological Sex of COVID-19

Addison's & COVID-19 - Simplified

In this episode, we'll be exploring how coronavirus impacts those with primary adrenal insufficiency. These patients are at risk of tipping into fatal adrenal crisis and we'll cover how this can be prevented and managed. This is a simplified version for our listeners who do not have a scientific or medical background. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier) References: https://www.addisonsdisease.org.uk/news/novel-coronavirus-covid-19 https://www.addisonsdisease.org.uk/covid-19-clinical-management-guidance-adrenal-insufficiency https://eje.bioscientifica.com/view/journals/eje/183/1/EJE-20-0361.xml https://www.uclahealth.org/endocrine-center/acute-adre...

13 minJUL 13
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Addison's & COVID-19 - Simplified

Addison's & COVID-19

In this episode, we'll be exploring how coronavirus impacts those with primary adrenal insufficiency. These patients are at risk of tipping into fatal adrenal crisis and we'll cover how this can be prevented and managed. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier) References: https://www.addisonsdisease.org.uk/news/novel-coronavirus-covid-19 https://www.addisonsdisease.org.uk/covid-19-clinical-management-guidance-adrenal-insufficiency https://eje.bioscientifica.com/view/journals/eje/183/1/EJE-20-0361.xml https://www.uclahealth.org/endocrine-center/acute-adrenal-crisis https://www.england.nhs.uk/atlas_case_study/adrenal-insufficiency-improving-safety-and-e...

13 minJUL 13
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Addison's & COVID-19

Mental Health & COVID-19

This week on EndoPod, we'll be looking at how different people with diabetes have been coping during lockdown. It hasn't been easy and this is a way of projecting their voices and views on the matter.Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier, John Saganty, Deborah Adepoju) References: https://rcni.com/nursing-standard/newsroom/analysis/covid-19-and-diabetes-counting-cost-of-lockdown-lifestyles-and-limitations-161446 https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/coronavirus-deaths-diabetes-covid-19-lockdown-nhs-tests-a9516166.html https://www.practicaldiabetes.com/article/covid-19-psychological-issues-for-people-with-diabetes-and-health-care-staff/ https://www.diabeteswhatsnext.com/en/support/understanding-the-mental-health-impact-of-covid-19.html https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6378921/ https://youngminds.org.uk/about-us/reports/coronavirus-impact-on-young-people-with-mental-health-needs/ https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30460-8/fulltext https://www.kcl.ac.uk/policy-institute/assets/getting-used-to-life-under-lockdown.pdf https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/diabetes-ft/data/page-options/ovw-do-0

14 minJUL 6
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Mental Health & COVID-19

Dexamethasone

This week on EndoPod we’ll be exploring the promising drug, dexamethasone and how it’s proved to be effective in the current coronavirus pandemic. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier, John Saganty) References: http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-06-16-dexamethasone-reduces-death-hospitalised-patients-severe-respiratory-complications# https://www.recoverytrial.net/study-faq https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/what-dexamethasone-coronavirus-treatment/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4662771/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3047790/ https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/doctor-note-dexamethasone-treat-covid-19-200515154943918...

14 minJUN 29
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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone - Simplified

This week on EndoPod we’ll be exploring the promising drug, dexamethasone and how it’s proved to be effective in the current coronavirus pandemic. This is a simplified version for our listeners who do not have a medical or science background. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier, John Saganty) References: http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-06-16-dexamethasone-reduces-death-hospitalised-patients-severe-respiratory-complications# https://www.recoverytrial.net/study-faq https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/what-dexamethasone-coronavirus-treatment/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4662771/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3047790/ htt...

14 minJUN 29
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Dexamethasone - Simplified

COVID-19 & Cushing's

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we're going to be looking at how patients with Cushing's syndrome are affected by lockdown and the coronavirus. We even have a personal story in this episode - not to be missed. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier, Arabella Baptie) References used: https://pituitary.org.uk/media/604535/Cushings-management-during-COVID-19-_Lay-Summary-FINAL.pdf https://cushingsdiseasenews.com/2019/10/03/cushings-disease-can-lead-opportunistic-infections-like-tuberculous-meningitis-case-report/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3892578/ https://www.endocrinology.org/clinical-practice/covid-19-resources-for-managing-endoc...

16 minJUN 22
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COVID-19 & Cushing's

Latest Episodes

Obesity & COVID-19

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we'll be looking at why those with obesity are at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 disease and what they can do to minimise the risk. Sit back and enjoy! Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier). References: https://www.ese-hormones.org/media/2223/covid-and-endocrine-diseases-ese-statement-final_23032020.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/15/obesity-is-a-major-risk-factor-for-dying-of-covid-19-we-need-to-take-it-more-seriously https://www.obesityaction.org/community/article-library/obesity-and-the-immune-system/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4717890/ https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight https://www.metabolismjournal.com/article/S0026-0495(19)30007-1/fulltext https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7202807/ https://www.escardio.org/Education/COVID-19-and-Cardiology/what-heart-patients-should-know-about-the-coronavirus-covid-19 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7197627/ Episode analytics

13 minJUL 27
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Obesity & COVID-19

Obesity & COVID-19 - Simplified

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we'll be looking at why those with obesity are at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 disease and what they can do to minimise the risk. This is a simplified version for our listeners without a medical/scientific background. Sit back and enjoy! Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier). References: https://www.ese-hormones.org/media/2223/covid-and-endocrine-diseases-ese-statement-final_23032020.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/15/obesity-is-a-major-risk-factor-for-dying-of-covid-19-we-need-to-take-it-more-seriously https://www.obesityaction.org/community/article-library/obesity-and-the-immune-system/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4717890/ https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight https://www.metabolismjournal.com/article/S0026-0495(19)30007-1/fulltext https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7202807/ https://www.escardio.org/Education/COVID-19-and-Cardiology/what-heart-patients-should-know-about-the-coronavirus-covid-19 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7197627/

13 minJUL 27
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Obesity & COVID-19 - Simplified

Influence of Biological Sex on COVID-19 - Simplified

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we'll be exploring why female patients are doing better with COVID-19 than male patients. Can we use this knowledge to somehow help male patients recover better? This is a simplified version for our listeners without a medical/scientific background. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: The use of the words women or females/men or males throughout this podcast is in reference to biological sex (XX and XY chromosomes respectively). Furthermore, this information is not applicable to all females as many other factors determine the course of COVID-19 in patients, such as ethnicity. This is a depiction of the effects of oestrogen alone on the coronavirus. Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier) References: https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/covid-hormones-oestrogen https://megsmenopause.com/2020/03/21/oestrogen-and-covid-19/ https://www.newsonhealth.co.uk/news/menopausal-women-taking-hrt-may-have-increased-protection-from-covid-19 https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/webinars https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7192108/ https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04359329 https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/covid-19-statistics-england-wales https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5450662/ https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.26.20043943v1.full.pdf https://theconversation.com/why-do-more-men-die-from-coronavirus-than-women-136038 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/andr.12836

13 minJUL 20
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Influence of Biological Sex on COVID-19 - Simplified

Influence of Biological Sex of COVID-19

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we'll be exploring why female patients are doing better with COVID-19 than male patients. Can we use this knowledge to somehow help male patients recover better? Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: The use of the words women or females/men or males throughout this podcast is in reference to biological sex (XX and XY chromosomes respectively). Furthermore, this information is not applicable to all females as many other factors determine the course of COVID-19 in patients, such as ethnicity. This is a depiction of the effects of oestrogen alone on the coronavirus. Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier) References: https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/covid-hormones-oestrogen https://megsmenopause.com/2020/03/21/oestrogen-and-covid-19/ https://www.newsonhealth.co.uk/news/menopausal-women-taking-hrt-may-have-increased-protection-from-covid-19 https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/webinars https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7192108/ https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04359329 https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/covid-19-statistics-england-wales https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5450662/ https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.26.20043943v1.full.pdf https://theconversation.com/why-do-more-men-die-from-coronavirus-than-women-136038 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/andr.12836

13 minJUL 20
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Influence of Biological Sex of COVID-19

Addison's & COVID-19 - Simplified

In this episode, we'll be exploring how coronavirus impacts those with primary adrenal insufficiency. These patients are at risk of tipping into fatal adrenal crisis and we'll cover how this can be prevented and managed. This is a simplified version for our listeners who do not have a scientific or medical background. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier) References: https://www.addisonsdisease.org.uk/news/novel-coronavirus-covid-19 https://www.addisonsdisease.org.uk/covid-19-clinical-management-guidance-adrenal-insufficiency https://eje.bioscientifica.com/view/journals/eje/183/1/EJE-20-0361.xml https://www.uclahealth.org/endocrine-center/acute-adre...

13 minJUL 13
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Addison's & COVID-19 - Simplified

Addison's & COVID-19

In this episode, we'll be exploring how coronavirus impacts those with primary adrenal insufficiency. These patients are at risk of tipping into fatal adrenal crisis and we'll cover how this can be prevented and managed. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier) References: https://www.addisonsdisease.org.uk/news/novel-coronavirus-covid-19 https://www.addisonsdisease.org.uk/covid-19-clinical-management-guidance-adrenal-insufficiency https://eje.bioscientifica.com/view/journals/eje/183/1/EJE-20-0361.xml https://www.uclahealth.org/endocrine-center/acute-adrenal-crisis https://www.england.nhs.uk/atlas_case_study/adrenal-insufficiency-improving-safety-and-e...

13 minJUL 13
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Addison's & COVID-19

Mental Health & COVID-19

This week on EndoPod, we'll be looking at how different people with diabetes have been coping during lockdown. It hasn't been easy and this is a way of projecting their voices and views on the matter.Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier, John Saganty, Deborah Adepoju) References: https://rcni.com/nursing-standard/newsroom/analysis/covid-19-and-diabetes-counting-cost-of-lockdown-lifestyles-and-limitations-161446 https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/coronavirus-deaths-diabetes-covid-19-lockdown-nhs-tests-a9516166.html https://www.practicaldiabetes.com/article/covid-19-psychological-issues-for-people-with-diabetes-and-health-care-staff/ https://www.diabeteswhatsnext.com/en/support/understanding-the-mental-health-impact-of-covid-19.html https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6378921/ https://youngminds.org.uk/about-us/reports/coronavirus-impact-on-young-people-with-mental-health-needs/ https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30460-8/fulltext https://www.kcl.ac.uk/policy-institute/assets/getting-used-to-life-under-lockdown.pdf https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/diabetes-ft/data/page-options/ovw-do-0

14 minJUL 6
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Mental Health & COVID-19

Dexamethasone

This week on EndoPod we’ll be exploring the promising drug, dexamethasone and how it’s proved to be effective in the current coronavirus pandemic. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier, John Saganty) References: http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-06-16-dexamethasone-reduces-death-hospitalised-patients-severe-respiratory-complications# https://www.recoverytrial.net/study-faq https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/what-dexamethasone-coronavirus-treatment/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4662771/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3047790/ https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/doctor-note-dexamethasone-treat-covid-19-200515154943918...

14 minJUN 29
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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone - Simplified

This week on EndoPod we’ll be exploring the promising drug, dexamethasone and how it’s proved to be effective in the current coronavirus pandemic. This is a simplified version for our listeners who do not have a medical or science background. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier, John Saganty) References: http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-06-16-dexamethasone-reduces-death-hospitalised-patients-severe-respiratory-complications# https://www.recoverytrial.net/study-faq https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/what-dexamethasone-coronavirus-treatment/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4662771/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3047790/ htt...

14 minJUN 29
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Dexamethasone - Simplified

COVID-19 & Cushing's

Welcome back to EndoPod! This week, we're going to be looking at how patients with Cushing's syndrome are affected by lockdown and the coronavirus. We even have a personal story in this episode - not to be missed. Sit back and enjoy! Disclaimer: Aberdeen University Endocrinology Society are a student lead organisation. All information provided in this podcast are intended for educational purposes. This podcast is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health professional. The students involved in the making of this episode are in the 3rd year of MBChB studies (Hepsi Xavier, Arabella Baptie) References used: https://pituitary.org.uk/media/604535/Cushings-management-during-COVID-19-_Lay-Summary-FINAL.pdf https://cushingsdiseasenews.com/2019/10/03/cushings-disease-can-lead-opportunistic-infections-like-tuberculous-meningitis-case-report/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3892578/ https://www.endocrinology.org/clinical-practice/covid-19-resources-for-managing-endoc...

16 minJUN 22
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COVID-19 & Cushing's
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