Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- Improving the vitamin d status of vitamin d deficient adults is associated with improved mitochondrial oxidative function in skeletal muscleAkash Sinha
MD, Paediatric Endocrinology Department, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, United Kingdom
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E509-13. 2013..For the first time, we demonstrate a link between vitamin D and the mitochondria in human skeletal muscle...
- Diabetes insipidus in children: pathophysiology, diagnosis and managementTim Cheetham
Department of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
Paediatr Drugs 4:785-96. 2002..These agents enhance urine osmolality by their effect on circulating volume and renal solute and water handling. The fluid intake of most young children with primary polydipsia can be safely reduced to a more appropriate level...
- A POMC variant implicates beta-melanocyte-stimulating hormone in the control of human energy balanceYung Seng Lee
University Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 2XY, United Kingdom
Cell Metab 3:135-40. 2006..Obese children carrying the Tyr221Cys variant were hyperphagic and showed increased linear growth, both of which are features of MC4R deficiency. These studies support a role for beta-MSH in the control of human energy homeostasis...
- Pitfalls in investigating for diabetes insipidusTim Cheetham
Indian Pediatr 45:452-3. 2008