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Low hCG Levels Can Indicate Preeclampsia Risk

Measuring hCG levels in pregnant women helps identify those at risk of preeclampsia due to underlying abnormal thyroid function rather than simply pregnancy-raised thyroid activity.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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AACE Updates Thyroid Nodule Management Guideline

The advice is similar to that in the 2015 American Thyroid Association guidance but focuses on thyroid nodules (excluding cancer) and uses a simpler classification scheme to determine biopsy need.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Molecular Thyroid Nodule Test No Help in Surgery Decision

Diagnostic molecular testing of thyroid nodules did not significantly affect decision-making in thyroid surgery and may even have led to some overtreatment in a recent trial.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Remote-Access Thyroidectomy an Option for Some, ATA Says

Thyroid-surgery procedures that spare the neck incision are "niche" and really should be recommended only for selected patients and when performed by high-volume surgeons, experts conclude.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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hyper-, hypo-, and a bit on cancer  
Mrs Malaika Smith
over 4 years ago
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Subclinical or Autoimmune Hypothyroidism No Barrier to Conception, Live Birth

Subclinical hypothyroidism or thyroid autoimmunity have no effect on a woman's chance of conceiving and achieving a live birth, according to new research.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Low Thyroid Function Linked to Greater Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Thyroid abnormalities have long been linked to type 1 diabetes, but this large population-based study suggests an association with type 2 diabetes as well.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Endocrine Society Advises Against Compounded Hormone Use

A new scientific statement details the science of hormonal compounds for treating menopausal symptoms, sexual dysfunction, and thyroid conditions, emphasizing the superiority of FDA-approved products.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction and Psychiatric Disorders

Thyroid dysfunction and psychiatric disorders -- are they related? The authors investigate the possible association using data from the ELSA-Brasil study.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Incidental Thyroid Nodules in Non-FDG PET

A recent retrospective analysis of non-FDG PET nuclear medicine studies shows that although incidental focal thyroid findings are few, they come with a fairly high rate of malignancy.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Women With Breast Cancer

How prevalent are thyroid disorders among breast cancer patients?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Why potential for chemicals to disrupt thyroid function is causing concern

The Endocrine Society defines endocrine-disrupting chemicals as “compounds natural or synthetic which through environmental or inappropriate developmental exposures alter the hormonal and homeostatic systems that enable the organism to communicate with and respond to its environment.” Chemicals which affect thyroid metabolism are termed “thyroid…  
healthandenvironmentonline.com
over 4 years ago
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Meta-Analysis Confirms Two-Way Association Between Breast, Thyroid Cancers

Breast cancer patients are at increased risk of developing thyroid cancer as a secondary malignancy, while the risk of breast cancer as a secondary malignancy is higher among thyroid cancer patients, a new review and meta-analysis confirms.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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AmeriCares Provides T4 Treatment for Thyroid Awareness Month

The global health and emergency-response organization AmeriCares partners with pharma to promote Thyroid Awareness Month and provide levothyroxine therapy to low-income patients across all 50 US states.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Study Confirms Association Between Cancers of Breast, Thyroid

The risk for one cancer is higher in women who have had the other, and the association appears not simply to be due to increased surveillance.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction in Early Pregnancy

How often does thyroid dysfunction occur during pregnancy? This study examines the prevalence during the first trimester and explores whether maternal age plays a role.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetes Ups Risk of Thyroid Disorder

The increased risk for both hyper- and hypothyroid disease among patients with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease suggests a need for increased thyroid screening in this population.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Thyroid Function and Metabolic Syndrome

Is there an association between thyroid dysfunction and the development of metabolic syndrome? This study investigates the possible connection.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Thyroid Metastasis From Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

While the thyroid is an unusual site of lung cancer metastasis, this case demonstrates that given a known history of malignant disease, the finding of a new thyroid mass should be promptly evaluated.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Can Ultrasound Replace Laryngology for Assessing Vocal Fold Function?

Transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography (TLUSG) should not be considered an alternative to flexible fiber optic laryngoscopy when assessing vocal fold function before and after thyroid or parathyroid surgery, according to new research.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago