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Task Force finds insufficient evidence to recommend routine screening for thyroid dysfunction

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against screening for thyroid dysfunction in nonpregnant, asymptomatic...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Low-Normal Thyroid Function Not Linked to Coronary Risk

Patient-level meta-analysis suggests no coronary event or mortality risk.  
medpagetoday.com
over 5 years ago
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44 yo F with h/o ESRD on HD and neurosarcoidosis complicated by panhypopituitarism on chronic steroids and thyroid replacement, BIBEMS obtunded. Last seen normal a few hours ago. The patient is hypotensive SBP ~75 and FSBG is undetectably low. The patient’s mental status responds well to D50. She denies exogenous insulin, or other ingestions. Admits to missing HD and to being non-compliant with steroid therapy over the last few days.  
sinaiem.org
over 5 years ago
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Thyroid exam in 5 minute - flipping the classroom

Thyroid examination and thyroid status assessment. This video is part of out flipping the classroom project. As such is not a stand alone video but is design...  
youtube.com
about 5 years ago
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Thyroid and Adrenals Health Rant

Learn what causes Thyroid and Adrenals issues and how to correct it properly. For more information watch our full videos or visit the owners-guide.com websit...  
youtube.com
about 5 years ago
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Screening and subsequent treatment for thyroid dysfunction before or during pregnancy to improve outcomes for mothers and their babies | Cochrane

What are the effects of different screening methods (for example screening all women versus screening only some women, or not screening women) for thyroid dysfunction before or during pregnancy on outcomes for the mother and her baby?  
cochrane.org
almost 5 years ago
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Hypothyroidism and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Is there an association between thyroid dysfunction and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? A new study investigates the possible connection.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Globus Pharyngeus Symptoms in Thyroidectomy

How common is globus pharyngeus in patients who have had thyroid surgery?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Neonatal Thyroid Function in Mothers With High Iodine Intake

Excessive intake of iodine from water during pregnancy may contribute to thyroid dysfunctions in both mother and baby, a new study suggests.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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American Thyroid Association (ATA) 85th Annual Meeting

American Thyroid Association (ATA) 85th Annual Meeting: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ATA 2015.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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High Maternal Thyroid Function Affects Offspring Brain Development

The study is the first to show a link between high maternal thyroid function, as well as low, and neurodevelopment of offspring in childhood as assessed by IQ and MRI brain scanning.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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High Thyroid Function Linked to Dementia

Higher dementia rates were associated with higher thyroid function even after adjustment for vascular risk factors  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Thyroid Hormone Common Contaminant in Weight-Loss Supplements

A sampling of the most popular over-the-counter weight-loss supplements shows a third contain thyroid hormone, some at alarming levels.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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No Thyroid-Function Benefits With T4/T3 Combo in Crossover Study

Despite anecdotal reports of improvement when patients with hypothyroidism take levothyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) together, a new study testing a fixed-dose combination fails to impress.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Thyroid Metastasis Revealed an Unknown Lung Adenocarcinoma

In this unusual case, a nodular goiter proved to be a metastasis revealing a previously unsuspected lung adenocarcinoma.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Iodinated Contrast: Cases of Underactive Thyroid in Infants

Rare cases of underactive thyroid have been reported in infants after use of iodine-containing contrast media, according to the FDA.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Thyroid surgery for Graves' disease and Graves' opthalmopathy | Cochrane

The aim of this review was to compare different surgical techniques for treatment of Graves' disease. We wanted to address whether surgically removing the whole thyroid (total thyroidectomy) gland is better than removing most of the gland (subtotal thyroidectomy) at controlling increased activity of the thyroid (hyperthyroidism) and eye symptoms associated with Graves' disease.  
cochrane.org
almost 5 years ago
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Current Trends in the Management of Thyroid Eye Disease

What are the most recent developments in strategies to treat thyroid eye disease?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Gene Expression Classifier Test Does Not Change Thyroid Surgery Decisions

Gene expression classifier (GEC) molecular testing does not alter surgical decisions for most patients with thyroid nodules, researchers report.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Thyroid Dysfunction and Dyslipidemia in CKD Patients

Find out more about the prevalence of thyroid and lipid disorders in patients with chronic kidney disease -- and how these complications may contribute to the risk for cardiovascular disease.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago