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Levothyroxine: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects - Drugs.com

Levothyroxine is used to treat low thyroid activity and to treat or suppress different types of goiters. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.  
drugs.com
over 4 years ago
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Inflammatory bowel disease

Diarrhoea of >6 weeks’ duration, especially with weight loss and where cancer is not suspected, warrants testing (such as full blood count, C reactive protein or erythrocyte sedimentation rate, coeliac antibodies, and thyroid function)  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 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
over 4 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
over 4 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
over 4 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
over 4 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
over 4 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
over 4 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
about 4 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
about 4 years ago
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Thyroid hormone differential

As with all of the pituitary axises, the thyroid one is a little confusing when people talk about it but really quite simple when it’s drawn out.  
sketchymedicine.com
about 4 years ago
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Thyroid Hormone Synthesis

Thyroid hormone synthesis is a complex process involving both intracellular and extracellular components. This 7 min, 43 s video utilizes custom-designed ani...  
youtube.com
about 4 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
about 4 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
about 4 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
about 4 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
about 4 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
about 4 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
about 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
about 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
about 4 years ago