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2012-11-13 13:38:59

Newly-found genetic cause of hypothyroidism more prevalent in males than in females International researchers, including a team at McGill University, have discovered a new cause for thyroid hormone deficiency, or hypothyroidism. This common endocrine disorder is typically caused by problems of the thyroid gland, and more rarely, by defects in the brain or the pituitary gland (hypophysis). However, a new cause of the disease has been discovered from an unsuspected source and is reported in...

2011-07-01 12:26:12

A recent study completed by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) demonstrates that BMC conducts a high rate of thyroid function testing in pregnant women. The retrospective study, which is currently published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, showed that if BMC had not done routine thyroid testing on pregnant women, approximately 80 percent of cases of mild hypothyroidism (a condition whereby the thyroid...

2011-06-06 15:56:32

A common hormone abnormality in older adults"”a mild form of overactive thyroid called subclinical hyperthyroidism"”is linked to a much higher risk of dying, a new study finds. The results will be presented Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston. Because this condition sometimes does not even cause symptoms, elderly people may be unaware they have altered thyroid function until serious complications occur, said the study's main author, Graziano Ceresini,...

2011-04-29 14:05:49

Research: Levothyroxine dose and risk of fractures in older adults: Nested case-control study Many older adults may be taking "excessive" doses of drugs for thyroid problems which can lead to an increased risk of fractures, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The study raises concern that treatment targets may need to be modified in the elderly and that regular dose monitoring remains essential even into older age. Levothyroxine is a synthetic form of thyroxine (thyroid hormone) and is...

2011-01-17 00:00:41

Struggling with weight gain? Tired all of the time? Well according to Dr. Kenneth Orbeck, Medical Director of BodyLogicMD of Greenville, your thyroid hormones may be to blame. Thyroid imbalances affect over 200 million women and men across the globe. In light of Thyroid Awareness Month, the highly trained physicians at BodyLogicMD are shedding some light on thyroid imbalance and what can be done to ease symptoms and regain balance. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) January 16, 2011 Struggling with...

2011-01-15 00:00:00

Since January is Thyroid Awareness Month, the nation's leading thyroid patient advocates, Mary Shomon, a New York Times best-selling author and advocate, and Katie Schwartz, founder of the DearThyroid.org website and comedy writer, have joined forces to create a new campaign, called "I Am the Face of Thyroid Disease." The campaign features video messages and photos from thyroid patients, practitioners and other members of the global thyroid community posted at the site...

2010-03-04 08:10:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your thyroid making you fat? Around 27 million Americans have thyroid disease -- and almost half don't know it. Thyroid disease arises when the hormone-producing gland at the base of your throat goes out of whack, triggering weight fluctuation, tiredness, and emotional ups and downs, among other symptoms. In Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living's March issue -- on newsstands now -- find the latest on which tests to request, as well...

2010-01-27 08:30:00

January is Thyroid Awareness Month JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We often go to great lengths to look and feel our best. Yet many never realize that one of the keys to a healthy body and a productive life rests just below the neck. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland below the larynx that produces thyroid hormones; chemicals that affect the function of many of the body's organs including the heart, brain, liver, kidneys, bones and skin. It's a good...


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Thyroid And Parathyroid Glands
2013-03-04 13:34:45

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located anterior to the trachea and inferior to the thyroid cartilage. It is butterfly shaped with three lobes that make it the largest endocrine organ in the body. Its primary function is to control the body’s metabolism by regulating how quickly the body uses energy, proteins, and hormones. The two lateral lobes are connected by the middle lobe called the isthmus, which lies directly on top of the trachea. The entire gland is enclosed in a...

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