Latest Graves' disease Stories

2009-01-15 20:58:40

Smoking during pregnancy may impair thyroid function of both mother and fetus, British researchers said. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, examined thyroid hormone levels in the umbilical cord of babies born to smoking mothers and found that smoking-related changes in thyroid function extend to the fetus. However, the researchers found that in the mothers who stopped smoking during pregnancy, thyroid hormone levels were comparable to levels found...

2009-01-13 11:47:49

Cigarette smoking during pregnancy is associated with potentially harmful changes in both maternal and fetal thyroid function, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

2008-09-15 15:00:34

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Patterson Ph.D., Chair of the Graves' Disease Foundation announced it will hold its 2008 national Patient & Family Conference on October 17-19 at the Sheraton Resort in Carlsbad, California.

2008-08-05 15:00:11

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My son, 50, has been diagnosed with Graves disease. Will you define the condition and its treatment? I am very concerned for him. - J.C. ANSWER: Graves disease is the No. 1 cause of an overactive thyroid gland - hyperthyroidism.

2008-07-27 12:00:20

By Megan Williams, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 27--When Anita Kaissi found herself feeling constantly sluggish, she thought it was because she had just had a baby.

2008-06-27 06:01:37

By Kohler, Sibylle Wass, John A H CLINICAL REVIEW Section 1 Epidemiology and aetiology CAUSES OF THYROTOXICOSIS * Graves' disease. * Multinodular goitre. * Toxic solitary nodule. * Postpartum thyroiditis. * Drug-induced thyroiditis (for example, amiodarone).

2008-06-20 15:00:07

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I recently read your answer to a person whose doctor suggested radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism. I was disappointed that you did not mention antithyroid drugs. Two years ago, I was diagnosed with Graves disease. My endocrinologist wanted to do the radioactive iodine treatment.

2008-02-17 03:00:11

By Mittra, Erik S Niederkohr, Ryan D; Rodriguez, C

2008-01-29 03:00:09

By Delikoukos, Stylianos Mantzos, Fotios Isolated thyroid gland injury due to blunt neck trauma is uncommon and rarely complicated by thyroid storm in patients without known hyperthyroidism.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.