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2014-06-27 12:00:11

New York Institute of Technology Administering low doses of a thyroid hormone to rats with diabetes helps restore hormone levels in their hearts and prevented deterioration of heart function and pathology, according to a new study by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine professor A. Martin Gerdes. The study, published in the online edition of Molecular Medicine home provides the first clear indication that low thyroid hormone levels in cardiac tissue of diabetic individuals may be the...

2014-06-19 04:21:28

DIEPENBEEK, Belgium, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Initiates Preclinical Development of Peptide Therapy Apitope, the drug discovery and development company focused on disease-modifying treatments for patients with autoimmune and allergic diseases, announced today that it has started preclinical development of its novel peptide therapy ATX-GD-459 for the treatment of Graves' disease. Apitope, through its innovative discovery platform, has selected three peptides...

2014-03-04 23:30:38

Center for Diagnostic Imaging of Miami announces a new thyroid scanning technology. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The best way to treat any disease is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. This is the idea behind preventative medicine, which not only prevents disease, but prevents the costs that come with it. Diseases like hypothyroidism can cause serious health issues such as obesity and a higher risk for heart disease. That is why CDI Miami, a medical imaging center...

2014-01-29 13:10:08

The thyroid hormone thyroxine, which controls our day-to-day activity and was previously believed to remain at a constant level in the blood, actually fluctuates as a result of a protein which modifies the release of the hormone depending on body temperature, new research reveals. The research was published today, 29 January, in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The hormone thyroxine regulates metabolism in all mammals, including humans. If there is too much, it leads to...

2014-01-16 23:21:16

January is Thyroid Disease Awareness Month and Women’s Excellence is offering thyroid testing at all locations in January and all throughout the year. With women being more prone then men to develop thyroid disease, regular testing is recommended. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The thyroid gland is at the base of the neck just below the Adam's apple and produces two main hormones called T3 and T4. These hormones travel in the blood to all parts of the body...

2014-01-02 23:34:12

Use promo code THYJ10 to save 10% on all thyroid lab testing order. This offer expires January 31st, 2014. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 This January, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off of any testing order from their thyroid category. To take advantage of this savings opportunity, customers just need to use promo code THYJ10 when placing an order. Health organizations have designated January as Thyroid...

2013-12-04 23:30:37

Thyroidmom.com celebrates two months of success raising awareness and building a support network for children born with congenital hypothyroidism. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Thyroidmom.com founder, Blythe Clifford, was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in her late twenties while trying to conceive her first son. Her husband was diagnosed a year later with Grave's Disease (hyperthyroidism). She had no idea that children could be born with thyroid disorders, so the...

2013-10-24 23:02:52

Thyroid Disease, How Prostate Enlargement and Low Testosterone Affect Men's Health and Suicide Prevention Will Be Discussed New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 HealthNavigator, the weekly health and wellness radio show on WOR710, will air at 10PM this Sunday, October 27. Hosted by Abe Kasbo and sponsored by Raritan Bay Medical Center, the hour-long episode will feature Dr. Reema Patel, Dr. William Terens and Melissa d'Arabian. Dr. Reema Patel, endocrinologist at Raritan Bay...

2013-09-17 11:22:41

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a reason why people with disorders of the thyroid gland may be more sensitive to environmental temperature. According to the study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a previously unknown link has been found between the effects of thyroid hormone on blood vessels, and how this in turn affects body temperature. Patients with hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid) or hypothyroidism (an...

2013-07-02 23:19:50

Sharon Kleyne Recently Interviewed Shanhong Lu, MD, PhD on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Regarding Thyroid Disorder. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 People thyroid gland is not functioning properly would be well advised to increase their daily fresh water intake, Health Researcher Shanhong Lu, MD, PhD recently shared with Sharon Kleyne on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show. The reason, according to Lu, is that an improperly functioning thyroid gland can...


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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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