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2010-06-21 15:38:48

Pregnant women with higher blood levels of a common flame retardant had altered thyroid hormone levels, a result that could have implications for fetal health.

2010-04-12 07:50:32

Until now there were only indirect evidence of the transfer of thyroid hormones from mother to fetus through the placenta during pregnancy.

2010-04-03 09:36:19

Young adults with overactive thyroid face a 44 percent increased risk of stroke compared to those with normal thyroid function.

2010-01-31 17:24:24

Parents should take any indication of thyroid disease in children seriously, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine.

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.

2010-01-07 18:01:53

Scientists have identified a gene underlying a disease that causes temporary paralysis of skeletal muscle.

2009-08-05 07:05:00

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new effort to examine the link between nuclear reactors and thyroid disease near NYC was made at Croton on Hudson, during this year's Clearwater Festival.

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2009-06-13 11:29:24

Researchers reported on Friday that low thyroid activity, one of the most treated conditions in the US, might actually be a sign of a long life.

2009-03-27 14:03:15

More and more people are being inappropriately diagnosed and treated for underactivity of the thyroid gland (known as primary hypothyroidism), warn doctors in an editorial published on bmj.com today.


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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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