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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...

2011-03-21 12:58:19

The growing concern surrounding the release of radiation from an earthquake and tsunami-stricken nuclear complex in Japan has raised fears of radiation exposure to populations in North America from the potential plume of radioactivity crossing the Pacific Ocean. To help Americans understand their radiation-related health risks, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), the American Thyroid Association (ATA), The Endocrine Society and the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM)...

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...

2010-08-17 06:45:00

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pisgah Labs, Inc. (http://www.pisgahlabs.com) received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark office (http://www.uspto.gov) for an important new technology patent addressing global stability problems of thyroid hormone drugs. According to the FDA (http://www.fda.gov): "Thyroid hormones effect protein, lipid, and carbohydrate metabolism, growth and development. Orally administered levothyroxine sodium is used as...

2010-05-19 15:18:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three of the world's most respected medical associations for the treatment of thyroid disease recently issued joint guidelines for the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), the Associazione Medici Endocrinologi (AME) and European Thyroid Association (ETA) jointly published the guidelines online this week, and the executive summary will be published in the next issue of...

2010-04-23 13:12:00

BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are today's highlights from the AACE Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DC88061LOGO-b) New Research Indicates a Massive Underdiagnosis of Obesity when Using Body Mass Index (BMI) A retrospective analysis of 1,234 Americans indicated a substantial underdiagnosis of obesity when Body Mass Index (BMI) was used compared to the Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan....

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...

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2010-02-24 11:14:56

Iodine is an essential element for synthesizing thyroid hormones. A team of researchers from the Childhood and Environment Project (INMA) has studied the consequences of pregnant women consuming it in their diet and in supplements. The results suggest the need to evaluate their iodine nutritional status before systematically recommending taking it during pregnancy. "Good iodine nutritional status at the start of and during pregnancy is essential for maintaining proper thyroid function in the...

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. "Thyroid disease is one of the most common endocrine disorders in childhood," said Dr. Sheila Gunn, assistant professor of pediatrics in the section of endocrinology and metabolism at BCM and Texas Children's Hospital. When children are born, they are immediately given a thyroid screen, which is reviewed at their two-week checkup. If the doctor indicates an issue...


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2008-05-22 19:15:20

The English Setter is a hunting breed, originally bred nearly 400 years ago to point upland game birds. Its endurance and athleticism make it proficient for hunting. The English Setter is a cross between the Springer Spaniel, Water Spaniel and Spanish Pointer. The English Setter stands 24 to 27 inches tall and weighs 60 to 80 pounds. The coat of the breed is flat, feathered, and long. It is predominantly white with specks of other colors. The colors include blue belton, orange belton,...

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2008-05-18 22:55:03

The Bullmastiff, a cross between the Old English Bulldog and the English Mastiff is a powerful breed. It was originally bred in the 1800s to tackle poachers, and its size is a reflection of that. The Bullmastiff is generally 24 to 27 inches tall and weighs 100 to 140 pounds. Its coat should be a single, pure color, generally fawn or red. The muzzle of the breed is black with dark markings continuing around the eyes. The breed is calm and loving, yet very protective of its owners. It...

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