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2012-01-24 10:31:20

Exposure to iodinated contrast media during imaging procedures is associated with changes in thyroid function, and increased risk of developing hyperthyroidism, according to a report in the January 23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Iodinated contrast media (ICM) are commonly administered pharmaceutical agents," the authors write as background information. ICM are frequently used in scans and imaging procedures such as cardiac catheterization and...

2012-01-23 22:36:12

Exposure to iodinated contrast media during imaging procedures is associated with changes in thyroid function, and increased risk of developing hyperthyroidism, according to a report in the January 23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Iodinated contrast media (ICM) are commonly administered pharmaceutical agents," the authors write as background information. ICM are frequently used in scans and imaging procedures such as cardiac catheterization and...

2011-08-19 00:02:05

James L. Wilson DC, ND, PhD to present clinical lectures on oversights in children's allergies, and clinical indications of adult subclinical hypothyroidism Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 U.S. physician James L. Wilson is featured to present a series of thought-provoking lectures on adrenal function and health at "Age Management: Prevention, Integration & Balance," the 5th Annual Conference in Anti-Aging & Aesthetic Medicine hosted by the Australasian Academy Of Anti-Ageing...

2011-08-16 23:24:38

Despite uncertainty about the appropriate use of radioactive iodine after surgery for different stages of thyroid cancer, between 1990 and 2008 its use has increased among patients with all tumor sizes, and there was wide variation in use of this treatment among hospitals, according to a study in the August 17 issue of JAMA. "More than 40,000 individuals in the United States receive a thyroid cancer diagnosis each year, and the overwhelming majority of cases are well-differentiated thyroid...

2011-07-11 20:23:31

There is no difference between brand-name and generic drug formulations of amiodarone "” taken to control arrhythmia "“ in the incidence of thyroid dysfunction, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj101800.pdf. Amiodarone, prescribed to control irregular heartbeats, is known for causing hypo- and hyper-thyroidism. Amiodarone is available in Canada in brand-name formulations as well as less...

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...

2011-06-14 14:43:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Take Control of Female Hair Loss By James Costa You've seen the signs: clumps of hair in the drain that aren't your husband's...more exposed patches of skin on your scalp...a feeling of dread as you look at yourself in the mirror and realize, "I'm a balding woman!" But wait a minute--women are not supposed to go bald. That's something only men experience. Not true. Women actually make up forty percent of American hair loss sufferers. And...


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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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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'