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2012-04-24 10:05:26

An analysis of individual data from prospective studies assessing the risks of thyroid dysfunction suggests that subclinical hyperthyroidism may be associated with increased risk of total mortality, coronary heart disease (CHD) death and incident atrial fibrillation (AF), although the risk of CHD mortality and AF is higher when thyrotropin levels are below 0.10 mIU/L, according to a report published Online First in Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Subclinical...

2011-06-06 15:56:32

A common hormone abnormality in older adults"”a mild form of overactive thyroid called subclinical hyperthyroidism"”is linked to a much higher risk of dying, a new study finds. The results will be presented Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston. Because this condition sometimes does not even cause symptoms, elderly people may be unaware they have altered thyroid function until serious complications occur, said the study's main author, Graziano Ceresini,...

2007-05-24 03:02:33

By Attia, Abdel Hamid; Youssef, Dalia; Hassan, Neamat; El-Meligui, Mohamed; Et al Abstract Objective. To evaluate the functional status of the thyroid gland in apparently euthyroid women with dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Materials and methods. Forty apparently euthyroid women with menorrhagia and no pathologic lesion in the genital tract were compared with 20 women having normal menstrual cycles as controls. All women underwent hormonal evaluation: serum total and free...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.