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2012-11-13 13:38:59

Newly-found genetic cause of hypothyroidism more prevalent in males than in females International researchers, including a team at McGill University, have discovered a new cause for thyroid hormone deficiency, or hypothyroidism. This common endocrine disorder is typically caused by problems of the thyroid gland, and more rarely, by defects in the brain or the pituitary gland (hypophysis). However, a new cause of the disease has been discovered from an unsuspected source and is reported in...

2012-10-24 04:02:58

One Light, One Spirit, a publisher of guided meditations and seminars to support and sustain spiritual awakening and holistic health, is releasing its first two audio programs, the 30-minute "Thyroid Meditation" and a 30-minute "Mastering Deep Relaxation" program. The programs feature original music, and binaural tones, as well as the calming vocal presence of DiMartile, a long-time holistic health and spiritual teacher. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Demo DiMartile, founder of...

2012-10-04 10:48:01

Bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-like compound that has drawn increased scrutiny in recent years, has been linked to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. Normal thyroid function is essential to the healthy growth and cognitive development of fetuses and children. Yet, until this study, to be published Thursday, Oct. 4, in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, little...

2012-09-10 23:00:21

Diet Doc announces a new doctor designed diet utilizing a hypothyroid diet that boosts energy levels and helps regulate metabolism. Diet Doc Diet was found during an in-house study to be especially beneficial for those with thyroid disease. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Diet Doc hCG Diet announces a new doctor designed weight loss management program for patients with hypothyroidism that works to increase metabolism and weight loss. Diet Doc hCG Diet uses a hypothyroid diet that...


Latest thyroid disease Reference Libraries

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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