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Bonobos Retain Elevated Thyroid Hormones Well Into Adulthood
2013-12-18 13:23:48

Max Planck Institute Despite the fact that chimpanzees and bonobos share similar starting conditions at birth they develop different behavioral patterns later in life. These differences might be caused by different hormone levels. Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and the Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp in Belgium have analyzed thyroid hormones from urine samples of zoo-living chimpanzees and bonobos. They discovered that bonobos...

2013-12-04 23:30:37

Thyroidmom.com celebrates two months of success raising awareness and building a support network for children born with congenital hypothyroidism. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Thyroidmom.com founder, Blythe Clifford, was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in her late twenties while trying to conceive her first son. Her husband was diagnosed a year later with Grave's Disease (hyperthyroidism). She had no idea that children could be born with thyroid disorders, so the...

2013-11-14 23:29:21

On November 17th, World Prematurity Day, the thyroid advocacy blog Hypothyroid Mom builds awareness about the dangers of maternal hypothyroidism and preterm birth in memory of all the premature babies lost to hypothyroid moms. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 HypothyroidMom.com reveals research on the dangers of hypothyroidism in pregnancy, including placental abruption, preterm birth, low birth weight, neonatal intensive care admission and neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. Despite...

2013-10-24 23:02:52

Thyroid Disease, How Prostate Enlargement and Low Testosterone Affect Men's Health and Suicide Prevention Will Be Discussed New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 HealthNavigator, the weekly health and wellness radio show on WOR710, will air at 10PM this Sunday, October 27. Hosted by Abe Kasbo and sponsored by Raritan Bay Medical Center, the hour-long episode will feature Dr. Reema Patel, Dr. William Terens and Melissa d'Arabian. Dr. Reema Patel, endocrinologist at Raritan Bay...

2013-10-23 23:24:54

The bestselling author and bioidentical hormone expert is launching a national 30 city media tour to lead a Wellness Revolution. He hopes to educate the public about the frequently overlooked, misdiagnosed and mistreated illness. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 One of the country’s leading health care experts, Dr. Steven Hotze, will be in Tampa, Florida on October 23, at the Publix GreenWise Market on 2401 W. Azeele Street in Tampa, Florida 33609 at 5:00 pm to discuss, distribute,...


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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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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