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2014-06-27 12:00:11

New York Institute of Technology Administering low doses of a thyroid hormone to rats with diabetes helps restore hormone levels in their hearts and prevented deterioration of heart function and pathology, according to a new study by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine professor A. Martin Gerdes. The study, published in the online edition of Molecular Medicine home provides the first clear indication that low thyroid hormone levels in cardiac tissue of diabetic individuals may be the...

2014-05-13 16:29:13

OTTAWA, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Health Canada has requested a stop sale and recall of the product "Thyroid Gland" (NPN 80044198). The action has been taken because the product contains the prescription drug ingredient thyroid. Products containing thyroid hormone should be used with caution in diabetics, the elderly and patients with high blood pressure. While the product was authorized as a Natural Health Product by Health Canada, products that contain prescription...

2014-04-30 10:11:40

New research indicates that hormone disrupting pollutants are affecting the health and development of wild birds nesting along the urban rivers of South Wales. Findings published today in the Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry journal reveal that chicks of the Eurasian Dipper – a river bird that feeds exclusively on insects and fish in upland streams – are underweight compared to their rural counterparts. Also of concern is that birds nesting in urban rivers have altered hormone...

2014-01-29 13:10:08

The thyroid hormone thyroxine, which controls our day-to-day activity and was previously believed to remain at a constant level in the blood, actually fluctuates as a result of a protein which modifies the release of the hormone depending on body temperature, new research reveals. The research was published today, 29 January, in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The hormone thyroxine regulates metabolism in all mammals, including humans. If there is too much, it leads to...

2014-01-16 23:21:16

January is Thyroid Disease Awareness Month and Women’s Excellence is offering thyroid testing at all locations in January and all throughout the year. With women being more prone then men to develop thyroid disease, regular testing is recommended. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The thyroid gland is at the base of the neck just below the Adam's apple and produces two main hormones called T3 and T4. These hormones travel in the blood to all parts of the body...

2013-09-11 23:21:28

The company has released its two newest supplements, Shape & Health as well as Thyroid Support. Both are unique formulas that capitalize on time-honored herbs, amino acids and other healthy nutrients. South Haven, MI (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Nick A. Jerch, President of Bell Lifestyle Products has announced the launch of the company’s two long awaited natural formulas, Shape & Health and Thyroid Suport. Formulated with herbs, vitamins, and minerals, Shape & Health can be...

2013-07-31 23:36:22

Most chronic pain is just one symptom of a much greater problem, hypothyroidism. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Dr. Mark Starr, author of the book "Hypothyroidism Type 2: The Epidemic", is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine. He has studied with President Kennedy’s famous pain specialist Hans Kraus, M.D., and Lawrence S. Sonkin, M.D., renowned endocrinologist at the New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Starr reviewed his chronic pain patients' medical...

2013-06-12 23:21:01

Intellectual Property Executives (IPE) announced today that it is now recruiting participants for the second phase of clinical trials for its new T3 drug to treat hypothyroidism, BCT303. BCT303 successfully completed Phase-1 in August 2012 at Georgetown University Hospital. Kingsport, Tennessee (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Intellectual Property Executives (IPE) announced today that it is now recruiting participants for the second phase of clinical trials for its new T3 drug to treat...


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