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Latest Thyroid hormones Stories

2010-08-17 06:45:00

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pisgah Labs, Inc.

2010-07-22 12:43:14

Pregnant women with antibodies that can indicate early thyroid disease are three times as likely to have placental separation during labor.

2010-06-21 15:38:48

Pregnant women with higher blood levels of a common flame retardant had altered thyroid hormone levels, a result that could have implications for fetal health.

2010-04-12 07:50:32

Until now there were only indirect evidence of the transfer of thyroid hormones from mother to fetus through the placenta during pregnancy.

2009-11-18 13:55:53

Women who experience preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy, may have an increased risk for reduced thyroid functioning later in life.

2009-08-05 07:05:00

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new effort to examine the link between nuclear reactors and thyroid disease near NYC was made at Croton on Hudson, during this year's Clearwater Festival.

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2009-06-13 11:29:24

Researchers reported on Friday that low thyroid activity, one of the most treated conditions in the US, might actually be a sign of a long life.

2009-03-27 14:03:15

More and more people are being inappropriately diagnosed and treated for underactivity of the thyroid gland (known as primary hypothyroidism), warn doctors in an editorial published on bmj.com today.

2009-01-15 20:58:40

Smoking during pregnancy may impair thyroid function of both mother and fetus, British researchers said. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, examined thyroid hormone levels in the umbilical cord of babies born to smoking mothers and found that smoking-related changes in thyroid function extend to the fetus. However, the researchers found that in the mothers who stopped smoking during pregnancy, thyroid hormone levels were comparable to levels found...

2009-01-13 11:47:49

Cigarette smoking during pregnancy is associated with potentially harmful changes in both maternal and fetal thyroid function, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).


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