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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.
By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is an increased risk of neurological development problems in infants born to mothers who had low levels of thyroid hormone early in pregnancy, according to a report in the medical journal Pediatrics.
Dr. Bjorn Vennstrom and colleagues in Spain and at the Karolinska Institute (Sweden) have identified novel neural functions of thyroid hormone (TH), revealing that it is required during discrete periods of brain development to confer "normal" behavior.
A blood test for thyroid cancer can detect persistent or recurrent disease even before doctors can find any trace of a tumor, according to a new study. The findings suggest that people treated for the disease should be examined regularly for early signs of recurrence.
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