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2013-10-15 23:30:05

On October 15th, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, the thyroid advocacy blog Hypothyroid Mom builds awareness about the dangers of thyroid disease in pregnancy in memory of all the babies lost to hypothyroid moms. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 HypothyroidMom.com reveals research on the dangers of thyroid disease in pregnancy, including miscarriage, still birth, infertility, maternal anemia, pre-eclampsia, placental abruption, postpartum hemorrhage, premature delivery, low birth...

Link Suggested Between Nervous System And Cancer
2013-10-15 12:24:53

UT Southwestern Medical Center A specific protein once thought to exist only in the brain may play a crucial role in a deadly form of thyroid cancer, as well as other cancers, and provide a fresh target for researchers seeking ways to stop its progression, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report today in Cancer Cell. The scientists found that over-activation of a certain protein in hormone-secreting cells helps fuel medullary thyroid cancer cells in mice as well as in human...

2013-10-11 23:26:21

Dr. Hotze has a heart-to-heart about the naturally treatable symptoms of Hypothyroidism. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Founder and CEO of Hotze Health & Wellness Center, Dr. Steven Hotze, made a special appearance on CBS Philly in Philadelphia, PA. Thursday, October 10, 2013 with host, Pat Ciarrocchi. The hormone expert and author of the new hard-hitting book, "Hypothyroidism, Health & Happiness," warns how hormonal imbalances in women may be more than simply...

2013-10-10 23:26:23

On October 10th World Mental Health Day, Hypothyroid Mom raises awareness about the tragically overlooked connection between thyroid disease and mental disorders. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Since the launch of the thyroid advocacy blog Hypothyroid Mom in October 2012, many readers have contacted founder Dana Trentini about their ordeals with psychiatric disorders including bipolar, depression, anxiety, phobias, and suicide. They are labeled with mental health disorders and prescribed...

2013-10-09 11:47:30

Findings from the first study to show a specific function of the immune system in the proliferation of thyroid cancer may ultimately change the course of treatment Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have taken the first steps to determine if a protein, called Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1), can help to predict which thyroid cancer patients will most likely have a recurrence of the disease. Study findings were presented today at the 2013 Clinical...


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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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