Latest Thyroid Stories
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
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
On October 10th World Mental Health Day, Hypothyroid Mom raises awareness about the tragically overlooked connection between thyroid disease and mental disorders. (PRWEB)
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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