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Despite the fact that chimpanzees and bonobos share similar starting conditions at birth they develop different behavioral patterns later in life.
Thyroidmom.com celebrates two months of success raising awareness and building a support network for children born with congenital hypothyroidism. Raleigh, North
Most infants receive all the iodine they need through breast milk and enriched baby food. Unfortunately, iodized salt and iodine enriched baby food are not available in all parts of the world.
On November 17th, World Prematurity Day, the thyroid advocacy blog Hypothyroid Mom builds awareness about the dangers of maternal hypothyroidism and preterm birth in memory of all the premature
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...