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Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a reason why people with disorders of the thyroid gland may be more sensitive to environmental temperature.
In addition to its strong associations with hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes, pediatric obesity may induce alterations in thyroid function and structure, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).Thyroid hormones drive metabolism, however demonstration of a direct or strong correlation of obesity with deficient thyroid function has been controversial, and previous studies provide...
Obesity among children increases the risk of damaging their thyroids, which can also result in a metabolism damage, researchers in Italy reported on Wednesday.
By SUZY COHEN Question: I've had Hashimoto's thyroiditis for six years and I've not been able to get full control of it. My antibodies are still very high and I'm always tired. Any fresh ideas? -- M.G., Ocala, Fla.
By Montone, Kathleen T Baloch, Zubair W; LiVolsi, Virginia A Context.-Hurthle cells are eosinophilic, follicular-derived cells that are associated with a variety of nonneoplastic and neoplastic thyroid lesions. The differential diagnosis of Hurthle cell lesions is quite broad.
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My son, 50, has been diagnosed with Graves disease. Will you define the condition and its treatment? I am very concerned for him. - J.C. ANSWER: Graves disease is the No. 1 cause of an overactive thyroid gland - hyperthyroidism.