It has been previously reported that parathyroidectomy can reverse cognitive dysfunction associated with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Maternal thyroid function and weight gain in early pregnancy were associated with hypothyroidism, but not hyperthyroidism.
Patients given teprotumumab were more likely to experience a response at 24 weeks vs placebo.
Physicians need to be aware of silent thyroiditis as a rare but serious side effect of lithium therapy.
The revised guidelines for the treatment of hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis from the American Thyroid Association include several important updates pertaining to diagnosis, monitoring, and management.
Douglas Ross, MD, discusses changes in ATA guidelines regarding the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
Women with hyperthyroidism have increased breast cancer risk, while hypothyroidism is associated with decreased risk.
Researchers found greater risk of hip and other fractures with subclinical hyperthyroidism.
Maternal hormone levels during pregnancy may have adverse effects on the infant's IQ later in childhood.
Thyroid disease, including hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, may be linked to fertility problems and miscarriages in women.
Adequate iodine nutrition is essential for production of thyroid hormones, but many patients harbor misperceptions about iodine intake.
In a randomized, double-blind study, Rituximab was more effective in treating Graves' orbitopathy than intravenous methylprednisolone.
Higher TSH and lower FT4 thyroid hormone levels are associated with decreased risk for adverse effects in older adults.
Women should likely discontinue methimazole during pregnancy to prevent complications.
Rituximab did not perform better than a placebo in treating Graves' orbitopathy in a randomized controlled trial.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force states that more evidence is needed to adequately assess the benefits or harms of thyroid screening.
Controversy about the effects of subclinical thyroid dysfunction and bone health are further clouded by conflicting study results.
Subclinical thyroid dysfunction may increase risk for fractures.
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