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Thyroid Dysfunction Not a Risk Factor for Carotid Plaque Development

Thyroid Dysfunction Not a Risk Factor for Carotid Plaque Development

Subclinical thyroid dysfunction did not influence the cumulative incidence of new carotid plaques in healthy individuals aged 20 or older.

Maternal Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone, Free Thyroxine Associated With BMI

Maternal Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone, Free Thyroxine Associated With BMI

Maternal thyroid function and weight gain in early pregnancy were associated with hypothyroidism, but not hyperthyroidism.

Sleep Disordered Breathing Impacted by Hypothyroidism, Obesity

Sleep Disordered Breathing Impacted by Hypothyroidism, Obesity

Adult patients with obesity and hypothyroidism have lower-than-average sleep oxygen saturation.

Efficacy of Daily vs Weekly Levothyroxine for Hypothyroidism

Efficacy of Daily vs Weekly Levothyroxine for Hypothyroidism

Researchers examined the safety and efficacy of daily vs weekly levothyroxine therapy for hypothyroidism in young and middle aged adults.

Subclinical Hypothyroidism Increased Risk for Miscarriage

Subclinical Hypothyroidism Increased Risk for Miscarriage

Miscarriage risk before 20 weeks of gestation is higher among women with untreated subclinical hypothyroidism.

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Affect Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Affect Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Researchers noted a significant increase in serum vitamin D and significant reductions in TSH following 3 months of vitamin D supplementation.

Silent Thyroiditis Risk Increased With Lithium Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

Silent Thyroiditis Risk Increased With Lithium Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

Physicians need to be aware of silent thyroiditis as a rare but serious side effect of lithium therapy.

Thyroid Dysfunction in Children May Affect Cognitive Skills

Thyroid Dysfunction in Children May Affect Cognitive Skills

Cognitive function was affected even in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism.

Oral Levothyroxine Absorption Reduced By Cow's Milk Consumption

Oral Levothyroxine Absorption Reduced By Cow's Milk Consumption

Elemental calcium — found in cow's milk — significantly limits a person's ability to absorb oral levothyroxine.

FDA: Levothyroxine Liquid Formulation Approved for Hypothyroidism

FDA: Levothyroxine Liquid Formulation Approved for Hypothyroidism

Tirosint-SOL (levothyroxine sodium oral solution) should be available within the next 6 months.

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