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High Free T4 Levels Within Reference Range Associated With Atrial Fibrillation

High Free T4 Levels Within Reference Range Associated With Atrial Fibrillation

Higher levels of free T4 that remain within the reference range are associated with a greater prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation.

Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Associated With Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Associated With Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is associated with an increased occurrence of autoimmune thyroid disease, indicated by an increased risk of developing autoimmune thyroid disease before RA diagnosis.

Thyroid Hormone Therapy Not Beneficial for Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Thyroid Hormone Therapy Not Beneficial for Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Findings do not support the routine use of thyroid hormone therapy in adults with subclinical hypothyroidism.

Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism Not Warranted During Pregnancy

Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism Not Warranted During Pregnancy

Current trial evidence does not support the treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism diagnosed in pregnancy.

Risk of Thyroid Dysfunction Not Associated With HIV Status

Risk of Thyroid Dysfunction Not Associated With HIV Status

Compared with uninfected individuals, people with HIV controlled with combination antiretroviral therapy are not at increased risk of developing thyroid dysfunction.

Symptoms of Hypothyroidism Affect Quality of Life Despite Levothyroxine Therapy

Symptoms of Hypothyroidism Affect Quality of Life Despite Levothyroxine Therapy

Investigators assessed the quality of life of patients with hypothyroidism who were treated with levothyroxine and its association to demographics and clinical symptomatology.

Hypothyroidism Predicts Atrial Tachyarrhythmia After AF Catheter Ablation

Hypothyroidism Predicts Atrial Tachyarrhythmia After AF Catheter Ablation

Patients with higher levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone were more likely to experience atrial tachyarrhythmia after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.

Two-Screen Program More Effective for Identifying Congenital Hypothyroidism

Two-Screen Program More Effective for Identifying Congenital Hypothyroidism

There are 14 states that perform a routine second screening in infants at approximately 2 weeks of age.

Low FT4 in Early Pregnancy Associated With Reduced IQ in Offspring

Low FT4 in Early Pregnancy Associated With Reduced IQ in Offspring

The association between maternal thyroid function in early pregnancy and child neurodevelopment was examined.

Treatment With Alemtuzumab May Frequently Induce Thyroid Dysfunction

Treatment With Alemtuzumab May Frequently Induce Thyroid Dysfunction

Investigators reviewed cases of patients with multiple sclerosis treated with alemtuzumab to determine the type and frequency of thyroid dysfunction.

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