Patients with higher levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone were more likely to experience atrial tachyarrhythmia after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.
There are 14 states that perform a routine second screening in infants at approximately 2 weeks of age.
The association between maternal thyroid function in early pregnancy and child neurodevelopment was examined.
Divergent recommendations in guidelines from the USPSTF and the ATA/AACE contribute to the controversy surrounding whether to test and treat for subclinical hypothyroidism.
Investigators reviewed cases of patients with multiple sclerosis treated with alemtuzumab to determine the type and frequency of thyroid dysfunction.
The Endocrine Society, European Society of Endocrinology, and Pediatric Endocrine Society issue guidelines for the management of hypothalamic-pituitary and growth disorders in childhood cancer survivors.
This study sought to further examine the association between migraine and subclinical hypothyroidism.
Findings do not support a role for subclinical thyroid dysfunction as a biomarker for bone-related outcomes in older men.
Study aimed to evaluate the benefits of levothytoxine treatment on pregnancy outcomes in subclinical hypothyroid pregnant women who are negative for thyroid peroxidase antibody.
Thyroid ultrasonography, which may lead to the discovery of incidental nodules, anxiety, and high cost, is not required in evaluation for hypothyroidism.
Both over- and undertreatment of congenital hypothyroidism can result in negative behavioral outcomes.
Screening programs that measure T4 with reflex TSH in newborns with T4 below a specified cutoff have the potential to detect central congenital hypothyroidism (CCH) and have shown a higher prevalence of CCH than previously thought.
Subclinical thyroid dysfunction did not influence the cumulative incidence of new carotid plaques in healthy individuals aged 20 or older.
Maternal thyroid function and weight gain in early pregnancy were associated with hypothyroidism, but not hyperthyroidism.
Adult patients with obesity and hypothyroidism have lower-than-average sleep oxygen saturation.
Researchers examined the safety and efficacy of daily vs weekly levothyroxine therapy for hypothyroidism in young and middle aged adults.
Miscarriage risk before 20 weeks of gestation is higher among women with untreated subclinical hypothyroidism.
Researchers noted a significant increase in serum vitamin D and significant reductions in TSH following 3 months of vitamin D supplementation.
Physicians need to be aware of silent thyroiditis as a rare but serious side effect of lithium therapy.
Cognitive function was affected even in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism.
Elemental calcium — found in cow's milk — significantly limits a person's ability to absorb oral levothyroxine.
Tirosint-SOL (levothyroxine sodium oral solution) should be available within the next 6 months.
Updated guidelines include thyroid function testing, iodine nutrition, pregnancy complications, and treatment of thyroid disease during pregnancy and lactation.
Women with subclinical hypothyroidism who undergo thyroid hormone treatment have a decreased risk of pregnancy loss, but may experience other pregnancy-related adverse outcomes.
Early detection and quick treatment with levothyroxine are essential in treating children with congenital hypothyroidism.
Subclinicial hypothyroidism has been associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease events and mortality.
Half of the infants in the study had a delayed diagnosis of congenital hypothyroidism.
Women with higher-than-normal thyrotropin concentrations during pregnancy may be more likely to experience premature delivery.
Lower thyroid function was associated with a 1.24-fold higher risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Physicians present viewpoints for and against treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism in a 60-year-old patient.
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