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.
The risk was greater even for people with low-normal thyroid function.
The large study linking Agent Orange with adverse effects includes US veterans of the Korean War who also served in the Vietnam War.
Women with hyperthyroidism have increased breast cancer risk, while hypothyroidism is associated with decreased risk.
In the elderly, subclinical hypothyroidism is not associated with significantly increased risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism.
Thyroid function improved after the researchers placed the child on levothyroxine and supplemented his diet with iodized salt and a multivitamin containing iodine.
Results from the HUNT Study in Norway found an association between autoimmune diabetes and thyroid dysfunction.
Patients had reduced left middle hippocampus and right anterior hippocampus activity when judging word pairs.
No increased risk for patients with hypothyroidism treated with thyroid hormone replacement therapy.
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