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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.

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Unexplained Infertility Linked to Higher Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone in Women

Unexplained Infertility Linked to Higher Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone in Women

Study raises the question of whether treatment with thyroid hormone replacement for individuals with TSH levels >2.5 mIU/L may be an economical first step in treating unexplained infertility.

BMD and Parathyroid Hormone Levels in Pseudohypoparathyroidism 1B

BMD and Parathyroid Hormone Levels in Pseudohypoparathyroidism 1B

Study showed that parathyroid hormone was a significant predictor of lumbar spine bone mineral density Z-score for pseudohypoparathyroidism 1B patients.

Higher Risk of Aging-Related Morbidities in Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Higher Risk of Aging-Related Morbidities in Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Survivors of thyroid cancer have a higher risk of developing age-associated diseases compared with patients who never had cancer, particularly if they were younger than 40 years at the time of diagnosis.

Levothyroxine in Pregnancy Did Not Affect Neonatal Admission Rates

Levothyroxine in Pregnancy Did Not Affect Neonatal Admission Rates

Study aimed to evaluate the benefits of levothytoxine treatment on pregnancy outcomes in subclinical hypothyroid pregnant women who are negative for thyroid peroxidase antibody.

Evaluating Surgery Performance and Care Quality in Thyroidectomy

Evaluating Surgery Performance and Care Quality in Thyroidectomy

Investigators aimed to determine strategies for improvement to reduce complications after thyroidectomy.

Benefit From Second Radioiodine Treatment for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Benefit From Second Radioiodine Treatment for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

No clear effect in most cases of a second radioactive iodine (RAI) treatment in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer with biochemical or structural regional incomplete response to initial thyroidectomy and RAI therapy.

Imaging Studies in Hypothyroidism Evaluation Linked to Unnecessary Risks

Imaging Studies in Hypothyroidism Evaluation Linked to Unnecessary Risks

Thyroid ultrasonography, which may lead to the discovery of incidental nodules, anxiety, and high cost, is not required in evaluation for hypothyroidism.

Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach: Safety and Outcomes

Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach: Safety and Outcomes

The transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach can be a safe procedure in select patients, with outcomes similar to those of open thyroidectomy.

Wide Variation Noted in Total, Partial Thyroidectomy Rates by US Region

Wide Variation Noted in Total, Partial Thyroidectomy Rates by US Region

A 6.2-fold variation in thyroidectomy rates was noted throughout the US.

Proper Treatment in Children With Congenital Hypothyroidism Can Aid Behavior

Proper Treatment in Children With Congenital Hypothyroidism Can Aid Behavior

Both over- and undertreatment of congenital hypothyroidism can result in negative behavioral outcomes.

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