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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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Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction Not Associated With Hip Fracture Risk in Older Men

Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction Not Associated With Hip Fracture Risk in Older Men

Findings do not support a role for subclinical thyroid dysfunction as a biomarker for bone-related outcomes in older men.

Tafinlar + Mekinist Approved for BRAF-Positive Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Tafinlar + Mekinist Approved for BRAF-Positive Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Study data showed 57% of evaluable patients (N=23) had a partial response and 4% achieved a complete response. Among the 14 responders, 64% did not have significant tumor growths for ≥6 months.

Risk for Iodine Deficiency and Hypothyroidism High in Children on Parenteral Nutrition

Risk for Iodine Deficiency and Hypothyroidism High in Children on Parenteral Nutrition

Study is the first to reveal a higher prevalence of iodine deficiency and hypothyroidism in children receiving chronic parenteral nutrition.

Nivolumab Associated With Thyroiditis in Patients With Cancer

Nivolumab Associated With Thyroiditis in Patients With Cancer

Destructive thyroiditis was a frequently observed endocrine immune-related adverse event induced by nivolumab treatment and was significantly associated with the existence of anti-thyroglobulin antibodies and/or anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies prior to treatment.

FT3 Level Associated With the Development of Metabolic Syndrome

FT3 Level Associated With the Development of Metabolic Syndrome

Researchers designed a cohort study to examine whether serum thyroid hormone levels within the reference range are predictive factors for developing metabolic syndrome in adults.

Diagnostic Value of Shear Wave Elastography for Parathyroid Adenomas

Diagnostic Value of Shear Wave Elastography for Parathyroid Adenomas

Shear wave elastography can be a useful tool in the preliminary diagnostics of parathyroid adenomas.

Treating Moderate to Severe Graves' Orbitopathy: Methylprednisolone Alone vs Combined With Mycophenolate

Treating Moderate to Severe Graves' Orbitopathy: Methylprednisolone Alone vs Combined With Mycophenolate

This study is the first to investigate the efficacy and safety of add-on mycophenolate to methylprednisolone for moderate to severe Graves' orbitopathy.

Pregnancy Outcomes With Levothyroxine in Women Positive for Antithyroperoxidase Antibodies

Pregnancy Outcomes With Levothyroxine in Women Positive for Antithyroperoxidase Antibodies

Levothyroxine treatment did not appear to improve pregnancy outcomes in women with thyroid autoantibodies undergoing in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.

Risk for Congenital Malformations With Antithyroid Drugs

Risk for Congenital Malformations With Antithyroid Drugs

Antithyroid drug exposure during the first trimester was associated with an increased risk for congenital malformations.

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.

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