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ATA Guidelines for Managing Subclinical Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy: Update

ATA Guidelines for Managing Subclinical Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy: Update

Updated guidelines include thyroid function testing, iodine nutrition, pregnancy complications, and treatment of thyroid disease during pregnancy and lactation.

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Risk of Pregnancy Loss in Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Risk of Pregnancy Loss in Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Women with subclinical hypothyroidism who undergo thyroid hormone treatment have a decreased risk of pregnancy loss, but may experience other pregnancy-related adverse outcomes.

Heart Disease, Osteoporosis Risks Up in Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Heart Disease, Osteoporosis Risks Up in Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Younger survivors of thyroid cancer are at increased risk for certain types of health problems later in life.

Unresected Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Linked to Poor Overall Survival

Unresected Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Linked to Poor Overall Survival

For patients with unresected anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, overall survival is poor, but radiation therapy dose is associated with improved survival.

Study Assesses Treatment Dose, Timing of Levothyroxine in Congenital Hypothyroidism

Study Assesses Treatment Dose, Timing of Levothyroxine in Congenital Hypothyroidism

Early detection and quick treatment with levothyroxine are essential in treating children with congenital hypothyroidism.

Thyroid Dysfunction Related to Radiation Dose in Head and Neck Cancer

Thyroid Dysfunction Related to Radiation Dose in Head and Neck Cancer

For patients with head and neck cancer receiving radiotherapy, thyroid dysfunction is a dose-related complication, with increased risk for female sex and concurrent chemotherapy.

High Prevalence of Anti-TSH Receptor Antibody in Fibromyalgia

High Prevalence of Anti-TSH Receptor Antibody in Fibromyalgia

Patients with fibromyalgia syndrome have high prevalence of anti-thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor antibody (TRAb).

USPSTF Still Recommending Against Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening

USPSTF Still Recommending Against Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening

Widespread routine thyroid cancer screening can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, according to the statement.

AHR Ligands May Be Beneficial in Thyroid Eye Disease

AHR Ligands May Be Beneficial in Thyroid Eye Disease

Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) and AHR ligands prevent formation of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β-dependent myofibroblast formation in thyroid eye disease.

Link Between Autoimmune Thyroid Disease, Nonorgan-Specific Antibodies

Link Between Autoimmune Thyroid Disease, Nonorgan-Specific Antibodies

In a 2-phase study of patients with autoimmune thyroid disease, researchers identified specific antibodies that may have lead to an elevated risk of autoimmune disorder development.

Core-Needle Biopsy vs Fine-Needle Aspiration for Thyroid Nodules

Core-Needle Biopsy vs Fine-Needle Aspiration for Thyroid Nodules

Does core-needle biopsy perform better than repeat fine-needle aspiration for evaluating thyroid nodules?

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