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Examining Hypothyroidism and Heart Failure

Examining Hypothyroidism and Heart Failure

Subclinicial hypothyroidism has been associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease events and mortality.

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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?

Thyroid Hormone Levels May Affect Risk for Dementia

Thyroid Hormone Levels May Affect Risk for Dementia

Researchers hypothesize that thyroid function affects dementia risk through nonvascular pathways.

An Uncommon Presentation of Hashimoto's Encelophathy

An Uncommon Presentation of Hashimoto's Encelophathy

SREAT, or Hashimoto's encephalopathy, may present in some cases with purely depressive symptoms.

Higher Thyroid Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

Higher Thyroid Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

Patients with thyroid hormone levels on the high end of the normal range in this study were more than twice as likely to die of sudden cardiac arrest.

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