In patients with hyperthyroidism, treatment with radioiodine is not associated with incident cancer in long-term follow-up.
Compared with patients with transient congenital hypothyroidism, patients with permanent disease were on a higher levothyroxine dose at discontinuation.
From 2009 to 2016, the incidence of thyroid cancer reached a plateau and possibly started to decline.
While the rate of thyroid dysfunction among patients with psoriasis generally is not higher than expected, psoriasis in patients with thyroid dysfunction is more clinically severe and serum levels of C-reactive protein are higher.
Maternal TSH levels >4 mIU/L are associated with increased risks for prematurity and neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
Hypothyroidism is significantly associated with increased all-cause mortality, but not cardiovascular mortality, among the elderly.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee voted in favor of the approval of teprotumumab (Horizon Therapeutics) for the treatment of thyroid eye disease.
Time of thyroid function sampling may affect the diagnosis of subclinical thyroid dysfunction in patients with acute myocardial infarction.
Researchers found no association between subclinical thyroid dysfunction and bone mineral density in healthy middle-aged adults.
Exposure to medical radiation from computed tomography scans is associated with an increased risk for thyroid cancer and leukemia.
The benefits of treating overt hypothyroidism in women who are pregnant or planning pregnancy are clear, but there is less clarity regarding the maternofetal and neonatal effects of subclinical hypothyroidism.