Study aimed to evaluate the benefits of levothytoxine treatment on pregnancy outcomes in subclinical hypothyroid pregnant women who are negative for thyroid peroxidase antibody.
Thyroid ultrasonography, which may lead to the discovery of incidental nodules, anxiety, and high cost, is not required in evaluation for hypothyroidism.
Both over- and undertreatment of congenital hypothyroidism can result in negative behavioral outcomes.
Screening programs that measure T4 with reflex TSH in newborns with T4 below a specified cutoff have the potential to detect central congenital hypothyroidism (CCH) and have shown a higher prevalence of CCH than previously thought.
Maternal thyroid function and weight gain in early pregnancy were associated with hypothyroidism, but not hyperthyroidism.
Adult patients with obesity and hypothyroidism have lower-than-average sleep oxygen saturation.
Researchers examined the safety and efficacy of daily vs weekly levothyroxine therapy for hypothyroidism in young and middle aged adults.
Miscarriage risk before 20 weeks of gestation is higher among women with untreated subclinical hypothyroidism.
Researchers noted a significant increase in serum vitamin D and significant reductions in TSH following 3 months of vitamin D supplementation.
Physicians need to be aware of silent thyroiditis as a rare but serious side effect of lithium therapy.
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