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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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Postoperative Radioactive Iodine Ablation Effective in Reducing Disease Recurrence in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Postoperative Radioactive Iodine Ablation Effective in Reducing Disease Recurrence in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Investigators reported outcomes of a randomized phase 3 trial that assessed the use of radioactive iodine following surgical resection in patients with low-risk thyroid cancer.

Thyroid Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Thyroid Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Investigators sought to assess the link between treatment for thyroid cancer and subsequent cardiac and vascular complications.

Case Shows Biotin Can Interfere With Multiple Endocrine Tests

Case Shows Biotin Can Interfere With Multiple Endocrine Tests

On laboratory tests, the authors identified an unusual endocrine hormonal profile, including pituitary hormones below reference intervals and gonadal and adrenal hormones above reference intervals.

ACR TI-RADS Effective in Categorizing Malignant Thyroid Nodules in Children

ACR TI-RADS Effective in Categorizing Malignant Thyroid Nodules in Children

Investigators assed the 2017 American College of Radiology Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System for categorizing malignancy in children with thyroid nodules.

Hypofractionated Radiotherapy Best in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Hypofractionated Radiotherapy Best in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

In an orthotopic anaplastic thyroid cancer model, hypofractionated radiotherapy is superior to conventionally fractionated radiotherapy.

Subclinical Hypothyroidism May Increase Migraine Development Risk

Subclinical Hypothyroidism May Increase Migraine Development Risk

This study sought to further examine the association between migraine and subclinical hypothyroidism.

Effects of ARB, Vitamin D3 on Parathyroid Hormone and Aldosterone

Effects of ARB, Vitamin D3 on Parathyroid Hormone and Aldosterone

Investigators examined whether short-term treatment with an angiotensin II receptor blocker and/or vitamin D3 reduced PTH levels.

Smoking Associated With Lower Serum Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Levels

Smoking Associated With Lower Serum Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Levels

Investigators sought to determine whether smoking effects serum TSH levels in a healthy population.

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.

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