Thyroid Hormones Health News

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12/27/2017
Underactive Thyroid and Infertility

Even a slightly underactive thyroid can impact fertility, new study finds.

12/20/2017
10/31/2017
10/6/2017
Childhood 'Growth' Tests Not Always Necessary

There's wide range of 'normal' growth and development for kids, pediatricians group says

9/6/2016
Thyroid Levels in High-Normal Range May Be Linked to Cardiac Arrest

Study isn't cause for alarm, cardiologist says, but hormone could be more 'toxic' than thought

9/4/2015
Health Tip: Spot the Signs of Hypothyroidism

Common symptoms include weight gain and changes in skin and hair

5/26/2015
Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk

Study found greater chances of breaks in hip bones, spinal areas

10/3/2014
Standard Treatment for Underactive Thyroid Gland Still Best: Experts

The drug levothyroxine remains first choice, guidelines say

5/27/2014
Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn

Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

4/15/2014
Certain Thyroid-Related Diseases May Vary by Race

Study looked at Graves', Hashimoto's thyroiditis among U.S. military personnel

10/30/2013
Thyroid Levels of Older Hospital Patients May Be Linked to Survival

Low levels reflect weakness, increased vulnerability, study finds

8/2/2013
Childhood Abuse Linked to Later Thyroid Problems for Women

Stress hormone in 'fight-or-flight' reaction may be involved, researcher suggests

5/22/2013
Underactive Thyroid and Heart Failure a Bad Combination: Study

Hypothyroidism impact varies by race, with blacks at increased risk of death, findings suggest

5/3/2013
Mild Hyperthyroidism Tied to Higher Death Risk

Danish study did not prove a cause-and-effect link, however

3/15/2013
N.Y. Woman Balances Thyroid Disease and Diabetes

With two chronic conditions, she's learned 'not to sweat the small stuff'

3/15/2013
People With Type 1 Diabetes at Risk of Thyroid Disease

Link between 'sister diseases' is rooted in immune system problem, expert says

9/20/2012
Mild Hyperthyroidism Won't Raise Heart Risk: Study

People with only one hormone at abnormal levels were not at higher risk

8/27/2012
Health Tip: If Your Thyroid Is Overactive

Possible signs of hyperthyroidism

4/23/2012
Thyroid Condition Linked to Heart Problems: Study

Risk was especially elevated for atrial fibrillation

11/10/2011
Stem-Cell Transplants Restored Pituitary Function in Mice

Expert said findings might someday help people with pituitary gland failure

11/4/2011
Buyer, Beware of Over-the-Counter Thyroid Supplements: Study

Study found wide variation in ingredients, dosages

7/14/2011
Exposure to Common Chemicals May Affect Thyroid Function

Greater exposure to BPA, phthalates leads to lower levels of important thyroid hormones, researchers say

4/29/2011
Thyroid Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Elderly

As patients age, levothyroxine treatment needs close monitoring, researchers say

4/8/2011
With the Thyroid, Too Much or Too Little Sparks Trouble

Metabolism speeds up or slows downs when disease strikes gland

4/8/2011
Coping With Graves' Disease Lasts a Lifetime

Georgia woman lives with consequences of radioactive treatment

11/11/2010
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Thyroid Disease

Signs that you may have a thyroid problem

9/17/2010
Health Tip: Recognizing Hypothyroidism

Signs that the gland is underproducing a key hormone

6/17/2010
Iodine Levels a Worry as Salt Use Declines

Pregnant women and infants are of particular concern to thyroid experts

4/1/2010
Overactive Thyroid Linked to Stroke in Young Adults

People with hyperthyroidism should have it treated to reduce their risk, experts say

9/25/2009
Studies Evaluate Thyroid Treatment During Pregnancy

Efforts in U.S. and Europe are testing effects on women and their offspring

8/31/2009
JFK's Health Problems More Complex Than Thought

President suffered from a rare autoimmune condition, new report finds

6/12/2009
Slightly Underactive Thyroid May Be a Plus

Study finds mild cases can equate to a longer life span

12/18/2008
Childhood Obesity May Cause Thyroid Problems

Finding suggests low-grade inflammation changes gland's structure

9/22/2008
Low Thyroid Function Linked to Heart Failure Risk

Researchers pinpoint what level signals danger

2/19/2008
Combination of Thyroid Medicines Not Necessary

One medication can do the job of both after thyroid removal surgery, study finds

7/11/2002
Hormone Help for HIV

Growth hormone may boost immune system to fight AIDS virus