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Circulating ghrelin in thyroid dysfunction is related to insulin resistance and not to hunger,food intake or anthropometric changes

Olga Gimenez-Palop,Gabriel Gimenez-Perez,Didac Mauricio,Eugenio Berlanga,Neus Potau,Carme Vilardell,Jaume Arroyo,Jose-Miguel Gonzalez-Clemente,Assumpta CaixasJul 1,2005;153:73-79Clinical Studies Eur J Endocrinol:Most-Read Full-Text Articles

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New Gene Expression Test Effectively Predicts Benign Disease in Cytologically Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules

New research led by BWH finds that a novel,genomic diagnostic test that measures the expression of 167 genes has shown promise in improving pre-operative risk assessment by re-classifying otherwise indeterminate results from thyroid biopsies. BWH News

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A Pain in the Neck:Thyroid Abscess

A 43-year-old man presented with a 2-day history of fever and left neck swelling. Two years previously he was the recipient of a deceased-donor kidney transplant. He had experienced chronic renal allograft rejection and had chronic hepatitis C infection. His current medications included mycophenolate mofetil,prednisone,and tacrolimus. The American Journal of Medicine

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Thyroid dysfunction in thalassaemic patients:ferritin as a prognostic marker and combined iron chelators as an ideal therapy

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Minorities,Poor More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Advanced Thyroid Cancer

Title:Minorities,Poor More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Advanced Thyroid CancerCategory:Health NewsCreated:1/13/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review:1/14/2014 12:00:00 AM MedicineNet Daily News

Minorities and poor have more advanced thyroid cancers when diagnosed,UCLA study shows

UCLA researchers have found that minority patients and those of lower socioeconomic status are far more likely to have advanced thyroid cancer when they are diagnosed with the disease than white patients and those in higher economic brackets.

 In one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind,the UCLA team looked at [...]

Thyroid gland:Duration of intravenous glucocorticoid therapy in patients with Graves ophthalmopathy

Nature Reviews Endocrinology 10,2 (2014). doi:10.1038/nrendo.2013.224

Author:Claire Greenhill

A new study has found that most patients with active Graves ophthalmopathy respond to a 6–8 week course of intravenous glucocorticoids. These findings call into question whether the standard 12-week course is necessary in patients who do not respond by 8 weeks.Glucocorticoids are the [...]

Study finds no link between thyroid function and MCI

Neither clinical nor subclinical hypothyroidism was associated with mild cognitive impairment in a large,population-based study.

Among almost 2,000 elderly subjects,mild cognitive impairment (MCI)…

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Study finds no link between thyroid function and MCI

Neither clinical nor subclinical hypothyroidism was associated with mild cognitive impairment in a large,population-based study.

Among almost 2,000 elderly subjects,mild cognitive impairment (MCI)…

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3,5-di-iodothyronine stimulates tilapia growth through an alternate isoform of thyroid hormone receptor{beta}1

Recent studies in our laboratory have shown that in some teleosts,3,5-di-iodothyronine (T2 or 3,5-T2) is as bioactive as 3,5,3′-tri-iodothyronine (T3) and that its effects are in part mediated by a TRβ1 (THRB) isoform that contains a 9-amino acid insert in its ligand-binding domain (long TRβ1 (L-TRβ1)),whereas T3 binds preferentially to a short TRβ1 [...]