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Pediatric follicular thyroid cancer survivor celebrates opportunity to give back

In the summer of 2005,after her pediatrician noticed a lump on her neck,Krista and her parents went to see an endocrinologist in their hometown of Chicago. That’s when they learned she’d need surgery to remove an egg-sized tumor in her neck.

Krista,who was just 11 years old at the time,[...]

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

European Journal of Endocrinology current issue

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 [...]

Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Graves’Disease &Thyroid Foundation to Host Patient Education Event In Chicago

November conference at Northwestern Memorial Hospital will provide education on living with thyroid disorders Press Releases –Northwestern Memorial Hospital logo –Chicago

MicroRNA Screen May Up Thyroid Nodule Dx

SAN JUAN (MedPage Today) —A test that looks at both gene mutations and microRNA (miRNA) in indeterminate thyroid nodules may help clarify which patients need surgery,researchers reported here. MedPageToday.com –medical news plus CME for physicians