Graves’ Disease

Christmas Eve Discovery 100 Years Ago is Still Helping Millions

From Mayo Clinic – Some medical discoveries truly stand the test of time. The case of a dedicated Mayo Clinic chemist is a prime example. Feeling he was on the verge of a breakthrough that could help countless people, Edward Kendall spent Christmas Eve 1914 locked away in his lab. What he accomplished by Christmas …

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Advances in Graves’ Disease, Including a New Mouse Model, Presented at American Thyroid Association Annual Meeting

October 28, 2014 — A unique mouse model of Graves’ disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, and new research findings that may help improve the treatment of Graves’ disease will be highlighted in oral and poster presentations at the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association, October 29-November 2, 2014, in Coronado, California. …

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Thyroid Cancer and Development Are Focus of Oral Presentations at American Thyroid Association Annual Meeting

October 28, 2014 — New research leading to a better understanding of thyroid cell development, the safe use of medication to treat hyperthyroidism in pregnant women, and gender disparities in the incidence and aggressiveness of thyroid cancer will be presented in oral presentations delivered at the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association, October …

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Enfermedad De Graves

QuÉ es la glandula tiroides? La glandula tiroides tiene forma de mariposa y normalmente se localiza en la parte de adelante del cuello, su trabajo es formar las hormonas tiroideas, volcarlas al torrente sanguineo y entregarla a todos los tejidos del cuerpo. Las hormonas tiroideas ayudan al cuerpo a utilizar energia, mantener la temperatura corporal …

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FAQ: Graves’ Disease

What is the thyroid gland? The thyroid gland located in the neck produces thyroid hormones which help the body use energy, stay warm and keep the brain, heart, muscles, and other organs working normally. 1 Symptoms What is Graves’ disease? Graves’ disease is hyperthyroidism caused by a generalized overactivity of the thyroid gland. The hyperthyroid …

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Graves’ Disease

What is the thyroid gland? The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that is normally located in the lower front of the neck. The thyroid’s job is to make thyroid hormones, which are secreted into the blood and then carried to every tissue in the body. Thyroid hormone helps the body use energy, stay …

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