Graves’ Disease

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

Síntomas ¿Qué es la enfermedad de Graves? La enfermedad de Graves, un tipo de hipertiroidismo, es debida a una actividad excesiva de toda la glándula tiroides. Se la denominó así en honor a Robert Graves, un médico Irlandés, quien fue el primero en describir esta forma de hipertiroidismo, hace aproximadamente 150 años. ¿Cuáles son los …

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FAQ: Graves’ Disease

Symptoms What is Graves’ disease? Graves’ disease is hyperthyroidism caused by a generalized overactivity of the thyroid gland. The hyperthyroid symptoms of Graves’ disease are the same as those caused by other types of hyperthyroidism (see the Hyperthyroidism brochure). Patients may have inflammation of the eyes, swelling of the tissues around the eyes, bulging of …

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Graves’ Disease

What is Graves’ Disease? Graves’ disease is caused by a generalized overactivity of the entire thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism). It is named for Robert Graves, an Irish physician, who described this form of hyperthyroidism about 150 years ago. What is the thyroid gland? The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that is normally located in …

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New Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Hyperthyroid Disease Presented in Thyroid Journal

 New Rochelle, NY, June 10, 2011—New clinical guidelines developed by an expert panel that include 100 evidence-based recommendations for optimal care of patients with hyperthyroidism and other causes of thyrotoxicosis are presented in the current issue of Thyroid, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The guidelines, developed jointly by the American Thyroid …

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