Clinical Thyroidology for the Public summarizes selected research studies discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, an official publication of the American Thyroid Association. Editor-in-chief, Alan Farwell, MD
Volume 8 Issue 10
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Some elderly patients with subclinical hypothyroidism apparently do not need treatment
Jansen SW et al Human longevity is characterised by high thyroid stimulating hormone secretion without altered energy metabolism. Sci Rep 2015;5:11525.
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Thyroid hormone levels in individuals who have had thyroid surgery for papillary thyroid cancer
Ito M. et al Effect of the Presence of Remnant Thyroid Tissue on the Serum Thyroid Hormone Balance in Thyroidectomized Patients. Eur J Endocrinol. June 15, 2015 [Epub ahead of print].
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Is the replacement dose of levothyroxine affected by the presence of the thyroid?
Del Duca SC et al Individually-tailored thyroxine requirement in the same patients before and after thyroidectomy: a longitudinal study. Eur J Endocrinol, June 19, 2015 [Epub ahead of print].
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY Low thyroid hormone levels in pregnancy and risk of ADHD symptoms in children
Modesto T et al. Maternal mild thyroid hormone insufficiency in early pregnancy and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in children. JAMA Pediatr. July 6, 2015 [Epub ahead of print].
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY Low thyroid hormone during pregnancy may lower the child’s math scores at 5 years of age
Noten AM et al Maternal hypothyroxinemia in early pregnancy and school performance in 5-year-old offspring. Eur J Endocrinol 2015 Aug 25 [Epub ahead of print].
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