Thyroid Disease

Thyroid antibodies

Thyroid antibodies

When symptoms of thyroid disease are present, clinicians should check thyroid antibodies even if thyroid function is normal.

'My gynecologist saved my life'

'My gynecologist saved my life'

A second look at nodules in the thyroid found cancer.

The Internet can't tell if you have cancer

The Internet can't tell if you have cancer

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Patients should be encouraged to read up on their health, but make sure they are using reputable sources.

Use distilled water when taking thyroid medication

Use distilled water when taking thyroid medication

Minerals in tap and bottled water can deactivate some of the hormones in thyroid medication.

Updated guidelines for thyroid disease in pregnancy

Updated guidelines for thyroid disease in pregnancy

The most recent guidelines discuss management of pregnant women with known and undisclosed thyroid conditions.

FDA warns of health risks with diabetes drug

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Patients who take the diabetes drug liraglutide may be at increased risk for thyroid cancer and pancreatitis.

Hashimoto's takes a toll unrelated to hypothyroidism

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Women with Hashimoto's thyroiditis suffer from a high symptom load that negatively affects their quality of life, even when thyroid function is normal, a new study suggests.

Laboratory evaluation of thyroid function

Laboratory evaluation of thyroid function

Blood tests can detect thyroid dysfunction, which can result in cardiac, GI, and menstrual disturbances as well as abnormalities in fetal neural development.

Hashimoto thyroiditis

Hashimoto thyroiditis

Thyrotropin linked to fatal CHD risks in women

Women's risk of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) rises with levels of thyrotropin, a hormone that stimulates thyroid function— even when those levels are within the normal range, a recent study suggests...

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