The USPSTF recommends against screening for thyroid cancer in asymptomatic adults.
When symptoms of thyroid disease are present, clinicians should check thyroid antibodies even if thyroid function is normal.
A second look at nodules in the thyroid found cancer.
Patients should be encouraged to read up on their health, but make sure they are using reputable sources.
Minerals in tap and bottled water can deactivate some of the hormones in thyroid medication.
The most recent guidelines discuss management of pregnant women with known and undisclosed thyroid conditions.
Patients who take the diabetes drug liraglutide may be at increased risk for thyroid cancer and pancreatitis.
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.
Blood tests can detect thyroid dysfunction, which can result in cardiac, GI, and menstrual disturbances as well as abnormalities in fetal neural development.
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...