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Researcher: Vitiligo comorbidities include thyroid disease, alopecia, psoriasis and lupus

March 31, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, FAAD, senior staff physician at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, discusses research he presented vitiligo and comorbid autoimmune diseases.

“We know that vitiligo is associated with multiple diseases, but we haven’t been able to quantify it,” Hamzavi told Healio.com/Dermatology at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting.

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Higher TSH levels linked to unfavorable lipid levels in children, adolescents

March 30, 2015
In children and adolescents, higher levels of thyroid stimulating hormone are associated with less favorable lipid profiles, according to recent findings. Natalie B. V
R. Mack Harrell, MD In the Journals

USPSTF finds insufficient evidence to support routine thyroid screening

March 26, 2015
After a systematic review, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force took the position that evidence does not support routine screening for thyroid dysfunction in…

Top 5 thyroid stories from ENDO 2015

March 23, 2015
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five thyroid stories posted online to come from The Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting in San Diego…
Obesity Consults

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
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VIDEO: Retirement means more time for research

March 11, 2015
SAN DEIGO — In this video exclusive, Stephen Brietzke, MD, an Endocrine Today Editorial Board member,
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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Researcher: Vitiligo comorbidities include thyroid disease, alopecia, psoriasis and lupus

March 31, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, FAAD, senior staff physician at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, discusses research he…
In the Journals

Higher TSH levels linked to unfavorable lipid levels in children, adolescents

March 30, 2015
In children and adolescents, higher levels of thyroid stimulating hormone are associated with less favorable lipid profiles, according to recent…
R. Mack Harrell, MD In the Journals

USPSTF finds insufficient evidence to support routine thyroid screening

March 26, 2015
After a systematic review, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force took the position that evidence does not support routine screening for thyroid…

Top 5 thyroid stories from ENDO 2015

March 23, 2015
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five thyroid stories posted online to come from The Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting in San…
In the Journals

PTH concentrations appear to increase with age

March 23, 2015
Circulating levels of parathyroid hormone appear to increase with age, and this association is independent of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, ionized…
In the Journals

Childbirth complication rate low in women with primary hyperparathyroidism

March 17, 2015
Gestational primary hyperparathyroidism is uncommon and, in general, not linked to an elevated risk for obstetrical complications, according to…
Stephanie Lee Imaging AnalysisPublication Exclusive

Thyroid cysts not always benign

Endocrine Today, March 2015
Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD
A 44-year-old woman was self-referred for a growing right thyroid mass. Seven years before presentation, the patient was seen at another institution…
Thomas Giordano Meeting News Coverage

Algorithm to test microRNA on fine needle aspiration could improve molecular cytology diagnostic yield

March 11, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Multicategorical testing for DNA, messengerRNA and microRNA on fine needle aspirations of thyroid nodules could increase…
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VIDEO: Retirement means more time for research

March 11, 2015
SAN DEIGO — In this video exclusive, Stephen Brietzke, MD, an Endocrine Today Editorial Board member, talks with David M. Klachko, MD
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VIDEO: Thyroid hormone signaling may lead to new diagnostic tests

March 10, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Anthony Neil Hollenberg, MD, chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and professor…
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