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Subclinical hypothyroidism not linked to overall increased stroke risk

May 4, 2015

Subclinical hypothyroidism was associated with an increased risk for stroke in adults younger than 65 years and in those with higher levels of thyroid stimulating hormone, according to recent findings.

However, an increased overall risk for stroke events or fatal stroke does not appear to be linked to subclinical hypothyroidism, according to the researchers.

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Riedel’s thyroiditis and F18-FDG-PET scan

Endocrine Today, April 2015
Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNU
by Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNUA 45-year-old woman presented to the ED for worsening dysphagia and right lower anterior neck pain with increasing dyspnea on exertion…
Theresa Keegan In the Journals

Sociodemographic factors affect thyroid cancer survival rates in young adults

April 29, 2015
Certain subgroups of adolescents and young adults with differentiated thyroid cancer may have a higher risk of poor outcomes, including men, black or Hispanic patients…
In the Journals

Three-year postoperative surveillance cost-effective for patients with low-risk papillary thyroid cancer

April 27, 2015
Compared with annual surveillance, postoperative surveillance every 3 years, after 5 years of annual surveillance is projected to be cost-effective in patients with…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

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

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In the Journals

Subclinical hypothyroidism not linked to overall increased stroke risk

May 4, 2015
Subclinical hypothyroidism was associated with an increased risk for stroke in adults younger than 65 years and in those with higher levels of…
Stephanie Lee Imaging AnalysisPublication Exclusive

Riedel’s thyroiditis and F18-FDG-PET scan

Endocrine Today, April 2015
Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNU
by Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNUA 45-year-old woman presented to the ED for worsening dysphagia and right lower anterior neck pain with increasing…
Theresa Keegan In the Journals

Sociodemographic factors affect thyroid cancer survival rates in young adults

April 29, 2015
Certain subgroups of adolescents and young adults with differentiated thyroid cancer may have a higher risk of poor outcomes, including men, black or…
In the Journals

Three-year postoperative surveillance cost-effective for patients with low-risk papillary thyroid cancer

April 27, 2015
Compared with annual surveillance, postoperative surveillance every 3 years, after 5 years of annual surveillance is projected to be cost-effective…
In the Journals

Hypertension, antihypertensive medication linked to primary hyperparathyroidism risk

April 22, 2015
A significantly higher risk for development of primary hyperparathyroidism in mostly older white women was associated with a history of hypertension…
In the Journals

Fetal environment factors influence neonatal thyroxine levels

April 20, 2015
Variations in neonatal blood thyroxine concentrations appear to be largely attributable to fetal environmental factors, according to recent findings…

New gene expression classifier for testing thyroid nodules released

April 18, 2015
ThyraMIR, a microRNA gene expression classifier for identification of indeterminate benign and malignant thyroid nodules, was recently launched by…
In the Journals

RAI treatment may increase second primary malignancy risk among children, young adults with thyroid cancer

April 15, 2015
An elevated risk for second primary malignancy, especially salivary gland cancer, was found among pediatric and young adult patients who received…
Seema Kumar In the Journals

Thyrotropin, insulin sensitivity negatively associated in euthyroid adolescent boys with obesity

April 14, 2015
An association was found between thyrotropin and insulin sensitivity in euthyroid adolescent males with obesity and without diabetes, according to…
Harmut Malluche In the Journals

High parathyroid level, bone loss signal CV risk in patients on dialysis

April 7, 2015
Elevated parathyroid hormone levels and osteoporosis T-scores predicted progression of coronary artery calcification in patients undergoing dialysis…
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