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Iron deficiency seen with thyroid disorders during pregnancy

Iron deficiency seen with thyroid disorders during pregnancy
July 26, 2016

Iron deficiency during the first trimester of pregnancy is common and associated with a higher prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity and higher thyroid-stimulating hormone and lower free thyroxine levels, recent published data show.

Iron deficiency can increase the risk for thyroid disorders and puts women at risk for miscarriages and preterm birth, according to the researchers.

Higher osteoprotegerin levels associated with foot ulcer in type 1 diabetes

July 26, 2016
In patients with type 1 diabetes, higher levels of the glycoprotein osteoprotegerin are associated with development of a foot ulcer, independent of other well-known risk…

Food cue response continues after meal in women with obesity

July 26, 2016
In women with severe obesity, the brain’s reward centers continue to respond to food cues even after meals, according to researchers. “Before or after the…

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation does not affect insulin resistance in PCOS

July 25, 2016
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome likely receive no benefit from daily omega-3 fatty acid supplementation, according to a meta-analysis of three randomized controlled…

Flu vaccination reduces respiratory, CV hospitalizations for patients with diabetes

July 25, 2016
Patients with type 2 diabetes who received influenza vaccination appeared to experience fewer hospitalizations due to respiratory infection or cardiovascular events than…
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