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Low thyroid function predicts NASH, fibrosis in patients with fatty liver

August 21, 2017

Subclinical hypothyroidism and lower than normal thyroid function independently predicted advanced fibrosis and the risk for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to recently published data.

“The prevalence of NASH and advanced fibrosis associated with [thyroid-stimulating hormone levels] was significantly higher in subjects with subclinical hypothyroidism than in those with normal thyroid function,” the researchers wrote.

Biocept, UT Southwestern to study liquid biopsy platform in ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer

August 18, 2017
Biocept Inc. and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center entered a clinical study agreement to evaluate the clinical utility of Biocept’s Target Selector…
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Low-risk thyroid cancer may respond to less aggressive treatments

August 11, 2017
Adults with low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer may be at lower risk for disease-related mortality compared with those with intermediate- and high-risk cancer…
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Warning cards prompt telephone contact, new diagnoses of Grave’s orbitopathy

August 1, 2017
A program for patients with Graves’ disease that included the distribution of “warning cards” on the signs and symptoms of Graves’ orbitopathy…
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Practical Lipidology®: Volume 3, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen

The reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is recognized as the primary strategy for decreasing…
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Researcher: Vitiligo comorbidities include thyroid disease, alopecia, psoriasis and lupus

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Improving Bone Strength and Reducing Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue leading to reduced…
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