Navigation Links
New Study Suggests Perchlorate Effects on Thyroid Function of U.S. Women

Early last year, a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) panel concluded its review of research on the health effects of perchlorate, an inorganic anion and component of rocket// fuel known to inhibit the thyroid’s ability to absorb iodine from the bloodstream, by recommending a new reference dose. The NAS also called for further research to identify safe exposure levels for sensitive subpopulations. Now, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released findings showing that American women, particularly those with low iodine intake, may have reduced thyroid function due to perchlorate exposure. Similar thyroid function changes were not found for men.

Perchlorate’s main use is as an oxidizer in solid rocket fuels. Other uses include explosives, road flares, and pyrotechnics, and the chemical can also form naturally in the atmosphere. A combination of these sources has led to the widespread presence of perchlorate in groundwater, drinking water, and foods including milk, vegetables, fruit, grain, and forage crops. Large doses of perchlorate have been shown to inhibit iodide uptake and reduce thyroid hormone production. Prolonged reduction in thyroid hormone can cause metabolic problems in adults and abnormal neurodevelopment during gestation and infancy.

The researchers examined 2,299 men and women, aged 12 and older, who participated in the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) during 2001–2002. Examining the relationship between perchlorate concentrations in urine and concentrations of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in blood, researchers observed that perchlorate was a significant predictor of thyroid hormone levels in women, but not in men.

After seeing evidence of this gender difference, the authors focused their analysis on women. They categorized a total of 1,111 women into higher-iodine and lower-iodine groups using a cutpoint o
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Tomato Sauce reduces Cancer Risk- Study
2. Study on obesity and heart failure
3. National Lung Study in the process
4. Study casts doubt on keyboard ills
5. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
6. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
7. Study supports vegetable diet
8. Study to look at early surgery to treat epilepsy
9. Its Never Too Late to Stop Smoking,Study Finds
10. New Technique to Study Infants Brain.
11. Groundbreaking Study Gives Hope For Patients With Kidney Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: New Study Suggests Perchlorate Effects Thyroid Function Women

(Date:10/19/2014)... Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of the most popular suppliers ... bamboo deckings . Moreover, the company has launched ... now available at deeply discounted rates. , As ... overstate the significance of online business nowadays. Thus, BambooIndustry.com ... company’s workers are striving to deliver both value and ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... development for Partial Seizure, complete with comparative analysis ... mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) ... featured news and press releases. It also reviews ... Partial Seizure and special features on late-stage and ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... Recently, Top10BestSEOHosting.com has unveiled its newest hosting ranking ... are the best VPS hosting suppliers in the ... method of partitioning a physical server computer into ... and capabilities of running on someone’s own dedicated ... attention to VPS products and related suppliers. ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... SweetDressy.com, a professional company of women’s dresses and ... evening dresses . All the company’s old and ... discount is up to 66 percent off. , ... fashion field. Its dress specialists are striving to make ... of the world. All the company’s items are unique, ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Stephen T. ... has been nominated for the 10th consecutive year as one ... year Dr. Greenberg was also been nominated as the best ... was also nominated as best Day Spa and best Laser ... until December 14th and readers can vote for the contest ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:High Quality Bamboo Deckings, New Items Unveiled By BambooIndustry.com 2Health News:Partial Seizure Therapeutic Pipeline Market Review H2 2014 in a New Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Partial Seizure Therapeutic Pipeline Market Review H2 2014 in a New Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Partial Seizure Therapeutic Pipeline Market Review H2 2014 in a New Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:The Best VPS Hosting Suppliers In The Market Unveiled By Top10BestSEOHosting.com 2Health News:Promotion For Beautiful Long Evening Dresses Launched By SweetDressy.com 2Health News:Dr. Stephen T. Greenberg – Nominated for the 10th Consecutive Year for One of Long Island’s Best Cosmetic Surgeons for 2015 by the Long Island Press 2
... informed about the risks and benefits of taking part ... as vigorously as new medical treatments themselves, a study ... , Informed consent, a mainstay of ethical clinical trials, ... asked to decide whether to participate in research. The ...
... Center say they have evidence that cancer stem cells ... cells and have multiple ways of resisting chemotherapy and ... in the Jan. 1 issue of the journal Cancer ... the Johns Hopkins scientists say, and pave the way ...
... ANGELES, Jan. 11 The Guidebook of ... "the couple" as the main unit for,treatment ... significant emphasis,on the thorough evaluation of biological ... medications) and psychosocial factors (e.g.,presence of depression, ...
... Just in Case, Inc., the makers of,the first ... of their compacts to women,s Non-Profit Groups Nationwide. They ... state will be,chosen to receive 100 JUST IN CASE(R) ... Day., The 10,000 compact give-away will help raise ...
... Conn., Jan. 9 dLifeTV, the first and only,television ... lineup for its eighth season premiering January 20th. Airing,Sundays ... season,s featured,celebrities living with diabetes include TV icon Jerry ... managed fame for over 40 years and his diabetes,for ...
... The World Bank and Conservation International (CI) today ... provided by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), to protect ... including island ecosystems and temperate forests. , These biodiversity ... terrestrial plants and animals, as well as more than ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ways to improve informed consent are testable, study says 2Health News:Stem cells make bone marrow cancer resistant to treatment 2Health News:Stem cells make bone marrow cancer resistant to treatment 3Health News:A New Book on Sexual Medicine Calls Attention to 'The Couple' and Presents State-of-the Art Treatments for Sexual Dysfunction 2Health News:Teen Pregnancy Epidemic Another Reason for Women to Carry Condoms. Just in Case, Inc. Announces 10,000 Chic Condom Compact Give-Away to Women's Non-Profits Nationwide. 2Health News:dLIFETV Premieres Eighth Season With Baseball's 'Comeback Player' Dmitri Young and Leave It To Beaver's Jerry Mathers 2Health News:Global Environment partners provide additional $20 million to protect endangered habitats 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... SAN DIEGO , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... development of therapeutic antibodies, today announced the appointment ... Development Officer. Dr. Londei will lead the preclinical ... "We are pleased to welcome ... Hamza Suria , President and Chief Executive ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Mary,s Medicinals today announced that its 501(c)(3) foundation, ... Operation Grow4Vets , a national, nonpartisan organization focused ... to assist them in living with injuries sustained while ... , An ever-increasing number of medical studies have shown ... pain, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... , Oct. 20, 2014 CTI BioPharma Corp. ... will report its third quarter 2014 financial results on ... U.S. financial markets. Following the announcement, members of the ... discuss the results and provide a general corporate update ... the event can be obtained as follows: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AnaptysBio Appoints Dr. Marco Londei to Newly Created Chief Development Officer Position Clinical Immunologist to Lead AnaptysBio's Pipeline Advancement 2Mary's Medicinals Announces 4-Star Sponsorship of Operation Grow4Vets 2Mary's Medicinals Announces 4-Star Sponsorship of Operation Grow4Vets 3CTI BioPharma to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 29, 2014 2
... Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX ) (TSX: ... and a live Internet webcast along with a slide presentation ... a.m. PT) to discuss results for the 2010 fourth quarter ... on this call is (877) 295-5743, confirmation code 41335702.  International ...
... Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Joyant"), a privately-held pharmaceutical company, announced the ... class of anti-cancer therapeutics based upon Smac mimetics.  Smac ... pathway and have broad potential for the treatment of ... The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Valeant Pharmaceuticals to Announce 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results on February 24, 2011 2
... surface preparation is the Leica SM2500 sledge ... ,Ultramilling is often a viable alternative to ... preparation. Especially with difficult specimens, where hard ... side in one specimen block, the results ...
... The Trellis Infusion Catheter enables the physician ... physician-specified fluid, and disperse the agent by ... The Trellis is a multi-lumen catheter with ... end and infusion holes located between these ...
... The SENSAR® Acrylic IOL with OptiEdge ... performance, long-term refractive stability, and excellent handling. ... has had no reports of vacuoles; the ... internal reflections and provide 360 degrees of ...
... acrylic foldable single-piece posterior chamber lenses are ... human crystalline lens in the visual correction ... age and older. The optical portion consists ... material. These lenses have biconvex optics and ...
Medicine Products: