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Also in the Jan. 27 JNCI

... Germ-line Mutation Associated with Multi-Nodular goiter and Papillary Thyroid Cancer A germ-line mutation in the gene that ... transcription factor-1 (TTF-1) may be associated with multi-nodular goiter (MNG) and with progression to papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). It is ...

Fluoride Damages the Thyroid, Report Shows

... which show -- fluoride concentrations in thyroids exceeding that found in other soft tissues except kidney -- an association between endemic goiter and fluoride exposure or enamel fluorosis in human populations -- fluoride adversely affects thyroid and parathyroid hormones, which affect ...

Ban on Non-iodised Salt Challenged

... the vice of non-application of mind." It was also contrary to the provisions of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act. The petition said that goiter and other Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) occurred not only in areas deficient in iodine but also in areas where water supply was unhygienic or ...

Discrepancy in salt content on food labels

... from processed foods. This was carried out as a part of a transtasman project to fight iodine deficiency. Preventable brain damage in children and goiter are caused by deficiency of iodine. Decreasing salt consumption and the popularity of rock and sea salts have resulted in marked decrease of ...
Goiter in Medical Dictionary

Autoimmune thyroiditis

... , Hashimoto's Thyroiditis , Lymph adenoid goiter , Struma Lymphoma tosa Definition ... ... ; Struma lymphoma tosa; Lymph adenoid goiter ; Chronic lymph ocytic thyroiditis ; ... potassium iodide if you have multi nodular goiter , Graves' disease or autoimmune thyroiditis . ...

Goiter

... goiter Treatment : A goiter only needs to be treated if it is causing ... part or all of the gland (thyroidectomy). goiter is an enlargement of your thyroid gland . The ...

Hyperthyroid

... such as palpitations . Hyperthyroid goiter --If the amount of stimulating hormone is ... thyroxin. The result-- hyperthyroid ism with a goiter . Graves' disease is the most common form of ... Hyperthyroid ism (too much thyroid hormone ). goiter . Lumps in the thyroid. diabetes , caused by ...

Hypothyroid

... HYPOTHYROID ISM (Underactive Thyroid; goiter ) SYMPTOMS" Fatigue and inability to tolerate ... are the most common symptoms. Hypothyroid goiter --If dietary iodine is severely reduced, even an ... Hyperthyroidism (too much thyroid hormone ). goiter . Lumps in the thyroid. Hypothyroid ism , ...

Hypothyroidism

... HYPOTHYROIDISM (Underactive Thyroid; goiter ) SYMPTOMS" Fatigue and inability to tolerate ... Hyperthyroidism (too much thyroid hormone ). goiter . Lumps in the thyroid. Hypothyroidism , ... or prevention of various types of euthyroid goiter s; ... hypothyroidism , a condition caused by ...

Plummer

... Toxic adenoma ; Toxic multi nodular goiter ; Plummer 's disease Prevention : To prevent toxic nodular goiter , treat hyperthyroidism and simple goiter as your health care provider recommends. Receive ...

Toxic

... . Toxic adenoma ; Toxic multi nodular goiter ; Plummer 's disease Prevention : To prevent toxic nodular goiter , treat hyperthyroidism and simple goiter as your health care provider recommends. Receive ...

Toxic nodular goiter

... Toxic nodular goiter Definition: Toxic nodular goiter involves an enlarged thyroid gland that ... Hashimoto's thyroiditis non toxic nodular goiter rheumatoid arthritis Sjogren's syndrome ...

Struma

... Lymph ocytic Thyroiditis , Hashimoto's Thyroiditis , Lymph adenoid goiter , Struma Lymphoma tosa Definition ... parasitotropy; parasol ... Names: Hashimoto's thyroiditis ; Struma lymphoma tosa; Lymph adenoid goiter ; Chronic lymph ocytic thyroiditis ; Autoimmune thyroiditis Causes, ...

Thyroid gland

... First the body develops antibodies to the thyroid gland . NON TOXIC goiter - An enlargement of the thyroid gland that is usually visible as a swelling in the anterior portion of the neck. Simple goiter occurs when the thyroid gland is unable to meet the demands of the body ...

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Goiter in Biological News

JCI table of contents: Aug. 9, 2007

... EDITOR'S PICK: New molecular regulators of hyperthyroidism and goiter The thyroid gland has an important role in determining how much energy ... Thyrocyte-specific Gq/G11 deficiency impairs thyroid function and prevents goiter development AUTHOR CONTACT: Stefan Offermanns University of ...

Bitter taste identifies poisons in foods

... essential for protein synthesis and regulation of the body's metabolism. Glucosinolates inhibit iodine uptake by the thyroid, increasing risk for goiter and altering levels of thyroid hormones. The ability to detect and avoid naturally-occurring glucosinolates would confer a selective advantage to ...
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