Tag: "hypothyroidism" at medical news
Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery
...hers have suggested in recent years that transient hypothyroidism
can be dangerous in some cases.Children and adults with highly depressed thyroid function fare worse following cardiac surgery than patients with mildly lowered thyroid function. The Heidelberg group conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo...
Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism
...ription drug, levothyroxine sodium (Unithroid) for hypothyroidism
in adults and children has been approved for use ...al development. Low levels of thyroid hormone or hypothyroidism
may be due to a birth defect for examole partial or complete absence of the thyroid gland or it may ...
Hypothyroidism can affect babies
...earchers from UK say that, babies of mother's with hypothyroidism
are likely to have a low IQ. The thyroid gland sec...ntrol metabolism, growth and development. Symptoms hypothyroidism
include tiredness, dry skin and weight gain.// Children born with an underactive thyroid gland can...
Down syndrome life anticipation doubles
...ly to have had congenital heart defects, dementia, hypothyroidism
or leukemia. By contrast, they found cancers other than leukemia and testicular cancer were "strikingly low" in people of all ages with Down syndrome. The researchers speculate that there could be a number of explanations for this finding including...
Common Thyroid Problems In Women May Lower Their Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer
...thy women to look at characteristics in women with hypothyroidism
and those not affected by the condition. Study results revealed women with primary hypothyroidism
had a 61-percent lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer and women with breast cancer were 5...
Tumour marker for detecting early Recurrence of Thyroid cancer may be soon available
...without the sometimes debilitating side effects of hypothyroidism
that otherwise accompany the test when stimulation testing is done. “We were surprised to find that even with relatively low thyroglobulin levels, and even when there is no sign of a tumor, about 80 percent of patients had a recurrence of their ca...
Proper Treatment of Hypothyroidism Found To Prevent Heart Diseases
...cting the thyroid gland.// Aggressive treatment of hypothyroidism
and borderline hypothyroidism
is hoped to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular diseases to a significant extent. The study has ...
SAD Patients Require Treatment
...valuation is necessary as a viral infection called hypothyroidism
can be mistaken for SAD. In very severe cases of SAD, antidepressant and psychotherapy treatment may become necessary. As many as 75% of the people who suffer from this disorder are women in the US. One of the symptoms for this affliction is a cravin...
Pregnant? Check Your Thyroid Secretion!
... problems. Whereas an under active thyroid, called hypothyroidism
causes fatigue, constipation, weight gain, forgetf...ring the early stages. Pregnant women with evident hypothyroidism
need to be treated soon. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have begun research in t...
Large Study Finds No Need to Screen HIV-positive Patients for Thyroid Disease
... of 39 individuals (2.5%) were found to have overt hypothyroidism
and 61 (4%) had subclinical hypothyroidism. Eight people ( Although patients with overt hypothyroidism
tended to be women and older, these associations also hold for the general population. Further analy...