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Hyperthyroidism / Thyroiditis / Graves Disease

Hyperthyroidism is the term for overactive tissue within the thyroid gland, resulting in overproduction and thus an excess of circulating free thyroid hormones: thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), or both.

 

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More Accurate Way to Detect Thyroid Cancer - ThyroSeq Test Developed
ThyroSeq test has been found to be superior to regular thyroid cancer diagnostic test, as it looks for alterations in 112 genes linked to thyroid canc.....
Low Dose Radiation Prevents Recurrence in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer Patients
Highlights:
  • Patients at low-risk of thyroid cancer recurrence can be safely treated with low dose .....
Low Risk Thyroid Cancer Patients Can Receive Lower Doses of Radiation Therapy
New study highlights that patients with low-risk thyroid cancer can be treated with smaller amount of radiation.

Thyroid cancer patients whos.....
Thyroid Screening in Early Pregnancy May Protect Your Child’s Brain Development
New study suggests that universal thyroid screening in early pregnancy may reduce obstetric complications and safeguard your child’s brain development.....
Thyroid Hormone Regulates the Development of Color Vision: Study
New study develops human retinal tissue from stem cells to understand how various types of cells that enable people to see colors develop. This proces.....


Thyroiditis - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Thyroiditis is the inflammation of the thyroid gland. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is the most common type of thyroiditis... Read More
Can Drugs Affect Thyroid Function?
Some medications affect the normal function of thyroid gland leading to thyroid function disorders in the form of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. Read Patient Information Leaflet of medications to be aware of such effects and conduct regular monitoring of thyroid function to avoid complications.. Read More
Goitre (Thyroid Swelling) - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Goitre is an enlargement of the thyroid gland. Autoimmune diseases, hereditary factors, iodine deficiency cause goitre... Read More
Screening Tests for Thyroid Dysfunction
High or low thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is indicative of a dysfunctional thyroid... Read More
Postpartum Thyroiditis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Postpartum thyroiditis is an autoimmune thyroid disorder where the levels of thyroid hormone are abnormal within a year following childbirth... Read More
Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid) - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment
Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland makes excessive thyroid hormone. Grave’s disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism... Read More
Increased Appetite / Polyphagia / Hyperphagia – Symptom Evaluation
An increase in appetite is seen in conditions like bulimia, diabetes, hyperthyroidism and worm infestation... Read More
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis - Risk Factors, Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Complications
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid causing hypothyroidism. Synthetic hormone levothyroxine is an effective lifelong oral drug... Read More
Glycosuria - Causes, Symptoms, Types, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention
Glycosuria is an indication of elevated blood glucose levels and a condition in which excess glucose is excreted in the urine... Read More



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