Tag: thyroid disorder

Even Inactive Thyroid Eye Disease Adversely Impacts Patients

Ocular signs and symptoms of thyroid eye disease (TED) often persist beyond the active phase of the condition, with many patients continuing to experience mental...

Some NP Thyroid Lots Recalled Due to Reduced Potency

In its third voluntary recall in the past year, Acella Pharmaceuticals has announced a nationwide recall of specific lots of its popular hypothyroid treatment NP Thyroid...

Increase in Thyroid Cancer Rates Points to Overscreening

The incidence of thyroid cancer cases has increased markedly since the late 1990s, although rates vary widely between countries, and the increases have been largely...

Adding Liothyronine for Hypothyroidism Doesn’t Up Breast Cancer Risk

The combination of liothyronine (LT3) with levothyroxine (LT4) for the treatment of hypothyroidism shows no evidence of any increased risk of breast cancer in a...

New Developments in Thyroid Cancer

In a widely publicized story from 2020, a Florida news reporter discovered she had thyroid cancer after a viewer sent her a concerned email about a lump on her...

Study Finds AD Significantly Associated With Autoimmune Diseases

A diagnosis of atopic dermatitis in individuals ages 15 years or older, compared with controls without atopic dermatitis, was nearly twice as likely to be...

Selpercatinib ‘Poised to Alter the Landscape’ of RET+ve Cancers

Clinical data for the first-ever RET inhibitor, selpercatinib (Retevmo), show efficacy in two groups of patients with cancer ― those with RET fusion–positive non–small cell...

Time to Switch From TSH to T4 for Assessment of Thyroid Function?

When assessing thyroid function, thyroid hormone levels ― particularly free thyroxine (FT4) levels ― consistently show stronger associations with a wide array of clinical conditions...

Endocrinologists Navigate Deferments, Telehealth Amid COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 07, 2020 — James V. Hennessey, MD, has been working from home, like so many...

Defer ‘Bread and Butter’ Procedure for Thyroid Nodules

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With a few notable exceptions, the majority of fine needle aspiration...

Does Thyroid Hormone Therapy in Older Age Increase Risk of Death?

Older adults with isolated elevations in thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) who are treated with thyroid replacement therapy show an increased risk of death relative to the...