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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently expanded the approved uses of Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) to include treatment of moderate-to-severe binge-eating disorder (BED) in adults.
A goiter is an abnormally large thyroid gland. A goiter develops either because the whole gland is swollen or the gland has multiple growths or nodules on it. While some people with a goiter have no symptoms, others may have symptoms of an overactive or underactive thyroid.
Find out the basics of growth hormone therapy, the most common treatment for growth hormone deficiency, in this article.
Many people with obesity can’t simply lose weight with healthy eating and physical activity, despite how hard they may try. Bariatric (obesity) surgery is performed to treat people who have morbid obesity.
The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the base of your neck. It releases hormones that control your metabolism—the way your body uses energy. This article explains how the thyroid gland works, including the symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
There are four types of thyroid cancer: papillary thyroid cancer, follicular thyroid cancer, medullary thyroid cancer, and anaplastic thyroid cancer. Start here for an overview of the types of thyroid cancer.
Thyroid nodules are abnormal overgrowths of tissue in the thyroid gland that are most often benign—but may be cancerous in some people. Learn about potential causes, how nodules are diagnosed, and treatments.
In this article, learn about the classic symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome and also how they may differ for men and women.
Get quick answers to the most common questions about hypothyroidism. Includes links to in-depth articles so that you can get more information.
Radioactive iodine treats hyperthyroidism by gradually shrinking the thyroid—ultimately destroying the gland.
Glyxambi (empagliflozi/linagliptin) is now approved in addition to a healthy meal plan and physical activity, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.