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Articles Reviewed by EndocrineWeb Editorial Board

Independent Predictive Factor of Malignancy in Thyroid Follicular Neoplasms
In an effort to reduce the number of thyroidectomies done to diagnose malignancy of a follicular neoplasm of the thyroid gland, researchers looked at independent predictive factors.
How Iodine Deficiency Affects Thyroid Function During Pregnancy
If a woman is iodine deficient during pregnancy, it may have an adverse effect on her baby.
Study Looks at Link Between Anemia and Hypothyroidism
Anemia is sometimes the first sign of hypothyroidism. In a thyroid study, researchers looked at the characteristics of anemia in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism and overt hypothyroidism.
Is Hypothyroidism Linked to Heart Disease in People with Rheumatoid Arthritis?
What is the frequency of hypothyroidism in patients with RA? Is there a link between hypothyroidism and the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?
Rate of Inadequate Sampling in Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is used to determine if a thyroid nodule is cancerous, but inadequate samples are reported in 1% to 20% of the thyroid biopsies done. Learn more in this article.
Are Babies Born via In Vitro Fertilization at Risk for Subclinical Hypothyroidism?
Find out what researchers discovered about subclinical hypothyroidism in babies born via IVF.
Is Exophthalmos Reduction Predictable in Graves’ Disease?
Exophthalmos can occur in Graves’ disease, and it is possible to use decompression techniques to reduce it.
The Mental and Physical Impact of Subclinical Thyroid Disorders in Older Adults
Researchers from the Netherlands looked at the impact subclinical thyroid disorders have on depression, physical and cognitive impairment, and mortality in older adults.
Long-term Monitoring for Recurrent or Persistent Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
Research presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association notes an effective way to monitor differentiated thyroid cancer for recurrence.
Study Shows Connection Between Thyroidectomy and Weight Gain
Many patients who have had a thyroidectomy complain of weight gain despite their efforts to lose weight. Researchers looked at the connection between weight gain and thyroidectomy.
Iodine Intake During Pregnancy: Effect of Maternal and Neonatal Thyroid Function
A study from Japan examined the effect of iodine intake on maternal and neonatal thyroid function in an iodine-sufficient area.
Effectiveness of 131-I Therapy in Graves’ Disease Patients
A study out of China looked at the effectiveness of radioactive iodine therapy (131-I) in patients with Graves’ disease. Article provides basics of this thyroid research.
Should Women Take Iodine Supplements to Boost Thyroid Function Before Pregnancy?
Find out what an observational study uncovered about iodine supplementation in pregnant women.
Lobectomy and Thyroidectomy without Radioactive Iodine Ablation: Are They Safe Treatments?
Research looked at the safety of treating select thyroid cancer patients with thyroid lobectomy or total thyroidectomy—without radioactive iodine remnant ablation.
Subclinical Hyperthyroidism Caused by Leveothyroxine Use Can Increase Fracture Risk
Levothyroxine use can cause subclinical hyperthyroidism. See if that can increase fracture risk in elderly patients. Article covers results and analysis of a thyroid study.

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