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Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone to meet the body’s needs. Without enough thyroid hormone, many of the body’s functions slow down. About 5 percent of the U.S. population has hypothyroidism. Women are much more likely than men to develop hypothyroidism.
Cow's milk decreases the body's ability to absorb oral thyroid hormone medication

Cow's milk decreases the body's ability to absorb oral thyroid hormone medication

First national survey reveals high burden of iodine deficiency among Israelis

First national survey reveals high burden of iodine deficiency among Israelis

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Treating pregnant women for mild thyroid dysfunction provides no benefit, study finds

Treating pregnant women for mild thyroid dysfunction provides no benefit, study finds

Treating subclinical hypothyroidism can reduce pregnancy loss, study shows

Treating subclinical hypothyroidism can reduce pregnancy loss, study shows

ATA releases new guidelines for diagnosis, treatment of thyroid disease during pregnancy and postpartum

ATA releases new guidelines for diagnosis, treatment of thyroid disease during pregnancy and postpartum

Endocrine Society issues new guidelines on hypopituitarism

Endocrine Society issues new guidelines on hypopituitarism

Patients with hypothyroidism have nagging symptoms despite normal TSH tests, medication use

Patients with hypothyroidism have nagging symptoms despite normal TSH tests, medication use

Japanese researchers discover causative gene for common type of hearing loss

Japanese researchers discover causative gene for common type of hearing loss

Headache disorders may increase risk of thyroid condition

Headache disorders may increase risk of thyroid condition

CIRM approves $5.2 million for research on life-long treatment for rare childhood disease

CIRM approves $5.2 million for research on life-long treatment for rare childhood disease

PolyU researchers discover inadequate intakes of micronutrients among Hong Kong lactating women

PolyU researchers discover inadequate intakes of micronutrients among Hong Kong lactating women

Moderately high TSH concentrations in infants linked to neurodevelopmental outcomes at school age

Moderately high TSH concentrations in infants linked to neurodevelopmental outcomes at school age

Health care resource use and costs of H.P. Acthar® gel for multiple sclerosis relapse

Health care resource use and costs of H.P. Acthar® gel for multiple sclerosis relapse

Maternal hypothyroxinemia may contribute to increased risk of schizophrenia in infants

Maternal hypothyroxinemia may contribute to increased risk of schizophrenia in infants

Latest and final review of health problems related to Agent Orange exposure during Vietnam War

Latest and final review of health problems related to Agent Orange exposure during Vietnam War

Reclaim Your Sleep survey: 46% of female patients waiting over five years to be diagnosed with sleep apnoea

Reclaim Your Sleep survey: 46% of female patients waiting over five years to be diagnosed with sleep apnoea

Novel strategies on the way for difficult-to-treat head and neck cancer

Novel strategies on the way for difficult-to-treat head and neck cancer

Lilly, Merck announce another immuno-oncology collaboration

Lilly, Merck announce another immuno-oncology collaboration

Lilly, Merck expand oncology clinical trial collaboration

Lilly, Merck expand oncology clinical trial collaboration