Graves' Disease News and Research

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Graves’ disease, also known as toxic diffuse goiter, is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormone than the body needs.
Discovery of two genes linked to a disabling form of arthritis called ankylosing spondylitis

Discovery of two genes linked to a disabling form of arthritis called ankylosing spondylitis

Even mildly underactive thyroid doubles risk of heart conditions

Even mildly underactive thyroid doubles risk of heart conditions

Genes add up risk of autoimmune disease

Genes add up risk of autoimmune disease

Should hyperthyroidism patients consider combining Chinese and Western medicine?

Should hyperthyroidism patients consider combining Chinese and Western medicine?

Ultra fast and ultra active: the strange life of the extraocular muscles

Ultra fast and ultra active: the strange life of the extraocular muscles

New clues may explain why Graves' disease attacks muscle tissue behind eyes

New clues may explain why Graves' disease attacks muscle tissue behind eyes

Insulin-like growth factor receptor implicated in development of Graves' disease

Insulin-like growth factor receptor implicated in development of Graves' disease

Identity Swap: Finding the variants that human history has favoured

Identity Swap: Finding the variants that human history has favoured

Pioneering new thyroid treatment

Pioneering new thyroid treatment

Novel disease mechanism underlying rheumatoid arthritis

Novel disease mechanism underlying rheumatoid arthritis