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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.
Comprehensive analysis of immune checkpoint inhibitors reveals endocrine toxicity patterns

Comprehensive analysis of immune checkpoint inhibitors reveals endocrine toxicity patterns

Is a gluten-free diet always the healthier choice for women?

Is a gluten-free diet always the healthier choice for women?

Routine thyroid hormone treatment for organ donors ineffective and potentially harmful

Routine thyroid hormone treatment for organ donors ineffective and potentially harmful

Many autoimmune disease patients struggle with diagnosis, costs, inattentive care

Many autoimmune disease patients struggle with diagnosis, costs, inattentive care

Genetic sequencing shows promise as first-tier newborn screening test

Genetic sequencing shows promise as first-tier newborn screening test

Disparities in COVID-19 outcomes persist for American Indians/Alaska Natives

Disparities in COVID-19 outcomes persist for American Indians/Alaska Natives

Native American COVID-19 patients more likely to develop severe disease, study finds

Native American COVID-19 patients more likely to develop severe disease, study finds

Insilico Medicine and MIKADO team up to find new treatments for cystinosis

Insilico Medicine and MIKADO team up to find new treatments for cystinosis

Study finds link between environmental chemical exposure and thyroid problems in women with fertility issues

Study finds link between environmental chemical exposure and thyroid problems in women with fertility issues

Study finds increase in number of hypothyroidism patients receiving treatment other than levothyroxine

Study finds increase in number of hypothyroidism patients receiving treatment other than levothyroxine

Endocrine Society's new Scientific Statement focuses on endocrine-related changes and aging

Endocrine Society's new Scientific Statement focuses on endocrine-related changes and aging

Thyrotropin-releasing hormone neurons play a key role in the response to fasting and weight loss

Thyrotropin-releasing hormone neurons play a key role in the response to fasting and weight loss

Dietary recommendations for cardiovascular health challenged by new evidence on saturated fatty acids' effects on LDL-C and Lp(a) levels

Dietary recommendations for cardiovascular health challenged by new evidence on saturated fatty acids' effects on LDL-C and Lp(a) levels

Low-cost screening tool developed for detecting congenital hypothyroidism in newborns

Low-cost screening tool developed for detecting congenital hypothyroidism in newborns

New software tool set to improve the management of elderly atrial fibrillation patients with comorbidities

New software tool set to improve the management of elderly atrial fibrillation patients with comorbidities

Key steps for diagnosis and management of orthostatic tachycardia after COVID-19

Key steps for diagnosis and management of orthostatic tachycardia after COVID-19

Associations between structural brain alterations and post-COVID fatigue

Associations between structural brain alterations and post-COVID fatigue

Study results provide strong evidence for association of genetic markers to long COVID mappable to fatigue

Study results provide strong evidence for association of genetic markers to long COVID mappable to fatigue

Hormone replacement therapy for gender dysphoria may increase risk of serious cardiac events

Hormone replacement therapy for gender dysphoria may increase risk of serious cardiac events