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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.
Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Online survey shows patient dissatisfaction with hypothyroidism treatments

Online survey shows patient dissatisfaction with hypothyroidism treatments

Graphic: Opioid painkiller is top prescription in 11 states

Graphic: Opioid painkiller is top prescription in 11 states

Research shows link between chronic fatigue syndrome and lower thyroid hormone levels

Research shows link between chronic fatigue syndrome and lower thyroid hormone levels

Patients on replacement therapy with thyroid hormone may have more comorbidities

Patients on replacement therapy with thyroid hormone may have more comorbidities

African Americans with thyroid gene variation more likely to develop Alzheimer's

African Americans with thyroid gene variation more likely to develop Alzheimer's

Researchers discover link between hypothyroidism and wound healing complications

Researchers discover link between hypothyroidism and wound healing complications

Blood levels of thyroid hormone may help identify individuals at risk for irregular heartbeat

Blood levels of thyroid hormone may help identify individuals at risk for irregular heartbeat

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

ATA’s informative symposia to focus on recent advances in thyroid research

ATA’s informative symposia to focus on recent advances in thyroid research

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

Study: Impaired thyroid function may affect dialysis patients’ health and well-being

Study: Impaired thyroid function may affect dialysis patients’ health and well-being

Discovery of steroid hormone in fruit flies may shed new light on maternal hypothyroidism

Discovery of steroid hormone in fruit flies may shed new light on maternal hypothyroidism

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

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