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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.
Somatic mutation may act as a natural gene therapy in patients with rare autosomal disease

Somatic mutation may act as a natural gene therapy in patients with rare autosomal disease

Researchers develop a non-invasive method for measuring thyroid hormone action in tissue

Researchers develop a non-invasive method for measuring thyroid hormone action in tissue

Study finds synthetic and desiccated thyroid products to be equally effective in treating hypothyroidism

Study finds synthetic and desiccated thyroid products to be equally effective in treating hypothyroidism

Researchers identify shared molecular roots between lipid dysfunction and autism

Researchers identify shared molecular roots between lipid dysfunction and autism

Pregnant mother's immune conditions linked to behavioral, emotional problems in children with autism

Pregnant mother's immune conditions linked to behavioral, emotional problems in children with autism

Recovered COVID-19 patients report hair loss months after infection

Recovered COVID-19 patients report hair loss months after infection

Novel method helps assess health risks of hormone-disrupting chemicals in drinking water

Novel method helps assess health risks of hormone-disrupting chemicals in drinking water

Perchlorate in drinking water may be more dangerous than previously thought

Perchlorate in drinking water may be more dangerous than previously thought

How COVID-19 affects people with Down Syndrome

How COVID-19 affects people with Down Syndrome

Impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy and breastfed infants

Impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy and breastfed infants

Pregnancy and fetal outcomes with COVID-19

Pregnancy and fetal outcomes with COVID-19

Hypothyroidism patients cite effectiveness of desiccated thyroid extract over standard therapy

Hypothyroidism patients cite effectiveness of desiccated thyroid extract over standard therapy

People working long hours more likely to have hypothyroidism

People working long hours more likely to have hypothyroidism

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy linked to higher risk of death in older adults

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy linked to higher risk of death in older adults

Working too many hours may lead to an underactive thyroid

Working too many hours may lead to an underactive thyroid

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Drug trial seeking treatment option for hyperphagia in patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Drug trial seeking treatment option for hyperphagia in patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome

No symptoms? No thyroid testing!

No symptoms? No thyroid testing!

Study finds no benefits of screening for thyroid dysfunction in nonpregnant adults

Study finds no benefits of screening for thyroid dysfunction in nonpregnant adults

Hyperthyroidism and severe hypothyroidism associated with overall unhealthy status, shorter lifespan

Hyperthyroidism and severe hypothyroidism associated with overall unhealthy status, shorter lifespan