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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.
Giant pituitary adenoma can be safely removed through nasal route

Giant pituitary adenoma can be safely removed through nasal route

Women with a history of hypothyroidism at greater risk of developing liver cancer

Women with a history of hypothyroidism at greater risk of developing liver cancer

Food giant Unilever on a worthy mission to reduce salt in all products

Food giant Unilever on a worthy mission to reduce salt in all products

Concern over inappropriate diagnosis and treatment of primary hypothyroidism

Concern over inappropriate diagnosis and treatment of primary hypothyroidism

Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) shown to significantly reduce major cardiovascular events

Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) shown to significantly reduce major cardiovascular events

Premature babies feel pain but don't show it

Premature babies feel pain but don't show it

Subclinical hypothyroidism common in chronic kidney disease

Subclinical hypothyroidism common in chronic kidney disease

Novel newborn screening kits developed by NovaUCD-based Enzolve Technologies

Novel newborn screening kits developed by NovaUCD-based Enzolve Technologies

Cardiovascular and metabolic issues in patients with thyroid dysfunction

Cardiovascular and metabolic issues in patients with thyroid dysfunction

Hypothyroidism treatment no 'quick fix' for weight loss in children

Hypothyroidism treatment no 'quick fix' for weight loss in children

Even mildly underactive thyroid doubles risk of heart conditions

Even mildly underactive thyroid doubles risk of heart conditions

FDA tightens potency specifications to ensure thyroid drugs last

FDA tightens potency specifications to ensure thyroid drugs last

St. Jude follows outcomes of stem cell transplant survivors

St. Jude follows outcomes of stem cell transplant survivors

Do not ignore fatigue

Do not ignore fatigue

New molecular regulators of hyperthyroidism and goiter

New molecular regulators of hyperthyroidism and goiter

Thyroid disease: Understanding hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism

Thyroid disease: Understanding hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism

Overview of common hand conditions and treatments

Overview of common hand conditions and treatments

Researchers improve accuracy of thyroid hormone testing

Researchers improve accuracy of thyroid hormone testing

Hypothyroidism linked to mood swings

Hypothyroidism linked to mood swings

FDA approves Norditropin for short stature in children with Noonan syndrome

FDA approves Norditropin for short stature in children with Noonan syndrome