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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.
Research findings may lead to new treatment for hypothyroidism

Research findings may lead to new treatment for hypothyroidism

Long-term axitinib in RCC effective with ‘controllable’ toxicities

Long-term axitinib in RCC effective with ‘controllable’ toxicities

Pembrolizumab shows promising results in patients with classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

Pembrolizumab shows promising results in patients with classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

Congenital hypothyroidism of central origin often requires treatment

Congenital hypothyroidism of central origin often requires treatment

Initial congenital hypothyroidism severity predicts later cortical abnormalities

Initial congenital hypothyroidism severity predicts later cortical abnormalities

Absence of thyroid hormone during development can cause congenital deafness

Absence of thyroid hormone during development can cause congenital deafness

High levels of pervasive chemical in women may lead to adverse effects in offspring

High levels of pervasive chemical in women may lead to adverse effects in offspring

Thyroxine may overcome mutated thyroid hormone receptor effects

Thyroxine may overcome mutated thyroid hormone receptor effects

Hormonal imbalance is not the sole cause of childhood obesity, say experts

Hormonal imbalance is not the sole cause of childhood obesity, say experts

People with significant hypothyroidism can experience impaired driving

People with significant hypothyroidism can experience impaired driving

Grain legume crops overlooked as potentially valuable sources of micronutrients

Grain legume crops overlooked as potentially valuable sources of micronutrients

Clovis Oncology reports lucitanib Phase 1/2a monotherapy study results at ASCO

Clovis Oncology reports lucitanib Phase 1/2a monotherapy study results at ASCO

AstraZeneca’s EPANOVA receives FDA approval for treatment of adults with hypertriglyceridemia

AstraZeneca’s EPANOVA receives FDA approval for treatment of adults with hypertriglyceridemia

Bristol-Myers Squibb to present new immunotherapy study data at ASCO Annual Meeting

Bristol-Myers Squibb to present new immunotherapy study data at ASCO Annual Meeting

Free educational event for patients with Graves' disease and thyroid eye disease

Free educational event for patients with Graves' disease and thyroid eye disease

Researcher explores public perceptions related to newborn screening programs

Researcher explores public perceptions related to newborn screening programs

Homologous recombination technology for research applications in genetically modified rodents: an interview with Alexandre Fraichard, CEO, genOway

Homologous recombination technology for research applications in genetically modified rodents: an interview with Alexandre Fraichard, CEO, genOway

Safeguard Scientifics reports net income of $24 million for fourth quarter 2013

Safeguard Scientifics reports net income of $24 million for fourth quarter 2013

TV series House helps doctors diagnose Cobalt intoxication of patient with hip replacement

TV series House helps doctors diagnose Cobalt intoxication of patient with hip replacement

Pfizer and Merck join forces to explore therapeutic potential of anti-PD-1 therapy

Pfizer and Merck join forces to explore therapeutic potential of anti-PD-1 therapy