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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.
New American Cancer Society report calls diagnosis of childhood cancer

New American Cancer Society report calls diagnosis of childhood cancer

AACE releases first 2013 list of most frequently searched endocrine medical conditions

AACE releases first 2013 list of most frequently searched endocrine medical conditions

Celgene subsidiary presents REVLIMID study results on lymphoma at ASH annual meeting

Celgene subsidiary presents REVLIMID study results on lymphoma at ASH annual meeting

Novartis to present updates on broad cancer portfolio at ASH and SABCS symposiums

Novartis to present updates on broad cancer portfolio at ASH and SABCS symposiums

Chronic diseases account for increasing proportion of GPs' workload

Chronic diseases account for increasing proportion of GPs' workload

Few newly diagnosed high-cholesterol patients get screened for thyroid dysfunction: Study

Few newly diagnosed high-cholesterol patients get screened for thyroid dysfunction: Study

Thyroid specialists recommend thyroid function testing for pregnant women

Thyroid specialists recommend thyroid function testing for pregnant women

Study shows treatment for hypothyroidism is not associated with weight loss in most people

Study shows treatment for hypothyroidism is not associated with weight loss in most people

Widespread prescription of levothyroxine medication may cause more harm than good

Widespread prescription of levothyroxine medication may cause more harm than good

Hypothyroidism linked to COPD exacerbation risk

Hypothyroidism linked to COPD exacerbation risk

Study evaluates short-term risks associated with kidney donation

Study evaluates short-term risks associated with kidney donation

Proton radiotherapy proves to be cost-effective in treating pediatric brain tumors

Proton radiotherapy proves to be cost-effective in treating pediatric brain tumors

Comprehensive guide for translational, basic research scientists fills gap in thyroid research field

Comprehensive guide for translational, basic research scientists fills gap in thyroid research field

Pregnant women with thyroid hormone deficiency are 4 times likelier to produce autistic children

Pregnant women with thyroid hormone deficiency are 4 times likelier to produce autistic children

Exposure to PFC may increase risk of mild hypothyroidism in women

Exposure to PFC may increase risk of mild hypothyroidism in women

DTE from animal thyroid glands is a safe alternative to T4 therapy in hypothyroid patients

DTE from animal thyroid glands is a safe alternative to T4 therapy in hypothyroid patients

Dr. Todd Darmody honored with 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification

Dr. Todd Darmody honored with 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification

Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals recognized as a rare disease pioneer

Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals recognized as a rare disease pioneer

Merck's LIPTRUZET tablets get FDA approval for treatment of elevated LDL cholesterol

Merck's LIPTRUZET tablets get FDA approval for treatment of elevated LDL cholesterol

Dementia diagnostic panel for treatable forms of cognitive impairment launched by Quest Diagnostics

Dementia diagnostic panel for treatable forms of cognitive impairment launched by Quest Diagnostics