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ESE Daily News Alert - 21 May 2020

FT4 levels can help determine thyroid status

According to a study published in Thyroid, measuring FT4 levels instead of TSH levels may be better for assessing thyroid status.


High TSH levels associated with lower stroke risk

According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, higher thyroid-stimulating hormone levels are associated with a lower liklihood of stroke and adjusting them may help modify the risk.


Miscarriages associated with increased risk of diabetes

Women who experience pregnancy loss may also have an increased risk of developing diabetes later in life, according to a study published in Diabetologia.

Medical Dialogues

Menopause may increase risk for Alzheimer’s

A reduction in reproduction hormones from menopause may reduce cognitive function in women and increase risk for Alzheimer’s, according to a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s.

News Medical

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