According to a study published in Toxics, exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals is associated with reductions in levels of free triiodothyronine and total T3 in reproductive-aged women. The study recommends further research.
According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, almost one quarter of adults with thyroid nodular disease were also diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Researchers also found that low levels of free T3 was a predictor for diabetes in patients with thyroid nodules.
Research into individual risk factors which could help clinicians prevent the development of type 2 diabetes in patients with chronic pancreatitis has been published into Diabetes Care, obesity and smoking are noted as modifiable factors.
Patients aged below 11 years old present with more advanced papillary thyroid carcinoma at time of diagnosis than adolescents, with a higher likelihood of developing tumours, according to an American study published in Thyroid.
Research published in Thyroid indicates that stopping antithyroid medication during pregnancy increases the risk of hyperthyroidism rebound by 60%.
A study in Neurology found that older people living with hypothyroidism, especially those taking hormone replacement therapy, may be more likely to develop dementia.