What Are the Different Types of Myasthenia Gravis?
Discussion Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a problem of the neuromuscular junction which causes muscle weakness. It can occur in all ages and have a range of symptoms from mild localized disease to mortality-threatening respiratory failure. MG occurs in 1.7-30 cases/million, with a prevalence of 77.7 cases/million. Pediatric patients comprise 10-15% of all patients with MG. In various Asian populations, the juvenile MG can be up to 50% of all of the MG cases. Fluctuations in muscle weakness is a hallmark of the disease. As a reminder, “[i]n normal synaptic transmission in the neuromuscular junction, the axon is depolarize...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 17, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Radioactive Iodine Can Be First-Line for Hyperthyroidism, Says UK Radioactive Iodine Can Be First-Line for Hyperthyroidism, Says UK
Approaches vary around the world, but new UK guidelines suggest radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism is a reasonable first option for patients not likely to achieve remission through medication.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New guidelines will improve treatment for patients with hyperthyroidism
(University of Birmingham) Radioactive iodine is to be recommended as the frontline treatment for patients with thyroid gland overactivity caused by conditions such as Graves' disease, following an evidence review led by University of Birmingham researchers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cancer risk not increased by radioiodine treatment
Radioiodine treatment for hyperthyroidism does not increase cancer risk, according to a new study published inThyroid.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Radioiodine/Cancer Link in Hyperthyroidism Study Sparks Debate Radioiodine/Cancer Link in Hyperthyroidism Study Sparks Debate
Societies issue statement urging"cautious interpretation" of the study, citing key limitations; they are concerned physicians and patients may be put off treating hyperthyroidism with radioactive iodine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 20, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Cautionary statement issued in response to radioactive iodine therapy study
The Society for Endocrinology and the British Thyroid Association have issued a joint cautionary statement in response to a recent paper about the link between radioactive iodine therapy and cancer mortality in people with hyperthyroidism.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Statement advising caution on interpretation of recent paper on cancer risk & hyperthyroidism issued
(Society for Endocrinology) Caution is advised in interpreting the findings of the recent JAMA Internal Medicine publication1 on radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroid patients and cancer mortality. The paper's conclusion that 'in RAI-treated patients with hyperthyroidism, greater organabsorbed doses appeared to be modestly positively associated with risk of death from solid cancer, including breast cancer', has raised concerns among patients and clinicians. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes unexplained weight loss?
Many medical conditions can cause unexplained or unintended weight loss. These include hyperthyroidism, depression, Addison's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hyperthyroidism: Foods to eat and avoid
This article looks at which foods and nutrients to eat and which to avoid for an overactive thyroid. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypothyroid Source Type: news

Treatment for hyperthyroidism predisposes to weight gain
Radioiodine treatment for hyperthyroidism increases weight gain and the risk of obesity, according to a study published inThyroid.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Household Chemicals Might Be Sparking Rise in Thyroid Disease Among Cats
WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 -- Could the newer flame retardants now being used in many household products be making cats sick? A new study says it's possible. Rates of hyperthyroidism, the most common endocrine-related disease of older cats, have... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pet tags link widely used flame retardant to hyperthyroidism in cats
(American Chemical Society) Feline hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine-related disease of older cats, and its prevalence has skyrocketed since the first case was diagnosed in 1979. At the same time, new household flame retardants were introduced, and recently, scientists have suspected a link. Now, researchers reporting in ACS' Environmental Science& Technology have associated hyperthyroidism with another class of flame retardants, using silicone pet tags similar to the popular wristbands that many people wear for charitable causes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hyperthyroidism treatment increases cancer risk
Radioactive iodine treatment for overactive thyroid has been associated with an increased risk of thyroid cancer in the long term, according to research published inJAMA Internal Medicine.CNN (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 3, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Iodine Rx for Thyroid Raises Cancer Risk: Study
This new study included nearly 19,000 patients who received radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism (mainly Graves' disease) between 1946 and 1964. None of them had cancer at the start of the study. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH: Hyperthyroidism treatment may increase risk of cancer death
A common treatment for hyperthyroidism is linked to an increase in the risk of cancer death, new findings show. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I-131 Tx for Hyperthyroidism May Up Risk for Solid Cancer Death
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- For patients with hyperthyroidism treated with radioactive iodine (RAI), greater organ-absorbed doses seem to be positively associated with increased risk of death from solid cancer, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Treatment for hyperthyroidism linked to increased risk of cancer death
Treatment with radioactive iodine associated with long-term risk of death from solid cancers, including breast cancer Related items fromOnMedica Men with high oestrogen levels at greater risk of breast cancer Diabetes risk lower with high intake of fruit and veg Cancer survival rates not improved much in a decade Is crowdfunding for cancer patients paying for ‘quackery’? Is the NHS ready for ‘Cutting edge’ CAR T cell immunotherapy? (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 2, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NIH study finds long-term increased risk of cancer death following common treatment for hyperthyroidism
Research shows association between RAI treatment and solid cancer risks. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 1, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NCI study finds increased risk of cancer death following treatment for hyperthyroidism
(NIH/National Cancer Institute) Findings from a study of patients who received radioactive iodine (RAI) treatment for hyperthyroidism show an association between the dose of treatment and long-term risk of death from solid cancers, including breast cancer. The study, led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, was published July 1, 2019 in JAMA Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What is association of radioactive iodine treatment for overactive thyroid with risk of cancer death?
This study is an extension of one that has followed patients in the United States and the United Kingdom treated for hyperthyroidism for nearly 70 years. Researchers sought to determine the association of doses of radioactive iodine absorbed by organs or tissue with overall and site-specific cancer death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Patient information day for hyperthyroidism and thyroid eye disease
Are you affected by hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease or thyroid eye disease? We're hosting a free one day meeting in Leeds on Saturday 5 October 2019 which will be a unique chance to learn more about these thyroid disorders and to meet other patients. (Source: The British Thyroid Foundation)
Source: The British Thyroid Foundation - June 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Featured News Source Type: news

Patient Information Day for Hyperthyroidism and TED
Are you affected by hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease or thyroid eye disease? We're hosting a free one day meeting in Leeds on Saturday 5 October 2019 which will be a unique chance to learn more about these thyroid disorders and to meet other patients. (Source: The British Thyroid Foundation)
Source: The British Thyroid Foundation - June 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Featured News Source Type: news

New Nationwide Data on Thyroid Storm: Rare but Deadly Emergency New Nationwide Data on Thyroid Storm: Rare but Deadly Emergency
Findings from the first US nationwide analysis of severe hyperthyroidism cases presenting in hospitals show thyroid storm rates are steady but costs are rising; there are calls for a patient registry.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

An Unsuspected Complication With Immune Checkpoint Blockade An Unsuspected Complication With Immune Checkpoint Blockade
This rare occurrence of immune-related hyperthyroidism emphasizes the importance of the differential diagnosis when dealing with patients on immune checkpoint inhibitors.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Critical Isotope for Thyroid Cancer Now Produced in the US Critical Isotope for Thyroid Cancer Now Produced in the US
For the first time in 30 years, iodine-131, a critical radioisotope used for diagnosing and treating thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism, is being produced in the US.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Overtreating Hyperthyroidism: Link to Atrial Fibrillation Overtreating Hyperthyroidism: Link to Atrial Fibrillation
The new findings from more than 170,000 patients are consistent with previous smaller studies, suggesting the possible need to re-think free T4 in hypothyroidism treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about thyroid gland removal
A doctor may recommend thyroid gland removal for many reasons. A nodule on the thyroid may be cancerous or causing dangerous symptoms. Also, some people with hyperthyroidism require removal surgery. In this article, learn about the types of procedure and what to expect. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Thyroid Disease | Medscape Thyroid Disease | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines for thyroid disease, including hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Read about evaluation of thyroid disease, hypothyroidism symptoms, and how these differ from the symptoms of hyperthyroidism, as well as the management of thyroid disorders to alleviate thyroid symptoms and reduce the risk for complications. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Usually no benefit in treating subclinical hypothyroidism
Data do not support routine use of hormone therapy in adults with subclinical hypothyroidism Related items fromOnMedica Amiodarone: thyroid monitoring Hyperthyroidism: diagnosis and management First trimester exposure to antithyroid drugs linked with birth defects Update treatment guidelines for underactive thyroid, urge doctors (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 4, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

ATA Annual Meeting Includes Potpourri of Thyroid Topics ATA Annual Meeting Includes Potpourri of Thyroid Topics
Thyroid experts, practitioners, and researchers gather amid pressing issues of advanced cancers, hypo- and hyperthyroid disease challenges, and ever-evolving technologies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about common thyroid disorders
The thyroid gland releases hormones that regulate a person ’s metabolism. Thyroid disorders may occur if the gland releases too much or too little hormone. In this article, learn about hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid nodules. We also look at their causes, such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves’ disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study warns chemicals found in common household products may cause endocrine disorder in cats
A new study has pinpointed a potential link between PFAS – a controversial group of man-made chemicals – and elevated levels of hyperthyroidism in domestic cats. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hyperthyroidism in pet cats may be linked to chemical exposure
Research, published inEnvironmental Toxicology and Chemistry, links increased levels of exposure to chemical additives, PFAS, found in the environment to an increased risk of hyperthyroidism in pet cats. Phys.org (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Chemicals linked to endocrine disorder in older pet cats
(Wiley) New research suggests that there may be a link between higher levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment and higher levels of hyperthyroidism in pet cats as they age. The findings are published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two plants endemic to Iran and East India found to be effective against inflammation, hyperthyroidism
(Natural News) A species of plant native to North East India and Car Nicobar island has been seen to provide medicinal benefits for patients suffering from inflammation. Pharmacological studies on the Terminalia citrina have concluded that plants that fall under this species can dramatically alleviate various symptoms of inflammation, including edema, peripheral pain sensation, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes School Failure?
Discussion “Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write. The modern term’s meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images, computers, and other basic means to understand, communicate, gain useful knowledge, solve mathematical problems and use the dominant symbol systems of a culture.” The earliest written communication was in 3500-3000 BCE, with the earliest alphabet being from 1200-750 BCE. Although the percentage of the world’s adult literacy rate is increasing each decade by ~5%, “…from 55.7 per cent in 1950 to 86.2 per cent in...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Thyroid storm after choking - Creo AL, Cannon BC, Pittock ST.
We report th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Hyperthyroidism incidence may be increasing in children
A study inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism suggests that the number of hyperthyroidism cases may be increasing amongst French children. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Troubling link found between pollution exposure in pregnancy, high blood pressure in children
High blood pressure typically occurs in adulthood, so when children develop the condition, it often means something is very wrong. A child might have kidney disease, hyperthyroidism or a heart problem. Obesity can also be a factor. But what about seemingly healthy youngsters whose blood pressure has shot up? Their risk, a study suggests, may […]Related:Top White House official in charge of pandemic response exits abruptlyDavid Goodall, 104, just took his own life, after making a powerful statement about assisted deathWhy kids and teens may face far more anxiety these days (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about multinodular goiter
A multinodular goiter is an enlarged thyroid gland with several nodules. It may not cause any symptoms, but a large goiter can cause difficulty breathing or swallowing or be related to hyperthyroidism. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for multinodular goiter, and its relation to cancer here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diaphoresis: What causes excessive sweating?
Diaphoresis refers to excessive sweating with no clear cause. In this article, we look at the possible reasons for diaphoresis, including hyperthyroidism, diabetes, menopause, allergic reactions, and medication side effects. We also look at treatment options, how to prevent excessive sweating, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hyperthyroidism (Symptoms, Causes, Treatment Medication, Diet)
Title: Hyperthyroidism (Symptoms, Causes, Treatment Medication, Diet)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General)
Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General - April 30, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Could antipsychotic drugs affect thyroid function?
Findings of an Italian study, presented at the Schizophrenia International Research Society 2018 biennial meeting, suggest that patients being treated with antipsychotics for mental health disorders are also more likely to have hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Antipsychotics May Alter Thyroid Function Antipsychotics May Alter Thyroid Function
Patients with severe mental disorders are more likely to be in either a hypothyroid or a hyperthyroid state than others, say Norwegian scientists, who found that antipsychotic use may affect thyroid function.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Tackling Amiodarone-Induced Hyperthyroidism Tackling Amiodarone-Induced Hyperthyroidism
What should be done in cases of amiodarone-induced hyperthyroidism? A conversation with Igor Tauveron and Boris Hansel.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Overactive thyroid: NINE signs you have hyperthyroidism - are you at risk?
OVERACTIVE thyroid symptoms can be vague and similar to other illnesses. These are the hyperthyroidism signs to look out for that signal you should see a GP, including weight loss and difficulty sleeping. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hyperthyroidism in Ischemic Heart Disease After Iodine Load Hyperthyroidism in Ischemic Heart Disease After Iodine Load
A new study examines the impacts of iodine load on thyroid function among patients with ischemic heart disease who underwent coronary angiography with iodine contrast media.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Williams announces hiatus after Graves' disease diagnosis
Wendy Williams revealed on her show Wednesday that she's been ordered to take three weeks off to focus on her health after being diagnosed with Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Yoga poses for thyroid conditions
Can yoga be beneficial for people with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism? We look at the evidence and list the best yoga poses for thyroid health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news