Neutropenia in Patients With Hyperthyroidism Neutropenia in Patients With Hyperthyroidism
How often is neutropenia an indication of hyperthyroidism?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Real-World Observational Analysis of UPTRAVI ® (selexipag) Underscores the Importance of Risk Assessment for Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Patients
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 6, 2021 – Findings from an analysis of the first 500 patients enrolled in the SPHERE registry (SelexiPag: tHe usErs dRug rEgistry) found more than three-quarters (76%) of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients treated with UPTRAVI® (selexipag) either maintained (56%) or reduced (20%) their one-year mortality risk score. The SPHERE results were published in the April issue of the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (JHLT). SPHERE is an ongoing real-world, observational, user registry using two different risk assessment methods that describes the clinical characte...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

What Are Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatment Components?
Discussion Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is “…excessive anxiety and worry about a number of events and activities coupled with at least one physical symptom, which may include fatigue, poor concentration, restlessness, irritability, muscle tension, and sleep difficulties.” Other ways it presents to the primary care office may be abdominal pain, headache or heart palpitations, dizziness, syncope, numbness, trembling, paresthesia, memory loss, or urinary frequency. It has an estimated prevalence of 15% and is the second most common anxiety disorder in children after social anxiety disorder. GAD can co...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Hyperthyroidism and Bone Mineral Density Hyperthyroidism and Bone Mineral Density
Hyperthyroid conditions are associated with reduced bone density and a greater risk for fractures. Are individuals with a known genetic predisposition to these conditions also at risk?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Foods are Good and Bad for Hyperthyroidism?
Title: What Foods are Good and Bad for Hyperthyroidism?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General)
Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General - February 8, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Treating an under or overactive thyroid might boost hair growth
HAIR loss could be the result of severe and prolonged hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism; this is confirmed by the British Thyroid Foundation. What are these conditions? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myxedema Heart and Pseudotamponade Myxedema Heart and Pseudotamponade
These cases of myxedema-associated pericardial effusion help further our understanding of the cardiac features of hyperthyroidism.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Causes Lethargy?
Discussion Lethargy is a common word used to describe a person who is drowsy, sluggish, listless and apathetic. Concentration may be difficult and they may have problems doing simple tasks. Many people actual mean fatigue or lassitude or being more tired when they use the word. In medical terms, lethargy is usually used to describe patients who have some type of excessive tiredness and usually have mental status changes with decreased alertness or arousal. Patients and health care providers both usually qualify the term and give more description to better communicate what is implied when using the term. This is true of man...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What Causes Joint Pain?
DiscussionMusculoskeletal problems are common problems in pediatric practice with up to 15% of acute care visits being for this problem. Joint pain is a common concern for families but the differential diagnosis is extensive and needs thoughtful consideration. History is a key to discerning the potential diagnosis but also in guiding the physical examination and laboratory examination. Family history especially for systemic diseases should be considered. On physical examination all joints should be examined include sacroiliac and temporomandibular joints. Is this arthritis or arthralgia? Distinction between inflammatory...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 26, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Do You Feel When You Have Hyperthyroidism?
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Janssen Submits New Drug Application (NDA) to U.S. FDA for UPTRAVI ® (selexipag) Injection for Intravenous Use to Treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 30, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for UPTRAVI® (selexipag) as an injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH, WHO Group I) in adults with WHO functional class (FC) II–III, who are currently prescribed oral UPTRAVI but are temporarily unable to take oral therapy. In patients with PAH, interruptions in treatment should be avoided due to the progressive nature of the disease...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Lid Lag or'Sand in My Eyes' -- What Could They Mean? Lid Lag or'Sand in My Eyes' -- What Could They Mean?
The Curbsiders choose their favorite practice-changing tips on hyperthyroidism.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

No Link Between Hyperthyroidism Treatment, Solid Cancer Death
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2020 -- There is no association between treatment type for hyperthyroidism and later risk of solid cancer mortality, according to a study published online July 23 in JAMA Network Open. Cari M. Kitahara, Ph.D., from the National... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Comparing hyperthyroidism treatments with risk of cancer death
(JAMA Network) Researchers compared long-term risk of death from a solid cancer in patients treated with radioactive iodine, anti-thyroid drugs or surgery for hyperthyroidism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Causes Tachycardia?
Discussion Tachycardia is a rapid heart rate that is above normal for age and level of exertion. Tachycardia is common, particularly sinus tachycardia due to normally encountered circumstances such as pain, fever or exercise. It is usually a normal physiologic process but sustained tachycardia often indicates a potentially abnormal underlying cause. Sinus tachycardia has a rapid heart rate with normal P waves and P-R intervals and variations from moment to moment and respiration. Generally it is not over 200 beats/minute. Vagal stimulation can slow the heart rate; this is a gradual slowing, not an abrupt slowing seen in ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 23, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Diagnostic Tests for Graves' or Non-Graves' Hyperthyroidism Diagnostic Tests for Graves' or Non-Graves' Hyperthyroidism
Which diagnostic tests may more accurately differentiate between Graves'and non-Graves'hyperthyroidism?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

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 1, 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

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

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

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

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

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