AR improves operative view for robotic thyroid surgery
Researchers from South Korea have developed a technique to enhance the safety...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AR, 3D printing make headway in patient education Virtual reality may help plan, guide glioma resection Augmented reality heightens accuracy of brain procedure Augmented reality guides orthopedic surgery SIR: Holography platform boosts reader confidence for aneurysms (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Population Thyroid-Cancer Screening After Nuclear Accidents Not Advisable: Researchers Population Thyroid-Cancer Screening After Nuclear Accidents Not Advisable: Researchers
Thyroid tumors detected by ultrasound screening in Japanese children after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident are similar to those of low-risk, sporadic thyroid tumors seen in adults and therefore are likely not related to radiation exposure, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

RAI-Related Clonal Hematopoiesis in Thyroid Cancer RAI-Related Clonal Hematopoiesis in Thyroid Cancer
This study explores the prevalence of clonal hematopoiesis related to radioactive iodine exposure and how it impacts overall survival in patients with thyroid cancer.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of seaweed?
Seaweed contains many nutrients and vitamins. Adding it to the diet can help people with thyroid function, diabetes, and weight loss. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Alberta boy with thyroid cancer runs, plays after taking U.S.-approved drug
This winter, Kayley Leeds can watch her nine-year-old ski and run around with his siblings, but a year and a half ago, her little boy was more likely to be in bed. A new cancer drug, recently approved in the United States, has changed her family's life. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Navigating Systemic Therapy in Advanced Thyroid Carcinoma Navigating Systemic Therapy in Advanced Thyroid Carcinoma
Find out more about the available treatment options for advanced cases of thyroid cancer.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

When You ’ re Struggling with Self-Loathing in Bipolar Disorder
Many people with bipolar disorder struggle with self-loathing. Maybe the self-loathing starts as the depressive phase does with all sorts of awful thoughts about yourself. Because that’s how depression works: It outright lies, and inflicts pain. You can’t do anything right. You’re an abject failure. You’re also stupid. And worthless, and no one will ever really love you for you. You are not attractive or thin or strong enough. You are weak, and you are an embarrassment. Maybe it happens after a manic or hypomanic episode, because you feel terrible about what you did or said during th...
Source: Psych Central - December 2, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders General Self-Esteem Self-Help Autoimmune Disease Bipolar Disorder Mood Disorder Negative Thoughts Self Hatred Self Loathing Source Type: news

US screening data from Fukushima shed light on thyroid cancer in kids
The latest results of mass ultrasound screening of children for thyroid cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Article questions long-term health effects of atomic bombs Debate roils Japan over rise in children's thyroid cancer Ultrasound shows thyroid cancer spike after Fukushima Fukushima nuclear disaster casts shadow on CR images More work required to erase radiation in Fukushima (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Results of mass screening of children, teens for thyroid cancer following Fukushima nuclear accident
(JAMA Network) The accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in 2011 raised grave concerns about radioactive material released into the environment, including concerns over radiation-induced thyroid cancer.   Ultrasound screenings for thyroid cancer were subsequently conducted in the Fukushima Health Management Survey. This observational study group includes about 324,000 people   18 or younger at the time of the accident and it reports on two rounds of ultrasound screening during the first five years after the accident. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

It wasn't the menopause! For years, Sue Perkins ’ partner Anna battled a problem with her thyroid...
Tiredness, irregular periods, brain fog and a thickening middle — to TV presenter Anna Richardson, from London, it spelled one thing: the menopause. Then, she made a shock discovery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer link identified among people who work near chemical sanitizers, disinfectants, and sterilizers
(Natural News) Exposure to chemical disinfectants and sanitizers on the job may increase the risk of developing thyroid cancer, a recent study found. Researchers examined 960 study participants and pooled data from their employment histories including job titles, responsibilities, and company name. The experts then calculated potential biocide and pesticide exposure in workers. Biocides used... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Targeted Therapy to Resensitize Tumors to Radioactive Iodine Targeted Therapy to Resensitize Tumors to Radioactive Iodine
How might targeted therapy help patients with advanced thyroid cancer that has become radioactive iodine refractory?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Children's Conference 2019
If your child has a thyroid disorder come along to our third Children's Conference which will take place in Birmingham on Saturday 8 June 2019. (Source: The British Thyroid Foundation)
Source: The British Thyroid Foundation - November 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Featured News Source Type: news

UCLA cell study reveals how head injuries lead to serious brain diseases
UCLA biologists have discovered how head injuries adversely affect individual cells and genes  that can lead to serious brain disorders. The life scientists provide the first cell “atlas” of the hippocampus — the part of the brain that helps regulate learning and memory — when it is affected by traumatic brain injury. The team also proposes gene candidates for treating brain disease s associated with traumatic brain injury, such as Alzheimer’s disease and post-traumatic stress disorder.The researchers studied more than 6,000 cells in 15 hippocampal cell types — the first study of in...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The Verdict on IMRT Plus Doxorubicin in Unresectable Thyroid Cancer
A study inThyroid evaluated the safety and efficacy of concurrent intensity-modulated radiation therapy and doxorubicin in thyroid cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Source Type: news

Novel Thyroid Beta Receptor Agonist Cut LDL-C in NAFLD Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Small phase II study also found reductions in liver fat vs placebo (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - November 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Study Looks at Selumetinib for Treating Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
Interim results are in from a study evaluating whether adding selumetinib to RAI improves complete response, irrespective of MAPK pathway alterations. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Source Type: news

The Relation Between Thyroid Function and Anemia The Relation Between Thyroid Function and Anemia
Is there a greater risk for developing anemia among patients with thyroid disease?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Greater Use of Thyroid Ultrasound May Be Driving Increased Thyroid-Cancer Incidence Greater Use of Thyroid Ultrasound May Be Driving Increased Thyroid-Cancer Incidence
Patients in areas of the U.S. where thyroid ultrasound has increasingly been used for initial imaging are more likely to be diagnosed with thyroid cancer, with the greatest increase among adults over 65, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Genetic Test Helps ID Benign Versus Malignant Thyroid Nodules
ThyroSeq v3 has 94 percent sensitivity, 82 percent specificity for Bethesda III and IV nodules (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

U of Missouri becomes first to ship isotope for thyroid cancer in U.S.
The University of Missouri Research Reactor (Image courtesy of the University of Missouri) The University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) recently shipped its first batch of a medical isotope used to diagnose and treat thyroid cancer, making it the first domestic source of Iodine-131 (I-131) in 30 years. I-131 has only an eight-day half-life, making stockpiling impossible, and demand is expected to increase. Thyroid cancer is “the most rapidly increasing cancer in the U.S.,” with diagnoses tripling in the last three decades, according to the American Cancer Society. The National Cancer Institute e...
Source: Mass Device - November 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Diagnostics Featured Oncology internationalisotopesinc. Shine Medical Technology University of Missouri Source Type: news

ThyroSeq Test Helps Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgeries ThyroSeq Test Helps Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgeries
The multigene molecular classifier ThyroSeq shows high sensitivity, specificity, and detailed genetic profiles, allowing fewer unnecessary diagnostic surgeries for indeterminate thyroid nodules.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Genetic Test Helps ID Benign Versus Malignant Thyroid Nodules
FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 -- A multigene genomic classifier (GC) test for thyroid nodules with indeterminate cytology shows high sensitivity and negative predictive value, according to a study published online Nov. 8 in JAMA Oncology. David L. Steward,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Genetic test may reduce need for diagnostic thyroid surgery
According to clinical trial data, published in JAMA Oncology, a new genetic test can distinguish between benign and cancerous thyroid nodules, for more accurate and faster diagnoses.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Mo. facility begins iodine-131 shipments
The University of Missouri Research Reactor has shipped its first batch of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is ultrasound needed for thyroid cancer follow-up? NorthStar's novel generator could relieve U.S. isotope shortages University of Missouri to produce Mo-99 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Trial Confirms Low-Dose Radiation for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer Trial Confirms Low-Dose Radiation for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
The safety and efficacy of low-dose radioactive iodine in patients with low-risk thyroid cancer has been confirmed by UK researchers in the longest-running trial of radiation treatment in this setting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

ThyroSeq test helps patients avoid unnecessary diagnostic thyroid surgery, study shows
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) UPMC-developed genetic test helps avoid preventable surgery, curb health care costs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Low - Dose Radiation Safe for Low - Risk Thyroid Cancer
No increased risk for recurrence with 1.1 GBq versus 3.7 GBq RAI at 3 - , 5 - , 7 - year follow - up (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Oncology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Debate Continues Over Universal Thyroid Screening in Pregnancy Debate Continues Over Universal Thyroid Screening in Pregnancy
Majority of thyroid dysfunction cases seen in pregnancy consist of subclinical disease for which screening and treatment remain controversial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Low-Dose Radiation Safe for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 -- For patients with low-risk thyroid cancer, low-dose radiation is not associated with an increased risk for recurrence versus high-dose radiation over almost seven years of follow-up, according to a study presented at the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A guide to treating dog thyroid problems with natural medicine
(Natural News) If your dog is drinking more water than usual, urinating more frequently, eating more food but still losing weight, your dog might have thyroid problems. Fortunately, there are natural remedies that can help treat your dog’s thyroid problems. Every dog has two, small, butterfly-shaped lobes in their necks. These lobes are their thyroid glands... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ThyroSeq V2.0 Molecular Testing for Thyroid Nodules ThyroSeq V2.0 Molecular Testing for Thyroid Nodules
A new study examines the cost-effectiveness of a novel molecular test for indeterminate thyroid nodules. How does it compare with diagnostic thyroidectomy?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

NCRI: Highlights from the Annual Conference
(MedPage Today) -- Prostate cancer tradeoffs, rising melanoma mortality, safer regimen for thyroid cancer (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 6, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How to remedy thyroid problems naturally
(Natural News) Is your thyroid gland producing too little – or too much – of thyroxin? If you are having problems with your thyroid, an article in Homeopathic offered some tips to restore the proper balance of important hormones in your body. The thyroid is linked with good stamina, healthy growth, the production of protein,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid, Levoxyl)
Title: levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid, Levoxyl)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General)
Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General - November 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Patients with low risk thyroid cancer can receive lower doses of radiation treatment
(National Cancer Research Institute) Thyroid cancer patients whose disease is at low risk of returning can be treated safely with a smaller amount of radiation following surgery, according to results from the world's longest running trial to investigate this -- the HiLo trial. The research is presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference in Glasgow on Monday and means patients can enjoy a better quality of life without being at higher risk of their cancer returning. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Here ’s the Healthiest Way to Gain Weight
For most Americans with weight issues, the problem is carrying around too much , not too little. While obesity rates have surged in North America since the 1970s, the proportion of underweight people has remained low—less than 5% of the population, according to a study in The Lancet. These bodyweight trends mean that most health experts are focused on helping people lose weight to avoid disease. But there are also some potentially serious health consequences associated with being clinically underweight, which is usually defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 or below. “There are many epidemiologic st...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

French Study Reveals Potential Mesothelioma Treatment Target
A team of French researchers led by Dr. Christophe Blanquart has identified a substance that may better define the severity of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) in the body and provide clues to more effectively manage the rare cancer. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor, as the name indicates, is a protein found in the brain. BDNF is a growth factor and also appears in other tissues in the body. “It seems that BDNF could be a prognostic marker for MPM patients,” Blanquart told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “The level of BDNF in pleural fluids could reflect the severity of disease.” The...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 31, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Could thyroid screening make your baby smarter?
(Frontiers) Thyroid hormones are essential for normal brain development, but many pregnant women do not produce enough. Thyroid testing and replacement therapy are simple and widely available -- so why do countries like the UK and USA not offer screening to all newly pregnant women? (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Benign Follicular Thyroid Lesion and Rising Thyroglobulin Benign Follicular Thyroid Lesion and Rising Thyroglobulin
The misdiagnosis of follicular thyroid lesions as benign can have devastating consequences. How are these difficult cases best diagnosed?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Caused Neck Pain in This 73-Year-Old Man?
A 73-year-old man presents with neck pain and a mass of possible thyroid origin. What is your diagnosis? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cesar A. Moran, MD Source Type: news

Thermal Ablation Approaches Similar in Efficacy for Benign Nodules Thermal Ablation Approaches Similar in Efficacy for Benign Nodules
Comparison of radiofrequency ablation, laser ablation, and high-intensity focused ultrasound showed the three approaches had similar efficacy for the treatment of benign thyroid nodules.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

A bout with 'The Big C': 'Nightline' producer on facing thyroid cancer diagnosis
John Kapetaneas is a journalist and segment producer for ABC News "Nightline." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health 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

Age, Lymph Node Positivity Link in Thyroid Cancer
A new study inCancer Management and Research found a correlation between the age of patients with papillary thyroid cancer and lymph node positivity. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Selumetinib: No Benefit Boosting RAI for High Risk Thyroid Cancer Selumetinib: No Benefit Boosting RAI for High Risk Thyroid Cancer
Though previous research showed the MEK1/2 inhibitor could improve RAI effect, the phase 3 trial failed to reach its primary endpoint.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Breakthrough Therapy Designated for Thyroid Cancer and NSCLC
LOXO-292, which selectively targetsRET and has demonstrated preclinical activity against activatingRET fusions/mutations, holds promise. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

New RET Inhibitors Show Reduced Toxicities in Thyroid Cancer New RET Inhibitors Show Reduced Toxicities in Thyroid Cancer
The precision-targeted therapies show early, encouraging signs of reduced toxicities for medullary, thyroid cancers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Preconception Management of Thyroid Dysfunction Preconception Management of Thyroid Dysfunction
Effectively managing maternal thyroid disorders during the preconception period is key to ensuring optimal pregnancy outcomes.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news