Thyroid News Update
Here’s your weekly news update from Thyroid Mom. These are articles that either appeared in the news this week or things that I found this week that I wanted to share with you. Happy Reading!
I have to start with my press release, which was released this morning: http://www.prweb.com/releases/thyroid-mom/thyroid-disorders/prweb11390883.htm
I posted this on my Facebook page, but just in case you missed it, here’s a great success story: http://blog.aphl.org/2013/12/despite-congenital-hypothyroidism-madeleines-life-is-magna-cum-laude/
Newborn Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism in China: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-11/29/c_132929686.htm
More on Fukushima: http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=40157
Make sure to check out the American Thyroid Association (www.thyroid.org) for lots of great articles and resources.
High environmental exposure to perchlorate and thiocyanate, in combination with low urinary iodine, is associated with decreased thyroid hormone levels: http://www.thyroid.org/patient-thyroid-information/ct-for-patients/vol-6-issue-12/vol-6-issue-12-p-3/
Iodine use does not affect the small changes in free thyroxine (FT4) levels during late pregnancy: http://www.thyroid.org/patient-thyroid-information/ct-for-patients/vol-6-issue-12/vol-6-issue-12-p-4-5/
Do benign thyroid nodules require long-term follow-up? http://www.thyroid.org/patient-thyroid-information/ct-for-patients/vol-6-issue-12/vol-6-issue-12-p-6-7/
Patients with thyroid cancer and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis have a better prognosis of than those without thyroiditis: http://www.thyroid.org/patient-thyroid-information/ct-for-patients/vol-6-issue-12/vol-6-issue-12-p-10-11/
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Thyroid Disorders: http://staugustine.com/living/2013-11-29/your-good-health-carpal-tunnel-syndrome#.Up-ta5GQdSU
By Blythe Clifford