Cardiology

Thyroid hormones reduce animal cardiac arrhythmias

Rats that received thyroid hormones had a reduced risk for dangerous heart arrhythmias following a heart attack, according to a new study by a team of medical researchers at New York Institute of Technology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Targeted thyroid testing not effective in pregnancy

(HealthDay)—A targeted thyroid testing approach is not effective during pregnancy in clinical practice, according to a study published online June 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Opinions vary on management of subclinical hypothyroidism

(HealthDay)—Physicians' opinions on management of subclinical hypothyroidism vary, according to a Beyond the Guidelines article published online June 7 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Cancer

Immune checkpoint inhibitor endocrine dysfunction explored

(HealthDay)—Patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) regimens may experience endocrine dysfunction, with increased risk of thyroid dysfunction and hypophysitis for patients on combination therapy, according ...

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