Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Psoriasis linked to higher risk for thyroid disease

(HealthDay)—Psoriasis is associated with an increased risk for thyroid disease among U.S. adults, according to research published online March 16 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 can cause atypical thyroid inflammation

Some patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 disease seem to experience inflammation of the thyroid gland that is different from thyroid inflammation caused by other viruses, according to a study presented virtually at ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First lab-grown mini-thyroids use patients' own tissue

Hormones produced by the thyroid gland are essential regulators of organ function. The absence of these hormones either through thyroid dysfunction due to, for example, irradiation, thyroid cancer or autoimmune disease or ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How thyroid function affects stress-related heart problems

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy—also known as stress cardiomyopathy or 'broken heart syndrome'—has only been known as a clinical condition for about 30 years. It is characterized by an acute, serious functional disorder of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Breakthrough treatment for thyroid eye disease

For those with severe inflammation from thyroid eye disease, the treatment options historically are limited and often require surgical removal of some of the bones or fat in the eye socket.

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