News tagged with thyroid hormones

What is Hashimoto's disease?

Your thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ on the front of your neck. Its main function is to produce a thyroid hormone that regulates your metabolism. Hypothyroidism occurs when a person's thyroid function decreases. ...

Nov 10, 2017
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Household chemicals may impair thyroid in young girls

Early childhood exposures to specific phthalates were associated with depressed thyroid function in girls at age 3, according to scientists at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Phthalates, a class of ...

May 30, 2017
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