Thyroid Disease Perspective

 
 
  • The Baby With a Swollen Eyelid An 8-month-old girl's eye swelling appears to be getting worse when she presents at your clinic. Can you diagnose the problem?
  • Medical Treatment of Fibroids With Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Dr Peter Kovacs comments on a review that offers insights into the indications and mechanism of action of ulipristal acetate.
  • Could It Be the Sugar?   A 'battle royale' is brewing in the nutrition science field.
  • The Love-Hate Relationship With Levothyroxine Levothyroxine, despite being the most prescribed drug in the United States, has many patients disenchanted and looking to T3 for symptom relief. How should clinicians approach the T4/T3 controversy?
  • ATA 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from American Thyroid Association (ATA) 2018
  • The Only Treatment for Idiopathic Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Dr Peter Kovacs comments on a meta-analysis that concludes that when no cause can be found, only one treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss is supported by the evidence.
  • 20 Nobel Prizes That Changed Medicine Forever The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded annually by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences or medicine.
  • The Thyroid Diet: Is There Such a Thing? From gluten to soy to iodine to selenium, patients are asking about 'thyroid diets.' What is the evidence on nutrition and thyroid health?
  • New PCOS Guidance: First Steps in Primary Care   Aimed at primary care providers as well as specialists, this international guidance is useful across the healthcare spectrum.
  • My Patient May Have a Mitochondrial Disease: What Should I Do?   All patients with a suspected mitochondrial disease should be seen by a mitochondrial medicine expert. But what can the primary care clinician do while waiting for that to happen?
  • A 38-Year-Old Man With Back and Side Pain: USMLE Question A 38-year-old man presents with pulsatile right-sided back and side pain that has been radiating to his groin. What's the most likely cause?
  • Tinkering With Levothyroxine: Does It Make a Difference? Most physicians will carefully titrate levothyroxine to help their patients with hypothyroidism reach the TSH value at which they feel their best. But does it actually make a difference?
  • A 48-Year-Old Woman With a Thyroid Mass: USMLE Question A 48-year-old woman presents with an asymptomatic thyroid mass. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • NAFLD Is a Growing Problem Recent guidance from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases for the evaluation and management of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is profiled.
  • AACE 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AACE 2018.
  • A 15-Year-Old Girl With Palpitations: USMLE Question A 15-year-old with type 1 diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism presents after an episode of shaking and palpitations. What is causing her symptoms?
  • Tackling Amiodarone-Induced Hyperthyroidism What should be done in cases of amiodarone-induced hyperthyroidism? A conversation with Igor Tauveron and Boris Hansel.
  • ENDO 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ENDO 2018.
  • ENDO 2018: What to Expect It's a meeting where nobodies rub elbows with somebodies, camaraderie is created, and the quantity of ideas proves that endocrinologists are 'pretty worthy people,' says Dr Richard Plotzker.
  • Lower-Dose Combo Immunotherapy Promising for Advanced Melanoma   Dr Jeffrey S. Weber reviews data from an open-label phase 1/2 trial assessing the efficacy and safety of combination pembrolizumab and reduced-dose ipilimumab in patients with advanced melanoma.