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Published Anti-rheumatic drugs could prevent thyroid disease (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Anti-rheumatic drugs used for rheumatoid arthritis might prevent the development of autoimmune thyroid disease, according to a new observational study.
Published Certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl 'forever chemicals' identified as potential risk factor for thyroid cancer (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have discovered a link between certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and an increased risk for thyroid cancer.
Published Women more severely affected by chronic fatigue syndrome (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Women with ME/CFS tend to have more symptoms and co-occurring conditions than men, according to initial results from the world's largest study of the disease. It has long been known that women are more likely to have ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome) but the DecodeME study has shown for the first time how their experience differs from men.
Published Exposure to dioxins can worsen thyroid function (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Exposure to dioxins can negatively impact thyroid function, according to a study presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.
Published Studies find that microbiome changes may be a signature for ME/CFS (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have found differences in the gut microbiomes of people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) compared to healthy controls. Findings from two studies add to growing evidence that connects disruptions in the gut microbiome, the complete collection of bacteria, viruses, and fungi that live in our gastrointestinal system, to ME/CFS.
Published SARS-CoV-2 can trigger chronic fatigue syndrome, study finds (via sciencedaily.com)
Since the beginning of the pandemic, SARS-CoV-2 has been suspected of causing chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). A well-controlled study has now shown that, even after mild COVID-19, a subset of patients will develop symptoms which meet the diagnostic criteria for ME/CFS. Their findings also describe a second subset of post-COVID patients with similar symptoms. Differences in laboratory results between these groups may indicate differences in underlying mechanisms.
Published Researchers examine link between pesticides and thyroid cancer risk in Central California area (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
In single pollutant models and within a 20-year period, 10 out of 29 reviewed pesticides were associated with thyroid cancer, including several of the most widely used ones in the U.S. These included paraquat dichloride, glyphosate and oxyfluorfen.
Published Pralsetinib achieves tissue-agnostic benefits for patients with RET gene fusions (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
The targeted therapy pralsetinib was well-tolerated and demonstrated high response rates in patients with RET gene fusions, regardless of tumor type.
Published People with low BMI aren't more active, they are just less hungry and 'run hotter' (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
To date most research on obesity has focused on studying those with a high body mass index (BMI), but a research group is now taking a different approach. The scientists looked at individuals with a very low BMI. Their findings reveal that these individuals are actually considerably less active than people with a BMI in the normal range, contrary to speculation that they have a metabolism that makes them naturally more active. Additionally, they eat less food than those with a normal BMI.
Published New research provides insight into Long COVID and ME (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have uncovered how post-viral fatigue syndromes, including Long COVID, become life-changing diseases and why patients suffer frequent relapses.
Published Thyroid problems linked to increased risk of dementia (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Older people with hypothyroidism, also called underactive thyroid, may be at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study. The risk of developing dementia was even higher for people whose thyroid condition required thyroid hormone replacement medication.
Published Chemical risk assessment not up to par, researchers say (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
The current system of chemical risk assessment is inadequate and underestimates levels of flame retardants and other pollutants needed to cause harmful health effects, according to a recent analysis.
Published Scientists gain ground on rare congenital neurological disorder (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Two recent discoveries may help lead to new ways to treat patients with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS), a brain development disorder that causes severe intellectual disability and problems with movement.
Published How herpesviruses awaken (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Dormant herpesviruses induce their reactivation via a previously unknown cellular mechanism mediated by a viral microRNA.
Published Researchers adapt technology made for astronomical observations to biomedical imaging (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have captured images of multiple radionuclides in mice using astronomy technology.
Published Exposure to phthalates -- the 'everywhere chemical' -- may increase children's cancer risk (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
New research has linked phthalates, commonly called the 'everywhere chemical,' to higher incidence of specific childhood cancers.
Published Newly discovered effect of toxic goiter on brain (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Toxic goiter affects the brain more than was previously known, a new study shows, and involves volume changes occurring in central parts of the brain. These findings are described as a key advance for a vulnerable group of patients.
Published Researchers highlight COVID-19 neurological symptoms and need for rigorous studies (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
In a new article, experts highlight what is currently known about the effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the brain, the importance of increased research into the underlying causes of Long COVID and possible ways to treat its symptoms.
Published Abnormal thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy may increase the risk of preschool boys’ behavioral problems (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy may predict preschool boys' emotional and behavioral problems, according to a new study.
Published One in five future thyroid cancers linked to excess weight (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
The prevalence of obesity has doubled in Australia in the last two decades. As a result, overweight and obesity will likely be associated with 10,000 thyroid cancers in the next decade.