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  • Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy can Lead to Gestational Diabetes

    Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy can Lead to Gestational Diabetes

    Thyroid dysregulation in the first half can increase the risk of gestational diabetes in the second half of the pregnancy, finds a new study. High thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy are also tied to increased the risk of premature delivery. Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy can Lead to Gestational Diabetes The researchers also warned that after […]

  • Women More Likely to Have Thyroid Disorder

    Women More Likely to Have Thyroid Disorder

    One in 10 adults in India suffer from hypothyroidism, which is three times more common in women, revealed new research. Women More Likely to Have Thyroid Disorder Thyroid is a two-inch-butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of our neck and is a part of the endocrine gland system. Thyroid hormone, produced and stored in the […]

  • Pregnant Women Should Get Universal Thyroid Screening to Lower Pregnancy Problems

    Pregnant Women Should Get Universal Thyroid Screening to Lower Pregnancy Problems

    Pregnant women who get universal screening for thyroid function are at reduced risk of miscarriages and negative neurodevelopmental effects for the child, however, this can also put a healthy pregnant mother at risk of unnecessary drug consumption. Pregnant Women Should Get Universal Thyroid Screening to Lower Pregnancy Problems The debate ‘Pregnant women should be screened […]

  • New Treatment Regimen Offers a Better Approach to Fight Thyroid Cancer

    New Treatment Regimen Offers a Better Approach to Fight Thyroid Cancer

    Thyroid tumors may be more susceptible to treatment with precisely targeted radiation known as stereotactic body radiation therapy rather than conventional radiotherapy, according to a new study published in Thyroid. New Treatment Regimen Offers a Better Approach to Fight Thyroid Cancer Anaplastic thyroid cancer is almost uniformly fatal, with an average lifespan of about 5 […]

  • Did the Fukushima Accident Increase the Risk of Thyroid Cancer?

    Did the Fukushima Accident Increase the Risk of Thyroid Cancer?

    The nuclear power plant accident that occurred in the Fukushima Prefecture of Japan in March 2011 opened up avenues to study about risk assessment and understanding the extent of thyroid cancer occurrence in the region. Did the Fukushima Accident Increase the Risk of Thyroid Cancer? The article entitled “Lessons from Fukushima: Latest Findings of Thyroid […]

  • Go for the Glow: How to Apply Self-Tanner Like a Pro

    Go for the Glow: How to Apply Self-Tanner Like a Pro

    Now that we’re well aware of the damaging effects of tanning beds, more people have turned to self-tanners to get that gorgeous, sun-kissed glow. But even now that we have newer, more advanced formulas that promise effortless methodology, applying a self-tanner—at least the right way—is far from fail-proof. “There’s a fine line between flawless results and an accidental […]

  • Everything You Need to Know About Antioxidants and Your Skin

    Everything You Need to Know About Antioxidants and Your Skin

    Most people know that antioxidants are an important part of any skin care routine, but how many of us know exactly what they do and how they work? Well, we’ve done our homework. We recently touched base with our medical director, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Ashley Magovern, who sat down and answered all of our questions on […]

  • Don’t shrug off shoulder pain

    Don’t shrug off shoulder pain

    Pain in this joint can curb your independence. Catch problems early, build strength, and avoid injury. Image: © Barry Austin/Thinkstock It’s easy to take your shoulders for granted. You don’t think about them when you put your arm through a sleeve or reach out for something. But weak or injured shoulders can limit your daily […]

  • White Spots on Your Skin? Here’s What May Be Causing Them.

    White Spots on Your Skin? Here’s What May Be Causing Them.

    We know that dark patches, or hyperpigmentation, are commonly caused by UV damage and aging and that redness can be due to an allergic reaction, but what about those white spots dotting your face? Turns out, these white spots, or hypopigmentation, can be caused for a number of reasons, and the first step in treating […]

  • 4 Summer Skin Woes and the Best Ways to Deal

    4 Summer Skin Woes and the Best Ways to Deal

    Each season has its pros and cons—and while summer is awesome thanks to the extra sunshine (hello, beach trips!), you may find yourself confronted with a few not-so-fun skin issues right about this time of year. You don’t have to cover yourself up, though—just take our dermatologist-approved advice for dealing with the most common summer-related […]

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