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Peru 4th-grader takes thyroid cancer in stride
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JOHN RYAN/PHOTOAlyssa Bartholomew grins from her hospital bed at University of Vermont Children's Hospital in Burlington on Nov. 20, 2015, the day she was discharged after surgery to remove her thyroid. The Peru fourth-grader will be at a fundraiser …

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Well | Choose a Thyroid Surgeon Who Does Dozens of Operations a Year
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Thyroidectomy, the removal of the thyroid gland, is a common operation, performed more than 130,000 times a year in the United States, but doing it right is difficult. Researchers, writing in the Annals of Surgery, studied 16,954 patients, about half …

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Surgeons with more annual thyroid removals have lower risk for complication
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Thyroid removal is common because of cancer, over-activity or enlargement, but researchers say the procedure is complicated. The thyroid, located at the base of the throat, produces hormones that regulate metabolism. In some cases, bleeding, problems …

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Vitamin B12 and Your Thyroid: Benefits of Taking a Supplement
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Vitamin B12 deficiency is linked to dysfunction in the thyroid gland, which requires a variety of nutrients to function properly as it produces thyroid hormones that regulate many of the body's functions. According to Harvard Health Publications …

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Agent Orange linked to bladder cancer, thyroid problems, panel says
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THURSDAY, March 10, 2016 — There is stronger evidence of a link between the herbicide Agent Orange and bladder cancer and thyroid problems among U.S. military personnel exposed to the chemical during the Vietnam War, a new Institute of Medicine …

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7 Supplements for Your Thyroid
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The thyroid gland uses iodine in the body to produce the important hormones that regulate metabolism. If you are iodine deficient, your thyroid doesn't have what it needs to function. According to Everyday Health, good sources of iodine are dairy …

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Mystery cancers are cropping up in children in aftermath of Fukushima
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The screening effort was unprecedented, and no one knew what to expect. So when the first round of exams started turning up thyroid abnormalities in nearly half of the kids, of whom more than 100 were later diagnosed with thyroid cancer, a firestorm …

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Tapazole Thyroid Medication: Benefits and Side Effects You Need to Know
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In regulating the thyroid's hormone production, methimazole helps to decrease the presence of signs of the thyroid disease, such as rapid heartbeat, hand tremors, and hair loss. In more serious conditions where a patient develops Graves' disease, which …

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Thyroid and Infertility: 7 Things You Must Know
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The thyroid gland works by producing certain hormones that control metabolism. In hyperthyroidism, the thyroid gland produces too much hormone and in hypothyroidism, the thyroid is underactive and doesn't produce enough hormone. The Mayo Clinic …

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