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  • Is Serum TSH Not the Gold Standard for Thyroid Treatment?
    Is Serum TSH Not the Gold Standard for Thyroid Treatment?

    It is well established that in normal subjects 15% to 20% of the circulating T3 is directly secreted from the thyroid. In hypothyroid patients, it is known that T3 concentrations can be lower when ...

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  • New Original Thyroid Research
    New Original Thyroid Research

    Dr. Shahzad Ahmad’s thyroid research was recently accepted for future publication with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. Dr. Ahmad concluded that ultrasound elastrography is a ...

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  • How much iodine does a pregnant mother need?
    How much iodine does a pregnant mother need?

    Because thyroid hormone production is increased in pregnancy, the iodine demand is also higher. Sufficient iodine intake is essential for a normal pregnancy. The beneficial effect of iodine ...

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