Technology and confidence: Working with surgeons in Kenya
I was part of a group of U.S. surgeons traveling to Eldoret, Kenya, seeing patients and helping the Kenyan ENT surgeons learn surgical techniques.
Globe and Mail
Dull, fragile hair? Cold weather might not be to blame
Merciless temperatures outdoors and dry heat indoors do little to soothe your hair.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Researcher looks at public perceptions around newborn testing
Public perception should be considered when deciding extent of newborn genetic testing, according to a new paper by Dr. Yvonne Bombard, a genomics and health services researcher in the Li Ka... TORONTO, April 17, 2014-While 94 per cent of Canadians surveyed said they would participate in public health programs that screen newborns for a specific ... (more)
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Rocket Fuel in their Wells Won't Let Them Lift a Glass of Water
Residents of the Kulakkad colony in Keezhmadu panchayat, many of them who have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, allegedly due to perchlorate contamination of groundwater resources, are yet to get the promised supply of potable water.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Certain Thyroid-Related Diseases May Vary by Race
Race appears to be a factor in determining a person's risk of developing autoimmune thyroid conditions such as Graves' disease or Hashimoto's thyroiditis, a new study says.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Make Dry Eye a Priority
While DED does not cause blindness in most cases, it should be given the same attention as the silent thief of sight.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Medical News Today
Treating bilateral benign nodular goiter surgicaly
About 100,000 thyroid operations are performed in Germany each year, a large percentage of them for the treatment of benign thyroid disease .
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The surgical treatment of bilateral benign nodular goiter
About 100.000 thyroid operations are performed in Germany each year, a large percentage of them for the treatment of benign thyroid disease .
Is Kale Killing You?
Kale is either going to kill you or save your life depending on which media report you read.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Downside of 5 Super Foods
There's no argument that certain foods do a body good. These so called super foods are chock-full of disease-fighting compounds and other healthy nutrients.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Engineer in Fatal Metro-North Derailment Had Undiagnosed Sleep Disorder
According to the National Transportation Safety Board , the engineer at the controls of the Metro-North train that derailed in the Bronx last year had undiagnosed "severe obstructive sleep apnea."
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Natural Holistic Health
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms and Treatments
The thyroid gland, which is housed just below your voice box, derives its name from the Greek word for shield due to its shape.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
When kale becomes toxic
From kale salads and kale stews to kale smoothies and kale chips, kale is the darling vegetable du jour and taking center stage on our plates.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
U.S. Prescribing Information for Thyrogen Revised to Include Use of...
Genzyme , a Sanofi company , today announced the Food and Drug Administration approved revised prescribing information for the use of Thyrogen to widen the dose range of radioiodine when used for thyroid remnant ablation.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Building Confidence In Kenya One Surgical Case At A Time
I was part of a group of U.S. surgeons traveling to Eldoret, Kenya, seeing patients and helping the Kenyans ENT surgeons learn surgical techniques.
Why Eating Sufficient Carbs Is a Must
In a world where it seems like everyone is on a diet to lose weight as quickly as possible, we see more and more people cutting out their carbs as rapidly as they can while trying to achieve this goal.
Decrease in TSH levels after lactose restriction in Hashimoto's...
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