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Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease is a hereditary disease caused by a defect in a single gene on Chromosome 4 that is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. The defect causes a part of DNA, called a CAG...

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New treatment for castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) patients with bone metastases. Xofigo shown in a pivotal phase III trial to significantly improve overall survival. Xofigo® with...

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Skin Cancer Risk Seen in Vietnam Vets Exposed to Agent Orange

FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 -- U.S. veterans of the Vietnam War who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange may be at increased risk for skin cancer, a new study warns. Agent Orange was a chemical spray t...

Graves' Disease Incidence Differs by Race

A study in the US military raises new questions over the role of both heritable and environmental factors in the incidence of Graves' disease. Medscape Medical News

Agent Orange exposure increases skin cancer risk in Vietnam veterans

The Vietnam War ended in 1975, but - even 4 decades later - high rates of non-melanoma invasive skin cancer are reported in Vietnam veterans exposed to the controversial herbicide Agent Orange, accord...

Apitope-led consortium awarded FP7 Health Innovation funding to develop Graves' disease vaccine

Apitope, the drug discovery and development company focused on treating the underlying cause of autoimmune diseases, today announces that the consortium, led by Apitope, which includes GSK Vaccines, Q...

Antithyroid Drug Treatment First for Graves' Disease in Kids

Long-term antithyroid drug treatment is useful in children with Graves' disease, with low risk of adverse events and remission achievable in nearly half of patients, a new Japanese study indicates...

Agent Orange linked to skin cancer risk

Vietnam War veterans with prior exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange may be at higher risk for certain types of skin cancer, suggests a report in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Sur...

Agent Orange linked to skin cancer risk, report suggests

Vietnam War veterans with prior exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange may be at higher risk for certain types of skin cancer, suggests a new report.

Thyroid function: Pathogenesis of Graves ophthalmopathy—a role for TSH-R?

A new study highlights the complexities of anti-TSH-receptor antibody function and the differences between adult and paediatric patients with Graves disease, adding to the controversy regarding the po...

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Riedel thyroiditis in a patient with graves disease.

Riedel's thyroiditis is a rare form of infiltrative and inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland and can be associated with systemic fibrotic processes, Hashimoto thyroiditis and Graves disease. Ried...

Graves' Disease Associated with Alopecia Areata Developing after Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

Graves' disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis are the most common autoimmune thyroid diseases. Hypothyroidism can develop in patients with Graves' disease, either spontaneously or as a result of radioac...

Graves' Disease that Developed Shortly after Surgery for Thyroid Cancer.

Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder that may present with various clinical manifestations of hyperthyroidism. Patients with Graves' disease have a greater number of thyroid nodules and a higher...

Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma following radioactive iodine therapy for graves' disease.

Radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy has been used as a treatment option for Graves' disease, and it has been widely accepted to be safe. On the other hand, some evidence suggests that RAI therapy is poss...

Association between TSH-Receptor Autoimmunity, Hyperthyroidism, Goitre, and Orbitopathy in 208 Patients Included in the Remission Induction and Sustenance in Graves' Disease Study.

Background. Graves' disease may have a number of clinical manifestations with varying degrees of activity that may not always run in parallel. Objectives. To study associations between serum levels of...

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