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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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Alternative to surgery for Graves' eye disease: Low-carb, gluten-free diet may help

A low-carb, gluten-free diet with plenty of vegetables is helping a patient with Graves' eye disease to see normally again. Graves’ eye disease, also known as Graves’ ophthalmopathy, is present in...

Advances in Graves' disease, including a new mouse model

A unique mouse model of Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, has been developed by scientists, and new research findings may help improve the treatment of Graves' disea...

Vision of Graves' eye disease patient restored after switch to low-carb, gluten-free diet

Don Parker was facing a second surgery to treat the bulging eyes and double vision he was experiencing due to Graves' eye disease. But then ophthalmologist James McDonnell, MD, of Loyola University Me...

Surgery, Statins Linked to Lower Graves' Complication Risk

A large study has suggested that thyroidectomy or statin use may lower the risk that patients with Graves' disease will develop thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy. Medscape Medical News

Landmark open meeting on Agent Orange held at Oregon VA hospital

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov 22 (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans on Saturday called for more research into the health effects of U.S. service members' exposure to Agent Orange, in a first of its kind open meet...

Thyroidectomy, statins may cut risk of graves ophthalmopathy

(HealthDay)—Both thyroidectomy and statin use are associated with lower risk of developing thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) in individuals with Graves disease (GD), according to research publ...

Graves' Orbitopathy: Double Vision Worse With Less Disease

The counterintuitive findings mean that Graves' orbitopathy patients should be screened for restrictions in eye motility, which seems to correlate most with double vision, say the researchers. M...

Redistribution of body composition in patients with Graves’ disease after iodine-131 treatment

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An uncommon case of Marine-Lenhart syndrome.

The term Marine-Lenhart syndrome describes the association between Graves' disease and autonomously functioning thyroid nodules (AFTN), such as toxic adenoma or toxic multinodular goiter. The two dis...

A 3-year-old girl with Graves' disease with literature review.

Graves' disease, the main cause of hyperthyroidism in the pediatric age group, is very rare in children younger than 4 years old but can seriously interfere with growth and development if not recogniz...

NKG2A expression and impaired function of NK cells in patients with new onset of Graves' disease.

Graves' disease (GD) is an organ-specific autoimmune disease. A significant decrease of the distribution of NK cells in the peripheral blood in children and adolescents with untreated GD has been obse...

Agent Orange exposure and disease prevalence in Korean Vietnam veterans: The Korean veterans health study.

Between 1961 and 1971, military herbicides were used by the United States and allied forces for military purposes. Agent Orange, the most-used herbicide, was a mixture of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic aci...

Increased Expression of IL-37 in Patients with Graves' Disease and Its Contribution to Suppression of Proinflammatory Cytokines Production in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells.

Intreleukin-37 (IL-37), a member of IL-1 family, is primarily an anti-inflammatory cytokine, which reduces systemic and local inflammation. However, the expression and role of IL-37 in Graves' disease...

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