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Correction of Selenium Deficiency Has Effect on Thyroid Function

2018-02-28 20:30:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Previous literature has found potential association between selenium deficiency and inactivated glutathione peroxidase and deiodinase, which may contribute to subsequent elevation of T4 and ratio of T4/T3. Conduction of a case-control study (ID: Liuyanping3) has been applied on Clinicaltrials.gov to further elucidate effect of selenium deficiency on thyroid function. Based on its data, the investigators will perform a randomized, placebo-controlled,single-blinded crossover study on 20 participants with selenium deficiency to verify health consequence of selenium.

Study Design

Conditions

Selenium Deficiency

Intervention

selenium supplementation, ordinary corn powder

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Peking Union Medical College Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-28T20:30:11-0500

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