TRH--Thyrotropin-releasing hormone

The Neuroprotective Effects of BNG-1:: A New Formulation of Traditional Chinese Medicines for Stroke

BNG-1, a novel mixture of traditional Chinese medicines with a long history in the treatment of stroke, exhibited acute neuroprotection effect on rats with middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCAO)...

The Regulation of the Thyroid-stimulating Hormone of the Anterior Pituitary Gland by Thyroid Hormone and by 9-Cis-Retinoic Acid

Thyroid-stimulating hormone, TSH, of the anterior pituitary gland is regulated by the binding of the thyroid hormone-activated thyroid receptor to the TSH gene at the same time as the binding of ...

Thyroid Awareness Month

The article offers information on thyroid disease. It is a fact of life for as many as 27 million Americans and more than half of those people remain undiagnosed. Women axe five times more likely...

Your Weight-Fate Hormone

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A "normal" thyroid test score may actually mean you're susceptible to weight gain, finds a new study. Your thyroid produces a metabolism hormone called TSH; a TSH reading between 0.5 and 5.0 is considered normal. But researchers at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in Massachusetts found that women with TSH levels closer to 5.0 gained 4 pounds more on average over 3.5 years than women with lower TSH levels. Medication can regulate TSH if necessary.

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Mild Hypothyroidism May Double Risk of Heart Failure

The article focuses on a medical study which claims that mild hypothyroidism can double the risk of heart failure. 3,000 individuals, 65 years of age or older, were involved in the study whose re...

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