Global epidemiology of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism

@article{Taylor2018GlobalEO,
  title={Global epidemiology of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism},
  author={Peter N Taylor and Diana Albrecht and Anna S. Scholz and Gala Gutierrez-Buey and John H. Lazarus and Colin M. Dayan and Onyebuchi E. Okosieme},
  journal={Nature Reviews Endocrinology},
  year={2018},
  volume={14},
  pages={301-316}
}
Thyroid hormones are essential for growth, neuronal development, reproduction and regulation of energy metabolism. Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are common conditions with potentially devastating health consequences that affect all populations worldwide. Iodine nutrition is a key determinant of thyroid disease risk; however, other factors, such as ageing, smoking status, genetic susceptibility, ethnicity, endocrine disruptors and the advent of novel therapeutics, including immune… 
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