Thyroid hormone in health and disease.

  title={Thyroid hormone in health and disease.},
  author={Kristien Boelaert and Jayne A. Franklyn},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  volume={187 1},
Thyroid disease is common, affecting around 2% of women and 0.2% of men in the UK. Our understanding of the effects of thyroid hormones under physiological circumstances, as well as in pathological conditions, has increased dramatically during the last two centuries and it has become clear that overt thyroid dysfunction is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Both hypo-and hyperthyroidism and their treatments have been linked with increased risk from cardiovascular disease and… CONTINUE READING


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