Published in Law and Health Weekly, October 14th, 2006
"There is some controversy whether T4 treatment is indicated in obese humans with hyperthyrotropinemia. The objective of this study was to examine whether hyperthyrotropinemia is a cause or a consequence of obesity. The study was designed as a cross-sectional comparison between obese and lean children and includes a 1-yr follow-up study," scientists in Germany report.
T. Reinehr and colleagues at the University of Witten Herdecke explained, "The study was set in a primary care facility. The patients were 246 obese and 71 lean children. The...
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