Study links high-normal thyroid function to miscarriage risk

06/23/2010 | HealthDay News

Researchers studied 4,100 pregnant women and found that those who had a thyroid reading above the upper limit of 2.5 milli-international units per liter, but below 5, during the first trimester had a greater risk for miscarriage than those with the recommended reading of below 2.5 mIU/L. The finding "leads us to think that all pregnant women should be screened for thyroid function and any abnormalities treated," one of the researchers said.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Corporate Counsel - Regulatory Law
Tarrytown, NY
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Active Implantable Medical Device (AIMD) Product Expert
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Finance Manager - ENT
Jacksonville, FL
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA