• Prenatal exposure to air pollution may influence newborn thyroid function

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Exposure to high levels of air pollution in pregnancy may have subtle influences on the development of the fetal thyroid gland and its subsequent function, according to findings published in JAMA Network Open.
    Carrie Breton
    “Most clinical concerns have focused on thyroid hormone deficiencies in pregnancy, which have been associated with various adverse effects, including reduced fetal growth and neurodevelopment,” Carrie Breton, ScD, associate professor and director of the MADRES Center at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, told Endocrine Today. “However,
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  • Newborn Thyroid Function Tied to In Utero Air Pollution Exposure

    7 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Higher TT4 levels at birth linked with mom's environment
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