• Decreasing TSH linked to decline in cognitive functioning for older adults

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Older adults with decreasing serum thyroid-stimulating hormone levels were more likely than those with a steady level to experience cognitive decline, according to findings published in Thyroid.
    Additionally, Earn H. Gan, PhD, an academic clinical lecturer at the Translational and Clinical Research Institute, International Centre for Life at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, and colleagues observed that older adults with declining serum TSH also had reductions in free thyroxine and free triiodothyronine, contradicting physiological expectations.
    “This suggests for the first time
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