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News tag: Thyroid


Highly toxic compounds found in popular hand blenders

29 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An alarming eight out of twelve hand blender models are leaving traces of chlorinated paraffins when used according to manufacturer’s instructions, a recent Swedish study reveals. Scientists from Stockholm University examined a selection of popular hand blenders available on the Swedish market. Chlorinated paraffins, present in the subject group, are…


Lethargy may disguise fatal Addison’s disease

9 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
When we feel sick, lethargy is an additional symptom we have to contend with. To determine its cause in isolation, doctors typically recommend a battery of tests involving blood and thyroid, but when all these tests show normal values, lethargy is labeled “psychological”. While this approach is in most situations…