Hypothyroidism Not Tied To Mild Dementia Or Impaired Brain Function.

HealthDay (12/31, Dallas) reports that according to a study published online Dec. 30 in JAMA Neurology, hypothyroidism appears not to be associated with “mild dementia or impaired brain function.” Researchers arrived at this conclusion after examining “more than 1,900 people, including those with mild and more severe cases of hypothyroidism.” The participants ranged in age from 70 to 89.

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— “Underactive Thyroid Not Linked to Memory Problems, “Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay, December 30, 2013.

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