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Levothyroxine doesn’t Reduce Mortality in Subclinical Hypothyroidism


A recent finding of a clinical trial published in Endocrine Abstracts has shown that “In patients with subclinical hypothyroidism substitution with levothyroxine is not associated with lower all-cause mortality.” The study is based on a fact that “Subclinical hypothyroidism is associated with a number of cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and diastolic dysfunction, […]