Study looks at role of maternal smoking on thyroid disease

07/29/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

An analysis of data on more than 450,000 women in Denmark indicated that maternal smoking was associated with a higher risk of hyperthyroidism but a lower risk of hypothyroidism. In both cases, the correlation appeared to be greater in women ages 30 and older, according to the study published in Clinical Endocrinology.

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