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Estrogen and Progestin Dilemma: New Advice, Labeling Guidelines

The Food and Drug Administration is giving important new safety advice to postmenopausal women and their health-care providers concerning drug products that contain estrogen.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Goiter- (PDF)

A goiter is an enlarged thyroid gland. Find out about the symptoms, causes, risk factors and treatments for goiters and realted thyroid conditions.

Review Date: July 11, 2014

Hormone Health Network

Growth Disorders

A growth disorder means that a child has abnormal growth — for example, growing much slower or faster than others the same age. Fortunately, many of these growth disorders can be successfully treated today.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

The Nemours Foundation

Testosterone Therapy: Key to Male Vitality?

Find out what's known — and not known — about testosterone therapy for normal aging.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

The Endocrine System: Diseases, Types of Hormones, and More

Learn how the endocrine system maintains and controls the body's metabolism, energy levels, reproduction, growth, development, and stress response.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

Hormone Health Network

What Does the Thyroid Gland Do?- (PDF)

Learn about the throid gland, and the role that thyroid hormones play in helping your organs work well and controlling how your body uses food for energy.

Review Date: July 11, 2014

Hormone Health Network

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