Tag Archives: Hormone

Insulin, thyroxine, and biotech: feasible or fantasy?

Tomorrow’s headline: Hospitals Flooded with Patients Suffering Racing Hearts  – Source Traced to Bioengineered Bacteria. Can Experts Reverse the Epidemic Before More Succumb? * * * Today both KF and JW ask about an online article do-it-yourself biotech. Is it actually feasible to duplicate big … Continue reading

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Thyroid disease – Hypothyroidism (low thyroid) – Part 3 of 5 – Do you need medicine?

Do you recognize the chemical structure to the left?  If you are hypothyroid, that’s what you’re probably taking:  levothyroxine, the primary thyroid hormone in humans.  No doubt your doctor prescribed this medication, but the question is why?  Were you overtly … Continue reading

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