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Archives for May, 2009

Rightward shift in serum TSH range in individuals with exceptional longevity

TOPIC: TSH reference range increases with aging Title: Extreme longevity is associated with increased serum thyrotropin. Authors: Atzmon G, Barzilai N, Hollowell JG, Surks MI, & Gabriely I. Reference: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 94: 1251-1254, 2009 Summary Context The TSH reference range, specifically the setting of the upper reference limit, is currently controversial. […]