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Are the ligaments of Berry the only reason why the thyroid moves up with deglutition?

Author: M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.
Submitted: August 24, 2010. Updated: August 24, 2010.
Category: Endocrinology | Family Medicine | Internal Medicine | Medical Students | Oncology | Pathology | Radiology | Research | Surgery

As medical students, we could not have dared to appear for the final year undergraduate examination without knowing why the thyroid gland moves up with deglutition and the central role played by the “ligaments of Berry” in this context.

The… Read more... (Comments: 1)

Soft drink consumption may increase risk of pancreatic cancer

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Submitted: March 01, 2010. Updated: February 28, 2010.
Category: Endocrinology | Family Medicine | Gastroenterology | Internal Medicine | Nutrition | Oncology | Pathology

Consuming two or more soft drinks per week increased the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by nearly two-fold compared with individuals who did not consume soft drinks, according to a report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a… Read more... (Comments: 0)

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