The September issue of BTF News (issue 81) is now published!
This issue leads with a report of a recent conference about the UK iodine status. Leading experts met in London to discuss the problem of iodine deficiency in the UK. The meeting, organised by the BTF in conjunction with the British Thyroid Association (BTA) and the International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD), called for the development of a national strategy.
In this issue:
Regular sections include: Letter from BTF HQ, News about the BTF, Project Updates, Fundraising & Donations, Letters & Comments, and a round-up of local group activities
Leaving a Legacy
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Response to Petition #PE01463 to Scottish Parliament
The BTF has submitted a response to Petition #PE01463 to the Scottish Parliament about the treatment of thyroid and adrenal disorders.
5 November 2013
Thyroid Eye Disease Research
Congratulations to Matt Edmunds of the University of Birmingham who has been awarded the Fight for Sight/BTF and TEDct Research Award.
23 October 2013
Mercury Pharma report a shortage in the supply of carbimazole 20mg
Drug Availability Updates
The latest news and updates from pharmaceutical companies can be found below.
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