BTF News is published three times a year and is packed with the latest information about thyroid health, including research updates and patient stories. Here is a selection of back copies. To receive the latest versions to your doorstep or inbox, please become a BTF member here 









#100 March 2019

  • Lead: Janis Hickey receives MBE
  • Second lead: BTF members’ survey
  • Feature: Cambridge ophthalmological symposium: the thyroid and the eye
  • My story: Claire – Graves’ disease
  • Hair loss and thyroid disorders
  • Projects update
  • Fundraising and donations
  • Letters and comments
  • Local groups


#99 October 2018

  • Lead: BTF cancer booklet highly         commended at BMA patient awards
  • Feature: thyroid and the menopause
  • My story: Rosie – Graves’ disease and TED
  • In the media
  • Out and about
  • Projects updates
  • Fundraising and donations
  • Letters and comments
  • Local groups


#98 July 2018

  • Lead: Promoting good research
  • Feature: Pregnancy and thyroid           disorders
  • My story: Jenny – postpartum             thyroiditis
  • Research news
  • Projects update
  • Medicine Update
  • BTF Research Awards 2018 & 2016
  • Fundraising and donations
  • Letters and comments
  • Local groups

#97 March 2018

  • Lead: Thyroid disease in dogs and cats
  • Feature: Myths and misunderstandings about the thyroid
  • Media
  • Research News
  • Out and About
  • Project Updates
  • Fundraising and Donations
  • Letters and Comments
  • Local Groups

 

#96 October 2017

  • Lead: Liothyronine
  • BTF Project Updates
  • Feature: Advanced Thyroid Cancer
  • Media: Change in Formula Affects Thyroid Patients in France
  • Research News
  • Out and About
  • Fundraising and Donations
  • Letters and Comments
  • Local Groups

#95 July 2017

  • Lead: BTF Children's Conference
  • Feature: Older patients and thyroid disease
  • My Story
  • Research award reports
  • Project updates
  • Medicines update
  • Fundraising
  • Out and About
  • Local Groups
  • Letters and Comments

 

#94 February 2017

 

  • Lead: BTF Children's Conference
  • Feature: Vitamin D and thyroid disease
  • Feature: Can thyroid disease be regarded as a disability?
  • My Story: 10 years with hypothyroidism
  • Research award reports
  • Project updates
  • Medicines update
  • Fundraising
  • Out and About
  • Local Groups
  • Letters and Comments

#93 October 2016

 

  • Lead: Celebrating 25 Years of the BTF
  • Feature: Changes in clinical thyroidology over 25 years
  • Feature: Focus on some long-standing members and volunteers
  • My Story: One woman's struggle with hypothyroidism
  • Research News
  • Feature: Thyroid and the eyes
  • Thyroid eye disease real life story
  • An orthoptist's reflection on the management of TED
  • Fundraising
  • Out and About
  • Local Groups
  • Letters and Comments

#92 July 2016

 

  • Lead: Celebrating 125 Years of Thyroid Hormone Replacement
  • Feature: History of Thyroid Hormone Replacement
  • Feature: How Thyroid Disorders Affect Bones
  • My Story: Mother's Experience of Child Born with Congenital Hyperthyroidism
  • Research News
  • Doris Godfrey Research Award Winner
  • Project updates
  • Letters and comments
  • Fundraising
  • Out and About

#91 February 2016

 

  • Lead: Legacies fund pioneering thyroid research
  • Feature: Thyroid and weight loss
  • My Story: Experience of Graves' Disease
  • Research News
  • Project updates
  • Letters and comments
  • Fundraising
  • Out and About

#90 November 2015

 

  • Lead: Largest Europe-wide study into iodine deficiency starts
  • Feature: The effects of thyroid disorders on the cardiovascular system
  • My Story: How thyroid cancer changed one young woman's outlook on life
  • Research News
  • Project updates
  • Letters and comments
  • Fundraising
  • Out and About

#89 July 2015

 

  • Lead: New statement on the management of primary hypothyroidism
  • Feature: My sister Lulu - born without a thyroid
  • My Story: One woman's struggle to enjoy life again after an under-active thyroid diagnosis
  • Research News
  • Project updates
  • Fundraising
  • Out and About

#88 February 2015

 

  • Lead: A Lasting Legacy
  • Feature: A History of the thyroid
  • Feature: Why do Some People with an Over-active Thyroid have Problems with their Eyes?
  • My Story: One Man's Battle to Feel 'Normal' Again
  • Research News
  • Project updates
  • Fundraising
  • Out and About

#87 November 2014

 

  • Lead: BTF to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2014
  • My Story: One woman's battle with Graves' disease and Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Out and About
  • Research Update: Award Winners' Reports
  • Fundraising News

#86 July 2014

 

  • Lead: BTF Hosts First Ever Conference For Children with Thyroid Disorders
  • BTF Projects Update
  • Research in the Media
  • Medicines Update
  • Article: Infertility
  • Meet the President of the BTA

#85 February 2014

 

  • Lead: BTF Launches Initiative to Improve Care of Hypothyroidism
  • BTF Responds to Scottish Parliament Petition
  • Out and About: Sight Loss and Vision PSP Launched at House of Lords
  • Research update: Pilot Research on New Marker for Thyroid Cancer
  • Fundraising News

#84 September 2013

 

  • Lead: Spotlight on our fantastic fundraisers
  • In the media: BTF volunteer tells his story in RNIB magazine
  • Research update: FT3 in children
  • Meet the BTF Research Award winners
  • Hair loss and thyroid disorders

 

#83 June 2013

 

  • Lead: BTF 'Rocks' at 21st Birthday Extravaganza
  • Out and about: Patients help establish priorities for eye research
  • Research update: Patients need to be better informed about side effects of antithyroid drugs, says study
  • BTF's first 21 years - how it began
  • My Story - Bridget O'Connor

#82 January 2013

 

  • Lead: Introducing our new BTF patron Josef Craig
  • News from BTF HQ
  • UK iodine deficiency - the way forward
  • Your thyroid broke ...but we can fix it
  • My story: 'how I broke the "fat thyroid" myth and lost weight'
  • BTF research news: award winner Dr Vicki Smith and final report from Dr Carla Moran
  • Research update: thyroid cells grown in a dish, and thyroid disorders in children
  • Medicines update: Thyrogen
  • Letters and Comments
  • First ever Thyroid Eye Disease Day a huge success

#81 September 2012

 

  • Lead: Iodine status in the UK - the way forward Medicines watch
  • BTF research news: Dr Peter Taylor, winner of the BTF 2011 Research Award, describes progress to date with his study on thyroid function and body composition in children
  • BTF research news: Shirley Langham, winner of the 2012 Evelyn Ashley Smith Award, describes her project to research maternal iodine status and congenital hypothyroidism
  • Research update: The SORTED study
  • Article: 'Singer of the year' Toby Spence diagnosed with thyroid cancer
  • Article: 'Reaching out' - Vivienne Revis writes about her experience talking with the public at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show
  • My story: Paula writes about her experience with juvenile myxoedema
  • 'BTF in bloom' pictures from the Harrogate and Gardening Scotland flower shows

#80 May 2012

 

  • Lead: Record number log in for online thyroid clinic
  • Article: Levothyroxine - the facts behind the story
  • Article: Seaweed consumption linked to thyroid cancer
  • Article: Antenatal thyroid screening fails to improve IQ in three-year-olds
  • BTF Research News: Cardiometabolic risk in Resistance to Thyroid Hormone (RTH)
  • BTF Research News:  Hyperthyroidism and blood clot structure
  • Interview: Ellie Williams, singer-songwriter and thyroid cancer survivor