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Levothyroxine not beneficial in subclinical hypothyroidism

KEY POINT

Use of daily levothyroxine in older adults with subclinical hypothyroidism did not improve clinical outcomes compared with placebo, according to results of the TRUST trial published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.

SOURCES

Stott DJ, et al. Thyroid hormone therapy for older adults with subclinical hypothyroidism. N Engl J Med. 2017;[Epub ahead of print].