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IODINE: The Old/New Medicine

a healthy lifestyle. Albert Szent-Györgyi, the discoverer of vitamin C, always used and highly recommended iodine, which at the time was not fully understood.

The Low-Iodine Diet

www.thyca.org The Low-Iodine Diet When Preparing to Receive Radioactive Iodine for a Thyroid Cancer Test or Treatment By Daria Jerauld, ThyCa Facilitator, Waterloo, Iowa, and other ThyCa volunteers ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

Guidelines for Iodine Prophylaxis following Nuclear Accidents

ABSTRACT Intervention levels for emergency response are for national authorities to decide, but the latest information suggests that stable iodine prophylaxis for children up to the age of 18 years be considered at 10 mGy, that is 1/10th of the generic intervention level expressed in the ...


This monograph is one in a series of self-instructional publications designed to increase the primary care provider's knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to aid in the evaluation of potentially exposed patients.

174H Radioactive treat.-MDC

Radioactive Iodine (131 I) Treatment What is Radioactive Iodine? How is Iodine given? How long will I stay in the Hospital? What about visitors? Information for Patients.

Iodine—The Neglected Trace Element

Recent Advances in Iodine Nutrition Michael Donaldson, PhD Summary Though iodine is known for its importance for the thyroid, little has been publicized about its other roles.

Background document for development of WHO Guidelines for ...

WHO/SDE/WSH/03.04/46 English only Iodine in Drinking-water Background document for development of WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality _____ Originally published in Guidelines for drinking-water quality, 2 nd ed. Vol.2.

Patient Information Publications

Preparing to Receive I-131: The Low-Iodine Diet Why do I need to follow a low-iodine diet? Because you are scheduled to receive radioactive iodine (I-131), you will be asked to follow a diet low in iodine.

Carl Leon Bohannon, Research and Editor

Carl Leon Bohannon, Research and Editor Section 1 INTRODUCTION Iodine is the heaviest essential trace element in the human body. Its concentrations in the body are 15-20mg in thyroid tissue and hormones, but 70% of the body's iodine is in other tissues, including mammary glands, eyes, gastric ...

Extrathyroidal Benefits of Iodine

ABSTRACT In addition to being an essential element in thyroid hormones, iodine has many biological functions. The recommended dietary intake of 100ñ150 mcgisperhaps 100 times too low.