Effects of Increased Iodine Intake on Thyroid Disorders

Iodine is a micronutrient essential for the production of thyroid hormones. Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of preventable mental impairment worldwide. Universal salt iodization (USI) has been introduced in many countries as a cost-effective and sustainable way to eliminate iodine deficie...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Xin Sun, Zhongyan Shan, Weiping Teng
Format: Article
Published: Academya Publishing Co. 2014-09-01
Series:Endocrinology and Metabolism
Online Access:http://e-enm.org/Synapse/Data/PDFData/2008ENM/enm-29-240.pdf