Iodine deficiency disorders still prevalent in China

Lewis, Katie
October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE151
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the prevalence of iodine deficiency disorders in China. According to a senior lecturer Mu Li, iodine deficiency remains the common cause of preventable brain damage and mental disabilities in the world. It also states that the iodine deficiency can also cause miscarriages, goiter, and congenital hypothyroidism.


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