TITLE

Iodine deficiency disorders still prevalent in China

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Katie
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44645311

 

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