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Iodine can prevent or help cure breast cancer

Posted July 4, 2013

If you or a woman close to you were advised to have a double mastectomy performed in order to prevent breast cancer, shouldn’t another option be available? Medical mutilations have been performed lately on women told they are genetically predisposed to getting breast cancer.

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Iodine in Bread Not Enough for Pregnant Women

Posted June 19, 2013

Research from the University of Adelaide shows that iodized salt used in bread is not enough to provide healthy levels of iodine for pregnant women and their unborn children. The study-– led by researchers from the University’s Robinson Institute – has prompted calls for pregnant women to keep taking iodine supplements.

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Iodine Deficiency In Pregnant Women May Harm Babies’ IQs

Posted May 23, 2013

Iodine deficiency during pregnancy may have a negative effect on babies’ mental development, according to new research published in The Lancet. Iodine is ingested mainly through dairy products and seafood and is crucial for obtaining hormones secreted by the thyroid gland – which have a direct effect on fetal brain development.

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Magic of Iodine Supplements in Pregnancy to Boost Learning in Children

Posted May 16, 2013

Children whose mother had insufficient iodine intake during pregnancy have poor literacy rates, finds Tasmanian study. Tasmanian scientists have requested all expectant females to include iodine supplements. Iodine is important for proper neurological development of the baby and its deficiency in pregnancy is hence harmful.

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Mild Iodine Deficiency in Womb Associated With Lower Scores On Children’s Literacy Tests

Posted May 1, 2013

Children who did not receive enough iodine in the womb performed worse on literacy tests as 9-year-olds than their peers, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

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The impact of iodine supplementation and bread fortification on urinary iodine concentrations in a mildly iodine deficient population of pregnant women in South Australia

Posted March 18, 2013

Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy can have significant effects on fetal development and future cognitive function. The purpose of this study was to characterise the iodine status of South Australian women during pregnancy and relate it to the use of iodine-containing multivitamins.

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Critical Need for Iodine Supplements During Pregnancy and While Nursing

Posted December 19, 2012

A viewpoint in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) discusses the issue of iodine deficiency in pregnant women in the U.S. and the potential negative health implications for both mothers and their children from this deficiency.

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6 Nutrients You Shouldn’t Ignore

Posted September 18, 2012

Conventional dietary wisdom suggests that by following a ‘healthy diet’ you’ll get all the nutrients you need to lead a healthy life while greatly reducing your risk for chronic disease. In essence, that’s true. But

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What is Isopathy and How Does it Work?

Posted April 30, 2012

Homeopathy is a well known branch of alternative medicine based on using very diluted preparations to cure individuals of their health problems, which bases itself on the law of similar as propounded by German physician Samuel Hahnemann. One of the offshoots of homeopathy is Isopathy; a lesser known discipline formulated by Johann Joseph Wilhelm Lux in the 1830s.

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