The effect of iodine deficiency during pregnancy on child development
- Medicine, PsychologyProceedings of the Nutrition Society
The picture is now emerging that even mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency during pregnancy may be associated with subtle impairments in cognition and school performance, although the evidence from randomised controlled trials is still lacking.
Iodine Deficiency and Human Development
- Medicine, Biology
Iodine prophylaxis of deficient populations is an extremely effective approach to reduce the substantial adverse effects of iodine deficiency throughout the life cycle.
Systemic endocrinopathies (thyroid conditions and diabetes): impact on postnatal life of the offspring.
- Medicine, BiologyFertility and sterility
Evidence of an ancient (2000 years ago) goiter attributed to iodine deficiency in North America.
- MedicineMedical hypotheses
Iodine consumption and cognitive performance: Confirmation of adequate consumption
- MedicineFood science & nutrition
A review focuses on aspects of adequate iodine consumption to avoid cognitive impairments and how fortified foods and daily dietary supplements can be provided for different nutrients including iodine.
Thyroid function and thyroid disorders during pregnancy: a review and care pathway
- Medicine, BiologyArchives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Normal maternal thyroid function is essential in pregnancy to avoid adverse maternal and fetal outcomes and the use of antithyroid drug is the first choice for treating overt hyperthyroidism, although they are not free of side effects.
Monitoring and effects of iodine deficiency in pregnancy: still an unsolved problem?
- Medicine, BiologyEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Questions remain about how best to monitor the iodine status of pregnant populations, the effects of mild to moderate iodine deficiency on maternal and child outcomes, the safe upper limit of daily iodine intake in pregnant women and the risks and benefits of iodine supplementation for mildly iodine-deficient pregnant women.
Untreated congenital hypothyroidism due to loss to follow-up: developing preventive strategies through quality improvement
- MedicineJournal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM
Applying QI methodology, a multidisciplinary team implemented a process to identify and contact high-risk CH patients with inadequate follow-up, yielding sustained improvement in the percentage of patients with a chronic condition who are lost to follow-ups.
A review of current knowledge about the importance of iodine among women of child-bearing age and healthcare professionals
- MedicineJournal of Nutritional Science
Improved HCP knowledge and effective communication of information to pregnant women and women planning to conceive may help to improve iodine status which is of particular concern in pregnancy.
Pregnancy hypothyroidism incidence and complications using the 2011 and 2017 ATA cutoff values. Experience at a maternity hospital in a densely populated area in Mexico City
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of perinatal medicine
Using ATA 2017 values showed a decreased population with gestational hypothyroidism, hence preventing overdiagnosis and over-treatment, and education and sensibilization of the population is needed to comply with early prenatal consultation and thyroid function testing.
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Neurological damage to the fetus resulting from severe iodine deficiency during pregnancy.
- MedicineInternational journal of epidemiology
It is concluded that intramuscular iodised oil is effective in the prevention of endemic cretinism and that, for it to be effective, it should be given prior to conception and suggests that severe iodine deficiency in the mother produces neurological damage during fetal development.
IODINE DEFICIENCY DISORDERS (IDD) AND THEIR ERADICATION
- MedicineThe Lancet
Observations on the Neurology of Endemic Cretinism
- Psychology, Medicine
The pattern of damage, and other information, indicates that the critical effect on brain occurs during the second trimester of intrauterine life, and it seems likely that the irreversible effect onbrain results from impairment of neuron production.
A review of experimental studies of iodine deficiency during fetal development.
- Medicine, BiologyThe Journal of nutrition
It is suggested that iodine deficiency has an early effect on neuroblast multiplication and, if so, this could be important in the pathogenesis of the neurological form of endemic cretinism.
The Story of Iodine Deficiency: An International Challenge in Nutrition
This small, easily read volume is an excellent summary of previous studies on the health and socioeconomic impact of iodine deficiency and current worldwide attempts to eradicate this problem, which…
Iodine deficiency diseases in Switzerland one hundred years after Theodor Kocher's survey: a historical review with some new goitre prevalence data.
- MedicineActa endocrinologica
The Swiss data provide evidence that isolated deafness, mental deficiency, and short stature, each without the other attributes of cretinism have also decreased, and iodized salt has proved a highly cost-effective preventive measure in Switzerland.
Eliminating iodine deficiency disorders--the role of the International Council in the global partnership.
- MedicineBulletin of the World Health Organization
Progress in the eradication of iodine deficiency is reported, with particular reference to the primarily scientific role of the International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, a nongovernmental organization founded in 1986.
Endemic goitre in eastern New Guinea, with special reference to the use of iodized oil in prophylaxis and treatment.
- MedicineBulletin of the World Health Organization
The authors recommend the injection of iodized oil particularly for the correction of iodine deficiency in children and in women of childbearing age whenever the efficacy of other measures is uncertain and the method is relatively inexpensive and well-suited to mass prophylaxis among people with a low standard of living.
The effects of iodine on intelligence in children: a meta-analysis of studies conducted in China.
- MedicineAsia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition
Iodine supplementation before and during pregnancy to women living in severe ID areas could prevent their children from intelligence deficit, which becomes evident in children born 3.5 years after the iodine supplementation program was introduced.