Subclinical prenatal iodine deficiency negatively affects infant development in Northern China.

@article{Choudhury2003SubclinicalPI,
  title={Subclinical prenatal iodine deficiency negatively affects infant development in Northern China.},
  author={Naseem Choudhury and Kathleen S. Gorman},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={133 10},
  pages={3162-5}
}
Although mild-to-moderate levels of iodine deficiency (ID) have been associated with poor cognitive outcomes in children, little is known about subclinical prenatal ID and infant development. In this study, the association between elevated cord blood thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH, thyrotropin) and infant development was examined in Northern China. Three… CONTINUE READING