The new emergence of iodine deficiency in the UK: consequences for child neurodevelopment.


Adequate iodine intake is important during pregnancy as it is a component of the thyroid hormones that are crucial for fetal brain and neurological development. While randomized controlled trials in severe iodine deficiency have shown that iodine deficiency in pregnancy causes impaired offspring cognition, less is known of the effects in regions of mild… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0004563215597249


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