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A NEW METHOD TO OVERCOME THE IODINE DEFFICIENCY AND IODINE DEFICIENT DISEASES
[Article in Ukrainian]
V. N. Korzun, Y. S. Kotikovich, A. V. Derkach
SI Institute for Hygiene and Medical Ecology named by A.M. Marzeev, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

The article contains the results obtained during the performance of iodine prophylaxis among children of school age with dietary supplement with sea algae which contains a complex of vitamins, macro- and microelements. It was established, that the use of dietary supplement in 1-3 months has led to a statistically significant increase of the median urinary iodine concentration and the reduction of thyroid volume in all of the surveyed children.

Key words: iodine deficiency, Chornobyl catastrophe, thyroid gland, nutrition.

 

Probl. Radiac. Med. Radiobiol. 2011. Issue 16. P. 171180.





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