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Iodine deficiency in Europe

a continuing concern

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Iodine deficiency diseases -- Epidemiology -- Europe -- Congresses,
    • Iodine -- physiology -- congresses,
    • Iodine -- deficiency -- congresses,
    • Nutritional Requirements -- congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by F. Delange, J.T. Dunn, and D. Glinoer.
      SeriesNATO ASI series ;, v. 241
      ContributionsDelange, F., Dunn, John T. 1932-, Glinoer, Daniel., North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division., Workshop on Iodine Deficiency in Europe: a Continuing Concern : 1992 : Brussels, Belgium.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA645.I55 I53 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 492 p. :
      Number of Pages492
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1396526M
      ISBN 100306444100
      LC Control Number93003949

      Iodine deficiency in populations residing in these areas will persist until iodine enters the food chain through addition of iodine to foods (e.g. iodization of salt) or dietary Major dietary sources of iodine in the USA, Europe and Australia are bread, milk and to a lesser extent seafood (3,4). Based on direct food analysis, mean intake of.   Iodine deficiency is more prevalent primarily in mountainous regions such as the Himalayas [ 5 ], the European Alps, and the Andes, where iodine has been washed away by glaciations and flooding. Iodine deficiency also occurs in lowland regions far from the oceans, such as Central Africa and Eastern Europe.

      Delange, F & Bürgi, H () Iodine deficiency disorders in Europe. Bulletin of the World Health Organizat – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung () Empfehlungen für die Nährstoffzufuhr (Recommendations for Nutrient Intakes). The practice of putting iodine into food had been banned in West Germany since after World War II. In more recent times, an "Iodine Deficiency Study Group" was also founded here, a study group that supported the ICCIDD, the International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, with their aim of iodizing all salt. It is known.

      Iodine deficiency in pregnancy may have serious consequences for your child so it is very important that you meet that higher iodine requirement if you are pregnant. You will also need a higher amount of iodine whilst breastfeeding, so that your breast milk contains enough iodine for your baby whose brain is still developing. Iodine deficiency during this time can lead to the mental and physical retardation known as cretinism. This condition is characterized by severe hypothyroidism, stunted growth, speech loss, and paralysis 3,4. The World Health Organization calls iodine deficiency "the world's most prevalent, yet easily preventable, cause of brain damage 5." By.


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The report concludes that iodine deficiency remains a public health concern in Europe; the health, social and economic consequences of this are well established.

Salt iodization remains the recommended strategy for eliminating iodine deficiency. Foremost among the challenges are. The problem of iodine deficiency in Europe has been greatly underestimated in the last decades. After the remarkable studies on the effects of iodine deficiency and their prevention and correction in Switzerland, IDD was generally considered no longer a significant public health problem in Europe.

Iodine Deficiency in Europe: A Continuing Concern (Nato Science Series A:): Medicine & Health Science Books @ The disorders induced by iodine deficiency affect at least one billion people. Because ofits effects on brain development, iodinedeficiency is the single most preventable cause of mental retardation in the world.

Therefore, the United Nations and the Heads of Price: $ About this book. The disorders induced by iodine deficiency affect at least one billion people. Because ofits effects on brain development, iodinedeficiency is the single most preventable cause of mental retardation in the world.

Therefore, the United Nations and the Heads of State of almost all the world's countries represented at the Summit for Children in adopted resolutions to. IODINE DEFICIENCY IN EUROPE WHO ISBN 92 4 0 Every European nation endorsed the goal of eliminating iodine defi ciency at the World Health Assembly in Globally, great progress has been made since that time.

13 World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Found and International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders; Elimination of iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) in Central and Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltic States.

Proceedings of a conference held in Munich Germany 3–6 September Iodine deficiency has multiple adverse effects on growth and development, and is the most common cause of preventable intellectual disability in the world.

Iodine deficiency disorders result from inadequate thyroid hormone production secondary to insufficient iodine. During pregnancy and early infancy, iodine deficiency can cause irreversible.

Iodine deficiency remains a major issue in other parts of the world, including parts of Europe, Africa and Asia. WHAT ARE THE SOURCES OF IODINE. Iodine is present naturally in soil and seawater. The availability of iodine in foods differs in various regions of the world.

Individuals in the United States can maintain adequate iodine in their. Recent data on iodine excretion in the urine of adults, adolescents and newborns and on the iodine content of breast milk indicate a high prevalence of iodine deficiency (moderate in many cases and severe in a few) in many European countries.

These cases may manifest as subclinical hypothyroidism in neonates and as goitre in adolescents and by: The relationship beween ADHD and iodine deficiency; What iodine does in the body; Why medical iodophobia still exists today; Dr. Brownstein feels iodine is the most misunderstood nutrient.

He feels it is impossible to achieve your optimal health when there is iodine deficiency present. This book provides information on how iodine therapy can.

Europe PMC is an archive of life sciences journal literature. Iodine is a trace element present in the human body in minute amounts (15 Cited by:   Iodine is detected in every organ and tissue in the body and is absolutely necessary for a healthy thyroid as well as healthy ovaries, breasts and prostate.

Besides the increased risk for breast cancer in iodine deficient women, there is convincing evidence that iodine deficiency increases the risk of thyroid cancer.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Proceedings of a Workshop on Iodine Deficiency in Europe--a Continuing Concern, held April, in Brussels, Belgium"--Title page verso. At the World Health Assembly, European nations came together to endorse the elimination of iodine deficiency disease.

Then in the United Nations pushed for eradication of iodine deficiency by Despite significant progress in the last two decades, iodine deficiency in Europe lingers today. Iodine deficiency can readily be prevented by provision of fortified food stuff, but nevertheless up to 50% of newborns in Europe are exposed to iodine deficiency with negative health outcomes.

Today, in Europe, only 27 % of households have access to iodised salt, leaving an estimated million citizens exposed to possible iodine deficiency and its consequences, says Prof. Völzke. “Voluntary iodine fortification policies are not working.

Iodine deficiency disorders in Europe Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) are related to the degree of iodine deficiency. In European countries, characterized by mild to moderate iodine deficiency, neurological deficits or minor neuropsychological impairments have been described.

Urinary iodine excretion (UIE) ranged from 30 to mcg/L. In summary, there is a re-emerging iodine deficiency in industrialised countries of Europe, although the iodine status of some countries is satisfactory. Of particular concern is the fact that pregnant women in.

Iodine deficiency might be contributing to the large increase in thyroid problems being seen clinically. Low iodine can contribute to an increased risk of both underactive and overactive thyroid. Iodine deficiency is a lack of the trace element iodine, an essential nutrient in the may result in metabolic problems such as goiter, sometimes as an endemic goiter as well as cretinism due to untreated congenital hypothyroidism, which results in developmental delays and other health deficiency is an important global health issue, especially for fertile Specialty: Endocrinology.The best surrogate parameter for iodine deficiency is goitre.

The goitre prevalence is around 30% in children as well as in adults which is in accordance with the documented iodine deficiency.

From other European countries epidemiological derived data on iodine intake are only available from Denmark and by:   The world prevalence of school-aged children with inadequate iodine nutrition is 364%. The lowest prevalence is found in the Americas (101%) and the Western Pacific (257%), whereas the highest prevalence is found in Europe (599%).

These findings show that iodine deficiency is still a public-health problem in some regions of the world.