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  1. Iodine is a trace element and a nutrient found naturally in the body. ... Iodine is needed for the cells to change food into energy. Humans need iodine for normal thyroid ...
  2. Radioactive iodine uptake (RAIU) tests thyroid function. It measures how much radioactive iodine is taken up by your thyroid gland in ...
  3. Potassium iodide is used to protect the thyroid gland from taking in radioactive iodine that may be released during a nuclear radiation emergency. Radioactive iodine can damage the thyroid gland. You should only ...
  4. Iodine From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
    ... Information > Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets > Iodine > Iodine - Consumer Iodine Fact Sheet for Consumers Have a question? Ask ... health professional fact sheet on Iodine . What is iodine and what does it do? Iodine is a ...
  5. Radiation Exposure/Treatments and Therapies ... Radiation Exposure ... Food and Drug Administration
  6. Iodine is a naturally-occurring chemical. Small amounts are needed for good health. However, large doses can ... Children are especially sensitive to the effects of iodine. NOTE: Iodine is found in certain foods. However, ...
  7. A thyroid scan uses a radioactive iodine tracer to examine the structure and function of the thyroid gland. This test is often done together with a radioactive iodine uptake ...
  8. Radioiodine therapy uses radioactive iodine to shrink or kill thyroid cells. It is used to treat certain diseases of the thyroid gland.
  9. Radionuclide Basics: Iodine (Environmental Protection Agency)  
    Radiation Exposure/Specifics ... Radiation Exposure ... Environmental Protection Agency ... Iodine (chemical symbol I) is produced commercially for medical and industrial ...
  10. Iodine Deficiency (American Thyroid Association)  
    Malnutrition/Related Issues ... Malnutrition ... Hypothyroidism/Related Issues ... Hypothyroidism ... American Thyroid Association
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