What are iodine tablets? Do they provide protection against radiation?
IODINE TABLET sales have soared in recent weeks owing to fears of a nuclear war breaking out. But what actually are iodine tablets and do they offer protection against radiation? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monitor Children's Thyroids After Iodine Exposure for Imaging, FDA Says Monitor Children's Thyroids After Iodine Exposure for Imaging, FDA Says
Neonates and those with underlying conditions are at greatest risk for adverse effects from iodinated contrast media, the agency says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Iodine-Containing Contrast Media: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Recommends Thyroid Monitoring in Babies and Young Children Who Receive Injections of Iodine-Containing Contrast Media for Medical Imaging
The FDA is recommending that newborns and children through 3 years old have follow-up thyroid monitoring within 3 weeks after receiving injections of contrast media containing iodine, also called “contrast dye,” for X-rays and other medical imaging procedures. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - March 30, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA recommends thyroid monitoring in babies and young children who receive injections of iodine-containing contrast media for medical imaging
Based on our recent review of published studies, FDA is recommending that newborns and children through 3 years old have follow-up thyroid monitoring within 3 weeks after receiving injections of contrast media containing iodine for X-rays and other medical imaging procedures. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - March 30, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

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Unapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - March 28, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA advises of rare cases of underactive thyroid in infants given iodine-containing contrast agents for medical imaging
[11-17-2015] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising that rare cases of underactive thyroid have been reported in infants following the use of contrast media containing iodine, also called “contrast dye,” for X-rays and other medical imaging procedures. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - March 25, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Nuclear war: Why iodine tablets could save you AND leave you vulnerable to radiation
NUCLEAR WAR concerns have ignited since Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine in February, with the Russian premier placing his country's military deterrent on high alert within the first week. Following mutually assured destruction , regular Britons may require a radiation treatment known as iodine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What We Know About Leaky Gut Syndrome
Most of your internal organs are comfortably well protected from the outside world. But the gastrointestinal tract—or more precisely, the inside of the gastrointestinal tract—comes in contact with items from the outside world every day. The foods you eat enter the body via the mouth, travel to the stomach, where they’re partially digested, and move on to the intestines, where the real work of extracting the nutrients and energy we need to live and thrive takes place. The system usually works quite well, but for some folks, it can spring leaks—just as any well-used plumbing system might. These tiny l...
Source: TIME: Health - March 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elaine K. Howley Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Radioactive Iodine Shows No Benefit in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer Radioactive Iodine Shows No Benefit in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
A prospective, randomized trial provides further evidence that use of radioiodine ablation after surgery for low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer does not result in any benefit.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 9, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Radioiodine Ablation Outcomes in Thyroid Cancer Patients Radioiodine Ablation Outcomes in Thyroid Cancer Patients
What have we learned about the long-term outcomes in thyroid cancer patients who underwent radioactive iodine ablation?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

RAI in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma With Elevated TgAb RAI in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma With Elevated TgAb
Find out when treatment with radioactive iodine is indicated in these patients while considering antithyroglobulin antibodies.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Antimicrobial effectiveness of wound matrices containing native extracellular matrix with polyhexamethylene biguanide
This study compares the antimicrobial and wound healing capabilities, both in vivo and in vitro against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) USA 300, for the following compounds: Collagen Wound Matrix-Anti Microbial (CWM-AM); Collagen Wound Matrix-Anti Microbial XT (CWM-AM XT); Antimicrobial Hydrofiber Wound Dressing (AHWD); Dermal Scaffold with Silver (DRSAg); Collagen Extracellular Matrix (CEM); Collagen Wound Matrix (CWM); Matrix Wound Dressing with Silver (MWDAg); Cadexomer Iodine Gel (CIG); Triple Antibiotic Ointment (TAO); and Antimicrobial Wound Gel (AWG). For the in vitro zone of inhibition assay, AWG...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RAI Dose Selection in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Patients RAI Dose Selection in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Patients
Could the number of metastatic lymph nodes help determine the dose of radioactive iodine for these patients?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 30, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction in Postpartum Women Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction in Postpartum Women
A new study observes the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction among postpartum women while considering their iodine, selenium and iron status. What have we learned?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Iodine Software joins unicorn club with latest investment
It's been a big year for Austin-based Iodine Software LLC. The company, which uses artificial intelligence to interpret raw clinical data, provide insights and improve revenue at health care institutions, made a couple key acquisitions in the front half of the year. Now, it has landed an undisclosed amount of new funding, valuing the company at more than $1 billion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brent Wistrom Source Type: news