No Difference in Urinary Iodine Concentrations Between Boston-Area Breastfed and Formula-Fed Infants Background: Thyroid hormone is essential for normal mental and physical development in infancy and childhood and is dependent on adequate iodine intake. During the first few months of life, infants are reliant on breastmilk and/or infant formula as their sole sources of dietary iodine. The iodine status of U.S. infants has not been well studied.
Dr. Ridgway was an ATA leader for many years, having served on the Board of Directors and as president of the society in 1996-1997. Read more…
From Clinical Thyroidology for the Public: Hypothyroidism reduces the volume of the hippocampus, a critical site for memory – It is well known that hypothyroidism during pregnancy and infancy can impair brain development …
2014 American Thyroid Association (ATA) Guidelines on
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