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2010-07-21 11:41:22

Perfusion CT scanning, an emerging imaging technology, got a bad rap last year when a machine set to incorrect radiation levels overdosed hundreds of people in Los Angeles.

2010-07-13 09:21:00

LONDON, July 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Iodine: Global Industry Markets and Outlook (10th edition, 2010) Global demand for iodine, an essential component in the manufacture of optical polarising film (OPF) for LCD screens, grew by almost 6%py between 2000 and 2008.

2010-04-13 10:59:00

BOSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With one in four Americans reportedly consuming fast food on a daily basis(1), new research which will be released on Thursday, April 22(nd) at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19(th) Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress indicating another reason to avoid fast food; It may also be lacking in appropriate amounts of iodine.

2010-03-04 08:10:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your thyroid making you fat? Around 27 million Americans have thyroid disease -- and almost half don't know it.

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2010-02-24 11:14:56

Iodine is an essential element for synthesizing thyroid hormones.

2010-02-23 15:03:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.

2009-10-07 06:40:00

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent localized government handout of samples of potassium iodide has sky-rocketed sales for online merchant Nukepills.com.

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2009-09-14 07:05:00

Space is not a fun place to get a stomach bug. To ensure drinking water is adequately disinfected, University of Utah chemists developed a two-minute water quality monitoring method that just started six months of tests aboard the International Space Station.

2009-08-05 07:05:00

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new effort to examine the link between nuclear reactors and thyroid disease near NYC was made at Croton on Hudson, during this year's Clearwater Festival.


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2009-07-09 17:47:41

Astatine is a radioactive chemical element. The symbol for Astatine is At and its atomic number is 85. Astatine is the heaviest halogen discovered. It was first produced by Dale R. Corson, Kenneth Ross Mackenzie, and Emilio Segrè in 1940. Although astatine is produced by radioactive decay in nature, it is typically found only in miniscule amounts due to its short half-life (the time it takes for one half of the atoms of a given radioactive substance to decay or disintegrate). Trace amounts...

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