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2013-09-24 23:03:02

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Iodine Industry. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Iodine in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Applications: Animal Feed, Human Health Applications (X-Ray Contrast Media, Biocides/Idophors, Pharmaceuticals, & Nutrition) and Industrial Applications (Optical Polarizing Film (OPF), Catalysts & Stabilizers), and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics...

2013-07-25 12:22:42

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health will provide free potassium iodide tablets Thursday, Aug. 8, to Pennsylvanians who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile radius of one of the state's five nuclear power plants. Potassium iodide, or KI, can help protect the thyroid gland against harmful radioactive iodine when taken as directed during radiological emergencies. Individuals should only take KI when told to do so by state health...

2013-07-12 23:20:32

CampingSurvival.com has announced the release of its recent video interview with iodine expert Chuck Fenwick of Medical Corps, a company that specializes in potassium iodine (KI) and potassium iodate (KIO3) supplements. Fulton, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 CampingSurvival.com has announced the release of its recent video interview with iodine expert Chuck Fenwick of Medical Corps, a company that specializes in potassium iodine (KI) and potassium iodate (KIO3) supplements. In the event of a...

2012-08-06 10:23:55

Pills Offered at 14 Locations Statewide HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health is again providing free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets on Thursday, Aug. 9, to help Pennsylvanians be prepared for public health emergencies involving nuclear facilities. Pennsylvanians who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile radius of one of the state's five nuclear power plants can get free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets. Taken as directed during a...

2012-04-13 02:22:49

MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent solicitation by the Defense Logistics Agency for 1,050,000 doses of Iosat Potassium Iodide has created a deluge of orders for emergency radiation products supplier Nukepills.com. Slated for troop support, the 130mg tablets provide protection against radioactive iodine in the event of a nuclear crisis. International concerns about the development of nuclear weaponry in Asia and the Middle East have also helped boost sales of the...

2012-03-07 09:32:00

Offsite Planning to Reduce the Public's Exposure to Radiation BALTIMORE, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report released today, researchers at the Center for Biosecurity of UPMC assess offsite policies and plans that can be put in place to reduce the exposure of the public to radiation in the event of a nuclear power plant accident. Even amidst the devastation following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan last year that killed more than 20,000 people, it was the accident...

2012-03-06 12:30:00

One Year After Japanese Disaster, Little or No Movement Seen in U.S. to Improve Response Capability; Complicating Factors: Growing Population Near Nuclear Sites, Aging Reactors & Lack of Gov't Coordination. WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the Fukushima reactor crisis in Japan, no meaningful progress has been achieved in improving the ability of first responders and medical professionals to react to a disaster on a similar scale in the...

2012-01-11 12:26:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleming Pharmaceuticals announced today that, effective December 22, 2011, it has sold its rights to its branded Ocean®, Nephrocaps®, Magonate® and ProBarimin QT® products to Valeant International (Barbados) SRL ("Valeant"). Valeant has appointed its affiliate, Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC, to act as distributor of these products in the U.S. Fleming also manufactures contract products for a broad...

2011-08-08 13:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile radius of the state's five nuclear power plants can get free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets from the state Department of Health on Aug. 11. When taken as directed, KI helps protect the thyroid gland against harmful radioactive iodine that may be released during a radiological emergency. Because not all radiological releases involve radioactive iodine, no one should...

2011-04-26 07:47:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It has been 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Now, researchers say investigating that incident may help us better understand health consequences of nuclear accidents in the past, present, and future. Radioactive elements with a long half-life (the time it takes for half the sample to decay), especially caesium and strontium, will be prevalent in the environment for decades to come. Radioactive iodine, despite having a half-life of just eight days, can cause...