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Alternative sources of iodine for radiation emergency

Here is a potential option that should at least be better than nothing and not particularly risky. Required supplies: Iodized salt High concentration ethanol (>90%) Filter Principle: Iodized salt ...
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Can iodine purification tablets be used to prevent absorption of radioactive iodine (tetraglycine hydroperiodide, potassium iodide)

The answer is yes. I found a couple of studies looking at hydroperiodide function in the thyroid. Both of them were from the same group of authors and from the military, where use of these sorts of ...
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Radioactive Iodine for Hyperthyroidism: why avoid contact with others?

The main risk is to children and pregnant women associating with the person receiving I-131 treatment. Since I-131 is excreted in bodily fluids and taken up into the thyroid, those susceptible ...
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Can iodine purification tablets be used to prevent absorption of radioactive iodine (tetraglycine hydroperiodide, potassium iodide)

A few thoughts about the dosage: 130 mg KI contain ≈ 780 nmol I (100 mg). One of the linked tablets contains ≈ 94 nmol I (11.9 mg). So, 8 and 1/3 of the water purification tablets have the same amount ...
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Alternative sources of iodine for radiation emergency

Based on WHO report: Iodine as drinking-water disinfectant page 19, common 10% (often labeled 100 mg/mL) povidone-iodine solution can be used as drinking water disinfectant. The recommended amount for ...
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Supplementing Iodine separately from antioxidants? (and separately from what else?)

If you are taking a product that contains both iodine and iodide like Lugol's or Iodoral, the only thing that happens when you add an antioxidant like Vit C is that the iodine gets converted to iodide....
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How much Japanase dashi kombu seaweed broth can be consumed daily while not overdosing with iodine and keeping thyroid healthy?

This study from Australia https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2010/193/7/iodine-toxicity-soy-milk-and-seaweed-ingestion-associated-serious-thyroid indicates that iodine toxicity has been documented in ...
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