Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 11°C Monday 17 May 2021

#Iodine

# iodine - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again
# It's Pronounced Nuc-ular
# It's Pronounced Nuc-ular

Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again

Jun 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 55,939 Views 40 Comments

But only because there threat of nuclear annihilation has receded. Yay.

# iodine - Monday 5 August, 2013

Adding iodine to salt is making Americans smarter
# IQ
# IQ

Adding iodine to salt is making Americans smarter

Aug 5th 2013, 6:30 PM 11,582 Views 51 Comments

Iodine deficiency is known to impair the brain’s development. Ever since the introduction of iodised salt in 1924, IQs have risen by about 3 points every decade.

# iodine - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Iodine deficiency during pregnancy could adversely affect children’s mental development
# Children
# Children

Iodine deficiency during pregnancy could adversely affect children’s mental development

May 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 9,043 Views 11 Comments

Even mild or moderate iodine deficiency during pregnancy could have a “significant” affect on the cognitive development of a child, according to new research.

# iodine - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Authorities may limit access to Fukushima evacuation zone
Live Apr 20th 2011, 9:24 AM

Authorities may limit access to Fukushima evacuation zone

# iodine - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Fukushima nuclear alert raised to maximum level 7
Live Apr 12th 2011, 7:24 AM

Fukushima nuclear alert raised to maximum level 7

# iodine - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Fukushima radiation now present in Irish milk samples
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Fukushima radiation now present in Irish milk samples

Apr 6th 2011, 5:55 PM 4,030 Views 0 Comments

The Food Safety Authority confirms trace levels of iodine-131 in Irish milk samples, at levels that pose no threat to health.

# iodine - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Fukushima owners begin 'condolence money' payout for radiation damage
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima owners begin 'condolence money' payout for radiation damage

Apr 5th 2011, 10:33 AM 395 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo Electric Power Company’s share price reaches an all-time low after the company pledges to cover evacuation costs.

# iodine - Monday 28 March, 2011

Plutonium found in soil outside stricken Fukushima reactor
# Japan
# Japan

Plutonium found in soil outside stricken Fukushima reactor

Mar 28th 2011, 4:19 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

The presence of the highly radioactive element in the soil confirms damage to reactor number 3, where it was housed.

# iodine - Sunday 27 March, 2011

Fukushima radiation recordings were ‘an error’, operators say
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima radiation recordings were ‘an error’, operators say

Mar 27th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,847 Views 0 Comments

Recordings that suggested the level of radiation was ‘ten million times’ higher than normal were erroneous, TEPCO says.

# iodine - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Three Fukushima workers hospitalised with skin lesions
# Japan
# Japan

Three Fukushima workers hospitalised with skin lesions

Mar 24th 2011, 8:29 AM 573 Views 0 Comments

Staff working to try and restore power to the Fukushima cooling systems are hospitalised after major radiation exposure.

# iodine - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Weather will determine if Fukushima radiation reaches Ireland
# Fallout
# Fallout

Weather will determine if Fukushima radiation reaches Ireland

Mar 23rd 2011, 4:32 PM 1,737 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s nuclear watchdog says atmospheric pressure will determine whether trace amounts of radiation will reach our shores.

Tokyo tap water too radioactive for children - reports
# Japan
# Japan

Tokyo tap water too radioactive for children - reports

Mar 23rd 2011, 7:38 AM 477 Views 0 Comments

Water supplies contain more radioactive iodine than is safe for young children to drink – as black smoke emerges from Fukushima.