April 24, 2017

Has the UK really become iodine sufficient?

Professor Margaret Rayman and Dr Sarah Bath, on behalf of the UK iodine group, have recently reviewed the evidence that…

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March 1, 2017

American Thyroid Association Guidelines

The American Thyroid Association has updated their guidelines on the management of thyroid disease in pregnancy. The new guidelines can…

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January 20, 2017

ILSI Europe Expert Group on Iodine

Two member of the UK Iodine Group, Professor John Lazarus and Dr Sarah Bath, have been invited to join an…

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December 21, 2016

Global Iodine Scorecard

The Iodine Global Network has updated the Global Scorecard and produced new maps and tables. For the first time, pregnant…

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December 7, 2016

Comment on iodine status in Europe

UK Iodine Group member Dr Sarah Bath was asked to write a comment for the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology on…

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November 30, 2016

Iodine results in latest NDNS report

We are pleased that spot-urine samples are now being collected as part of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS)…

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November 10, 2016

Media reports on Iodine lecture

Our group member, Professor Margaret Rayman, gave the Annual Dairy Council Nutrition Lecture at Ulster University, Northern Ireland. The talk was…

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November 9, 2016

Iodine deficiency in pregnant women from Northern Ireland

A study was reported at the Society for Endocrinology Annual Conference in Brighton that showed iodine deficiency in 241 pregnant…

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July 23, 2016

Report on the Iodine in Pregnancy symposium available

July 2016 A report has now been published on the symposium that was held in London on Iodine in Pregnancy…

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June 25, 2016

In memory of Dr Peter Laurberg

Very sadly, we announce that on 20 June 2016, Dr Peter Laurberg, aged 71, died as the result of a…

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June 2, 2016

Iodine mentioned in BBC One programme

Iodine was featured in the BBC One programme “The Truth About Health Eating”.  Professor Margaret Rayman, UK Iodine Group member, was…

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May 7, 2016

UK Iodine Members invited to comment on iodine in organic milk

In February, a review found that organic milk had a lower iodine concentration than conventional milk. Professor Margaret Rayman and…

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March 17, 2016

Symposium held in London

A symposium on “Iodine and pregnancy” was held in London on 17 March 2016 at the Royal College of Obstetricians…

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February 16, 2016

New review finds that organic milk has a lower iodine concentration

A study published today has reviewed the evidence for the nutritional difference between organic and non-organic milk. It found that…

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December 14, 2015

Article on iodine deficiency in UK pregnant women in The Guardian

An article on iodine deficiency in the UK was published in the Guardian this week (7th December 2015). UK Iodine…

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November 14, 2015

Article in Sunday Times on iodine in seaweed

UK Iodine Group member, Professor Margaret Rayman was quoted in a recent Sunday Times article (1 November 2015).   It is important…

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October 14, 2015

Publication on iodine status of pregnant women in Europe

A recent commentary by Professor Michael Zimmermann  (Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology 3; 672-674) discussed iodine deficiency in pregnant women in…

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June 14, 2015

Study finds variable iodine content in seaweed supplements

A study by UK Iodine Group member, Dr Emilie Combet, has found that in 90% of cases, the iodine content…

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May 20, 2015

A study finds that knowledge of iodine is poor in the UK

Research led by UK Iodine Group member, Dr Emilie Combet, has found that pregnant mothers are unaware of the importance of…

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April 14, 2015

Research finds lower iodine concentration in organic milk

A study by the University of Reading, published in the journal Food Chemistry, has found that winter organic milk UHT milk has…

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May 14, 2013

Lancet study finds low iodine in UK pregnant women is associated with poorer IQ

On 22 May 2013, Group Members Dr Sarah Bath and Professor Margaret Rayman published a study that found an association between…

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July 14, 2011

Reports following publication of study showing lower iodine content in organic milk

The Soil Association “Soil Association press comment: Iodine levels in organic milk” University of Surrey press release for the original…

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June 14, 2011

June 2011: Lancet study finds mild iodine deficiency in UK schoolgirls

On 2 June 2011, Dr Vanderpump and Professor Lazarus published their study that showed milk iodine deficiency in UK schoolgirls (14-15 years). That…

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