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Iodised salt once prevented goitres but it is now leading to hyperthyroidism

More than 60 percent of the population consumed excessive levels of iodine through iodised salt, a survey shows.Iodised salt once prevented goitres but it is now leading to hyperthyroidism
Women pack iodised salt at the Biratnagar godown of Salt Trading Corporation Limited. Bedraj Paudel/TKP
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Arjun Poudel
Published at : November 19, 2019
Updated at : November 19, 2019 21:45
Kathmandu

Arjun Poudel

Arjun Poudel is a health reporter for The Kathmandu Post. Before joining the Post, he worked for Sagarmatha Television, Naya Patrika, Republica and The Himalayan Times.


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