Almost third of US West Coast newborns hit with thyroid problems after Fukushima nuclear disaster

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http://rt.com/usa/fukushima-us-children-thyroid-291/

Researchers have discovered that the Fukushima nuclear disaster has had far-reaching health effects more drastic than previously thought: young children born on the US West Coast are 28 percent more likely to develop congenital hyperthyroidism.

In examining post-Fukushima conditions along the West Coast, researchers found American-born children to be developing similar conditions that some Europeans acquired after the 1986 meltdown of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

“Fukushima fallout appeared to affect all areas of the US, and was especially large in some, mostly in the western part of the nation,” researchers from the New York-based Radiation and Health Project wrote in a study published by the Open Journal of Pediatrics.

Children born after the 2011 meltdown of Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant are at high risk of acquiring congenital hyperthyroidism if they were in the line of fire for radioactive isotopes. Researchers studied concentration levels of radioiodine isotopes (I-131) and congenital hypothyroid cases to make the association.

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why isnt this news headlines?

just have a look at what they are saying ..1/3 rd of babies born on the west coast of the USA..not japan..are affected by fukushima..thats a fucking disaster isnt it?..and where does the radiation head to next?

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~ by seeker401 on April 7, 2013.

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