1. Iodine in Contrast Material Poses Thyroid Threat. The use of contrast media that contains iodine — on the rise with increased cardiac catheterization and CT scanning — is associated with an increased risk of thyroid dysfunction.
2. Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age. Young children at risk for developing dyslexia showed abnormalities on functional MRI (fMRI) brain scans even before they began learning to read.
3. Eating Fried Food Not Always Bad for the Heart. Fried food may not necessarily be hard on the heart or clog the arteries, as long as the frying is done in healthier oils.