Does the association of therapeutic exercise and supplementation with sucrosomial magnesium improve posture and balance and prevent the risk of new falls? - Scaturro D, Vitagliani F, Terrana P, Tomasello S, Camarda L, Letizia Mauro G.
BACKGROUND: Fracture of the proximal femur is the most feared complication of osteoporosis. Given the numerous physiological functions that magnesium performs in our body, in the literature there is a correlation between osteoporosis and low serum levels o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Results from Phase 1b/2 NORSE Study in Patients with Metastatic or Locally Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma Treated with BALVERSA ® (erdafitinib) in Combination with Cetrelimab, a PD-1 Inhibitor
September 17, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced results from the Phase 1b/2 NORSE (NCT03473743) study evaluating BALVERSA® (erdafitinib) in combination with cetrelimab, an anti-programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) monoclonal antibody, compared to BALVERSA® monotherapy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) with fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR)3 or FGFR2 genetic alterations who are ineligible for cisplatin, a current standard of care treatment for mUC. The results were highlighted in an oral present...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Head impact modeling to support a rotational combat helmet drop test - Terpsma R, Carlsen RW, Szalkowski R, Malave S, Fawzi AL, Franck C, Hovey C.
INTRODUCTION: The Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) military specification (mil-spec) provides blunt impact acceleration criteria that must be met before use by the U.S. warfighter. The specification, which requires a helmeted magnesium Department of Transporta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Scientists look to magnesium for better electric vehicle batteries
(Natural News) Lithium has been the backbone of electric vehicle (EV) batteries for some time now. But scientists are now looking to magnesium – touted to be a better replacement for lithium – to power the EVs of tomorrow. However, there are certain issues with using magnesium for EV batteries, so scientists are working to overcome these... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of INVEGA HAFYERA ™(6-month paliperidone palmitate), First and Only Twice-Yearly Treatment for Adults with Schizophrenia
TITUSVILLE, N.J., Sept. 1, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved long-acting atypical antipsychotic INVEGA HAFYERA™ (6-month paliperidone palmitate), the first-and-only twice-yearly injectable for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults. Before transitioning to INVEGA HAFYERA™, patients must be adequately treated with INVEGA SUSTENNA® (1-month paliperidone palmitate) for at least four months, or INVEGA TRINZA® (3-month paliperidone palmitate) for at least one 3-month injection cycle.1 The FDA a...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Can Magnesium Supplements Really Help You Sleep?
The evidence for their sleep-inducing benefits is thin, but experts say that in some cases there ’s no harm in giving them a try. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Sleep Insomnia Apnea (Sleep Disorder) Restless Leg Syndrome Diet and Nutrition Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Source Type: news

Should Magnesium Be Used for COPD Exacerbations? Should Magnesium Be Used for COPD Exacerbations?
Dr Holley reviews whether magnesium is beneficial or harmful when treating acute exacerbations of COPD in an emergency setting.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

What are Some of the Complications of Short Bowel Syndrome?
Discussion Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is one of the most common gastrointestinal emergencies in neonates. Mortality rates are from 0-45% depending on infant weight and gestation with more premature and smaller infants having greater mortality. NEC usually occurs in premature infants but it also occurs in term infants. The etiology is unknown but is probably multifactorial with ischemia and/or reperfusion playing some role. There are ‘outbreaks’ of NEC but no causative organism has been identified. Regardless of the originating cause, inflammation of the intestine and release of inflammatory mediators cause...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 30, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Xywav (calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium oxybates)
Title: Xywav (calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium oxybates)Category: MedicationsCreated: 8/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/18/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - August 18, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Boosting magnesium levels found to help reverse conditions like diabetes and heart disease
(Natural News) Magnesium is an essential mineral that’s necessary to maintain good health. It is involved in many important bodily processes, such as muscle contraction and blood sugar and blood pressure regulation. Because it is important for many bodily functions, having low magnesium levels can lead to serious conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. On the other hand, recent studies show that boosting... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Drug for Idiopathic Hypersomnia FDA Approves First Drug for Idiopathic Hypersomnia
Xywav, an oral solution of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates, was approved last year for treating cataplexy or excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Xywav (calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates) Oral Solution for Idiopathic Hypersomnia in Adults
DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xywav (calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates) oral solution for the treatment of... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - August 12, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Magnesium ocular injury - a case report - Little A, Dietze-Fiedler M, Fernstrum C, Mancera N, Wilcox R, Do V.
Common agents described in ocular chemical and thermal injuries include cleaning agents, fertilizers, refrigerants, cement, preservatives, and fireworks. Visual prognosis is dependent on the concentration, quantity, and pH of the chemical involved as well ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Magnesium deficiency symptoms - the major signs you could be running low on vital mineral
MAGNESIUM is a metallic element that is essential to our health and wellbeing. So what are the signs and symptoms of magnesium deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Company led medicines recall: Morphine Syringe 50mg/50ml (unlicensed medicine) and Magnesium Sulphate 8mmol/20ml infusion (unlicensed medicine)
Nova Laboratories Limited is recalling specific batches of the impacted products, Morphine Syringe 50mg/50ml and Magnesium Sulphate 8mmol/20ml infusion due to a potential risk of contamination. Furth (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Magnesium Strongly Tied to Lower Risk for Intracranial Aneurysm Magnesium Strongly Tied to Lower Risk for Intracranial Aneurysm
Higher levels of serum magnesium may reduce the risk for intracranial aneurysm, mediated in part by the mineral's blood pressure-lowering effect.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces Orphan Drug Exclusivity for Xywav(TM) (calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates) Oral Solution
U.S. Food and Drug Administration published its summary of clinical superiority findings for Xywav for the treatment of cataplexy or excessive daytime sleepiness in patients 7 years of age and older with narcolepsy by means of greater safety compared to Xy... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Xywav, Cataplexy, Narcolepsy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

5 Supplements for managing blood pressure
(Natural News) Eating a healthy diet is key to maintaining healthy blood pressure levels. After all, many of the minerals needed for blood pressure management, such as potassium and magnesium, come from a variety of nutritious foods. If you’re eating a balanced diet, then you have nothing to worry about. But if your regular diet... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magnesium supplement for sleep - The best forms to take to help you doze off
MAGNESIUM is commonly lauded for its health benefits. But which types should you be taking to help insomnia and poor sleep health? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some Patients Are Reporting Long COVID Recoveries —But Experts Still Don’t Fully Understand Why
A few months ago, Lana Lynch had resigned herself to never getting better. Months after testing positive for COVID-19, she still felt fatigued, still got daily headaches, still had to carefully regulate how much she exerted herself each day. She was coming to terms with her new normal—until she didn’t have to. After receiving her second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in May, Lynch, a 32-year-old from Texas, noticed that she wasn’t quite so tired anymore. She could get through a yoga class without hitting a wall. “I felt like I had some energy,” she says, “but I didn’t...
Source: TIME: Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Janssen Highlights Commitment to Advancing Transformative Innovations in Oncology with Scientific Updates from Deep, Diverse Pipeline and Portfolio at ASCO and EHA Virtual Scientific Programs
June 1, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than 30 company-sponsored studies, including six oral presentations, will be featured during the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, June 4-8. Janssen presentations will include new data and updates for both approved and investigational therapeutics that are being studied for the treatment of various solid tumors and blood cancers. Immediately following ASCO, additional data will be featured during the European Hematology Association (EHA) Virtual Congress, June 9-17. A ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

What to D.O.: Steer Clear of Magnesium for COPD
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - June 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: What to D.O. Source Type: news

Making motherhood safer : UNFPA expands choices for maternal health
jacquelin-andersenTue, 05/18/2021 - 10:06Globally, nearly one quarter of all maternal deaths are associated with postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), and in most low-income countries it is the main cause of maternal mortality.The use of good quality prophylactic uterotonics can avoid the majority of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) associated complications during the third stage of labor. Adding to the availability of Oxytocin, Mifepristone and Misoprostol, UNFPA now offers heat-stable carbetocin through theonline catalogue.The use of carbetocin is recommended for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) for all births in context...
Source: UNFPA News - May 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: jacquelin-andersen Source Type: news

Side-by-side field comparison of snow and ice control chemicals for anti-icing applications - Rainwater KA, Lawson WD, Surles JG, Estrada FJ, Jackson WA.
This paper presents findings from a side-by-side field comparison of the effectiveness of sodium chloride-based road salt brine (RSB) and magnesium chloride-based Meltdown Apex ™ liquid (MDA) as anti-icing chemicals for snow and ice control associated wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Vimovo (naproxen and esomeprazole magnesium)
Title: Vimovo (naproxen and esomeprazole magnesium)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Best supplements for over 30s: An all-round pill to improve mood, bones and brain health
BEST supplements for over 30s: Experts recommend magnesium supplements to improve brain health, improve your mood and reduce your stress. In fact, millions worldwide are magnesium deficient which could account for the variety of health issues many face. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's why you need trace minerals to boost your overall well-being
(Natural News) The human body needs minerals to function properly. In fact, there are two types of minerals — macrominerals and trace minerals. The body needs macrominerals, such as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium and sulfur, in large amounts; hence the name. Although the body only needs a small amount of trace minerals, they still... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dietary Magnesium and Migraine in Adults Dietary Magnesium and Migraine in Adults
Might an inadequate consumption of dietary magnesium play a role in migraine in U.S. adults?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Magnesium found to help reduce insulin resistance in people with Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) Magnesium supplementation significantly reduces insulin resistance and improves glycemic response in Type 2 diabetes patients, according to a study recently published in Nutrients. In particular, it showed that Type 2 diabetes patients who took 250 milligrams (mg) of magnesium every day for three months experienced significant improvements in their insulin levels, as well as in other markers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Walnuts have healthy fats, magnesium and fibre to lower reading
HIGH blood pressure is a dangerous condition which can lie dormant for many years with the sufferer being none the wiser. Health experts advise a diet with walnuts to help lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Micromotors Promising for Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy Micromotors Promising for Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy
Magnesium-based micromotors showed promise as a delivery system for hydrogen therapy to inflamed joints in an experimental model of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Protein controlling magnesium identified as therapeutic target for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
(New York University) An international team of researchers has identified the CNNM4 protein as a key regulator of magnesium in the liver and potential therapeutic target for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to a study published in the Journal of Hepatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 4, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

They ’re Healthy. They’re Sustainable. So Why Don’t Humans Eat More Bugs?
Sylvain Hugel is one of the world’s foremost experts on crickets of the Indian Ocean Islands. So when he received an email from a fellow entomologist in March 2017 asking for help identifying a species in Madagascar that could be farmed for humans to consume, he thought it was a joke. “I’m working to protect those insects, not eat them,” the French academic responded tartly. But the emails from Brian Fisher, an ant specialist at the California Academy of Sciences, in San Francisco, kept coming. Fisher had been doing fieldwork in Madagascar when he realized that the forests where both he and Hugel c...
Source: TIME: Science - February 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen feature Londontime longform overnight Sustainability TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Adding more magnesium to your diet can improve blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a complicated condition with rising blood sugars and insulin resistance. Magnesium is said to be a powerful nutrient which could help reduce a person's risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sutab (sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, and potassium chloride)
Title: Sutab (sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, and potassium chloride)Category: MedicationsCreated: 2/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - February 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Talicia (omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin and rifabutin)
Title: Talicia (omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin and rifabutin)Category: MedicationsCreated: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - February 17, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Best supplements for low mood: Magnesium could help with depression & anxiety symptoms
BEST supplements for low mood: Modern farming on wheats and grains is making more people sick and depressed it has been claimed. Many vital minerals have been stripped worsening our health. One of these minerals is magnesium causing a magnesium deficiency and making people feel more depressed and anxious. Taking a magnesium supplement therefore could help improve your mood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JO ELVIN: Has 'gymnast chalk' cured my migraines?
JO ELVIN: Five years ago, I started adding a teaspoon of flavourless, powdered magnesium to a glass of water an hour before bed, and drinking it and within three months I had fewer migraines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Robust Solid Tumor Portfolio and Pipeline at 2021 ASCO GU
February 2, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today it will highlight the depth of its solid tumor portfolio at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium with 12 data presentations, including three company-sponsored oral presentations from the ERLEADA® (apalutamide) clinical development program. The virtual meeting will take place February 11-13, 2021. “We are committed to the development of innovative therapies for patients with genitourinary cancers for whom there remains a high unmet need,” said C...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Reduced ATP-dependent proteolysis of functional proteins during nutrient limitation speeds the return of microbes to a growth state
When cells run out of nutrients, the growth rate greatly decreases. Here, we report that microorganisms, such as the bacterium Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, speed up the return to a rapid growth state by preventing the proteolysis of functional proteins by ATP-dependent proteases while in the slow-growth state or stationary phase. This reduction in functional protein degradation resulted from a decrease in the intracellular concentration of ATP that was nonetheless sufficient to allow the continued degradation of nonfunctional proteins by the same proteases. Protein preservation occurred under limiting magnesium...
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - January 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Yeom, J., Groisman, E. A. Tags: STKE Research Articles Source Type: news

Breathing easier with a better tracheal stent
(University of Pittsburgh) New research led by the University of Pittsburgh is poised to drastically improve the use of tracheal stents for children with airway obstruction. Researchers demonstrate for the first time the successful use of a completely biodegradable magnesium-alloy tracheal stent that safely degrades and does not require removal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mechanisms in the kidney that control magnesium and calcium levels discovered
(Massachusetts General Hospital) The gene KCTD1 directs production of a protein that functions in the kidney to maintain a normal balance of magnesium and calcium in blood. Loss of KCTD1 impairs the ability of the kidney to properly absorb magnesium and calcium from urine in the kidney, leading to abnormally low magnesium and calcium blood levels, thereby triggering the parathyroid glands to secrete excess parathyroid hormone that in turn leads to metabolic bone disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Cipla recalls over 5.8 lakh packets of gastric ulcer treatment drug in US
The drug major is recalling esomeprazole magnesium for delayed-release oral suspension in unit dose packets in strengths 10 mg, 20 mg and 40 mg in the US market, the latest Enforcement Report by the USFDA said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Magnesium or green tea extract supplements could help lower your levels
HIGH cholesterol is an insidious condition whereby the sufferer remains completely oblivious to the dangers that lies deep within. Left untreated though and serious health risks will ensue. By taking either magnesium or green tea extract supplements your levels can be greatly lowered. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incorporating magnesium-rich foods into your diet helps reduce insulin resistance even if you don’t have diabetes
(Natural News) Magnesium is an essential nutrient that contributes to overall health. It plays a key role in several bodily processes, including the regulation of muscle and nerve function, blood sugar and blood pressure control, protein synthesis and the formation of strong bones. Multiple studies have found that magnesium helps reduce insulin resistance — a major factor in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The latest magnesium studies pave the way for new biomedical materials
(The Henryk Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences) Materials used in biomedicine must be characterized by controlled biodegradability, sufficient strength and total absence of toxicity to the human body. The search for such materials is, therefore, not a simple task. In this context, scientists have been interested in magnesium for a long time. Recently, using such techniques as positron annihilation spectroscopy, the researchers were able to demonstrate that magnesium subjected to surface mechanical attrition treatment obtains the properties necessary for a biocompatible material. (Source...
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

A randomized cohort study of the efficacy of PO magnesium in the treatment of acute concussions in adolescents - Standiford L, O'Daniel M, Hysell M, Trigger C.
INTRODUCTION/STUDY OBJECTIVE: Concussions are becoming a growing concern in society today with one out of every five adolescents being affected. This accounts for 1.6 to 3.8 million emergency department visits annually. The current standard of care involve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An extremely metal-deficient globular cluster in the Andromeda Galaxy
We report a massive GC in the Andromeda Galaxy (M31), RBC EXT8, that is extremely depleted in heavy elements. Its iron abundance is about 1/800 that of the Sun and about one-third that of the most iron-poor GCs previously known. It is also strongly depleted in magnesium. These measurements challenge the notion of a metallicity floor for GCs and theoretical expectations that massive GCs could not have formed at such low metallicities. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - November 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Larsen, S. S., Romanowsky, A. J., Brodie, J. P., Wasserman, A. Tags: Astronomy reports Source Type: news