Baby teeth link autism with metal uptake, in NIEHS-funded study
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2017/7/feature/feature-1-teeth/thumb821425.jpg?itok=bqMnlT8v" /><br /><p>Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less zinc and manganese than in children without autism, say NIEHS-funded researchers.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Mixing prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines can be dangerous
From pain relievers and cold pills, to vitamins and sleep aids, many products you buy at your local drugstore can have harmful health consequences as you age. Older adults absorb and metabolize medications differently from younger people, which affects how they work in the body. Even seemingly…#pattyslattum #slattum #b12 #zinc #vitamind #melindahemmelgarn #foodsleuthradio #fda #hemmelgarn (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Breakthrough Could Speed Gene Therapy Research
THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 --“Zinc fingers” might sound like the world’s worst candy bar, but these human proteins might prove key to treating complex genetically driven diseases. A new artificial intelligence program is poised to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 26, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vedanta to Sell Overseas Zinc Business to India Unit for $2.98 Billion
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dietary Zinc Linked to Reduced Migraine Risk Dietary Zinc Linked to Reduced Migraine Risk
Individuals with higher dietary zinc intake have a nearly one-third lower risk for developing migraine than those who get little zinc in their diets, new research suggests.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 17, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Dark Chocolate Isn ’ t the Only Food With Heavy Metals. Here ’ s How to Protect Yourself
A recent Consumer Reports investigation struck fear into the hearts of chocolate lovers everywhere. After testing 28 dark chocolate bars, scientists detected the heavy metals lead and cadmium in all of them. For 23 of the chocolate bars, eating just an ounce would put an adult above the daily upper threshold recommended for heavy metals in food by public-health officials in California, which the authors said they chose because it is the most protective standard available. Experts say, however, that this report offers just one small window into a larger problem. Heavy metals are detectable in many different foods, and limit...
Source: TIME: Health - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Wellbeing Source Type: news

These natural hair loss supplements may help stop balding, new research says
If you’re suffering from hair loss, then zinc, pumpkin-seed oil and an active ingredient found in chili peppers may actually help, according to a new report. A new research paper published in JAMA Dermatology noted that nutritional-supplement brands such as Viviscal, Nourkrin, Nutrafol, Lamdapil…#nutrafol #jenniferashton #goodmorningamerica #lamdapil #abcnews #viviscal #nourkrin #pantogar #ashton (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hackers use new, fake crypto app to breach networks, steal cryptocurrency
The North Korean 'Lazarus' hacking group is linked to a new attack spreading fake cryptocurrency apps under the made-up brand, "BloxHolder," to install the AppleJeus malware for initial access to networks and steal crypto assets. According to a joint FBI and CISA report from February 2021,…# #sonyfilms #haasonline #zinc #volexity #wannacry #microsoftoffice #av #lazarusgroup #mac (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Myths About Thanksgiving Food —Debunked
If only the turkey on your Thanksgiving table could talk. That bird would like a word about how “exhausting” it is. The idea that turkey makes us tired has been passed around holiday celebrations for a long time—and it’s not the only myth shared year after year. Is canned pumpkin really less nutritious than fresh? Is dousing the cranberries in sugar an absolute must? Here, we debunk these and other myths about Thanksgiving food—so you can serve up the facts at this year’s feast. Myth: Turkey makes you tired. Truth: Turkey meat contains L-tryptophan, which is an essential amino acid that ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Angela Haupt Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Wellbeing Source Type: news

Kenya: Govt Promotes High Variety Beans Rich in Zinc, Iron to Fight Malnutrition
[Capital FM] Kiambu -- The importance of iron and zinc in human nutrition has seen the Government moving towards introducing high yielding bean varieties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Overdoing zinc can cause copper deficiency warns expert - impacts energy and immunity
Taking too much zinc on a daily basis can have a negative effect on your body's copper and calcium levels, potentially causing more health problems down the line, an expert has warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

About Half of Patients With IBD Have Zinc Deficiency
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 -- The prevalence of zinc deficiency is about 50 percent in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and is higher in patients with Crohn disease (CD) than those with ulcerative colitis (UC), according to a study published online Sept.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zinc supplement could lower your risk of catching flu by 68% - ‘Cheap and affordable’
Can one zinc tablet a day keep the doctor away? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thinking Like a Tree – A Tribute to Life Sustainers
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM, Aug 24 2022 (IPS) When I was a child, a friend asked me: “How would you describe a tree to someone who has never seen one?” I looked at the trees surrounding us and realised it was impossible, considering their versatility, beauty and utter strangeness. Since that time, I have often wondered about trees, as well as I have been worried by the indiscriminate destruction of trees and forests. Trees are a prerequisite for life and intimately connected with humans’ existence. In these times of climate change, many of us are becoming increasingly aware of the life-promoting function of trees. How ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Climate Change Environment Food and Agriculture Global Headlines Health Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Understanding how rechargeable aqueous zinc batteries work
Researchers have hoped that rechargeable zinc-manganese dioxide batteries — which promise safety, low cost and environmental sustainability — could be developed into a viable option for grid storage applications. Engineers at the University of… (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - August 23, 2022 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news