SmartMouth Continues to Innovate Oral Care with Launch of Mouth Sore Activated Mouthwash
New offering is the only mouth sore rinse that can soothe oral irritation and prevent bad breath for 24 hours with just two rinses a dayST. LOUIS, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartMouth – a leading provider of innovative oral-care products – introduced its latest advancement in oral health: SmartMouth Mouth Sore Oral Rinse. The new SmartMouth product still prevents bad breath for 24 hours with just two rinses a day, and it is formulated to effectively soothe oral pain as well. SmartMouth Mouth Sore Oral Rinse is currently available in a 16-ounce bottle at Walmart, 16 and 10-ounce bottle on sma...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 16, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Cookie monster: a case report of a pediatric ingestion of zinc phosphide - Allen R, Furlano ER, Su M, Wiener SW.
BACKGROUND: Zinc phosphide is a highly toxic rodenticide that reacts with hydrochloric acid in the stomach to form phosphine gas. Ingestion of zinc phosphide can result in consequential toxicity even when ingested in small quantities. Clear guidelines are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Zinc phosphide (rodenticide) poisoning: a case report of deliberate self-harm in an eleven-year-old - Adepoju AA, Asinobi AO, Ademola AD, Akinyinka OO, Abioye O, Adelaja A, Robert PO.
Zinc Phosphide(Zn3P2) is a common rodenticide freely available in Nigeria for use against rodents. Occasionally human consumption occurs either accidentally or intentionally with potential consequences of multiorgan toxicity and death. An 11-year-old boy c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Vegan diet could make it tougher for women to fall pregnant if it depletes nutrients, expert warns 
Reproductive biologist Grace Dugdale cautions that veganism could cause problems for women trying to conceive if their diets are low in zinc, iron and vitamin B12. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Give Edible Insects a Chance as an Alternative High-Quality Protein Source, say Scientists
A variety of insect-based delicacies. It is estimated that 2.5 billion people around the world eat insects as part of their regular diet. Encouraging the eating of insects could have health and climate change benefits. Credit: icipeBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, May 6 2022 (IPS) Growing up in Samoya Village of Bungoma County in the Western part of Kenya, Elvis Wanjala has fond childhood memories of the rainy season, chasing and catching black-bellied winged termites in the rain. “The termites would also come inside the house, attracted by the light late in the evening. My mother would sun-dry the termites and pan-fry them. We w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Biodiversity Climate Action Climate Change Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Burea Source Type: news

The state of zinc in methanol synthesis over a Zn/ZnO/Cu(211) model catalyst
Science,<a href="https://www.science.org/toc/science/376/6593">Volume 376, Issue 6593</a>, Page 603-608, May 2022. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 5, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Peter Amann, Bernhard Kl ötzer, David Degerman, Norbert Köpfle, Thomas Götsch, Patrick Lömker, Christoph Rameshan, Kevin Ploner, Djuro Bikaljevic, Hsin-Yi Wang, Markus Soldemo, Mikhail Shipilin, Christopher M. Goodwin, Jörgen Gladh, Joakim Halldin St Source Type: news

Diets high in protein, zinc and vitamin B3 boost heart health, study finds
People who consume a Mediterranean-type diet high in nutrients such as protein, zinc and vitamin B3 may see improvements in heart health, a study presented Tuesday found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What the Science Says About the Health Benefits of Vitamins and Supplements
From multivitamins and melatonin to fiber and fish oil, Americans who are trying to boost their health and immunity have a plethora of supplements to choose from. An estimated 58% of U.S. adults ages 20 and over take dietary supplements, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the supplement industry is valued at more than $30 billion a year. Supplement use has been growing rapidly over the past few decades along with the wellness industry. “The popular belief is that a supplement is going to be helpful for promoting health,” says Fang Fang Zhang, a professor at Tufts University&rs...
Source: TIME: Health - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandeep Ravindran Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

No Zinc Benefit Seen in COVID for Mortality or ICU Stays No Zinc Benefit Seen in COVID for Mortality or ICU Stays
In an analysis of registry data including 2000 hospitalized COVID patients, those who had taken zinc recently had no better outcomes than those who hadn ' t been taking zinc.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 27, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Zinc deficiency: Cracked or peeling lips is a sign - other signs include hair loss
A ZINC deficiency can lead to a number of signs across the body, some of which can include issues with cracked or peeling lips. You can get recommended amounts of zinc by eating a variety of foods. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zinc deficiency linked to 'impaired vision' warns health body - five best foods to eat
ZINC is an essential mineral that powers the body in a number of ways. According to the American Optometric Association , low zinc levels are linked to "impaired vision". What are the best dietary sources of zinc? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If we can farm metal from plants, what else can we learn from life on Earth? | James Bridle
There is so much intelligence on this planet other than ours. Realising that will be key to adapting to climate breakdownFor the past couple of years, I ’ve been working with researchers in northern Greece who are farming metal. In a remote, beautiful field, high in the Pindus mountains in Epirus, they are experimenting with a trio of shrubs known to scientists as “hyperaccumulators”: plants which have evolved the capacity to thrive in natural ly metal-rich soils that are toxic to most other kinds of life. They do this by drawing the metal out of the ground and storing it in their leaves and stems, where it can be ha...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 15, 2022 Category: Science Authors: James Bridle Tags: Plants Wildlife Animals World news Environment Science Biology Climate crisis Source Type: news

SmartMouth Steps Up the Fight Against Bad Breath with a New Look for its Activated Mouthwash Products
Mouthwash leverages zinc-ion-activation to provide around-the-clock prevention of sulfur gas – the source of bad breathST. LOUIS, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartMouth – a leading provider of innovative oral-care products – introduced a new look to their dual-chamber bottle design for enhanced protection against bad breath. The new Dual-Chamber Bottle look will be featured in SmartMouth products including Original Activated Mouthwash, Clinical Activated Mouthw ash and Dry Mouth Activated Mouthwash and has already starting to make its way to retail shelves at a suggested retail price range of $10.99 - $13...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 5, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Too many supplements? High levels may lead to 'neurological issues' in the body - signs
MANY people choose to take supplements, though it is never advised to take more than you have been advised to by a doctor. Indeed, taking high levels of zinc may lead to a copper deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heat-resistant, flexible piezoelectric sheet sensors based on solution-processed zinc oxide films for in-vehicle driver monitoring applications - Nagase T, Nonaka K, Koishi Y, Ishida S, Tabaru T, Sato Y.
Heat-resistant, low-cost, and large-area flexible piezoelectric sheet sensors that detect the postures of drivers are required for practical driver monitoring systems for vehicles. However, typically used polymer-based piezoelectric materials have low heat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news