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Latest zinc deficiency Stories

2009-08-30 13:05:59

Scientists have developed a new molecular sensor that can reveal the amount of zinc in cells, which could tell us more about a number of diseases, including type 2 diabetes.

2009-05-05 17:42:26

Researchers in India suggest zinc supplements may be no more effective than a placebo in treating diarrhea in children.

2008-07-01 12:00:15

By SUZY COHEN Question: I take Nexium for heartburn and enalapril (Vasotec) for blood pressure. I'm losing my hearing and some of my hair. Now I have symptoms of an enlarged prostate so my doctor has prescribed Proscar.

2005-12-02 11:34:15

Breeding rice with higher levels of iron can have an important impact on reducing micronutrient malnutrition, according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition.

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2005-04-26 07:20:00

Zinc improved the memory of seventh-graders who took part in the research, a study found. A total of 209 of them were involved in a study at the federal Human Nutrition Research Center in Grand Forks from 2002 through 2004.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.