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How Zinc affects human body revealed

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:46

Researchers have revealed that zinc is one of the most essential trace metals found in human nutrition and lifestyle and it affects the human body in many ways.

Oral zinc supplements can cut length of common cold if taken within 24 hours

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:05

Indian researchers have found that oral zinc supplement s can reduce the length of common cold, if taken within 24 hours of the first symptoms.

Foods with Zinc can fight Diabetes Mellitus

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 13:51

Zinc is an essential mineral required by the body for maintaining a healthy immune system, building proteins, triggering enzymes, and creating DNA. Besides that zinc can aid in normalizing the negative effects of diabetes mellitus. According to a study, zinc has been shown to alleviate the harmful effects of diabetes by improving glycemic control in type I and type II diabetes.

Zinc starves lethal bacteria to stop infection

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 22:09

Zinc can `starve` one of the world`s most deadly bacteria that causes pneumonia and meningitis, by preventing its uptake of an essential metal, scientists have found.

Zinc deficiency linked to Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s disease

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 19:04

A new study has suggested that shortage of zinc may decrease protein stability and can cause clumping, thereby contributing to diseases like Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s.

Zinc helps keep infection at bay

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 09:24

Zinc helps control infections by gently tapping the brakes on the immune response, says a new study.

Zinc deficiency in elderly can lead to multiple diseases

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 13:00

Zinc can be obtained in the diet from seafood and meats, but it’s more difficult to absorb from grains and vegetables – a particular concern for vegetarians.

Zinc - wonder drug for kids!

Last Updated: Friday, June 01, 2012, 11:52

Zinc, which is essential for normal growth and development of infants and children, has now found to be a wonder cure for kids suffering from serious bacterial infections such as pneumonia and meningitis, according to a new study carried out in Delhi hospitals.

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