Zinc

Baby teeth can predict the risk of autism: Study

Baby teeth can predict the risk of autism: Study

The findings showed that children with autism had higher levels of lead throughout development, and lower levels of manganese, both before and after birth.

Jun 03, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Little extra zinc in diet may reduce DNA damage

Little extra zinc in diet may reduce DNA damage

A modest increase in dietary zinc - about four milligrams - can help reduce everyday wear and tear on our DNA, says a study.

Jan 03, 2017, 23:53 PM IST

Vegan? Here's how you can get all key nutrients!

Following a vegetarian diet can yield health benefits as it reduces your risk of heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

Apr 29, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Excess zinc may lead to kidney stones

High level of zinc, a key nutrient mineral, in the body may contribute to kidney stone formation, suggests a research.

Jun 02, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Zinc test can help diagnose breast cancer early

Detecting changes in zinc in the body through a simple blood test could help diagnose breast cancer early, finds a research that holds promise of an easily-detectable biomarker of early breast cancer.

Dec 10, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

How Zinc affects human body revealed

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.

Jul 21, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

Zinc rises 0.77% in futures trade on overseas cues

Besides, increased demand from consuming industries in the spot market supported the uptrend.

Jun 20, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

Rising CO2 level poses threat to human nutrition

The rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide that comes with climate change poses serious threat. According to a new study it has been revealed that the rising CO2 can cut the nutritional quality of some of the world`s most important food crops.

May 12, 2014, 10:32 AM IST

Zinc important for hair growth: Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez, known for her flawless look and beautiful tresses, says that zinc helps in strengthening hair and is a must.

Feb 04, 2014, 08:11 AM IST

Foods with Zinc can fight Diabetes Mellitus

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.

Dec 09, 2013, 22:52 PM IST

Zinc starves lethal bacteria to stop infection

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.

Dec 08, 2013, 22:09 PM IST

FMC slaps additional 5% margin on base metals; may hit traders

Commodity market regulator FMC has imposed an additional margin of five percent on base metals trading in futures, to tackle volatility in the market.

Sep 08, 2013, 17:50 PM IST

Zinc helps keep infection at bay

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

Feb 09, 2013, 09:24 AM IST

New evidence points to Moon`s violent origins

Scientists have shed new insights about the moon`s chemical makeup as well as clues about the giant impacts that may have shaped the early beginnings of Earth and the moon.

Oct 18, 2012, 12:59 PM IST

Zinc ‘important for learning and memory’

Zinc plays a key role in regulating how neurons communicate with one another.

Oct 07, 2011, 09:44 AM IST

Zinc suppresses pancreatic cancer cells

Scientists have found zinc to be a likely tumour suppressor in a common form of pancreatic cancer.

Aug 26, 2011, 18:26 PM IST

Soon, a tech to detect role of zinc in diabetes

Zinc is found throughout the body and involved in many metabolic pathways that affect the function of the immune system and brain, reproduction, and sexual development.

Jul 03, 2011, 21:03 PM IST

Soon, a tech to detect role of zinc in diabetes

Zinc is found throughout the body and involved in many metabolic pathways that affect the function of the immune system and brain, reproduction, and sexual development.

Jul 03, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Excess zinc intake harmful for denture wearers

Denture wearers can ingest toxic levels of zinc with adverse neurologic effects.

Mar 06, 2011, 12:42 PM IST

Excess zinc intake harmful for denture wearers

Denture wearers can ingest toxic levels of zinc with adverse neurologic effects.

Mar 06, 2011, 00:00 AM IST