Zinc deficiency and high blood pressure?

Zinc deficiency and high blood pressure? Zinc deficiency and high blood pressure? Lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension) by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology–Renal Physiology. #zinc #bloodpressure #hypertension Clintoria R. Williams, Monisha Mistry, Aswathy Miriam Cheriyan,…

Women run, bike, step faster after taking newly developed nutrient combo, study finds

Women run, bike, step faster after taking newly developed nutrient combo, study finds Researchers examining the nutrient demands of active females tested a combination of nutrients that greatly enhanced performance with 30 days. Citation: Enhanced aerobic exercise performance in women by a combination of three mineral Chelates plus two conditionally essential nutrients. Journal of the…

Zinc helps against infection by tapping brakes in immune response

Contact: Daren Knoell Daren.Knoell@osumc.edu 614-292-0075 Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research suggests that zinc helps control infections by gently tapping the brakes on the immune response in a way that prevents out-of-control inflammation that can be damaging and even deadly. Scientists determined in human cell culture and animal studies that a protein lures…

Zinc supplementation significantly increases activation of the cells (T cells) responsible for destroying viruses and bacteria

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Cody Mooneyhan cmooneyhan@faseb.org 301-634-7104 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Got zinc? New zinc research suggests novel therapeutic targets New report in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that zinc activates a key protein on T cells needed to fight infections Everyone knows that vitamins “from A to…

62nd Health Research Report 04 AUG 2009 – Reconstruction

  Editors top 5: Common household pesticides linked to childhood cancer cases in Washington area  Got zinc? New zinc research suggests novel therapeutic targets  Study Links Virus To Some Cases Of Common Skin Cancer  Millions of US children low in vitamin D- (70%)  Food additive may one day help control blood lipids and reduce disease…

Zinc supplements during pregnancy may counteract damage from early alcohol exposure

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Peter Coyle, Ph.D. 61-8-8222-3028 peter.coyle@imvs.sa.gov.au Hanson Institute Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research Animal research has shown that binge drinking – even just once – during early pregnancy can cause numerous problems for the fetus, including early postnatal death. Fetal zinc deficiency may explain some of the birth defects and…