Zinc is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Zinc is also found in many cold lozenges and some over-the-counter drugs sold as cold remedies.
Researchers developed an engineered transcriptional repressor that durably silences the Pcsk9 gene in mice, reducing cholesterol levels for up to a year with a single treatment, showcasing a potential breakthrough in genetic disorder treatments without the risks of DNA mutation.
University of Queensland researchers have identified an opportunity to reduce infections in people living with cystic fibrosis.
The freshness of animal meat is an essential property determining its quality and safety. With advanced technology capable of preserving food for extended periods of time, meat can be shipped around the globe and consumed long after an animal dies.
Researchers investigated the effect of a diet of selenium- and/or zinc-enriched eggs (SZE) on oxidative stress, cognitive impairment, and intestinal flora in D-galactose-induced aging mice.
Anyone who has ever been to a loud concert knows the feeling of ringing ears. Some people experience temporary or even permanent hearing loss or drastic changes in their perception of sound after the loud noises stop.
A study led by the group of Didier Trono at EPFL has revealed a crucial survival tactic employed by cancer cells.
In a recent publication released by PubMed, American scientists led by Dr. Dufault at the Food Ingredient and Health Research Institute, reported the results of a clinical trial in which parents who received nutritional epigenetics education significantly reduced their consumption of ultra-processed foods while increasing their intake of whole and/or organic foods.
Researchers estimate how exposure to various trace elements in drinking water increases the risk of depression and anxiety.
Study finds certain metals, especially Copper and Chromium, adversely affect female fertility, while Zinc shows a protective effect, highlighting potential environmental factors in global fertility decline.
Who hasn't seen it before: the view through the microscope in which a sperm penetrates an egg cell and fertilizes it.
A team of researchers at the Carl Gustav Carus Faculty of Medicine, TUD Dresden University of Technology, led by Prof. Frank Buchholz, has achieved a major breakthrough in genome editing technology.
Clinical research led by Indiana University School of Medicine investigators and their collaborators in Uganda has revealed that hydroxyurea significantly reduces infections in children with sickle cell anemia.
The current evidence on omics tools that allow for developing tailored nutrition strategies for individuals with lactose intolerance (LI).
The beneficial effects of mango consumption in two adult subgroups: women of childbearing age (WCA) and older adults.
Evaluation of potentially toxic elements in the vegetable oils traditionally or industrially produced in the Hamadan province of Iran.
Researchers review the associations between following a Mediterranean diet and sleep quality.
Study investigates the link between dietary antioxidant intake and low back pain, revealing that higher antioxidant levels, particularly selenium and zinc, may reduce the likelihood of low back pain in American women.
When the body encounters bacteria, viruses or harmful substances, its innate immune cells, neutrophils, assemble at the site to combat the invader.
Technological advancements have enabled scientists to comprehensively explore genetic control elements, unraveling the complexities of gene activation mechanisms in our genetic code.
The association between dietary and sedentary habits outside of work and depressive symptoms.