Selenium

Selenium is a trace mineral that is essential to good health but required only in small amounts. Selenium is incorporated into proteins to make selenoproteins, which are important antioxidant enzymes.
What is Selenium?

Selenium is an essential trace element used in the proteins of many living organisms. The varied use of selenium in different organisms can be used to study evolution. The versatility of selenium also allows it to be used in medical research and treatment.

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Researchers identify micronutrient supplementation to reduce cardiovascular risk

Researchers identify micronutrient supplementation to reduce cardiovascular risk

SARS-CoV-2 virus alters the composition of breast milk, research shows

SARS-CoV-2 virus alters the composition of breast milk, research shows

Many neurocognitive benefits conferred on children born to mothers who eat fish

Many neurocognitive benefits conferred on children born to mothers who eat fish

The effects of taurine supplementation on biomarkers of oxidative stress in women aged 55 to 70

The effects of taurine supplementation on biomarkers of oxidative stress in women aged 55 to 70

The  role  of  some  important  antioxidants  in  major  clinical  outcomes  of  subjects  with  COVID-19

The role of some important antioxidants in major clinical outcomes of subjects with COVID-19

Mercury level during pregnancy not likely to affect child development provided the mother eats fish

Mercury level during pregnancy not likely to affect child development provided the mother eats fish

What is the association between diet of lactating mothers and breast milk oxidant-antioxidant status?

What is the association between diet of lactating mothers and breast milk oxidant-antioxidant status?

Supplementing diet with amino acid taurine could be a viable nutritional strategy to combat aging

Supplementing diet with amino acid taurine could be a viable nutritional strategy to combat aging

Inexpensive daily diet supplementation in pregnancy can reduce complications at birth, study shows

Inexpensive daily diet supplementation in pregnancy can reduce complications at birth, study shows

Study finds promising new treatment for patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia

Study finds promising new treatment for patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia

Dietary influences on long COVID in children

Dietary influences on long COVID in children

Durable selenium nanoparticle fabrics with antiviral and antibacterial properties

Durable selenium nanoparticle fabrics with antiviral and antibacterial properties

Selenium could boost learning and memory in aging brains

Selenium could boost learning and memory in aging brains

Effects of multi-nutrient supplementation on COVID-19 severity in elderly patients

Effects of multi-nutrient supplementation on COVID-19 severity in elderly patients

Mediterranean diet linked to lower mortality in adults over 65

Mediterranean diet linked to lower mortality in adults over 65

Exploring the importance of selenium in COVID-19 patients

Exploring the importance of selenium in COVID-19 patients

Exploring the Mediterranean diet as a potential strategy against SARS-CoV-2

Exploring the Mediterranean diet as a potential strategy against SARS-CoV-2

Study shows risk of MIS-C post mRNA vaccination against COVID-19 in children with autoimmune complications

Study shows risk of MIS-C post mRNA vaccination against COVID-19 in children with autoimmune complications

In utero exposure to high levels of manganese, selenium may protect children from high blood pressure

In utero exposure to high levels of manganese, selenium may protect children from high blood pressure

Can antioxidants help manage neurological complications in COVID-19?

Can antioxidants help manage neurological complications in COVID-19?