The antioxidant defence system - Part 2
Enzymes are protein products produced in the body and their function is to catalyze chemical reactions. These enzymes are usually produced in the body and because they are proteins, amino acids, which are building blocks of protein, are used in their production.
‘Good’ sex, zinc reduce blood pressure better than some medicines
Regularly having good sex can lower blood pressure as effectively as some medicines, a study has found.
‘Nation imports $3.3b steel products yearly’
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, has said Nigeria imports $3.3 billion worth of steel and associated derivatives yearly. Addressing the 16th Mines and Money in London, the minister explained that “we needed 17 million tons, but local production of the products was mere 2.2 million per annum.” According to him,…
Zinc deficiency during pregnancy linked to autism in babies
Babies who don't get enough zinc while in the womb may be more likely to develop autism, a new study claims.
Minerals of life - z83193101inc critical for optimal
Zinc is one of the minerals of life found extensively in the body. It is an essential trace element. It is referred to as a trace element because it is required in very small amounts in all its functions in the body. Zinc is another ubiquitous mineral in the body. This combined with the small…
Zinc may help against vision loss in elderly
The new study suggests the AREDS supplement may delay the need for more expensive treatment of the "wet" form of the illness, especially, Lee said. The study was published Aug. 23 in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
Tackling iron, zinc deficiencies with 'better' bread
The health effects of zinc and iron deficiencies can be devastating, particularly in developing countries. One strategy for addressing this problem involves fertilizing crops with the micronutrients.
Coal in commercial quantity discovered in Sokoto
The governor described the discovery as a major boost to Federal Government efforts at diversifying the country’s economy.
Ginklat introduced to Nigerian market to reduce high stress rate
The increasing high rate of stress in Nigeria has been described as alarming hence the decision of foremost pharmaceutical, Klak to come out with a strategic solution.
Minerals of life - zinc
Zinc is one of the minerals of life found extensively in the body. It is an essential trace element. It is referred to as a trace element because it is required in very small amounts in all its functions in the body. Zinc is another ubiquitous mineral in the body. This combined with the small amounts needed for it to function, makes me to refer to it as “small but mighty.” Zinc has been said to be chemically similar to magnesium and together, both of them play very significant roles in the general wellness of the human being.