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7 Jan
TH1 cytokines orchestrate an abnormal immune response to the implantation of the fertilised egg. Rather than suppressing your killer cells, they stimulate their activity. It can lead to defects and the loss of the fetus.
5 Feb 2021
The Federal Government has unveiled plans to build mining processing clusters for the development of lead and zinc across the six geo-political zones in six months, as part of efforts to cushion
24 May 2020
Health safety practitioner and senior registrar in the Department of Community Health at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr. Odusolu Yetunde, explained that zinc is a common element
17 Oct 2019
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.
5 Feb 2019
Regularly having good sex can lower blood pressure as effectively as some medicines, a study has found.
29 Nov 2018
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,…
21 Nov 2018
Babies who don't get enough zinc while in the womb may be more likely to develop autism, a new study claims.
1 Feb 2018
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…
2 Oct 2017
Zinc was found to halt the growth of esophageal cancer cells by blocking overactive calcium signaling.
28 Aug 2017
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.
30 Jun 2017
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.
11 Jan 2017
Zinc is an essential mineral that supports human growth and development, as well as helps to keep the body’s immune system healthy. New research suggests that even a small increase...

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