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2015 study: zinc deficit alters gut microbiome in chicks

Chronic Zinc Deficiency Alters Chick Gut Microbiota Composition and Function
full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4690049/

Zinc (Zn) deficiency is a prevalent micronutrient insufficiency. Although the gut is a vital organ for Zn utilization, and Zn deficiency is associated with impaired intestinal permeability and a global decrease in gastrointestinal health, alterations in the gut microbial ecology of the host under conditions of Zn deficiency have yet to be studied. Using the broiler ...
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Will Vitamin D Protect Your Heart?

https://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2017/04 ... our-heart/

The higher your vitamin D levels are, the less likely you are to die from cardiovascular disease. But will taking vitamin D protect your heart?

A meta-analysis of 34 studies involving over 180,000 participants found that people with higher levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D were less likely to succumb to a heart attack or stroke. This is the form of vitamin D that is measured in blood ...
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2017 case:Reversible parkinsonism due to vitamin D toxicity

Sir,

A 72-year-old retired man presented to the medical emergency with a history of difficulty in walking, tremors of hands and forgetfulness for the past year. There was associated nausea, loss of appetite, and significant loss of weight in the past 6 months. No history of fever or other constitutional symptoms was present. Family members denied any episodes of seizures or recent trauma. There was no history of falls, visual complaints, and hallucinations in the ...
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Studies: From ABX to Zinc for 'decoppering' disease, cancer

i really want to see these lines of investigation moving forward! keep finding myself checking for oral zinc trials in chronic diseases and malignancies in particular.
Paradigm shift in treatment of Wilson's disease: Zinc therapy now treatment of choice 2005
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3102454/

Zinc therapy has replaced penicillamine as first-line therapy for Wilson's disease. New guidelines reflect the paradigm shift in treatment that has occurred in recent years. In the old paradigm, ...
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2017 study: Diet, serum Cu/Zn ratio and EDSS in RRMS

YASSSSS hey science WELL DONE thanks for this one :D AWESOME.
Dietary habits, concentration of copper, zinc and Cu/Zn ratio in the serum and the ability status of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 071730059X
Highlights
•Copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) , due to their antioxidant activity are important in the case of multiple sclerosis (MS).
•Decreased Zn concentration ...
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2017 study: copper, zinc, and multidrug-resistant infection

WOW lowest actual serum zinc levels i have ever seen, yikes.
Assessments of serum copper and zinc concentration, and the Cu/Zn ratio determination in patients with multidrug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Côte d’Ivoire
full text: http://bit.ly/2oW9bpe
Abstract
Background: In Côte d’Ivoire, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a serious public health problem with a prevalence estimated at 2.5% in 2006. Zinc and copper are essential Trace element needed to strengthen ...
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2017 study: desalinated water = lower serum mag

Seawater desalination and serum magnesium concentrations in Israel
http://jwh.iwaponline.com/content/15/2/296
With increasing shortage of fresh water globally, more countries are consuming desalinated seawater (DSW). In Israel >50% of drinking water is now derived from DSW. Desalination removes magnesium, and hypomagnesaemia has been associated with increased cardiac morbidity and mortality. Presently the impact of consuming DSW on body magnesium status has not been established. We quantified changes in serum magnesium in ...
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2017 report: maybe those DRIs need some work, ya?

breaking news in 2017... smh... getting there slowly but surely!

think redefining 'deficiency' will be one key element going forward (normal ranges they're coming for youuu).

also, getting over the notion that people are getting it, when told to eat x servings of anything per day, without understanding the math OR having any issues with missing those targets flagged per status quo nutritional bloodwork (if ever ordered)...

anyhoo, will need to make time to read ...
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Phototherapy

Phototherapy is being used for traumatic brain injury.

Can light therapy help the brain?
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 161648.htm

Near-IR light penetrates skull to aid traumatic brain injury
http://www.laserfocusworld.com/articles ... njury.html

What about MS?
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interesting: nutrition link to temperature sensitivity?

from an old rat study, an unexpected tidbit:
The requirement and tissue distribution of magnesium in the rat as influenced by environmental temperature and dietary calcium. (1961)
https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abs ... 9611404176
The effects of Ca levels of 0.2, 0.4 and 0.8% in the diet, environmental temperatures of 10° and 23°C and duration of experiment of 1, 2, 3 and 4 weeks were studied in 522 weanling male rats given 20, 80, ...
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