HEALTH

How much Zinc you should have in Winters

EXTREMELY low temperatures outdoors to the heated indoors coupled with pollution, sun’s UV rays and harsh chemicals; winter is the season of dry & cracking skin. A trace mineral essential to all forms of life, Zinc is especially important for skin care because of its fundamental role in gene expression, cell growth and cell replication. Zinc repairs skin, fights free ... Read More »

Health Care’s Three Amigos Aim To Disrupt an Industry

Three guys walk into a bar. They’re Warren Buffett, Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon. They decide to transform the American health care system. That’s probably not how these three men decided to form a new company to address health care costs for their U.S. employees, and possibly for many more Americans. The three companies, with a combined ... Read More »

Recommendations from Telecom Sector for Union Budget 2018

Towards improving the financial health of the industry, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), as the apex body that represents the telecom sector, will make a number of recommendations to the government, towards the Union Budget 2018. Some of the major submissions from telecom sector are: Taxability of Right of Way (RoW):  Right of Way (RoW) rules were brought in ... Read More »

Kya Aapke Toothpaste Mein Zinc Hai?

(Does your toothpaste contains Zinc?)Zinc is generally recognized as a metal that is heavily used for construction and galvanization purposes. Other than the industrial applications, Zinc plays a significant role towards dental hygiene. Bad breath or halitosis is caused when there are signs of tooth decays, which produces sulphur compounds that are reasons for foul odour. Mouthwash might mask the ... Read More »

Extra Dietary Zinc May Reduce DNA Damage: Study

A modest increase in dietary zinc – equivalent to four milligrams per day – may reduce oxidative stress and wear and tear to DNA, a new study has claimed. Researchers from the UCSF Benioff Children Hospital Research Institute (CHORI) in the US show that extra zinc in the diet can have a profound, positive impact on cellular health that helps fight ... Read More »

Is ZINC helpful in Depression ?

Is ZINC helpful in Depression ? This question was asked by one of the respondents of ‘Ask for Zinc’. The answer is YES….. it turns out that Zinc plays a part in modulating the brain and body’s response to stress all along the way… Zinc has been found to be low in the serum of those suffering from depression. In fact, ... Read More »

Apple Crippling Old iPhones: Apology Won’t Stop Lawsuits

In a rare public apology, Apple yesterday said it was sorry for how it handled an operating system upgrade that slows the performance of older iPhones to prevent them from unexpectedly shutting down due to aging batteries. Apple also said it would lower the price for iPhone battery replacements, and add new features to iOS to provide greater transparency into ... Read More »

Approximately 2 billion people still remain at the risk of Zinc deficiency

Zinc deficiency is a global health problem. In spite of proven benefits of adequate Zinc nutrition, approximately 2 billion people still remain at the risk of Zinc deficiency.  Zinc is supplied to the body through a diversified diet including meats, nuts, eggs, spinach, fish, mushrooms etc. which are seen to be inaccessible to people in developing countries. Children are especially ... Read More »

Zinc Deficiency… a reason behind Osteoporosis…

What is Osteoporosis : a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue, typically as a result of hormonal changes, or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D. More than 10 million cases per year (India). Though any age is vulnerable to Osteoporosis, but people above 40 are more prone to it.  We all have forever ... Read More »