Copper triggers and enhances progression of Alzheimer’s disease (Alzheimer's Disease)
Copper appears to be one of the main environmental factors that trigger the onset and enhance the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by preventing the clearance and accelerating the accumulation…
Copper reduces infection risk by 40% (Health)
Copper touch surfaces could have a key role in preventing the transmission of healthcare-associated infections. Extensive laboratory tests have demonstrated copper’s antimicrobial efficacy against key organisms. A 97% reduction…
Copper may lead to Alzheimer’s disease in older (Alzheimer's Disease)
A new study linked high levels of copper and iron to Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and other age-related disorders. The report is published in ACS’ Chemical Research in Toxicology.
Researchers from the U.S. and abroad have developed an inexpensive copper-based filter that may prevent HIV from being passed through breast milk and blood. They report their findings…
IUDs amd implants are most effective birth control methods (Birth control)
Women who used birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring were 20 times more likely to have an unintended pregnancy than those who used longer-acting forms such as…
Dietary supplements not beneficial in older women (Dietary supplement)
Consuming dietary supplements, including multivitamins, folic acid, iron and copper, among others, appears to be associated with an increased risk of death in older women, revealed by researchers.
Sales of electronic products in countries like China and India and across continents such as Africa and Latin America are set to rise sharply in the next 10 years.
Parkinson’s disease genes linked to manganese poisoning (Parkinson's Disease)
A connection between genetic and environmental causes of Parkinson’s disease has been discovered by a research team led by Aaron D. Gitler, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of…
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