News - MicroTrace Minerals

The high diversity of arsenolipids in herring fillet (Clupea harengus)

Arsenic enters the environment and thus the food chain from volcanic eruptions, combustion of fossil fuels and also through groundwater. But actually how big is the risk from arsenic in food? Are arsenic-containing compounds...More


New Newsletter N° 4 - July/August 2013 Now Online

Topics: Laboratory News, Medical Workshops and Conferences, TACT Study (Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy) and Calcium- and Copper binding from Chelating AgentMore

29.07.2013 MTM Newsletter Icon

Vitamin D deficiency and its supplementation in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

In a study of 37 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (median age: 55 years; median symptom onset: 61 months), researchers found that vitamin D supplementation (2,000 international units daily) was safe over a period...More

22.07.2013 Published by Elsevier BV

Vitamin D deficiency affects older people

Vitamin D deficient older individuals are more likely to struggle with everyday tasks such as dressing or climbing stairs, according to a recent study. More

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The role of zinc and copper in autism spectrum disorders

The review article by Geir Bjørklund is published in Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis (2013; 73 (2): 225–236). This peer-reviewed journal is published by Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw, Poland. Bjørklund is...More

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Low Vitamin D Linked to Hepatitis B

Researcher from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany has find out, that Vitamin D deficiency might be a key player in hepatitis B (HBV) replication. Low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D3)...More

10.07.2013 Low Vitamin D linked Hepatitis B

Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk

Pregnant women who live in smog-filled areas may be twice as likely to have children with autism, a new study suggests.More

29.06.2013 Polluted Air - Autism Risk
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