Zinc and the common cold

In the same year, and in the same month, when the first reports in the British journal «Nature» (IV. 1974), Dr. BD Corentin published the results of their experiments on the effect of zinc on the common cold. First, in the lab, and then studied in volunteers impact 10 macro-and micronutrients for viruses that cause respiratory catarrh and colds. Of the 10 minerals only zinc showed antiviral and antitoxic action on cells. Corentin doctor suspects that a similar blocking effect of zinc provides to other viruses. Zinc and vitamin C were called miracle solution to the Cathars and many viral Read more [...]
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Lessons in Escapade Photography

Chris Anderson     Pic: courtesy of Marion Durand


International‘s get-go one-year photography workshops testament lineament Jake Chessum (Phratry. 27–Oct. 2) on portrait and Paolo Marchesi (Oct. 4–9) on locomotion and jeopardize. More at outsideonline.com/workshops.

Essential lessons in escapade photography from the experts. What to retrieve? Act mad, but be near. Row of soundness from Robert Mx. Get divine, then draw thither.

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Zinc and anemia

A young black man was seriously ill anemia (anemia sickle-shaped blood cells). He had constant bouts of severe pain in the stomach with vomiting, he was in the hospital twice a year. Doctors offered him an experimental treatment zinc. He received 267 mg of zinc sulfide, divided into 6 receptions, between meals. Now he is in good health and full of energy. In the same way to cure the boy for a long time suffered from anemia. After treatment with zinc, he returned to school and was happy that I recovered. This type of anemia was being treated with zinc due to the research of Dr. Prasad. It Read more [...]
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Zinc and bone

Based on numerous studies proved that zinc needed for bone formation. The experiments were performed on rats.
Not only children, but adults are constantly recreate a skeleton in the processes related to metabolism. Increase the porosity of bone deficiency caused various minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, silicon. It turned out that the bones need also zinc, and in the early development and growth it is necessary.

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Zinc and your skin

A case of a woman who after the birth of a child into trouble with the hands. During the four years she had consulted several dermatologists, unanimously diagnosed with eczema. Then the same thing appeared on the thighs and legs. The patient was treated with cortisone ointment, and although it helped, but not cured completely. The disease came back in a few months with even greater force. His arms and shoulders were similar, according to the most painful, the "raw hamburger." A dermatologist suggested that the reason for this condition is an allergy. The patient was a long and Read more [...]
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Zinc and intelligence

Determined content zinc in the body of students (usually calculated amount of the trace element in the hair). It was found that students who did well in school, had a higher level of zinc than perform poorly. Of course, taking zinc supplements can not be Albert Einstein and zinc levels should not affect the level of intelligence, but the result has been like that. Then, experiments were continued with students of other universities (summer and Maritime Academy). Determined content not only zinc and 38 other micronutrients. Focused on the relationship between the content of trace elements in Read more [...]
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Zinc and hair

Zinc gives excellent results in the treatment rather rare disease called Acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE). Its symptoms are very unpleasant. First of all, the hair falls out, skin rash appears intractable, torture diarrhea. Medications that are prescribed in this case, can have negative effects on other organs (eg, eyes) and that does not help in the treatment of the underlying disease. Only treatment Zinc has brought relief. The magazine «Lancet» for 1974 12 The described the disease in the child, who has recovered only a week after the start of treatment of zinc sulfide. Other case22-year-old Read more [...]
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Lessons in Stake Photography: Jake Chessum

The 42-year-old portraiture lensman has blastoff everyone from Stephen Colbert to Coldplay to Ben Harpist.BUY THE Mailing-cardUpright love a courteous sundown preferably than stressful to pic it. It'll ne'er be as effective as you'd hoped.BE YOURSELFStressful to payoff pictures in the fashion of your deary lensman is a deadlock. If you don't qualify, you'll look ilk a loser, and if you do, you'll sole be second-best.Cover THOSE CHINSWhen photographing soul with a buccula, sustenance the lense supra the discipline's eyes and say, "Mentum kill 98." The rolls leave magically fell. Read more [...]
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Zinc and vitamin A

The report of Dr. George C. Smith and his colleagues, published in the November issue of the «Medical Counterpoint for 1973, one can read:" Located in the liver vitamin A is effective only in the presence of zinc, zinc if not, how much we have taken vitamin And, it does not make the lack of it. " Thus, it became clear why even large doses of vitamin A can help in the treatment of severe burns and other diseases caused by deficiencies akseroftola. Vitamin this without zinc can not be released from the liver, and blood can not give it to the skin, or diseased tissue, such as the eyes in Read more [...]
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Solonechnik angustifolia

Perennial herb 20-100 cm tall stems erect, densely leafy, branching only at the top. The leaves are alternate, sessile, naked or nearly naked, rough on the edges of small spines, lower-linear or linear-lanceolate (up to 4 mm), with three veins, middle and upper - narrow linear (up to 2 mm), with one vein . Baskets are numerous, small, conical, with a multilayered green wrapper collected in total inflorescence corymbose at the top of the stem. Marginal flowers in the basket of 5-15, they lozhnoyazychkovye usually asexual, blue or pink-purple; median - tubular, bisexual, yellow. Fruits - oblong Read more [...]
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Zinc and alcoholism

In April 1974, at the American Society for Experimental Biology Jack Wang and Richard Pierson made a report on the impact of alcohol on the content of zinc in the body. Two researchers from Columbia University, was given small doses of alcohol to young rats, and thus noticed that the level of zinc in the body gradually decreased, especially in the muscles and blood plasma, and very quickly - in the liver. Rats also grew more slowly than the control group, which did not give alcohol. Also acts alcohol on children and youth. Zinc deficiency caused by alcoholism, has fatal consequences for young Read more [...]
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Zinc for males

There is a hypothesis that in infants and male mortality is higher than among female children, because of a greater need for their body in zinc. Particularly important to ensure the need for zinc fetus in the first 3 months of pregnancy. The development of the placenta in this period requires large mineral reserves. That is when a pregnant woman complains of changes in odor and taste. All this is the result of lack of zinc in the taste buds in the receptors or the nasal cavity. In the early years of puberty, when the sexual organs are formed, the boys also need increased amounts of zinc. Girls Read more [...]
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The science of zinc at the same time young and very old. 5000 years ago, the Egyptians used a zinc ointment for rapid wound healing. In 1896, it was found that zinc is necessary for the metabolism of Aspergillus niger, or conventional mold, then - that it treats and prevents parakeratosis (keratinization) in pigs, and later - that it is necessary for the growth of the birds. About 100 years ago, it was discovered that without this element can not live plants. Around 1930 found that zinc deficiency is a cause of some animal diseases and that zinc (Zn), along with other trace elements vital to Read more [...]
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Backbone to the Wilderness cont’d.

2002 Nissan Xterra SC     Pic: Toilet HubaBetter Evaluate2002 NISSAN XTERRA SC"IS THAT A Rattler I learn?" asked my navigator Justin. He was talk approximately a Infernal bird advent from the cover, compensate slope of our daffodil-colored Xterra SC."Afraid not," I told him. "That's our jade. Let's barely desire Nissan gave us a life-size save, 'drive if they didn't, if they gave us one of those derisory prophylactic doughnuts, they may ne'er see usA—or their SUVA—again." With these run-in, our sashay on The Crosscut to the hamlet of Pecos was impolitely Read more [...]
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Chronic pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is more common than acute. In the etiology of chronic pancreatitis are playing the role of the same factors as in acute pancreatitis. In addition, chronic pancreatitis can be a consequence of suffering acute pancreatitis. Secondary pancreatitis can occur with any lesion of the gastrointestinal tract. The pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis has much in common with acute pancreatitis. Predisposing factor for the development of chronic pancreatitis is the stagnation of the secret, most often caused by an infection of the pancreatic ducts. Anatomopathological may be a limited Read more [...]
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Chronic nonspecific peritonitis

Chronic nonspecific peritonitis can occur with continuous supply malovirulentnyh agents from any inflamed organ in the abdomen or the residual process after acute (most pneumococcal) peritonitis, sometimes after interventions abdominal or as a manifestation of a general disease - poliserozita (see). Exudative form of chronic peritonitis abdominal slowly builds serous effusion, the patient loses weight, keeps low-grade fever. Adhesive form is characterized by the formation of adhesions around the inflamed organ (perivistserit) or produced in operations with a gradual spread of adhesions in abdominal Read more [...]
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I want to have a friend

Adolescence - time great enthusiasm, dreams about one another, it is time, perhaps, the most exciting experiences and hopes. Teens hungry for communication friend other, but, encountering indifference, misunderstanding and even ban adults, begin hide, to get their way, to make the unworthy behavior. Even with the favorable attitude to their friendship, they tend not to talk about it, much to hide from their parents. In this behavior they see almost a special heroism, pointing to independence, "adulthood." Interest in a peer of the other sex, boys and girls appears somewhat differently. Teenage Read more [...]
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Cold injury

Cold injury (General cooling, freezing, frostbite) When exposed to cold on the whole surface of the body, when the temperature falls below 35 ° C, there is a general cooling body. Long-term effect of low temperatures leads to freezing: suppressed function of the body, up to their complete disappearance. Resistance to cool down with a significant fatigue, starvation, trauma, blood loss, in individuals who are in a state of shock, alcohol, when released into the cold water. Hypothermia is faster at high humidity, strong winds, especially if the person is light, tight or damp clothing. About the Read more [...]
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The Amateurs: Maya Gabeira

Leftfield: Me. Compensate: Me subsequently a breaker seance    

Maya Gabeira, 22
Big-wave tow-in surfboarder, yoga junky, caffein and Cyberspace junky, and one of the few women to browse Tahiti’s ill-famed Teahupoo. Gabeira was the 2009 Descry victor for the scoop distaff action-sports jock.

PHOTOS: Interpreted in her indigene Brazil.

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Timber Whack

Pile, big boy: What is it around chainsawing trees that provides such a frisson?     Photograph: Jeff RiedelOutset I HUGGED THE Shoetree. So I cut it kill. The hug was a plea: Drop hither, and not thither; but whatsoever you do, delight don't tumble on me. My adopt confirmed that this ponderosa was the biggest yen I'd e'er tackled. Club feet roughly at my berm, it rosebush 170 feet, as unfeigned as the mast of a sailplaning transport. Stored in its ten-ton soundbox was adequate get-up-and-go to rut our household all wintertime. As I planned the epos clangour of this giant, my spirit Read more [...]
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