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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 »

Tim Cook Says iPhone Users Can Turn Off Throttling — Soon

Apple will give users the option to turn off a feature that temporarily slows down older iPhones in order to prevent unexpected shutdowns, chief executive Tim Cook has said. The new option is likely to arrive in March, as part of the next update to iOS 11. “you don’t want it, you can turn it off,” Cook told ABC News. ... Read More »

Facebook Overhauls Feeds To Bring Less News, More Sharing

Facebook is changing what its users will see to highlight posts they are most likely to engage with and make time spent on social media more “meaningful.” By cutting back on items that Facebook users tend to passively consume, the change could hurt news organizations and other businesses that rely on Facebook to share their content. The idea is to ... Read More »

CES 2018: 8 Highlights from Day 1

As the first day of CES 2018 wrapped up in Las Vegas yesterday, robots and smart devices were everywhere, the CEOs of Intel and Huawei nabbed the spotlight for very different reasons, and the tech industry continued to show signs of its sexist underbelly. More than 20,000 new products are expected to launch during the annual consumer technology conference and ... 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 »

Aloe Vera – The Royal Plant

Aloe Vera, a cactus looking plant belongs to the family of liliaceous. It has been used for beauty and health purpose since ancient times. In Egypt 6000 years ago – “the juice of Aloe Vera was considered as the sacred plant which had the secrets of health, beauty, and immortality”. In the era of Alexander the Great, Aloe Vera juice ... Read More »

ZINC – The Answer to some of the Most Worrying Skin Conditions…

Zinc is used in countless number of items in some form or another. Another benefit of Zinc is its usage in Soaps. Zinc helps treat various skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, ringworm, fungus etc… Zinc in the form of ‘Zinc Pyrithione’ is majorly used in bathing soaps due to its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties along with its ability to cure ... 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 »