Archive | December, 2013

Molecule critical to healing wounds identified

Skin provides a first line of defense against viruses, bacteria and parasites that might otherwise make people ill. When an injury breaks that barrier, a systematic chain of molecular signaling launches to close the wound and re-establish the skin’s layer of protection.  A study led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dental […]

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Last post…of 2013

Festive Felicitations to you all, hope to see you in 2014, here on the Sciencebase site ( newsfeed), on my Song, Snaps, Science page, or on Twitter @sciencebase), Google+ and Facebook, of course. Last post…of 2013 is a post from the science blog of David Bradley, author of Deceived Wisdom Subscribe to our Email Newsletter […]

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Zinc, the only supplement

UPDATE: I just took a look at the packet of Zn tabs I have, 15mg per tab. The Cochrane Review says effective dose seen at 75mg. So…who’ve I been kidding? Anecdote is not evidence. Zinc is the only supplement I take if I feel a cold coming on. Vitamin C, echinacea, cod liver oil etc […]

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