Mechanistic Impact of Zinc Deficiency in Human Development
- Medicine, BiologyFrontiers in Nutrition
It is concluded that the biofortified food is the best source of Zn as compared to the chemical supplementation to avoid their negative impacts on human.
Nonpharmacological Interventions for the Management of Testosterone and Sperm Parameters: A Scoping Review.
- Medicine, BiologyClinical therapeutics
Zinc Supplements in COVID-19 Pathogenesis-Current Perspectives
- MedicineAustin Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism
The role of zinc in immunity and antiviral activity is reexamine and a comparative account of different forms of zinc supplements are reviewed, finding organic forms such as picolinate, citrate, acetate, gluconate, and the monomethionine complexes are better absorbed and have biological effects at lower doses than inorganic salts.
Zinc as nutritional intervention and prevention measure for COVID–19 disease
- MedicineBMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health
It is concluded that zinc is a critical factor for antiviral immunity and its possible role in COVID–19 is evaluated, and dietary preventive measures and prompt implementation of zinc supplementation for risk groups should be considered.
Pharmaconutrition in the Clinical Management of COVID-19: A Lack of Evidence-Based Research But Clues to Personalized Prescription
- MedicineJournal of personalized medicine
There is currently no evidence of the utility of any nutritional strategies in the management of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19, Nevertheless, ongoing and future clinical research is imperative to determine if any pharmaconutrition strategies can halt the progression of CO VID-19.
Nutritional supplementation of the pharmacotherapy of prostate diseases
- MedicineResearch Results in Pharmacology
The evidence base of the vitamin D prostatotropic effects has been accumulated, which allows us to consider its deficiency replacement as an effective nutritional supplement in prostate diseases.
Recent aspects of the effects of zinc on human health
- Biology, MedicineArchives of Toxicology
This review gives a thorough insight into the most recent evidence on the association between Zn biochemistry and human pathologies, epigenetic processes, gut microbial composition, drug targets and nanomedicine.
Therapeutic supplementation with zinc in the management of COVID-19–related diarrhea and ageusia/dysgeusia: mechanisms and clues for a personalized dosage regimen
- MedicineNutrition reviews
Therapeutic doses of zinc used for adults (∼50-150 mg/day of elemental zinc) could be included in the treatment strategies for COVID-19, but this proposal should be examined through randomized studies.
Dietary Factors and Prostate Cancer Development, Progression, and Reduction
This review presents the current knowledge regarding the role of nutrients and foodstuff consumption in the etiology and development of prostate malignancies, including the potential mechanisms of action.
The Potential Role of Arginine/Glutamine/Zinc/Copper as Supplemental Immuno-Enhancing Nutrients in Suspected/Infected Sars-Cov-2 Patients
The possible advantages of supplementing patients with immune-enhancing micronutrients like arginine, glutamine, zinc, copper, and vitamin C could foster an enhanced immune response by modulating both innate and adaptive mechanisms.
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Use of medicinal doses of zinc as a safe and efficient coadjutant in the treatment of male hypogonadism
- MedicineThe aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
The current body of evidence does not suggest broad recommendations regarding the use of zinc for all types of hypogonadism, and a common and safe recommendation is 220 mg of zinc sulfate twice a day, over one to four months.
- MedicineThe American journal of clinical nutrition
Individuals using zinc supplements should be aware of the possible complications attendant to their use, and even lower levels of zinc supplementation have been suggested to interfere with the utilization of copper and iron and to adversely affect HDL cholesterol concentrations.
The Effect of Zinc Supplementation in Humans on Plasma Lipids, Antioxidant Status and Thrombogenesis
- MedicineJournal of the American College of Nutrition
Limited data suggest that sustained hyperzincaemia predisposes individuals to thrombogenesis, whereas acute zinc depletion impairs platelet aggregation and prolongs bleeding time, and there is insufficient evidence to determine the role of zinc supplementation in influencing other risk factors for CHD such as antioxidant status and thromBogenesis.
Effects of Zinc supplementation on serum lipids: a systematic review and meta-analysis
- Medicine, BiologyNutrition & Metabolism
Zinc supplementation significantly reduced total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides and may have the potential to reduce the incidence of atherosclerosis related morbidity and mortality.
Zinc supplementation decreases incidence of infections in the elderly: effect of zinc on generation of cytokines and oxidative stress.
- MedicineThe American journal of clinical nutrition
After zinc supplementation, the incidence of infections was significantlyLower, plasma zinc was significantly higher, and generation of tumor necrosis factor alpha and oxidative stress markers was significantly lower in the zinc-supplemented than in the placebo group.
Studies on the bioavailability of zinc in humans: intestinal interaction of tin and zinc.
- ChemistryThe American journal of clinical nutrition
The tin/zinc interaction is explored using the change-in-plasma-zinc-concentration method with a standard dosage of 12.5 mg of zinc as zinc sulfate in 100 ml of Coca-Cola and a reduction of zinc absorption not dissimilar from that seen previously with zinc and iron alone.
Effect of Zinc Supplementation on Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 15 Randomized Controlled Trials
- MedicineBioMed research international
The analysis shows that zinc supplementation may benefit the nutritional status of MHD patients and show a time-effect relationship.
Effects of Zinc Supplementation on Plasma Copper/Zinc Ratios, Oxidative Stress, and Immunological Status in Hemodialysis Patients
- MedicineInternational journal of medical sciences
Zn supplementation ameliorates abnormally high plasma Cu/Zn ratios and may reduce oxidative stress, improve inflammatory status, and maintain immune function in patients undergoing long-term HD.
Dietary factors influencing zinc absorption.
- Medicine, ChemistryThe Journal of nutrition
Knowledge about dietary factors that inhibit zinc absorption and about ways to overcome or remove these factors is essential when designing strategies to improve the zinc nutrition of vulnerable groups.
Zinc in Cancer Prevention
- Medicine, BiologyNutrition and cancer
In patients with head and neck cancer, it is shown that nearly 65% of these patients were zinc deficient based on their cellular zinc concentrations and zinc status was a better indicator of tumor burden and stage of disease in comparison to the overall nutritional status.