Zinc supplementation provides behavioral resiliency in a rat model of traumatic brain injury.

@article{Cope2011ZincSP,
  title={Zinc supplementation provides behavioral resiliency in a rat model of traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Elise C Cope and Deborah R. Morris and Angus G Scrimgeour and Jacob W Vanlandingham and Cathy W. Levenson},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={942-7}
}
Depression, anxiety, and impairments in learning and memory are all associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Because of the strong link between zinc deficiency, depression, and anxiety, in both humans and rodent models, we hypothesized that dietary zinc supplementation prior to injury could provide behavioral resiliency to lessen the severity of these… CONTINUE READING