Osteoporosis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly and influences quality of life, as well as life expectancy. Currently, there is a growing interest … [Read more...]
Lithium as a Nutrient
Timothy M. Marshall, Ph.D. ABSTRACT In high doses, lithium acts as a drug, accompanied by potentially serious and debilitating side effects. In low doses, lithium acts as a … [Read more...]
Does Potassium Deficiency Contribute to Hypertension in Children and Adolescents?
Abstract The increasing prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in children and adolescents has been largely, but not entirely, related to the childhood obesity epidemic. … [Read more...]
Iodine deficiency: Clinical implications.
Abstract Iodine is crucial for thyroid hormone synthesis and fetal neurodevelopment. Major dietary sources of iodine in the United States are dairy products and iodized salt. … [Read more...]
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