On February 13, 2014 Cell Press released a study that indicated zinc may be the missing link that can help osteoarthritis patients. The study showed that tissue damage caused by osteoarthritis is actually caused by a molecular pathway that helps to regulate and respond to zinc levels within cartilage cells.
When everyone around you is coughing and sneezing, you might be tempted to hunker down in your living room and hide until spring. Not to worry. By following a few easy tips, you can avoid the misery, fatigue, and mental haze of illness while staying healthy during cold and flu