Recurrent aphthous stomatitis and serum zinc levels


This review of the potential association between zinc levels and occurrence of Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) included 19 case-controlled studies. The findings show a sigificant association between low zinc levels and RAS.

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Zinc supplementation may be a useful add-on to treatment for depression

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There is evidence from epidemiological studies that low levels of zinc are associated with depression, but good quality clinical trials that explore the link between zinc supplementation and depression are few and far between. This systematic review conducted by a research team from the University of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia, aimed to synthesise results from [read the full story…]