Zinc supplement has following therapeutic uses;
1) common cold
2) increases body immunity in youngs as well as old people.
3) improves fertility in all population.
4) heals gastric ulcer
5) helps in Wilson's disease
6) sickle cell anemia
7) acute diarrhea in children.
Zinc also heps in osteoporosis in older population, people with the taste disorders and prostate cancer. Please see these studies;
Nat Rev Urol. 2013 Apr;10(4):219-26. doi: 10.1038/nrurol.2013.43. Epub 2013 Mar 12.
Zinc and zinc transporters in prostate carcinogenesis.
Kolenko V, Teper E, Kutikov A, Uzzo R.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Department of Surgical Oncology,XXXXX Philadelphia, PANNN-NN-NNNN USA.
Prostate. 1998 Jun 1;35(4):285-96.
Novel role of zinc in the regulation of prostate citrate metabolism and its implications in prostate cancer.
Costello LC, Franklin RB.
OCBS/Cellular and Molecular Biology Section, Dental School, University of Maryland Health Sciences Center, Baltimore 21201, [email protected]
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