In an intriguing new health breakthrough, scientists have found that zinc plays a special role in our brains. The mineral — and popular natural supplement — seems to help brain cells communicate. This may mean it helps the brain form memories, and that it could even control epileptic seizures.
U.S. researchers watched zinc in action as it regulated communication between neurons in the hippocampus. This is the brain region where learning and memory processes occur, and where disrupted communication contributes to epilepsy.
They found that the mineral helps Continue reading