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Cuprous niacin, the world’s first “proper copper”

Welcome to our site! This site is being created to educate the public as to the benefits of copper niacin in the cuprous, +1 oxidation state. 

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Copper and Vaccine

The importance of Zn and Cu in this age of Covid has recently been reviewed. [1] Supplementation with Cu, Zn and other minerals has been recommended for nutrient deficient elderly patients receiving Covid vaccines. [2] Calder PC. (2020) Nutrition, immunity and COVID-19. BMJ Nutr Prev Health. 2020 May 20;3(1):74-92. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000085. PMC free article Rayman,Continue reading “Copper and Vaccine”

QC by color

Quality control (QC) by color? Isn’t that rather subjective? What if you are a male (or a rare female) with color blindness? We know that when Cu(I)NA2 oxidizes to Cu(II)NA2 the color appears turquoise. Why is that? The reason it appears to our eyes to be turquoise is because the material is absorbing in theContinue reading “QC by color”

monitoring fevers

Do temperatures associated with infections track diurnal variations of body temperatures?  A trip back to the 1800s Sometimes searching for images is a good way of finding things.   One such image search led us to an article in a journal called the History of Science[1]. The authors described a group of physicians turning theirContinue reading “monitoring fevers”

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