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Gold works as an anti-inflammatory!

8 October 2018 No Comment

Yes, gold. The same gold that might currently be adorning your wrist has been found to be an effective anti-inflammatory. Is there nothing it can’t do?

The first question I had was “who ate their Rolex to discover this?”. The second question was “how much will a packet of gold nurofen’s cost?” The third was “WHO ATE THEIR ROLEX!?!” I mean, how on earth did they discover that gold works as an anti-inflammatory?

Well, the answer to that lies in the length of time medications are effective. Scientists were trying to work out a way to increase the length of time, and started dabbling with different coatings to the pills. They worked through a few substances before discovering that even just a few nano-particles of gold protected against breakdown and thus dilution of the medical properties of standard medications, allowing them to stay effective for longer.

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