I am reminded of PPS, Post-Polio Syndrome, and the amazing capabilities of molybdenum to thwart this chronic illness. The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State notes on micro-nutrients states:
"Molybdenum [element 42] is an essential trace element for virtually all life forms. It functions as a cofactor for a number of enzymes that catalyze important chemical transformations in the global carbon, nitrogen and sulfur cycles (1). Thus, molybdenum-dependent enzymes are not only required for human health, but also for the health of our ecosystem."
(1) Structure Fold Des. 2000;8(7):709-718. (PubMed)
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Bruce Aylward is a Canadian physician and epidemiologist who heads the polio eradication programme at WHO, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). Full bio and more links