How Is Gold Used in Medicine?

How Is Gold Used in Medicine?

The use of gold in medical treatments dates back to 1890 when German bacteriologist Robert Koch discovered that gold compounds could curb the growth of the bacteria that causes tuberculosis. Today, gold compounds are being tested and used to detect and treat several types of cancer, curb rheumatoid arthritis pain, and fight HIV and malaria.…

Why Is Gold Au: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to learn about the origin of the symbol for gold “Au,” why the atomic number for gold is 79, and where the word gold comes from. Where the Chemical Symbol AU Comes From: Did You Know? – Video Transcription 00:15 [inaudible]. Narrator: 00:16 Gold is a chemical element with the atomic number…

The First Gold Coins: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to find out which kingdom is attributed to being the first recorded civilization to use gold coinage as currency.  The First Gold Coins: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator: 00:09 Gold coins have been used as currency since before the common era. The Romans, Persians, and Greeks all utilized gold…

Which Country Owns the Most Gold?

Which Country’s Central Bank Owns the Most Gold?

Movies and TV shows about gold—gold discoveries, gold heists, even James Bond’s golden gun—enthrall audiences around the world. Not only does gold fascinate us, but those who have gold fascinate us, too. Many nations prize the precious metal and hold large reserves of it. That same interest trickles down to everyday buyers here in the…

How Much Gold Is In the World? Market Insights

How Much Gold Remains in the World? Watch the Video!

Central banks around the world are reportedly buying gold at an alarming rate. Just how much of the world’s gold supply are these global powerhouses stockpiling, and what are the other major sources driving gold demand today? Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Patrick Brunson.  How Much Gold Is in…