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Zinc is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Zinc is also found in many cold lozenges and some over-the-counter drugs sold as cold remedies.
Acne affects self-confidence of many teenagers, survey finds

Acne affects self-confidence of many teenagers, survey finds

Discovery about retinal zinc may show new way to protect, regenerate optic nerve in glaucoma patients

Discovery about retinal zinc may show new way to protect, regenerate optic nerve in glaucoma patients

Study shows how zinc regulates storage and release of neurotransmitters

Study shows how zinc regulates storage and release of neurotransmitters

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Researcher finds lack of evidence behind dietary recommendations to lower children's blood lead levels

Researcher finds lack of evidence behind dietary recommendations to lower children's blood lead levels

Sun protection can benefit both health and appearance

Sun protection can benefit both health and appearance

Study suggests new strategy for treating Alzheimer's disease

Study suggests new strategy for treating Alzheimer's disease

Researchers to examine link between zinc deficiency, Hedgehog, and prostate cancer

Researchers to examine link between zinc deficiency, Hedgehog, and prostate cancer

Chronic exposure to common food additive alters nutrient absorption in small intestine

Chronic exposure to common food additive alters nutrient absorption in small intestine

Osmium-based compound seen to target cancer cells from inside

Osmium-based compound seen to target cancer cells from inside

X-ray helps identify atomic composition of micronutrients in human brain organoids

X-ray helps identify atomic composition of micronutrients in human brain organoids

Researchers develop ingestible devices that derive long-term power from stomach and small intestine

Researchers develop ingestible devices that derive long-term power from stomach and small intestine

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

Chemical modification improves release and availability of insulin, research shows

Chemical modification improves release and availability of insulin, research shows

Study shows new role of zinc in optic nerve injury

Study shows new role of zinc in optic nerve injury

Researchers develop first non-human primate X-SCID models using genome editing techniques

Researchers develop first non-human primate X-SCID models using genome editing techniques

Modest increase in dietary zinc reduces oxidative stress and damage to DNA, study shows

Modest increase in dietary zinc reduces oxidative stress and damage to DNA, study shows

Study highlights lack of nutritional standards for premixed infant cereals in lower-income countries

Study highlights lack of nutritional standards for premixed infant cereals in lower-income countries

Monell Center receives Gates Foundation grant to support innovative global health research project

Monell Center receives Gates Foundation grant to support innovative global health research project

Tiny, glowing crystals could be powerful new tool to detect and clean contaminated water sources

Tiny, glowing crystals could be powerful new tool to detect and clean contaminated water sources