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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.
Pediatric dermatologist offers few tips to protect infants from the sun

Pediatric dermatologist offers few tips to protect infants from the sun

Assessing safety and toxicity of bioactives could be key to establishing tolerable upper intake levels

Assessing safety and toxicity of bioactives could be key to establishing tolerable upper intake levels

Association found between the uptake of various elements during pregnancy and autism risk

Association found between the uptake of various elements during pregnancy and autism risk

Differences in uptake of toxins, nutritional elements during late pregnancy and early life linked to ASD risk

Differences in uptake of toxins, nutritional elements during late pregnancy and early life linked to ASD risk

JGU chemists develop technique that reduces toxic effects of cigarettes

JGU chemists develop technique that reduces toxic effects of cigarettes

Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Researchers demonstrate multicolor 3D imaging of live mouse using compact Compton camera

Researchers demonstrate multicolor 3D imaging of live mouse using compact Compton camera

New research combines metals and organic acids as viable alternative to antibiotics

New research combines metals and organic acids as viable alternative to antibiotics

Are sunscreens giving us the protection we need?

Are sunscreens giving us the protection we need?

Microwaving and grilling help maintain nutritional profile of mushrooms, study shows

Microwaving and grilling help maintain nutritional profile of mushrooms, study shows

Dermatologist offers tips for sunscreen selection

Dermatologist offers tips for sunscreen selection

Novel method helps create anticancer nanoclusters without use of additional chemicals

Novel method helps create anticancer nanoclusters without use of additional chemicals

Zinc acetate lozenges may provide 3-fold increase in recovery rate from common cold

Zinc acetate lozenges may provide 3-fold increase in recovery rate from common cold

New analysis finds low adherence to IAEA quality metrics across nuclear cardiology laboratories

New analysis finds low adherence to IAEA quality metrics across nuclear cardiology laboratories

Zinc acetate and zinc gluconate lozenges show similar efficacy in shortening duration of common colds

Zinc acetate and zinc gluconate lozenges show similar efficacy in shortening duration of common colds

TUM study shows link between zinc supply in the body and cardiac function

TUM study shows link between zinc supply in the body and cardiac function

Paternal diet affects cognitive skills of offspring, mice study shows

Paternal diet affects cognitive skills of offspring, mice study shows

Researchers characterize ‘gold fingers’ using ion mobility mass spectrometry

Researchers characterize ‘gold fingers’ using ion mobility mass spectrometry

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