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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.
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

Acne: when to seek help?

Acne: when to seek help?

Scientists develop genetically engineered T cells with fusion inhibitor to disrupt HIV's harpoon

Scientists develop genetically engineered T cells with fusion inhibitor to disrupt HIV's harpoon

Fast-cooking dry beans could help retain more protein and iron, research suggests

Fast-cooking dry beans could help retain more protein and iron, research suggests

New report highlights need for innovations to combat pneumonia and diarrhea among children

New report highlights need for innovations to combat pneumonia and diarrhea among children

Researchers create detailed blueprint of how the body transports zinc to maintain good health

Researchers create detailed blueprint of how the body transports zinc to maintain good health

Researchers create detailed blueprints of molecular moving vans that transport zinc everywhere

Researchers create detailed blueprints of molecular moving vans that transport zinc everywhere

Vitamin A-biofortified orange maize improves visual functions in kids

Vitamin A-biofortified orange maize improves visual functions in kids

Scientists develop mechanically stable, disposable sensor for monitoring heart attacks

Scientists develop mechanically stable, disposable sensor for monitoring heart attacks