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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.
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

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