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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.
Zinc-binding plays key role in sensing and regulation of brain’s pH levels

Zinc-binding plays key role in sensing and regulation of brain’s pH levels

Rutgers scientists find efficient way to enhance nutritional value of corn

Rutgers scientists find efficient way to enhance nutritional value of corn

Zinc may help stop growth of esophageal cancer

Zinc may help stop growth of esophageal cancer

Novel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes tests

Novel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes tests

UM SOM research identifies four pathogens responsible for majority of diarrheal illnesses

UM SOM research identifies four pathogens responsible for majority of diarrheal illnesses

Controlling zinc transporter levels could be effective plan to combat pancreatic cancer, other diseases

Controlling zinc transporter levels could be effective plan to combat pancreatic cancer, other diseases

Researchers decode complex finger millet genome in high quality for first time

Researchers decode complex finger millet genome in high quality for first time

Researchers develop proof-of-concept nanosystem to enhance visualization of tumors

Researchers develop proof-of-concept nanosystem to enhance visualization of tumors

Loss of dietary protein from food as carbon dioxide emissions fail to fall - warn researchers

Loss of dietary protein from food as carbon dioxide emissions fail to fall - warn researchers

Global multi-stakeholder partnerships improve health of women, children, and adolescents

Global multi-stakeholder partnerships improve health of women, children, and adolescents

Researchers study molecular mechanisms responsible for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers study molecular mechanisms responsible for Alzheimer's disease

Women and men with bipolar disorder may have different immune markers

Women and men with bipolar disorder may have different immune markers

Breakthrough study opens door to design of whitening compounds for removing skin discolorations

Breakthrough study opens door to design of whitening compounds for removing skin discolorations

Strategies for making 'better' bread to fight against iron and zinc deficiencies

Strategies for making 'better' bread to fight against iron and zinc deficiencies

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