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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.
Plant genetic engineering to sustainably address micronutrient malnutrition

Plant genetic engineering to sustainably address micronutrient malnutrition

Scientists discover a novel antiviral strategy for treating COVID-19

Scientists discover a novel antiviral strategy for treating COVID-19

Zinc deficiency linked to poor COVID-19 outcomes

Zinc deficiency linked to poor COVID-19 outcomes

Scientists refine SARS-CoV-2 protein structures

Scientists refine SARS-CoV-2 protein structures

Researchers detect pollution particles in the placentas of UK women

Researchers detect pollution particles in the placentas of UK women

Ultra-low-cost hearing aid could help millions of older people worldwide

Ultra-low-cost hearing aid could help millions of older people worldwide

Silicon nitride shows potent SARS-CoV-2 neutralization capability

Silicon nitride shows potent SARS-CoV-2 neutralization capability

'Jumping' DNA influences the differentiation, physiological functioning of neurons

'Jumping' DNA influences the differentiation, physiological functioning of neurons

Developing new fluorescent metal sensors to peer into the gastrointestinal tract

Developing new fluorescent metal sensors to peer into the gastrointestinal tract

Multivitamin, mineral supplements may bolster the immune system of older adults

Multivitamin, mineral supplements may bolster the immune system of older adults

Potential inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 identified

Potential inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 identified

Genomic analysis finds link between antibiotic resistance and heavy metal contamination

Genomic analysis finds link between antibiotic resistance and heavy metal contamination

Study shows link between high blood lead levels and aberrant methylation of DNA

Study shows link between high blood lead levels and aberrant methylation of DNA

High concentrations of toxic pollutants were detected in stranded whales, dolphins

High concentrations of toxic pollutants were detected in stranded whales, dolphins

Researchers develop efficient and more sensitive method to test heavy metals in foods and water

Researchers develop efficient and more sensitive method to test heavy metals in foods and water

Don’t fall for this video: Hydroxychloroquine is not a COVID-19 cure

Don’t fall for this video: Hydroxychloroquine is not a COVID-19 cure

Anti-inflammatory Tetracycline activity may modulate COVID-19 severity

Anti-inflammatory Tetracycline activity may modulate COVID-19 severity

Researchers review scientific articles on the role of zinc in COVID-19 prevention

Researchers review scientific articles on the role of zinc in COVID-19 prevention

GlobalData: Uncertainty during COVID-19 increases demand for immunity-boosting products

GlobalData: Uncertainty during COVID-19 increases demand for immunity-boosting products

Genes associated with SARS-CoV-2 human lung cell infection

Genes associated with SARS-CoV-2 human lung cell infection