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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.
Metals bind to and influence peptide involved in insulin production

Metals bind to and influence peptide involved in insulin production

New drug could open up avenues for treatment of neonatal epilepsy

New drug could open up avenues for treatment of neonatal epilepsy

NIH announces awards to advance development of vaccines for sexually transmitted infections

NIH announces awards to advance development of vaccines for sexually transmitted infections

Scientists decipher transcriptome of drumstick tree by RNA sequencing

Scientists decipher transcriptome of drumstick tree by RNA sequencing

KZFPs play a key role in the regulation of human genome

KZFPs play a key role in the regulation of human genome

Value of dietary supplements in question

Value of dietary supplements in question

Supplements provide no additional health benefits, conclude researchers

Supplements provide no additional health benefits, conclude researchers

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Potential target for Group A Streptococcus vaccine identified

Potential target for Group A Streptococcus vaccine identified

Pollutants appear to weaken immune system and increase pathogen virulence

Pollutants appear to weaken immune system and increase pathogen virulence

Zinc could help develop new non-antibiotic treatment for bacterial diseases

Zinc could help develop new non-antibiotic treatment for bacterial diseases

Healthy diets may protect against dementia

Healthy diets may protect against dementia

Multivitamins do not help stave off depression but lifestyle coaching may work

Multivitamins do not help stave off depression but lifestyle coaching may work

Daily consumption of nutritional supplements does not prevent depression

Daily consumption of nutritional supplements does not prevent depression

Bacteria-killing glass offers hope to combat deadliest hospital infections

Bacteria-killing glass offers hope to combat deadliest hospital infections

FDA’s new proposed rule would update regulatory requirements for sunscreen products in the U.S

FDA’s new proposed rule would update regulatory requirements for sunscreen products in the U.S

Over 1 in 3 adults miss the mark on protein, finds study

Over 1 in 3 adults miss the mark on protein, finds study

OHSU research uncovers new target to prevent, treat alcoholism

OHSU research uncovers new target to prevent, treat alcoholism

Zinc deficiency may play critical role in hypertension

Zinc deficiency may play critical role in hypertension

Increasing temperatures may help preserve crop nutrition

Increasing temperatures may help preserve crop nutrition