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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.
Standardizing feeding practices improves growth trends for micro-preemies

Standardizing feeding practices improves growth trends for micro-preemies

New study supports use of ZnO nanoparticles in sunscreens

New study supports use of ZnO nanoparticles in sunscreens

Certain dietary supplements can have beneficial effect on sperm quality, study suggests

Certain dietary supplements can have beneficial effect on sperm quality, study suggests

Research refutes claims about safety of nanoparticulate-based sunscreens

Research refutes claims about safety of nanoparticulate-based sunscreens

Researchers produce 3D chemical maps of small biological samples

Researchers produce 3D chemical maps of small biological samples

Report: Persistent inequities may hamper progress to stop child pneumonia and diarrhea deaths

Report: Persistent inequities may hamper progress to stop child pneumonia and diarrhea deaths

Zinc can protect against oxidative stress when taken along with coffee, tea, and chocolate

Zinc can protect against oxidative stress when taken along with coffee, tea, and chocolate

Quantum dot-based FISH method enhances cell imaging

Quantum dot-based FISH method enhances cell imaging

New Metrohm IC method is reliable and convenient to use for zinc oxide assay

New Metrohm IC method is reliable and convenient to use for zinc oxide assay

Lab study shows effectiveness of potential therapy for treatment-resistant hypothyroidism

Lab study shows effectiveness of potential therapy for treatment-resistant hypothyroidism

Study: Sarcoma patients poorly informed about risk of interactions with anti-cancer drugs

Study: Sarcoma patients poorly informed about risk of interactions with anti-cancer drugs

Study links scoliosis to essential dietary mineral

Study links scoliosis to essential dietary mineral

Sunscreen chemicals in seawater could pose risk to human health, finds study

Sunscreen chemicals in seawater could pose risk to human health, finds study

USDA scientist tries to naturally enhance minerals of wheat flours

USDA scientist tries to naturally enhance minerals of wheat flours

Gene therapy approach could help treat mitochondrial diseases

Gene therapy approach could help treat mitochondrial diseases

New research illuminates another significant culprit of traffic-related air pollution

New research illuminates another significant culprit of traffic-related air pollution

Research provides better understanding of zinc deficiency-induced peripheral neuropathy

Research provides better understanding of zinc deficiency-induced peripheral neuropathy

Quality-improvement project to standardize feeding practices helps micro preemies gain weight

Quality-improvement project to standardize feeding practices helps micro preemies gain weight

Red meat - which to choose and how much to eat?

Red meat - which to choose and how much to eat?

Researchers investigate potential of injectable trace minerals to keep dairy cows healthier

Researchers investigate potential of injectable trace minerals to keep dairy cows healthier