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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.
Mount Sinai researchers reveal innovative mechanisms to predict and prevent Crohn's disease

Mount Sinai researchers reveal innovative mechanisms to predict and prevent Crohn's disease

Cancer could potentially be treated with new immunotherapy approach, say researchers

Cancer could potentially be treated with new immunotherapy approach, say researchers

Identification of 'Hodor' in the gut lining highlights potential way to curb mosquito populations

Identification of 'Hodor' in the gut lining highlights potential way to curb mosquito populations

Infants consuming baby cereal less likely to have inadequate intake of key nutrients

Infants consuming baby cereal less likely to have inadequate intake of key nutrients

Novel manganese-zinc ferrite nanoparticles can potentially be used in cancer treatment

Novel manganese-zinc ferrite nanoparticles can potentially be used in cancer treatment

New bacteria-killing light-activated coating

New bacteria-killing light-activated coating

Metrohm USA announces 8th annual Young Chemist Award winner

Metrohm USA announces 8th annual Young Chemist Award winner

Study: Antioxidant supplements do not improve semen quality among men with infertility

Study: Antioxidant supplements do not improve semen quality among men with infertility

Metal complexes could hold the key to next generation of antibiotics

Metal complexes could hold the key to next generation of antibiotics

Coriell researchers find new genetic indicator of obesity risk

Coriell researchers find new genetic indicator of obesity risk

Harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage found in the urine of e-cigarette users

Harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage found in the urine of e-cigarette users

Eating meat linked to poorer health

Eating meat linked to poorer health

Zinc acetate lozenges did not reduce duration of common cold in randomized trial

Zinc acetate lozenges did not reduce duration of common cold in randomized trial

Fish oil supplements could benefit testicular function in healthy men finds study

Fish oil supplements could benefit testicular function in healthy men finds study

New wearable gas sensor may soon be available for environmental and health monitoring

New wearable gas sensor may soon be available for environmental and health monitoring

Trace metals in Leatherback turtle eggs could pose health risks to consumers

Trace metals in Leatherback turtle eggs could pose health risks to consumers

Scientists create 3D images of unique RNA molecule critical for stem cell programming

Scientists create 3D images of unique RNA molecule critical for stem cell programming

UMSOM research shows even milder cases of diarrheal diseases can lead to child mortality

UMSOM research shows even milder cases of diarrheal diseases can lead to child mortality

Researchers uncover a response key to the survival of Mycoplasma genitalium in urogenital tract

Researchers uncover a response key to the survival of Mycoplasma genitalium in urogenital tract

New study finds zinc and folic acid supplements are ineffective at improving male fertility

New study finds zinc and folic acid supplements are ineffective at improving male fertility