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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.
Heart failure patients who have anorexia have worse prognosis

Heart failure patients who have anorexia have worse prognosis

UCLA expert offers tips to reduce risk for catching a cold

UCLA expert offers tips to reduce risk for catching a cold

Sangamo and Pfizer partner for development of new zinc finger protein gene therapy to treat ALS

Sangamo and Pfizer partner for development of new zinc finger protein gene therapy to treat ALS

Experts look for ways to end dietary deficiencies in essential micronutrients

Experts look for ways to end dietary deficiencies in essential micronutrients

Research clarifies role of zinc transport mechanism in onset of obstructive pulmonary diseases

Research clarifies role of zinc transport mechanism in onset of obstructive pulmonary diseases

Researchers develop nanowire device to detect urinary markers implicated in cancer

Researchers develop nanowire device to detect urinary markers implicated in cancer

Zinc present in semen determines male fertility, study shows

Zinc present in semen determines male fertility, study shows

TUM scientists build virus-sized structures using DNA origami technology

TUM scientists build virus-sized structures using DNA origami technology

Gene editing within a living person for the first time

Gene editing within a living person for the first time

Specific way of spelling out genetic code likely allows viruses to evade our cellular defenses

Specific way of spelling out genetic code likely allows viruses to evade our cellular defenses

Waterborne disease outbreaks can be traced to plumbing systems in buildings

Waterborne disease outbreaks can be traced to plumbing systems in buildings

Special electric dressing can combat antibiotic resistance, biofilm infection

Special electric dressing can combat antibiotic resistance, biofilm infection

Russian scientists design new compounds that can treat glaucoma

Russian scientists design new compounds that can treat glaucoma

Ground-breaking eye health study offers new hope for AMD sufferers

Ground-breaking eye health study offers new hope for AMD sufferers

CRISPRy bacon ! Genetically modified leaner low-fat pigs

CRISPRy bacon ! Genetically modified leaner low-fat pigs

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