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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.
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

Scientists aim to find genetic causes of developmental abnormalities in the vagina and uterus

Scientists aim to find genetic causes of developmental abnormalities in the vagina and uterus

Multi-database electronic research finds link between gene polymorphisms with zinc status

Multi-database electronic research finds link between gene polymorphisms with zinc status

FDA supports C-Path's Type 1 Diabetes Consortium to pursue biomarker qualification

FDA supports C-Path's Type 1 Diabetes Consortium to pursue biomarker qualification

Separating male and female mice changes the way they smell, shows study

Separating male and female mice changes the way they smell, shows study

Study reveals urban and rural differences in prenatal exposure to essential and toxic elements

Study reveals urban and rural differences in prenatal exposure to essential and toxic elements

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