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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.
In-depth study into how heavy metals exposure at the Tar Creek Superfund Site in Oklahoma may affect the health of children

In-depth study into how heavy metals exposure at the Tar Creek Superfund Site in Oklahoma may affect the health of children

Class of molecules that could lead to treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer, arthritis, and heart disease

Class of molecules that could lead to treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer, arthritis, and heart disease

Fruit consumption may protect against age-related maculopathy (ARM)

Fruit consumption may protect against age-related maculopathy (ARM)

Zinc may help to accelerate recovery from pneumonia

Zinc may help to accelerate recovery from pneumonia

Scientists closer to a potential vaccine or treatment for botulism

Scientists closer to a potential vaccine or treatment for botulism

First canine insulin drug

First canine insulin drug

Watch out Skippy, the meat of Australia's bush kangaroo may be the highest known source of the healthy fat CLA

Watch out Skippy, the meat of Australia's bush kangaroo may be the highest known source of the healthy fat CLA

Curry offers possible protection against Alzheimer’s disease

Curry offers possible protection against Alzheimer’s disease

Completion of the sequencing of human chromosome 19

Completion of the sequencing of human chromosome 19

Gene-rich human Chromosome 19 sequence completed

Gene-rich human Chromosome 19 sequence completed

20% of worldwide population lack enough zinc in diet

20% of worldwide population lack enough zinc in diet