News tagged with zinc supplements

Zinc reduces the burden of the common cold

Zinc supplements reduce the severity and duration of illness caused by the common cold, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The findings could help reduce the amount of time lost from work a ...

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Health
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Oral supplements enhance effectiveness of Botox injections

Taking a dietary supplement of organic zinc and the enzyme phytase four days before receiving botulinium toxin injections made the toxin more effective in 93 percent of patients tested in a recent study at The Methodist Hospital ...

dateSep 01, 2010 in Other
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Adequate zinc eases pneumonia in elderly

A high proportion of nursing facility residents were found to have low serum (blood) zinc concentrations during an observational study funded by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the National Institute of Aging. ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Medical research
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