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 ...

Feb 16, 2011
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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 ...

Sep 01, 2010
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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. ...

Aug 10, 2010
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