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Zinc supplementation for the prevention of acute lower respiratory infection in children in developing countries: meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized trials.

Daniel E Roth, Stephanie A Richard, Robert E Black International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 39, Issue 3, June 2010, Pages 795–808, https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyp391 Published: 15 February 2010 Abstract Background Routine zinc supplementation is a potential intervention for the prevention of acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) in developing countries. However, discrepant findings from recent randomized trials remain […]

What are the health benefits of zinc?

Zinc is a trace element that is necessary for a healthy immune system. A lack of zinc can make a person more susceptible to disease and illness. It is responsible for a number of functions in the human body, and it helps stimulate the activity of at least 100 different enzymes. Only a small intake […]