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Supplemental Zinc Decreases Incidence of Infections in the Elderly

Posted Sep 03 2010 2:55pm
  Adults over the age of 55 years are more susceptible to infections, immune dysfunction, increased oxidative stress, and zinc deficiency. Since zinc has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, new research sought to determine the effect of zinc on the incidence of total infections in the elderly. Researchers also tested the effect of zinc on markers [...]
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