Can Zinc Kill the Common Cold? Doctors Skeptical

The ongoing debate over the role of zinc in combating the common cold was reinvigorated today by a report that suggests the supplement might modestly reduce cold duration and severity -- or maybe even prevent it. But the report, published as a Cochrane Review, raised questions among doctors about the quality of the findings and whether people should start taking zinc for colds. Drs. Meenu Singh and Rashmi Ranjan Das from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in...Full Story
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