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Diseases & conditions A-Z List

Diseases & Conditions A-Z List - «Z»:

  1. Zinc in diet Zinc in diet
    Zinc is an important trace mineral. This element is second only to iron in its concentration in the body. Function Zinc is needed for the body's defensive (immune) system to properly work. It plays a role in cell division, cell growth, wound healing, and the break down of carbohydrates . Zinc is al...
  2. Zinc poisoning Zinc poisoning
    Zinc is a type of metal. It is mixed with other materials to make industrial items such as paint, dyes, ointments, and more. This article discusses poisoning from zinc. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, ...
  3. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
    Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a condition that occurs with abnormal production of the hormone gastrin. A small tumor (gastrinoma) in the pancreas or small intestine produces the high levels of gastrin in the blood. Causes Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is caused by tumors, usually found in the head of ...