Zinc Lozenges May Shorten the Duration of Colds: A Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Hemil2011ZincLM,
  title={Zinc Lozenges May Shorten the Duration of Colds: A Systematic Review},
  author={Harri Hemil{\"a}},
  booktitle={The open respiratory medicine journal},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND A number of controlled trials have examined the effect of zinc lozenges on the common cold but the findings have diverged. The purpose of this study was to examine whether the total daily dose of zinc might explain part of the variation in the results. METHODS The Medline, Scopus and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials data bases were searched for placebocontrolled trials examining the effect of zinc lozenges on common cold duration. Two methods were used for analysis… CONTINUE READING
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