News tagged with potassium levels
Cutting down on salt and, at the same time, increasing levels of potassium in our diet will have major health and cost benefits across the world, according to studies published in BMJ today.
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
From soup to nuts, supermarket shelves teem with products trumpeting their reduced-salt status. Not in the cheese cooler, though.
Health Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Box jellyfish of the Chironex species are among the most venomous animals in the world, capable of killing humans with their sting. Their venom, though, which kills by rapidly punching holes in human red bl ...
Medical research Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Three late-breaking studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week provide new information on drugs being tested in patients with diabetes or kidney disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A pilot study in adolescents and adults has found that an investigational drug shows promise as the first potential medical treatment for children with the severest type of congenital hyperinsulinism, a rare but potentially ...
Diabetes Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients hospitalized after a heart attack who had blood potassium levels of between 3.5 and less than 4.5 mEq/L (milliEquivalents per liter) had a lower risk of death than patients with potassium levels that were higher ...
Cardiology Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0