(Medical Xpress)—International researchers are studying the salt intake of Indian adults to provide vital new data to aid the development of a national salt reduction strategy.
Health May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Recent studies that examine links between sodium consumption and health outcomes support recommendations to lower sodium intake from the very high levels some Americans consume now, but evidence from these studies does not ...
Health May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have cut through conflicting advice about salt consumption by demonstrating that each person has a "personal salt index," an upper limit on daily ...
Health May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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
A new smart phone app that helps patients manage heart disease and stay out of the hospital has been developed by a team led by a Rutgers–Camden nursing student.
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The love affair between U.S. residents and salt is making us sick: high sodium intake increases blood pressure, and leads to higher rates of heart attack and strokes. Nonetheless, Americans continue to ingest far higher amounts ...
Health Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Seventy-five percent of the world's population consumes nearly twice the daily recommended amount of sodium (salt), according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Many Canadians are concerned about dietary sodium and welcome government intervention to reduce sodium intake through a variety of measures, including lowering sodium in food, and education and awareness, according to a national ...
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A newly published study has found that it would be relatively easy for New Zealanders to reach recommended levels of lower salt intake to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and stomach cancer. This ...
Health Mar 11, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Three top priority cost-effective interventions to counter non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are recommended as essential for health policy by an Auckland researcher in a recent paper published in the medical journal, the ...
Health Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Risk factors for chronic disease seem to be common in Vietnam, and include high blood pressure, increasing overweight and obesity, tobacco and alcohol use, and inadequate fruit and vegetable ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The number of people in England adding salt to food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the five years following a national campaign, according to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., knew he had a one-of-a-kind scientific opportunity: the Russians were going to simulate a flight to Mars, and he was invited to study the participating cosmonauts.
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
People from low socio-economic positions in Britain eat more salt than the well off, irrespective of where they live, states a paper led by Warwick Medical School published on Tuesday in the BMJ Open journal .
Health Jan 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Children who eat a lot of salty food also tend to down more sugary drinks—which, in turn, might be related to their risk of obesity, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |