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 ...
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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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Hypertension is an endemic condition with far-reaching consequences. For instance, high blood pressure is the main cause of heart attacks and strokes. Other organs are also damaged by the ...
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High blood pressure is responsible for many cardiovascular diseases that are the leading cause of death in industrialized countries. High salt intake has long been considered a risk factor, but not every type of high blood ...
Medical research Sep 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
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
The life expectancy of a person born in Japan is among the highest in the world (82.9 years) yet tobacco smoking and high blood pressure are still the major risk factors for death among adults in Japan, emphasizing the need ...
Addiction Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)— Deakin University study has found seven in ten children are eating more than the recommended upper limit of salt each day, putting their health at serious risk.
Health Oct 08, 2012 | 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
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 |
Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day doubles the risk of a potentially fatal brain bleed as a result of a burst aneurysm, finds research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 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
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 |
(AP)—American children eat as much salt as adults—about 1,000 milligrams too much, or the same amount as in just one McDonald's Big Mac hamburger. Extra salt is linked with higher blood pressure, even in kids, but government ...
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