News tagged with sodium level

Predicting avoidable 30-day readmissions

In an international, multicenter study researchers have found that the HOSPITAL score, an acronym created to identify the variables associated with hospital readmissions, successfully predicted patients at high risk of a ...

Mar 07, 2016
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Aging may worsen the effects of a high-salt diet

Aging is associated with a number of changes that cause the body to function less efficiently, including the way the body controls water and sodium levels. Research has shown that as humans and animals age, they are less ...

Feb 10, 2016
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Sodium monitoring key to reducing dietary intakes

U.S. consumers eat and drink too much sodium. Over 90 percent of us consume more than the maximum daily sodium intake recommended by the government, according to national food-intake survey findings reported by the Agricultural ...

Jan 07, 2016
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