Neuroscience

Pass the salt: Mapping the neurons that drive salt cravings

While the average American's high-salt diet has been linked to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, the truth is we couldn't live without this once scarce mineral. Salt helps the body balance its water content ...

Diabetes

2017 standards of medical care in diabetes released

(HealthDay)—Recommendations for the management and pharmacologic treatment of patients with diabetes have been updated; the new clinical guidelines were published online Sept. 12 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Cardiology

Intensive BP control associated with increased CKD risk

(HealthDay)—Intensive systolic blood pressure (SBP) lowering is associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) events but a reduced risk of cardiovascular events and mortality, according to a study published ...

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