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2010-07-02 20:06:36

Older adults taking the antibiotic combination trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX)—widely prescribed for urinary tract infections—are at increased risk of elevated potassium levels, called hyperkalemia.

2010-06-09 08:55:00

CHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent HealthFocus® International study revealed significant confusion and concern among U.S. consumers regarding acceptable sodium levels in the foods and beverages they regularly consume.

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2010-06-08 11:15:00

Young girls who drink soda have less healthy diets through adolescence than their peers who do not drink soda.

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2010-06-04 06:50:00

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute scientists have made a significant advance in understanding how potassium channels, which permit the flow of electric currents central to many of the body's biological processes, control the flow of these currents.

2010-05-25 08:52:00

MINERAL WELLS, Texas, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Crazy Water, the natural mineral water sourced and bottled by Famous Mineral Water Co. in Mineral Wells, Texas, announces its expansion into more than 400 grocery store locations across the state of Texas.

2010-04-14 07:10:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- There has been many a push to reduce sodium in packaged and restaurant foods.

2010-03-09 13:35:12

Ion exchange resins probably wouldn't be approved today, review suggests.

2010-03-03 09:00:00

BEIJING, March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports China's potash fertilizer price in 2010 will remain relatively stable. Himfr predicts that in 2010 the basic balance between supply and demand in the Chinese potash fertilizer market will also remained generally stable. According to Himfr's reports, the last two years saw the domestic potash fertilizer market undergo big volatility.

2010-02-23 15:03:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.

2010-02-09 14:30:58

New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) says low potassium levels produce an increased risk of death or hospitalization in patients with heart failure and chronic kidney disease (CKD).


Latest Potassium Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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2005-05-25 18:49:25

Potash (or carbonate of potash) is an impure form of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) mixed with other potassium salts. Potash has been used since antiquity in the manufacture of glass and soap, and as a fertilizer. The name comes from the English words pot and ash, referring to its discovery in the water-soluble fraction of wood ash. It is today principally produced by mining suitable deposits which are found throughout the world. The term has become somewhat ambiguous due to the...

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