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2014-04-10 09:55:23

Findings from the Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure with an Aldosterone Antagonist (TOPCAT) trial, have revealed that adding the medication known as spironolactone (Aldactone) to existing therapy did not significantly reduce the composite time to either death from cardiovascular causes, surviving a cardiac arrest, or hospitaliization to manage heart failure in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction in a study funded by the National Heart, Lung and...

2014-04-09 12:24:16

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvlswj/potassium_nitrate) has announced the addition of the "Potassium Nitrate Market Research" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvlswj/potassium_nitrate ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report presents detailed overview of the Potassium Nitrate market in the world and...

2014-04-07 12:33:20

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for potassium chloride extended-release (ER) capsules, USP, in 600 mg (8 mEq K) and 750 mg (10 mEq K) strengths. Potassium chloride ER is indicated for the treatment of patients with hypokalemia with or without metabolic alkalosis, in digitalis intoxications, in...

2014-03-31 23:36:33

New Downloadable List of 50 Foods Low in Potassium Hickory, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Potassium is a vital nutrient that affects nerves and muscles. Keeping the right balance of potassium in your body is vital to keep you healthy and on the move. Too much potassium in your system can cause things like an irregular heartbeat. The good news is that if you eat too much food with high potassium levels, the kidney excretes the excess potassium as a self-regulating mechanism. The...

2014-03-18 23:04:45

March is National Nutrition Month—an education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to bring attention to the importance of making informed food choices and developing healthy eating habits. To support National Nutrition Month, Salt for Life™ Sea Salt Blend is making a $5,000 donation to the American Heart Association and is stressing the importance of monitoring our daily sodium intake. Minnetonka, Minn. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 March is...

2014-03-12 04:21:12

ATLIT, Israel, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt of the Earth Enters the Sodium Reduction Market with Low Sodium Sea Salt Salt of the Earth Ltd. introduces a novel, low-sodium sea salt [http://salt.co.il/index.php?pid=51&cat_id=17 ] ingredient to address food manufacturers' challenges to reduce sodium in bakery products, such as bread, breakfast cereals and snacks. (Photo:...

2014-03-05 10:36:54

After a decade of debate, scientists have a clear picture of a controversial protein that helps regulate heart contractions Brandeis University researchers have unlocked a controversial structure in heart cells responsible for regulating heart contractions. For years, scientists have debated how many KCNE1 proteins are required to build a potassium ion channel, theorizing anywhere between one and 14. Now, Brandeis University researchers found that these channels are built with two E1s....

2014-03-05 08:30:47

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barnana® is taking 2014 by storm! Today, the healthy, organic Super Potassium Snack® announced big plans for its rapidly growing brand. With new products launching, new investments finalized, and new store expansions in the works, Barnana's delectable take on the banana might be the new black of the natural snack world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140305/PH77254LOGO ) This weekend, Barnana will launch two...

2014-02-21 11:38:00

Efforts to reduce these harms may safeguard patients' health In addition to experiencing negative health effects from their disease, patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are also at risk of experiencing hazardous events potentially related to medical treatments they receive. A study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) finds that low blood sugar and high blood potassium being common complications of their medical care. Patients...

2014-02-06 08:24:17

DUBLIN, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kzxs6k/potassium ) has announced the addition of the "Potassium Hydroxide: 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Potassium hydroxide 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned market. Using a wide range...


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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