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2012-07-30 12:15:10

The vomeronasal organ (VNO) is one of evolution's most direct enforcers.

2012-07-19 23:00:54

Natural Health Sherpa reviewed several studies and found out that hibiscus tea can help lower blood pressure. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) July 19, 2012

2012-06-01 23:03:30

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Americans Consume Too Much Sodium, Bread One Big Culprit
2012-02-08 06:28:54

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that Americans are consuming too much sodium these days, with most of the sodium coming from common items bought at the grocery store and restaurants.

2012-01-23 13:20:26

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a principal risk factor for heart disease and affects 1 billion people.

2012-01-11 10:02:54

Patients hospitalized after a heart attack who had blood potassium levels of between 3.5 and less than 4.5 mEq/L (milliEquivalents per liter) had a lower risk of death than patients with potassium levels that were higher or lower than this range.

2012-01-05 14:32:24

New research by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) will improve the accuracy of estimates of the time of geological events.

Researcher Deciphers Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Illness After 150 Years
2011-12-20 03:51:12

Known for her poetry, letters, love affair and marriage to Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning also left a legacy of unanswered questions about her lifelong chronic illness.


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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