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2013-09-09 08:47:33

'Eat less salt' is a mantra of our health-conscious times and is seen as an important step in reducing heart disease and hypertension.

2011-11-23 10:09:20

For persons with cardiovascular disease or diabetes, urinary sodium excretion (a surrogate for salt intake) at higher levels or at lower levels compared to mid-range values was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events (for higher levels) or cardiovascular death and hospitalization for congestive heart failure (for lower levels).

2009-11-03 15:01:58

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have made an important discovery about why potassium builds up to dangerous levels in the bloodstream, a relatively common medical problem that affects about eight percent of hospitalized patients.

2009-01-28 20:59:44

People trying to lower their blood pressure should also boost their intake of potassium, which has the opposite effect to sodium, a U.S. study suggests. Senior author Dr.

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2009-01-27 10:18:15

Most people know that too much sodium from foods can increase blood pressure.

2006-06-21 10:25:00

Replacing regular salt with a potassium-fortified alternative may help lower older adults' risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, new research suggests.

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2005-08-08 14:45:00

Modest reductions in dietary salt can benefit black people with high blood pressure considerably, UK researchers report.


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