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High Salt In Diet Could Signify Social Inequality
2013-01-08 18:57:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If variety is the spice of life, then, according to a new study published in the journal BMJ Open, salt very well could be the spice of death. And those deaths, according to the paper out of the Warwick Medical School, are affecting individuals who reside on the lower rungs of the socio-economic ladder. At least in Britain. The study, conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Nutrition, which...

2012-12-12 05:02:37

A new study shows a link between children and teenagers´ increased sodium intake and their risk of developing high blood pressure, which grows if the child or teen is overweight or obese. Slava Volman, a day care provider and educator, encourages parents and caretakers to help kids make changes to improve their diets and overall health. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 New research from the CDC demonstrates a connection between children and teenagers' high sodium intake and their...

Multiple-GPU Computer Can Hack Any Windows Password In Under Six Hours
2012-12-11 14:17:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For the most part, cracking a password is easy. To un-hash a hashed password, hackers and security experts mostly fall back on simple trial and error. If one combination didn´t work, then another combination will. This sounds incredibly tedious, of course, so those trying to unlock these passwords hand the job over to computers which are capable of making guess after guess after guess, millions of them, for hours at a...

2012-11-05 10:49:18

American Heart Association Presidential Advisory New studies support limiting daily sodium consumption to less than 1,500 milligrams, according to a new American Heart Association presidential advisory. The advisory, published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation, is based on a thorough review of recent laboratory, animal, observational and clinical studies that reaffirm the association's 2011 advisory that limiting sodium (salt) to less than 1,500 mg per day is...

How Can Ingesting Silver Turn Your Skin Blue
2012-10-31 04:28:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When is your skin like a black and white photograph? Sounds like the start to a bad riddle, right? Instead, it's the essential question behind a new study from Brown University. The study shows, for the first time, how ingesting too much silver can cause argyria, which is a rare condition that turns a patient's skin a striking shade of grayish blue. "It's the first conceptual model giving the whole picture of how one develops this...


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2005-05-25 18:44:16

In chemistry, salt is a general term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. These ions can be inorganic (Cl-) as well as organic (CH3-COO-) and monoatomic (F-) as well as polyatomic ions (SO42-). Solutions of salts in water are called electrolytes. Electrolytes as well as molten salts conduct electricity. Zwitterions are salts that contain an anionic center and a cationic...

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