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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.
Earlier this week, a password expert unveiled a new computer which uses the strong muscle of multiple GPUs to burn through password data at blazing speed.
New studies support limiting daily sodium consumption to less than 1,500 milligrams.
Brown University researchers describe how ingesting too much silver can cause argyria, a rare condition that turns a patient's skin a striking shade of grayish blue.
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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