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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.
Salt Institute Cites Report’s Own Caveats Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 23, 2012 A recent paper from the CDC on childhood salt consumption and blood
Too much salt in your diet leads to an increased risk of high blood pressure (hypertension). And a recent study has found that children are consuming as much salt as adults do.
Natural Health Sherpa named bromine, fluoride, and chlorine as chemicals that lead to iodine deficiency. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 Natural
High blood pressure is responsible for many cardiovascular diseases that are the leading cause of death in industrialized countries.
Salt Institute cites new report in the British Medical Journal Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 Once again, a respected medical journal has published
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
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