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2012-06-26 23:00:34

The current average levels of salt consumption are well within the healthy range according to a comprehensive review in the American Journal of Hypertension. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 The current average levels of salt consumption are well within the healthy range according to a comprehensive review of all the available research on sodium intake and health outcomes. This review, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, identified the ideal range for optimum health and...

2012-06-23 23:03:28

Don´t throw away that pretty jar of bath salts sitting on your bathroom counter. Real bath salts, such as those offered by San Francisco Bath Salt Company, are and have always been a safe way to unwind at the end of the day and are completely unrelated to the street drug known as “bath salts”. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 For centuries, bath salts have been a treasured addition to baths and spas around the world. Often carrying a pleasant scent and known for...

LinkedIn Gets Slapped With Possible Class Action
2012-06-21 14:39:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Turns out you can´t have an immense security breach without some kind of consequences. When millions of LinkedIn passwords were leaked earlier this month, one question appeared as a common refrain all over the Internet: “How did this happen?” As the news unfolded, it was discovered that LinkedIn was using a less-than-secure method to encrypt their data, something called an unsalted SHA-1 format. Many experts have called this kind of...

2012-06-19 09:25:01

Eating a high-salt diet for several years may damage blood vessels – increasing your risk of developing high blood pressure, according to research reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. People with this type of blood vessel damage who eat a high-salt diet are more likely to develop hypertension, or high blood pressure. This research hints at the presence of a "sodium amplification loop" in which eating too much salt for a long time damages blood vessels,...

2012-06-17 23:00:10

The bath salts produced by San Francisco Bath Salt Company are made with natural sea salts and other safe, quality ingredients for enhancing the bathing experience. They contain none of the harmful chemicals found in the street drug "bath salts". San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2012 Lee Williamson, president of the San Francisco Bath Salt Company® (SFBSC) continues to inform the public about the difference between actual bath salts and the designer street drug, also known in some...

LinkedIn And eHarmony Passwords Leaked
2012-06-07 06:19:15

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com The online community was reminded yesterday of the importance of securing their passwords as Russian hackers began sharing data packets containing some 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords. Now, things are getting a little more personal as stories are beginning to surface about a similar password leak for online dating service eHarmony. Both eHarmony and LinkedIn have confirmed these breaches of their users´ passwords. Some reports are claiming the same...

LinkedIn Passwords in Jeopardy
2012-06-06 10:21:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Those dastardly cyber-criminals are at it again, and this time they´ve broken into popular professional and social networking service LinkedIn. According to DagensIT, a Russian hacker website is now home to 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords. DagensIT reports that the hackers responsible posted a rather large file on a Russian hacker forum board and let others set in to crack the files. Once cracked, the file was determined to contain the LinkedIn...

2012-06-04 19:17:00

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers recently uncovered a brain signaling pathway responsible for regulating the renal excretion of sodium. The findings appear in the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. Hypertension, or chronic high blood pressure, affects one-third of adults, significantly increasing cardiovascular risk and mortality. Approximately 50 percent of hypertensive patients are salt-sensitive and exhibit an increase in...


Latest Salt Reference Libraries

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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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