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In a study conducted to examine the health outcomes related to salt intake, as gauged by the amount of sodium excreted in the urine, lower sodium excretion was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular death, while higher sodium excretion did not correspond with increased risk of hypertension or cardiovascular disease complications.
HOUSTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyanco Holding Corporation ("Cyanco") and Ascend Performance Materials ("Ascend") today announce plans for Cyanco to construct a new 55,000 metric ton per year sodium cyanide plant at Ascend's Alvin, Texas site.
Texas-A new low cost test for acute pancreatitis that gets results much faster than existing tests has been developed by scientists at The University of Texas at Austin.
DALLAS, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most Americans believe drinking wine is good for your heart but are unaware of recommended alcohol limits, and most mistakenly believe sea salt is a low-sodium alternative to regular table salt, according to a new survey about these common products.
MINNEAPOLIS, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will showcase new ideas in the areas of health and wellness, and cost management, specifically with regards to creating meat products with reduced sodium, healthier fats, and alternative lean beef raw materials options at The American Meat Institute (AMI) Expo, April 13-16, 2011, in Chicago's McCormick Place.
The more physically active you are, the less your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet.
Study Highlights: -- The less physically active you are, the more your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet. -- Following a low-salt diet may be particularly important in lowering blood pressure among sedentary people.
PLYMOUTH, Wis., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sargento Foods, Inc., in partnership with culinary expert and registered dietitian, Michelle Dudash, is making it easier for Americans to incorporate healthier - yet tasty - options in their diets.
How does a Michigan State University scientist fuel his enthusiasm for chemistry after 60 years?
Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...