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2009-11-17 17:31:06

Educating family members of heart failure (HF) patients about the health benefits of consuming a low-salt diet and providing skills for support and communication can effectively reduce HF patients' sodium consumption, according to an interdisciplinary study led by Emory University cardiovascular nursing researcher Sandra Dunbar, RN, DSN, FAAN, FAHA. Dunbar will present key findings of this study today at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Orlando. "Greater efforts are...

2009-11-17 14:11:01

Canadians know that too much salt isn't good for their diets, but half still continue to shake it on, according to a new study by University of Alberta researchers. In a survey of 890 people measuring knowledge and behaviors regarding sodium intake, U of A nutrition researchers Anna Farmer and Diana Mager discovered that the majority of Canadians believe they consume too much sodium and that most are aware that too much sodium can lead to health problems. But only half are actually doing...

2009-11-12 12:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Sodium Sulphate World Market Outlook 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163706/Sodium-Sulphate-World-Market-Outlook-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The report analyzes worldwide markets for Sodium sulphate, including Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America. It provides the most complete and current analytical...

2009-11-12 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Diclofenac sodium (CAS 15307-79-6) Market Research Report 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163683/Diclofenac-sodium-(CAS-15307-79-6)-Market-Research-Report-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The study 'Diclofenac sodium (CAS 15307-79-6) Market Research Report 2009' presents an overview of the Diclofenac sodium market...

2009-11-10 10:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Sodium Chlorate World Market Outlook 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163705/Sodium-Chlorate-World-Market-Outlook-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The report analyzes worldwide markets for Sodium chlorate, including Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America. It provides the most complete and current analytical...

2009-11-01 06:22:26

Study shows diets high in sodium and artificially sweetened soda linked to kidney function decline Individuals who consume a diet high in sodium or artificially sweetened drinks are more likely to experience a decline in kidney function, according to two papers presented at the American Society of Nephrology's annual meeting in San Diego, California. Julie Lin MD, MPH, FASN and Gary Curhan, MD, ScD, FASN of Brigham and Women's Hospital studied more than 3,000 women participating in the...

2009-10-27 13:47:18

A move from a traditional diet to the sodium-laden Western diet is fuelling a spike in the blood pressure of the Inuit in Canada's North, Dr. Marie-Ludivine Chateau-Degat told the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2009, co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. "This is a population currently undergoing a significant dietary transition away from their traditional diet ̢蠫 which includes large amounts of fish and marine...

2009-10-14 23:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are currently under development and regulations surrounding sodium consumption are being considered, an analysis of evidence released online today in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) questions the scientific logic and feasibility of the decades-long effort to limit salt intake in humans. After examining data from sodium intake studies worldwide and a critical body of...

2009-10-14 13:22:18

Our brains, it turns out, are eco-friendly. A study published in Science and reviewed by F1000 Biology members Venkatesh Murthy and Jakob Sorensen reveals that our brains have the amazing ability to be energy efficient. Brain cells generate and propagate nerve impulses, or action potentials, by controlling the flow of positive sodium and potassium ions in and out of the cells. Re-establishing the ion equilibrium after an action potential requires energy. The amount of energy needed for action...

2009-10-06 10:16:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Sodium Chloride Market Research http://www.reportlinker.com/p0152406/Reportlinker-Adds-Sodium-Chloride-Market-Research.html This review presents the analysis of the global and CIS markets for sodium chloride (common salt). We examine its properties, production methods, application areas. Historical background of Russian salt industry is...


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2005-05-26 09:33:48

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...

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