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July 29, 2016

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July 29, 2016

Scientists Use 'Virtual Heart' to Model Heart Failure

June 23, 2016 — A team of researchers have created a detailed computational model of the electrophysiology of congestive heart failure, a leading cause of death. This 'virtual heart' could help medical ... read more

June 16, 2016 — The cause of heart arrhythmia in myotonic dystrophy was RNA abnormalities in the sodium channel in the heart, clarifying the symptom's mechanism, an international joint research group found. ... read more

What Do My Cravings Say About My Health?

June 14, 2016 — After a stressful day, it’s almost second nature to laze on the couch and drown our sorrows in a bowl of ice-cream or potato chips. Soon, we glance down and realize we’ve managed to consume the ... read more

Restaurant Kids' Meals Make Nutrition Strides, but Leave Room for Improvement

Apr. 6, 2016 — Many restaurants have made voluntary changes to their kids' menus, including reducing the calories in new items, in advance of menu-labeling legislation that will mandate printed calorie counts. ... read more

More Dietary Calcium May Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Apr. 3, 2016 — In older people, higher dietary calcium intake may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, but not of stroke and fracture, new research ... read more

Neutralizing Tumor Acidic Environment Improves Immune-Targeting Therapies

Mar. 17, 2016 — Cancer cells have the ability to grow in an acidic tumor environment that is detrimental to other cells, including immune cells. In a new article, researchers have reported that neutralizing the ... read more

How 'Salt' MRI Scans Could Give a Clearer Picture of Disease

Mar. 17, 2016 — MRI experts are adapting scanning techniques to pick up sodium in the body. The research could lead to much more detailed MRI scans in the future with significant improvements to the diagnosis and ... read more

Salt and Sodium Intake Remains High in China

Feb. 16, 2016 — Researchers compared salt and sodium consumption in China in 2000 with ... read more

Unraveling the Enigma of Salty Taste Detection

Feb. 11, 2016 — Scientists from the Monell Center have further characterized the identity and functionality of salt-responding taste cells on the tongue. The knowledge may lead to novel approaches to develop salt ... read more

Aging May Worsen the Effects of a High-Salt Diet

Feb. 9, 2016 — Age significantly impaired the ability of rats to get rid of excess sodium when exposed to a high-salt diet, according to research. Findings could have implications for salt consumption in the ... read more

A New Alternative to Sodium: Fish Sauce

Feb. 2, 2016 — Vietnamese fish sauce added to chicken broth, tomato sauce and coconut curry reduced the amount of sodium chloride by by 10-25 percent while still maintaining the perceived deliciousness, saltiness ... read more

Piecing Together the Cells Elevator-Like Mechanism for Sodium

Feb. 1, 2016 — Researchers have pieced together how sodium is transported into and out of our cells. This could be a potential benefit for the development of novel treatments against some forms of cancer and ... read more

Health Labels Influence Flavor Perception

Dec. 11, 2015 — Researchers found that food labels influence the perception of flavor. Light products are considered less tasty. Researchers at a flavor lab organized a flavor experiment with young Gouda cheese for ... read more

Dec. 2, 2015 — Adult stem cells in the gut are continually bombarded with signals - from diet, the microbiome, and from invading bacteria and other stressors. Do the cells regenerate or remain poised for future ... read more

Dietary Potassium May Help Prevent Kidney, Heart Problems in Diabetics

Nov. 13, 2015 — Higher levels of urinary potassium excretion, which closely correlate with intake amounts, were linked with a slower decline of kidney function and a lower incidence of cardiovascular complications ... read more

More Than Skin Deep: New Way to Help Skin Heal Faster

Nov. 4, 2015 — Most products on the market today that are used to treat skin problems target the effects of the disease or wound such as inflammation, which can prolong the healing process and result in scarring. ... read more

Dehydration in Older People Could Be Detected by Routine Blood Tests

Oct. 21, 2015 — Dehydration in older people could be accurately identified as part of routine blood testing according to new research. The best test for diagnosing dehydration, known as a serum osmolality test, is ... read more

New Research Focused on Cell Signaling Mechanism Linked to Obesity

Oct. 17, 2015 — A mechanism has been identified for blocking the signal by which the cellular sodium-potassium pump amplifies oxidants (reactive oxygen species). These oxidants lead to obesity and metabolic ... read more

Protein Research Uncovers Potential New Diagnosis, Therapy for Breast Cancer

Oct. 8, 2015 — Scientists, using clinical specimens from charity Breast Cancer Now's Tissue Bank, have conducted new research into a specific sodium channel that indicates the presence of cancer cells and ... read more

Sep. 28, 2015 — High-efficiency transporters that work like a shuttle system to constantly move ions into and out of neurons appear to slam into reverse following a stroke or other injury and start delivering ... read more

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