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Recommended low salt intake harmful for health: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:31

Beware! Your average daily salt intake as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US may actually be low - leading to harmful health outcomes.

Spices, herbs in food helps lower salt intake in adults

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 18:02

A new study has found that teaching people how to flavour food with and herbs is considerably more effective at lowering salt intake.

Three reasons why fast food is bad for you

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 18:34

Most people now flock to fast food every day due to hectic schedules in the fast-paced world, which is really unhealthy and dangerous for your health.

New drug target for high blood pressure discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 18:49

University of Southern Denmark researchers have found how a mutated protein can lead to holes in a protein sitting in a cell`s membrane.

New breakthrough could help pave way for treating pain and mood disorders

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 13:23

Scientists have found how the sodium influences the signaling of a major class of brain cell receptors, known as opioid receptors, which could help pave way for new therapeutic approaches to a host of brain-related medical conditions.

Study links high sodium "fizzy" medicines to raised heart risks

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 13:42

Millions of patients worldwide taking effervescent, dispersible and soluble medicines have an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes because of the high salt content of such drugs, scientists said on Wednesday.

Soak up the sun for healthy bones

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 16:17

Eating a diet rich in calcium and vitamin D is very important to keep your bones healthy and strong.

Potential drug target for cystic fibrosis identified

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 21:43

Researchers have discovered a gene called DGKi as a new target for drug development for cystic fibrosis.

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