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US Food and Drug Administration
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September 16, 2014 - Baxter International Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling one lot of Potassium Chloride Injection 10mEq per 100mL, product code 2B0826 to the hospital/pharmacy/nurse level. The recall is being initiated due to a labeling error on the shipping cartons in a single lot, which was identified by three customers.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
A Mood Check At The Times
Lest you wonder how our friends on the left are holding up with the collapsing coherence of Team Obama and the return to war or something like it , the Times runs this guest piece in their Sunday review: Lithium is a naturally occurring element, not a molecule like most medications, and it is present in the United States, depending on the geographic area, at concentrations that can range widely, from undetectable to around .170 milligrams per liter. This amount is less than a thousandth of the minimum daily dose given for bipolar disorders and for depression that doesn't respond to antidepressants .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
[Special Issue News] China tries to kick its salt habit
China's alarmingly high salt intake has contributed to a spike in hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases. All told, the average rural Chinese person consumes 12 grams of salt daily, according to the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study, far above the daily maximum of 5 grams recommended by the World Health Organization.
How bacteria battle fluoride
Two studies provide new insights into the mechanisms that allow bacteria to resist fluoride toxicity, information that could eventually help inform new strategies for treating harmful bacterial diseases. Researchers have determined key structural differences that allow a subset of CLC transporters to preferentially select fluoride over chloride, which can help bacteria expel toxic fluoride.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
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Sat Sep 06, 2014
How much salt is too much?
Salt is often demonized as a poison that you must eliminate completely from any healthy food plan. However, the truth is more complex.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
the minerals we need
The minerals we need in our body are those found in rocks, metals, soil and water, though they may be in slightly different forms. While each mineral plays a unique role, collectively they support the body's enzyme systems and keep blood and other body fluids balanced and healthy.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Editorial: New study turns the tables on intake of fats, carbs
Just a few weeks ago, a report on salt effectively removed sodium chloride from the banned foods list and placed it squarely back on the dining room table.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Cheaper Solar Cells with a New Salt
Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical. If it gets on the skin, it releases cadmium, which has been linked to cancer, lung disease and cardiovascular disease.
Hourly oral sodium chloride for the rapid and predictable treatment of hyponatremia.
Hypertonic NaCl is first-line therapy for acute, severe and symptomatic hyponatremia; however, its use is often restricted to the intensive care unit .
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Prescriptions for dietary sodium in patients with chronic kidney disease: how will this shake out?
Correspondence: John P. Middleton, Division of Nephrology, Duke University, 2424 Erwin Road, Suite 605, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Detroit News
Dr. Keith Roach: Himalayan salt still salt despite minerals
Dear Dr. Roach: What do you know about Himalayan salt? Is it harmful to take every day? I am told that it can help lower blood pressure because it has minerals and trace elements.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Town Talk
Roach: Himalayan salt still salt despite trace elementsRoach:...
Roach: Himalayan salt still salt despite trace elements Dear Dr. Roach: What do you know about Himalayan salt? Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/life/2014/08/26/roach-himalayan-salt-still-salt-despite-trace-elements/14660193/ Dear Dr. Roach: What do you know about Himalayan salt? Is it harmful to take every ... (more)
Seize the day Pink Himalayan Salt
It's pink and formed naturally within the earth, so why don't more people use it? Pink Himalayan Salt is spirit medicine as well as body medicine.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Phosphate increases the concentration of sodium in the blood
Phosphate increases the concentration of sodium in the blood and causes a rapid expansion of the size of the heart muscle.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Legislators want tank laws revised
More than 12,000 above-ground storage tanks are in the process of being registered with the state of West Virginia, but officials say confusion remains over some requirements and exemptions.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean?
If you've been to the beach this summer, chances are you probably had to pee, decided not to get out of the water, and just peed in the ocean.
Mylan Launches First Generic Klor-ConA Extended-Release Tablets
Mylan received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for this product, which is indicated for the treatment of patients with hypokalemia, with or without metabolic alkalosis; in digitalis intoxication; and in patients with hypokalemic familial periodic paralysis.