3 min ago
Worth its salt?
For those who don't mind its brackish taste, filtered tap water in Bangkok is safe to drink - at least to some extent Tap water in many parts of Bangkok, even after being filtered, has never before tasted so salty and unpalatable - so much so that many households have opted to purchase bottled drinking water.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Melting snow, road salt causing increased sodium levels in drinking water
Officials with United Water say they have found elevated levels of sodium chloride in customers' drinking water, a side effect of New Jersey's unusually harsh winter.
Hospitals Warned Of Saline Shortage
A technical bulletin issued Monday by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health says the most serious shortage involves 1 liter bags of 0.9 percent sodium chloride, also known as saline.
Nevada health officials warn of IV saline shortage
Nevada's health officials are warning hospitals of shortages of commonly used intravenous fluids.
Whole adult organism transcriptional profiling of acute metal exposures in male Zebrafish
A convergence of technological breakthroughs in the past decade has facilitated the development of rapid screening tools for biomarkers of toxicant exposure and effect.
Salt Replacement Ingredients Open New Opportunities for Snack Chips
American consumers love snacks. In 2013 the dollar value of the savory snack category was estimated at $21.8 billion.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Rocky Mount Telegram
Road salt affects tap water
Walt Hohman, shovels the front of his business, Wards Pastry, along Asbury Avenue, in Ocean City, NJ, during a snowstorm Monday, March 3, 3014.
The Newark Star-Ledger
Tap water taste weird? Thank road salt and NJ's snowy winter
Heavy salt covers Court Street in Newark. To contend with one of the snowiest winters on record, New Jersey has caked its freeways, local streets and country roads in thick, powdery layers of salt.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The News Journal
Is death penalty dead in Delaware?
Delaware has 17 condemned prisoners facing the death penalty, but no means of executing any of them.
The News Journal
Delaware lacks lethal injection drugs
Delaware prison officials have found it difficult to get the drugs used in lethal injections because major manufacturers several years ago began prohibiting the use of their products in executions out of ethical concerns and fearing the unwanted publicity.
The Star Online
Less salt, lower blood pressure
There is strong evidence that links our current high salt intake to high blood pressure.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Lingonberry moderates high-salt diet inflammation
The rats were fed on 8% sodium chloride enriched pellets and given tap water or diluted lingonberry juice for ten weeks.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Childhood Memories: What's Really in That Bowl of Soup?
Children of the 1950s have a collective memory of the perfect comfort food: hot tomato soup and a gooey grilled cheese sandwich - a food treat that originated somewhere in those long-ago days when Campbell's Soup and Wonderbread were in every pantry.
Food Production Daily
Study identifies 'quick and simple' test for salt levels in food
A 'novel method' for measuring salt content in food is said to be more robust and easy to use than current techniques, according to a new study.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
SQM Reports Earnings For Fourth Quarter 2013
Increased volumes in the potassium chloride business line helped us to partially offset these lower prices, but our margins were impacted.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Hydration & Cool-Down Tips
Discard the notion that allowing your horse to drink his fill will cause him to colic, cramp, or tie-up, says Lari Shea.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Kidney Month: Alcohol disrupts kidney function, can lead to kidney failure
More than 26 million Americans may unknowingly have kidney disorders and not realize how their next drink complicates the problem.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
At Home: Soften up that hard water
Have you ever visited a hotel and noticed your soap and shampoo made more bubbles than at home? Or the water felt slick on your skin? Perhaps you always use the spot-free rinse at the car wash to give your vehicle a blemish-free finish.
Bob Fischer: Salting cul-de-sacs a waste of taxpayer money
At the end of January, with road salt reserves running low and river barges carrying replenishments locked in ice near Peoria, Naperville changed its policy on salting streets during winter storms.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Effects of angiotensin II on kinase-mediated sodium and potassium transport in the distal nephron.
Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension , Vol. 22, No. 1. , pp. 120-126, doi:10.1097/mnh.0b013e32835b6551 The aim is to review the recently reported effects of angiotensin II on sodium and potassium transport in the aldosterone-sensitive distal nephron, including the signaling pathways between receptor and transporter, and the physiological ... (more)