Fresh-Meat Additives May Be Dangerous for Kidney Patients
... High potassium
and phosphate content is common, but labeling is ... poultry products are injected with water, sodium, potassium
salts, antioxidants and flavorings that are not ... Kidney disease patients also need to limit the potassium
they consume, because high levels in the blood ...
FDA Approves SAMSCA(TM) (tolvaptan), the First and Only Oral Vasopressin Antagonist to Treat Patients With Clinically Significant Hypervolemic and Euvolemic Hyponatremia
... Hyperkalemia or Drugs that Increase Serum potassium
- Monitor serum potassium
levels in patients with a serum potassium
less than 5 mEq/L and in patients receiving drugs ...
Urine Test May ID Unhealthy Diets
... Low potassium
level indicates poor nutrition, study finds ... test, researchers report.
Levels of urinary potassium
correlate closely with nutrition in general, said ...
Logan's team then looked to see if urinary potassium
and sodium levels could correlate to diet ....
Older Americans May Lack Adequate Nutrition
... enough micronutrients such as calcium, magnesium, potassium
and vitamin C, all of which play an important ... C.
Dietary intake of calcium, magnesium, potassium
and vitamin C was similar between those who took ... and non-users.
The researchers also found that potassium
intake was well below the RDA in both supplement ...
Heyltex Corporation to Become Exclusive Distributor of ThyroShield(R)
... in the United States. ThyroShield(R) potassium
Iodide Oral Solution is a ready-to-use, liquid ... iodine. It is the only FDA-approved liquid potassium
iodine product indicated for thyroid protection ...
By saturating the thyroid gland with potassium
iodide, ThyroShield(R) prevents radioactive ...
Iodine in Prenatal Vitamins Varies Widely
Sixty-seven vitamins contained iodine from potassium
iodide, 42 from kelp, and five from some other source.
"Products containing iodine from potassium
iodide tended to be more consistent, [but] 150 micrograms of potassium
iodide is not the same as 150 micrograms of ...
Kuwait Purchases 5.4 Million Doses of Emergency Nuclear Radiation Drug from Nukepills.com
... Ministry of Health stockpiles thyroid-blocking potassium
iodide for nuclear radiation emergencies
... units (5.4 million doses) of ThyroShield(TM) potassium
Iodide to the Kuwait Ministry of Health. Worth ... We are currently working on additional potassium
iodide orders from other countries in the Middle ...
Evolution and epilepsy
... types of nerve cell proteins called sodium and potassium
channels. A decade ago, researchers found that ... Edward C. Cooper, MD, PhD, focused on the potassium
channels for therapeutic development.
Initial work by the Penn team showed that the potassium
and sodium channels were clustered together in ...
Potassium loss from blood pressure drugs may explain higher risk of adult diabetes
... researchers have discovered that a drop in blood potassium
levels caused by diuretics commonly prescribed ... us that when patients take diuretic thiazides, potassium
levels drop and the risk of diabetes climbs to 50 ... that as long as physicians monitor and regulate potassium
levels, thiazides could be used safely, saving ...
Lack of Potassium Linked to High Blood Pressure
... Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming too little potassium
may be as big a risk factor for high blood ... studies that made similar conclusions about potassium
and blood pressure.
The new study was to be ... meeting, in Philadelphia.
"The lower the potassium
in the urine, hence the lower ...
Low potassium linked to high blood pressure
... factor for high blood pressure, low levels of potassium
in the diet may be as important as high levels of ... Medical Center. The new study suggests that low potassium
may be a particularly important contributor to ... American. The results showed that the amount of potassium
in urine samples was strongly related to blood ...
Penn researchers use honeybee venom toxin to develop a new tool for studying hypertension
... action of a natural bee toxin on inward-rectifier potassium
channels, Kir channels for short, to identify new ... called tertiapin, or TPN, stops the flow of potassium
ions across cell membranes by plugging up the ... a variant, called TPNLQ, which stems the flow of potassium
ions in renal Kir type 1 channels at low ...
Leading worldwide cause of cardiovascular disease may be modified by diet
... consuming primitive diets (generous in potassium
and low in sodium). In isolated societies ... consume double the sodium and about half of the potassium
that is recommended by current guidelines.
... paper, if Americans were able to increase their potassium
intake, the number of adults with known ...
Unilever Unveils Promise(R) SuperShots(R) for Blood Pressure, the First Functional Shot to Increase Daily Potassium Intake to Help Reduce the Risk of High Blood Pressure
... journal suggests that increasing
could have a significant effect on the prevention ... containing foods that are good sources of potassium
and low in sodium may reduce the risk of ... Hypertension
concludes that an increase in potassium
coupled with a decrease in sodium
may be the most ...
Researchers block transmission of malaria in animal tests
... By disrupting the potassium
channel of the malaria parasite, a team of ... parasites in the infected individual.
channels are important for all cells
All ... an otherwise
impermeable cell membrane. The potassium
channels are a sub-type of ion channel, found in ...
Fashion Guru Nina Garcia Launches National Design Competition
... increase serum potassium
should have their serum potassium
levels checked during the first treatment
cycle. Medications that may increase serum potassium
inhibitors, angiotensin-II receptor antagonists, potassium-sparing
supplementation, heparin, aldosterone ...
Popular arthritis drug may disrupt heart rhythm, UB research finds
... finding while conducting basic research on potassium
They found that low concentrations ...
The drug inhibited the normal passage of potassium
ions into and out of heart cells through pores in the cell membrane known as delayed rectifier potassium
channels, the study showed.
The adverse ...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings provides forum for debate about capital punishment
... before staff administer the heart-arresting drug potassium
chloride. He explains that this combination of drugs is necessary because injection of concentrated potassium
alone would be extremely painful.
For execution by potassium
to be humane, the human central nervous system ...
Epilepsy genes may cancel each other
... using gene-directed therapy.
If you have a potassium
channel defect, then a drug blocking certain ... tiny pores in cells that allow molecules such as potassium
and calcium to flow in and out.
The genes ... Kcna1 gene involved in the channel that allows potassium
to flow in and out of the cell. It causes severe ...
A drug-sensitive 'traffic cop' tells potassium channels to get lost
... with electrical activity created by sodium and potassium
ions moving in and out of neurons through ... A novel intracellular traffic coordinator pulls potassium
channels from their job and whisks them to the ... these channels open up, creating many little potassium
leaks and as a result the signal fizzles.
Xanodyne Receives Approval From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for ZIPSOR(TM) (diclofenac potassium) Liquid Filled Capsules
... the lowest available dose (25 mg) of any currently marketed diclofenac potassium
product in the United States. It will also be the first and only ... Dr. Shangold.
The low recommended total daily dose of diclofenac potassium
delivered with Zipsor aligns with current guidance from the FDA ...
Sabinsa Corporation Validates Safety of Garcinia Cambogia Extract in Light of Hydroxycut Warning
... Garcinia cambogia fruit rind extract (supplying calcium hydroxycitrate and potassium
hydroxycitrate); Chromium polynicotinate; Gymnema sylvestre leaf extract; ... panel of experts established GRAS-affirmed status for Citrin(R)K, the potassium
salt of hydroxycitric acid, in 2007. The safety of G. cambogia extract and ...
Chocolate Milk's 'Natural' Muscle Recovery Benefits Match or May Even Surpass a Specially Designed Carbohydrate Sports Drink
... Milk also provides fluids for rehydration and minerals like calcium, potassium
and magnesium that recreational exercisers and elite athletes alike need ... results in fluid losses, but also important minerals including calcium, potassium
and magnesium. The best recovery routine should replace fluids and ...
Naturally fluorescent molecules may serve as cancer biomarker
... lead to an increase in NADH, Heikal and Yu exposed normal breast cells to potassium
cyanide, a known inhibitor of some of these critical mitochondrial ... that the NADH concentration in the normal cells increased when exposed to potassium
cyanide. The relative amounts of NADH in the mitochondria also rose ...
Z Trim to Be Distributed to Meat and Poultry Industries by World Technology Ingredients
... poultry industry. WTI's product portfolio also
includes Myosol(TM) liquid potassium
phosphates, Ional(TM) branded buffered
sodium and potassium
citrate blends, MOstatin(TM) brand natural
antimicrobials, FlavorIn flavor ...
Slices of living brain tissue are helping scientists identify new stroke therapies
... that is needed to run the pump that maintains healthy levels of sodium and potassium
in and around brain cells. A stroke takes away the pump's fuel, called ... With anoxic depolarization, there's too much sodium and too little potassium
inside cells. He's also studying two sigma receptor ligands, ...
Sodium, Potassium Intake Tied to Heart Disease
... MONDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Too much sodium and too little potassium
in one's diet may increase one's risk of cardiovascular disease, a new ... almost 3,000 people with pre-hypertension, also suggests that increasing potassium
consumption along with the common wisdom of lowering one's salt intake may ...
Fruits and Veggies May Strengthen Bones
... older who were randomly assigned to receive a placebo or doses of either potassium
bicarbonate, sodium bicarbonate, or potassium
chloride for three months. The people who took bicarbonate showed ...
Leading Worldwide Cause of Cardiovascular Disease May Be Modified by Diet
... as well as in populations
consuming primitive diets (generous in potassium
and low in sodium). In
isolated societies consuming diets high in fruits ... hypertension.
Americans consume double the sodium and about half of the potassium
recommended by current guidelines.
According to the paper, if ...
MS drug development agreement based on WEHI's medicinal chemistry
... certain derivatives of a natural product called khellinone could block a potassium
channel called Kv1.3. This potassium
channel selectively inhibits autoreactive T cells, such as those that ...
New Guidelines Tackle Treatment of Resistant Hypertension
... special biochemical monitoring, particularly to measure blood levels of potassium
due to the risk of hyperkalemia [a condition caused by abnormally high potassium
levels in the blood]," he said.
Multi-drug regimens, dose timing and ...
Chocolate Milk + Exercise = A Winning Team
... good and provides
nine essential nutrients like calcium, vitamin D and potassium
especially important for teen diets."
Chocolate Milk Has ... muscles after exercise, and it provides fluids and
"electrolytes" such as potassium
to assist with rehydration. Additionally,
chocolate milk has high-quality ...
Bacterial toxin closes gate on immune response, Penn researchers discover
... membrane. The channels in immune cells called Kv1.3 channels allow only potassium
ions to pass, and the activity of these channels is required for ... later, Professor Carol Deutsch, among others, demonstrated the presence of potassium
channels controlled by voltage in immune cells.
SMase C is made by, ...
Comatose locusts may help relieve migraines
... that the point of coma is always associated with a surge of extra-cellular potassium
ions: the same as has been observed in human brain tissue during surgery, says Ms Rodgers. For the nervous system to work properly, potassium
should be high inside cells and low outside, she points out. What were ...
Novel small molecule therapy shows benefit for anemic patients via hydration of red blood cells
... throughout the body. The dehydration appears to result from loss of potassium
via two pathways, one of which is known as the Gardos channel. It has been ... Previous studies have shown that senicapoc prevents the loss of potassium
from the RBCs, is well tolerated, and has favorable pharmacokinetics with ...
Nation's Leading Dialysis Provider - DaVita - Partners with eDiets(R) to Launch One-of-a-Kind Diet Helper Online Nutrition and Meal Planning Tool for Late-Stage Kidney Disease Patients and Caregivers
... on fat and
calorie intake, kidney patients need to focus on phosphorus, potassium
sodium intake, while getting adequate calories and protein, as well ... renal diet
prescriptions relating to differing amounts of phosphorus, potassium
sodium allowed in dialysis patients' diets. DaVita recommends that ...
Whole Grains Do a Heart Good
That effect is due, in part, to the high levels of magnesium, potassium
and fiber in those breakfast cereals, said study co-author Dr. Luc ... cells' sensitivity to insulin, thus reducing the risk of diabetes, while potassium
and magnesium lower blood pressure, he explained.
Breakfast cereal is ...
MULTAQ(R) (dronedarone) for Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter Now Available in the United States
... reversible after discontinuation.
Hypokalemia and hypomagnesemia may occur with concomitant administration of potassium-depleting diuretics. potassium
levels should be maintained in the normal range pre and during administration.
For full prescribing information, please visit ...
Julie Stav Reminds Hispanic Moms to Invest in Their Family's Wellness with Milk!
... the calcium found in low fat and fat free milk can
help build and maintain strong bones and teeth. Vitamin D helps your body
better absorb calcium, potassium
helps maintain normal blood pressure and the
protein in milk, along with exercise, can help build muscle.
Because research indicates that ...
Vegetable Amino Acid Lowers Blood Pressure
... to be considered in attacking high blood pressure, Stamler said.
"We must also consider obesity, high salt intake, high alcohol intake and high potassium
intake, among other risk factors," he said.
Still, the study provides evidence why the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, ...