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Bone loss can be reduced by Potassium

According to recent study, researchers have found that bone loss can be tremendously reduced by potassium supplements. Treatment for kidney stones has the spin-off of increasing bone density. Potassium citrate is often given as a treatment// for kidney stones. Hence it has been lseen, how potassium supplements affect bone density in these patients. ....They looked at 15 women and men who had rec...

Low potassium intake may elevate stroke risk

According to a new study shows that people with a low potassium intake are one and half times more likely to have a stroke. Previous research has suggested that reduced quantities of potassium in the diet increase the risk of death from stroke. //The focus on potassium is, perhaps, a new one - for most of us hear more about keeping sodium or salt intake low to avoid stroke. But sodium and potassi...

Eye Surgeries Remain Cancelled Due To TASS Outbreak In Toronto

A mysterious post-operative eye ailment that swept along the continent has lead to the shut down of the cataract-surgery unit in Scarborough Hospital, one of Toronto's largest cataract centres last week. // ..The Hospital, which performs around 5,000 eye operations a year, decided to cancel all cataract surgeries last week, on November 9, when more and more patients came down with the ailment, k...

Low Serum Potassium Levels Linked to Increased Death Risk in Heart Patients

A new study has linked low levels of normal serum potassium in patients with heart failure to increased risk of death. ......The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Ali Ahmed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. ......As part of the study, researchers studied 1,187 pairs of patients, half with low potassium and half with normal levels, who were balanced in all measured ba...
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