domingo, 24 de agosto de 2014

Salt Intake: Hypertension, Genetics & Public Health


Genomics & Health Impact Update

Salt Intake: Hypertension, Genetics & Public Health

salt and pepper shaker and DNA
Did you know? More than 4000 publications have reported since 2001 on the relation between genetic variation and risk and outcomes of hypertension? These include 104 genomewide association studies. To find out more, visit the HuGE NavigatorExternal Web Site Icon
Genetics of salt-sensitive hypertension.External Web Site Icon 
Sanada H et al. Curr Hypertens Rep.  2011 Feb;13(1):55-66. 
Recent insights
Association of urinary sodium and potassium excretion with blood pressure External Web Site Icon
A. Mente et al. New England Journal Medicine, August 14, 2014.
Global sodium consumption and death from cardiovascular causes.External Web Site Icon 
Dariush Mozaffarian et al. NEJM, August 14, 2014
What do we know about salt and cardiovascular disease?External Web Site Icon Current guidelines and statistics are summarized in a short animation. NEJM Quick Take, August 14, 2014

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