‘Sophisticated’: ancient faeces shows humans enjoyed beer and blue cheese 2,700 years ago
Austrian Alps salt miners had a ‘balanced diet’, with an analysis of bronze and iron age excrement finding the earliest evidence of cheese ripening in EuropeIt ’s no secret that beer and blue cheese go hand in hand – but a new study reveals how deep their roots run in Europe, where workers at a salt mine in Austria were gorging on both up to 2,700 years ago.Scientists made the discovery by analysing samples of human excrement found at the heart of the Hallstatt mine in the Austrian Alps.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Agence France Presse Tags: Anthropology Science Europe Austria Biology World news Source Type: news

F.D.A. Issues New Salt Guidelines
The new recommendations are aimed at food manufacturers and restaurants. Some experts say they don ’t go far enough. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Salt Diet and Nutrition Food Heart Blood Pressure Restaurants Food and Drug Administration your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

2,700 Years Ago, Humans Were Already Enjoying Blue Cheese And Beer, Claims Study
Humans' love for cheese and beer goes back a long way. But according to a scientific study published Wednesday, workers at a salt mine... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating Too Much Salt? Ways to Cut Back...Gradually
Reducing your salt intake is one way to improve your health. Here are four steps to help you cut back gradually. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA Calls For 12% Less Salt In Food From Restaurants, Manufacturers
Currently, the average American consumes about 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, which is close to 50% higher than the recommended daily limit. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink pharma Source Type: news

FDA Issues New Guidance To Reduce Salt In Food
The goal is to decrease average sodium intake for the average American by at least 12% over the next 2.5 years. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink pharma Source Type: news

FDA spells out lower sodium goals for food industry
Food companies are coming under renewed pressure to use less salt (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Which microwave meal has the most health appeal?
Microwave meals may have had a bad reputation for being packed with fat, salt and chemical additives. We asked a dietician to assess some of the 'healthiest' microwave meals for one. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Una dieta con menos sal ayuda as í a la salud y la presión arterial
Reducir el sodio en la dieta, aunque sea ligeramente, puede tener un gran impacto en la reducci ón de la presión arterial. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Salt Diet and Nutrition Cooking and Cookbooks Blood Pressure Weight Heart Food Source Type: news

How Cutting Out a Little Salt Can Have Benefits for Health and Blood Pressure
For many, reducing sodium in the diet even modestly can have an outsize impact on lowering blood pressure. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Salt Diet and Nutrition Cooking and Cookbooks Blood Pressure Weight Heart Food Source Type: news

Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep
A high-salt diet has long been linked to sleep problems, and a new preliminary study suggests that salt might cause brain changes that interfere with the body's natural sleep-wake cycles.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Survival medicine: 5 Home remedies for sore throat
(Natural News) A sore throat is an uncomfortable condition that can accompany a number of health problems, such as a cold, the flu or other viral infections. Regardless of what’s causing your sore throat, you can relieve it naturally using ingredients you may already have in your kitchen, like ginger, lemons or salt. What causes a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

eAssist Dental Solutions Among the 50 Fastest Growing Companies for a 4th Consecutive Year by Utah Business
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions recently accepted the prestigious award by Utah Business as the state's 29th fastest-growing company. For the fourth year in a row, eAssist has earned a place on this list of Utah's 50 top performers – an especially noteworthy achievement considering the rating period included a three-month suspension of non-emergency dental services nationwide due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Companies are ranked according to their total five-year revenue and compound annual growth rate.Founded in 2011 by James Anderson, DMD, and Sandy O...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Quitting smoking could cause you to gain weight
People who withdrew from smoking for 24 hours were most likely to reach for high-fat foods such as oreos and high salt foods such as walkers crisps, scientists found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As folic acid is finally added to flour... should we now put iodine in salt to boost babies' IQ?
According to the British Dietetic Association, the average adult needs roughly 150 micrograms of the mineral daily - while women who are pregnant or breastfeeding need 200 micrograms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pass the Salt: Coach Dave Daubenmire talks about the fight for truth – Brighteon.TV
(Natural News) Coach Dave Daubenmire of Pass the Salt Ministries touched on the fight for truth on the Sept. 20 edition of his “Pass the Salt” program on Brighteon.tv. He mentions in his program how the truth has been muddled by different interpretations of it and lies from mainstream media. Daubenmire also posts the question:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As a community mourns Gabby Petito, more details are revealed about her last days
As authorities investigate Gabby Petito's death, a small crowd gathered in Salt Lake City Wednesday night to mourn the 22-year-old whose... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IntegraDose Compounding Services, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Cefazolin Injection Products Due to a Lack of Sterility Assurance
Minneapolis, Minnesota, IntegraDose Compounding Services is voluntarily recalling nine lots, listed in the table below, of cefazolin 2 gram in 20 mL syringe for injection and two lots of cefazolin 3 gram in 100 mL 0.9% sodium chloride bag for injection due to a lack of sterility assurance resulting (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 21, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Salty Diet Helps Gut Bugs Fight Cancer in Mice: Study
A high-salt diet suppressed the growth of tumors in a mouse model of melanoma, apparently because of an interplay between the gut microbiome and natural killer cells. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 20, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Xenocor Expands Board of Directors to Accelerate Innovation and Launch
Seasoned Healthcare Executive Mark Foster Brings 20 Years of Medical Device Commercialization and Management Experience SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 20, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Xenocor Inc., developers of the first single-use, fog-fr... Devices, Surgery, Personnel Xenocor, Xenoscope, laparoscope (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

SCL Health — once a power in the KC market — merges with Utah system
A health system once based in the Kansas City area and operating a pair of area hospitals is merging. SCL Health, now based in the Denver area, announced Thursday a deal to merge with Intermountain Healthcare, which is based in Salt Lake City. The merger will create a nonprofit system with 33 hospitals and 385 clinics with headquarters in Salt Lake City. Included are Duchesne Clinic and Caritas Cl inics in Kansas City, Kansas, and St. Vincent Clinic in Leavenworth. SCL has extensive history in the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Former SLCPD chief gives insight on Petito/Laundrie investigation
In his decades of police service and his time as Salt Lake City’s police chief, Chris Burbank said he knows these law enforcement... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: One of the worst food types spiking readings and hypertension risk
HIGH blood pressure diet does not have to be complicated. Cutting down on the amount of salt consumed and ensuring you are getting enough vegetables will significantly help. On the flipside, certain food types are notorious in their dire effect on the body including high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do Himalayan salt lamps really work?
Although an eyebrow-raising trend, according to more than 11,000 Amazon reviewers who have given the Needs&Gifts Himalayan Crystal Rock Salt Lamp... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slide show: Guide to gourmet salt
With the huge variety of salt available for cooking and baking, you don't need to limit yourself to table salt anymore. Explore your options. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USP Salt Policy (December 2014)
FDA Drug Info Rounds pharmacists discuss the application of the United States Pharmacopeia ’s Monograph Naming Policy for Salt Drug Substances in Drug Products and Compounded Preparations (USP Salt Policy) by FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Humid, Salty Air Could Help Suppress SARS-CoV-2: Studies Humid, Salty Air Could Help Suppress SARS-CoV-2: Studies
Breathing water and salt reins in respiratory droplets, new parallel studies indicate, which authors say could reduce COVID-19 cases. Masks also help hydrate the airways, and thus, add protection.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Water purifier inspired by mangrove trees can draw salt from water
This study not only offers a better understanding of the plants’ plumbing system, it could also lead to creating new desalination technologies. An engineering feat that has long baffled scientists is how mangroves survive their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Three drinks proven to reduce hypertension risk and lower readings
HIGH blood pressure can be effectively managed by monitoring your salt intake, reducing the amount of processed foods and saturated fat in your diet, and exercise. Hydration is also key to a healthy lifestyle, and when it comes to blood pressure, three drinks could help prevent the condition and lower high readings. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 dead, 1 rescued after gunman barricades himself in home near Salt Lake City
Family members had apparently tried to have an intervention with the suspect over his mental health and guns, the Salt Lake County sheriff said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hurricane Ida Raises the Question: How Can Cities Keep Subways Safe in an Era of Climate Crisis Flooding?
As the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed over the northeast Wednesday night, dumping a record-shattering 3.15 inches of rain on New York City in a single hour, water began to pour into the city’s subways. The system flooded in 46 locations and the MTA cut service across all lines overnight. Rescue operations had to be carried out to reach those unlucky enough to be caught in at least 15 subway cars stranded by flood waters and hundreds more people were rescued by police from stations. No one was injured, the MTA said. The worst of the storm, which prompted city authorities to issue New York’s first ever flash fl...
Source: TIME: Science - September 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized climate change healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Sep 3 2021 This Week in Cardiology Sep 3 2021 This Week in Cardiology
EMPEROR-Preserved, the LOOP study, ablate-and-pace for AF, and salt substitute and stroke: John Mandrola, MD provides a first of two ESC reviews.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Dey Laboratory Research Finds Bile Acids Affect Gut Motility and the Human Microbiome, Insights That May Lead to New Clinical Laboratory Tests
These new findings may affect how microbiology labs and physicians diagnose and treat several gastrointestinal conditions Once again, a research effort has teased out new insights into the role the human microbiome plays in our digestive processes. Microbiologist and medical laboratory managers will be interested to learn that, according to the study team, specific microbes […] The post Dey Laboratory Research Finds Bile Acids Affect Gut Motility and the Human Microbiome, Insights That May Lead to New Clinical Laboratory Tests appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 3, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Digital Pathology International Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Molecular Diagnostics, Genetic Testing, Whole Gene Sequencing Precision Medicine anatomic pathology bile acid bile salt hydrolase blue poop challenge Source Type: news

Will the SSaSS Trial Silence the Salt Skeptics? Will the SSaSS Trial Silence the Salt Skeptics?
Bruce Neal gives the lowdown on the massive SSaSS trial that showed a reduction in stroke and cardiovascular events among at-risk people in rural China who used a salt substitute instead of regular table salt.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Coach Dave Daubenmire reveals how American institutions have abandoned God – Brighteon.TV
(Natural News) Former high school football coach turned minister Dave Daubenmire is bringing his show, Pass the Salt to Brighteon.TV. Daubenmire first entered public consciousness after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued him for asking his players to pray with him. Since then, Daubenmire has turned into an evangelist, founding his own ministry, called “Pass the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salt Substitute Reduces Stroke, CV Events, and Death Salt Substitute Reduces Stroke, CV Events, and Death
Switching from regular salt to a low-sodium salt substitute has major public health benefits, including a reduction in stroke, cardiovascular events, and death, the new landmark SSaSS shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 29, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The surprising food type rich in potassium to lower your readings
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension as its often referred to, is a serious condition affecting millions worldwide. Diet is key when it comes to healthy readings with sodium or salt being the biggest precursor to increasing hypertension risk. A certain food type, however, has been shown to counteract sodium in the body which in turn lowers your readings. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parts of the Middle East are becoming uninhabitable as it battles drought, high temperatures
(Natural News) Parts of the Middle East are becoming uninhabitable as the region combats persistent drought and high temperatures. The ferries that once shuttled tourists to and from the little islets in Iran’s Lake Urmia are now sitting idly on what is rapidly becoming a salt plain. Urmia was the Middle East’s biggest lake just two... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salt & Low Sodium Diet Quiz
Title: Salt& Low Sodium Diet QuizCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 8/2/2011 2:24:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2021 5:49:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - August 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ICU Medical, Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Lactated Ringer's Injection, USP and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP Due to Presence of Particulate Matter
ICU Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICUI) is voluntarily recalling one single lot of Lactated Ringer's Injection, USP, and one single lot of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP. The products are being recalled to the hospital level due to the presence of particulate matter. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 19, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Woman shot and killed in Salt Lake City early Tuesday
A 31-year-old woman is shot and killed as she was riding a bicycle near 900 West and South Temple in Salt Lake City. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is your plant-based BBQ REALLY healthier than a meat one?
Vegan kebabs have up 10 times more sugar than lamb kebabs, while vegan steak has up to six times more salt than the traditional meat alternative, MailOnline analysis found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coating with Hypertonic Saline Improves Virus Protection of Filtering Facepiece Manyfold-Benefit of Salt Impregnation in Times of Pandemic
This study aimed to prove that hypertonic saline effectively reduces the infectious viral load on treated masks. Therefore, a hypertonic salt solution ´ s protective effect on surgical masks was investigated, specifically analyzing the infectivity of aerosolized Alphacoronavirus 1 in pigs (Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus (TGEV)). Uncoated and hypertonic salt pre-coated FFPs were sprayed with TGEV. After drying, a defined part of the mask was rinsed with the medium, and the eluent was used for the infection of a porcine testicular cell line. Additionally, airborne microorganisms ´ long-term infectivity of so...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the Inspiration4 Mission Fits Into the Long History of Civilian Space Travel
It’s been 52 years since the artist Jeff Gates made a reservation to go to the Moon. Like many who gathered around their TV sets to watch the first lunar landing on July 20, 1969, Gates—then a 20-year-old college student home for summer vacation—walked outside immediately afterward and looked skyward. “I kept saying, ‘there are human beings on that Moon!,’ says Gates, now 72. “It was unbelievable, and I wasn’t quite sure what to do with that feeling. But I wanted to be a part of that shared moment of exhilaration and amazement … It’s just human nature to want to...
Source: TIME: Science - August 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized Space Special Project Source Type: news

Megadrought brings Great Salt Lake water levels to all-time low... with no end in sight
(Natural News) A megadrought has hit the Great Salt Lake and water levels are at an all-time low, dropping about an inch of its previous record in 1963. Levels could still drop further as the low levels came months earlier than its typical lowest daily water levels. The receding water levels have already affected many... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hespan (6% Hetastarch in 0 .9% Sodium Chloride Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 2, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

CDC Mask Guidance Met With Hostility by Leading Republicans CDC Mask Guidance Met With Hostility by Leading Republicans
' Did you not get the CDC's memo?'Florida Gov Ron DeSantis joked Wednesday before an almost entirely unmasked audience of activists and lawmakers crammed into an indoor hotel ballroom in Salt Lake City.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Plan
This report follows on from initial findings, published in July 2020. It looks at how the food system works and the impact on public health. It finds that the government has implemented four out of seven of the initial recommendations, including increasing the value of Healthy Start vouchers and agreeing to continue collecting, assessing and monitoring data on the number of people suffering from food insecurity. However, there are further recommendations contained in this report including the introduction of a sugar and salt reformulation tax, the launch of an Eat and Learn initiative for schools and the strengthening of g...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intermountain facilities affected by Elekta data breach
Intermountain Healthcare announced it has issued notice of a recent data securit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elekta's Harmony linear accelerator gets nod from FDA Philips, Elekta dive deeper into cancer care collaboration Elekta reaches Elekta Unity milestone Intermountain updates its mammography screening guidelines Ikonopedia adds Salt Lake City group to its customer list (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

National Food Strategy Independent Review
The Strategy makes a number of recommendations, including introduction of a Sugar and Salt Reformulation Tax, extension to eligibility for free school meals, expansion of the Healthy Start scheme, and trial of a scheme that would allow GPs to prescribe fruit and vegetables. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news