salt-sensitive hypertension

Free radicals from immune cells are direct cause of salt-sensitive hypertension

These highly reactive chemicals, also called reactive oxygen species, or ROS, are a byproduct of our body's use of oxygen that our immune system uses to kill…

Abnormal Activation of a Protein May Explain Deadly Link Between High Salt Intake and Obesity

Dietary salt intake and obesity are two important risk factors in the development of high blood pressure. Each packs its own punch, but when combined, they…

New study identifies possible cause of salt-induced hypertension

New research from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Kent State University shows that salt intake raises blood pressure because it makes it…

New Light Shed on the Enigma of Salt Intake and Hypertension

Now, investigators from Germany at the University of Erlangen, the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch and Regensburg, collaborating…