News related to Slow-K (Potassium) and/or conditions it is approved for
New Data Show That White Potatoes Increase Intake Of Potassium
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.04.25]
Consumption of white potatoes is linked to increased intake of potassium, according to a new study released at the Experimental Biology 2013 Annual Meeting. For each additional kilocalorie of white potatoes consumed, there was a 1.6 mg increase in potassium intake among adults 19-years-old and older, and a 1.7 mg increase among children and teens from 2 to 18 years of age...
ALS Drug Effects Highlight Potassium Channel Role In Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2013.04.11]
There is no specific drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a family of motor neuron diseases that in its most severe form is the leading genetic cause of infant death in the United States and affects one in 6,000 people overall...
Less Salt and More Potassium Reduce Risk Of Stroke
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.04.05]
Less salt and more potassium in a person's diet can lower blood pressure and the risk of stroke. Making these simple changes can save millions of lives each year, according to new studies published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)...
Low Potassium (Hypokalemia)
Source: MedicineNet Hyperkalemia Specialty [2012.03.19]
Title: Low Potassium (Hypokalemia)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 3/12/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012 12:00:00 AM
Are You Getting Enough Potassium?
Source: MedicineNet Laxatives For Constipation Specialty [2010.09.22]
Title: Are You Getting Enough Potassium?
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 5/5/2011 6:21:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010 6:21:45 PM