Nov. 13, 2023—New research shows nearly everyone can lower their blood pressure, even people currently on blood pressure- reducing drugs, by lowering their sodium intake.
Study to explore link between salt taste sensitivity and salt intake, hypertension and genetic variations in individuals of African descent
Oct. 25, 2023—A new study will explore the link between salt taste sensitivity and salt intake, blood pressure, hypertension, and genetic variations in individuals of African descent.
Jan. 5, 2023—Vanderbilt investigators have discovered that vasopressin, which has long been thought to be produced only in the brain, is also produced in the kidney.
Aug. 17, 2022—A Vanderbilt research team has discovered that activation of a certain protein complex involved in the inflammatory response in immune cells contributes to salt-sensitive hypertension.
Apr. 18, 2017—Salted peanuts make you thirsty so you drink more: that’s bartender wisdom. While that may be true in the short-term, within 24 hours increasing salt consumption actually makes you less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce water.
Jun. 6, 2013—Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., and his colleagues have identified a new cast of cells and molecules that function in the skin to control sodium balance and blood pressure.
Jan. 10, 2013—Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., and colleagues have discovered that – in contrast to the prevailing dogma – human sodium levels fluctuate rhythmically with 7-day and monthly cycles.