Medical News Summary: Medical expert denies any proven link between salt consumption and hypertension


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About: Medical expert denies any proven link between salt consumption and hypertension
Date: 13 December 2004
Source: New Ratings PRNewswire
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by New Ratings PRNewswire): A medical expert has cast great doubt on previous studies which have led to the current salt and hypertension guidelines in the US and Europe. He claims that there is no direct correlation between salt and hypertension and furthermore, no long term tests have ever been done on the topic. Likewise, no studies have been done to evaluate the link between salt consumption and cardiovascular disease.
URL: http://www.newratings.com/analyst_news/article_553220.html
Related Disease Topics: Hypertension, Cardiovascular disease

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