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Salt and hypertension: revisited.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1446405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. There is only one known environmental factor that possibly could hold the key to much of the problem of 'essential' hypertension and this is salt. Without a high or moderately high salt intake, other environmental factors may be largely inoperative. The evidence, which still falls somewhat short of certainty, is briefly reviewed.
F O Simpson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology. Supplement     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0143-9294     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol Suppl     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-29     Completed Date:  1992-12-29     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611484     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol Suppl     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Wellcome Medical Research Institute, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand.
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MeSH Terms
Hypertension / chemically induced*,  physiopathology
Sodium, Dietary / adverse effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Sodium, Dietary

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