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How Salt affects Brain Circuit Leading to Rise in BP?

It’s known but scientists at McGill University have found for the first time how excessive salt intake “reprograms” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising. By studying the effect of excessive salt on brains of rats, a team led by professor Charles Bourque of McGill’s faculty of medicine discovered that ...

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Early School Timings Affect Teenagers’ Performance, Lead to Obesity, Depression: Study

Early school timings are not good for teenagers and may hamper their performance in studies owing to sleep inadequacy, says a study. As per the norm, children require about nine hours of sleep during adolescence when their growth is very high and older kids tend to stay awake for longer hours than the younger ones, the study confirmed. “This is ...

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