A look at the evidence on using low-sodium salt substitutes instead of regular salt. Can salt substitutes reduce blood pressure and prevent heart attacks, and are there any risks?
Hay fever and dust-mite allergies: What are the health benefits of salty water for allergic rhinitis?
Martin Burton, Ear, Nose and Throat doctor, writes about the latest evidence on nasal saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis (caused by hay fever or year-round allergies to things like house-dust mites). Imagine you are sitting on the beach, on silver sand, admiring the aquamarine water of the sea as it gently laps the shore. Being an […]
A pinch of evidence on how to cut salt intake
In this guest blog, public health doctor David Robert looks at the evidence on what can be done to cut down the salt in our diets.