That projected the effect of moderate dietary salt reductions on potential cardiac disease rates.

‘We agree with the demand decreased salt intake for better cardiac health,’ wrote Soldin, Pearce and Stagnaro-Green. ‘However, we advise that all suppliers of commercially prepared foods – accounting for 70 % of most salt consumed in the U.S. – use iodized salt, a stage not practiced by commercial foods manufacturers currently. Any decrease in salt intake should not cause a decrease in dietary iodine intake. Results were provided at the Digestive Disease Week scientific meeting in Chicago.‘We have accelerated our development attempts to generate clinical data that demonstrate how TCAD therapy can address the desires of influenza individuals in light of the prevalence of novel influenza A/H1N1 flu this year and growing concerns about the emergence of antiviral level of resistance during treatment with single neuraminidase inhibitors like oseltamivir.’ The study, AAVID-1 , is a Phase 2, open-label, randomized study that will enroll through the 2009/10 influenza period up to 250 immune-compromised adults and children with influenza A in up to 45 study sites.