Published in Health and Medicine Week, July 28th, 2003
A University of Iowa study provides insight on how humans and other animals are able to detect salt. The study appeared in the July 3, 2003, issue of Neuron.
"Given that salt is essential for survival, it is not surprising that animals have developed the ability to detect salt, even at low concentrations. This sense allows them to seek out, and then consume salt," said Michael Welsh, MD, the...
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