Study Sees Link Between Low Salt Levels, Fracture Risk in Older Adults

SATURDAY, Nov. 20 (HealthDay News) -- New research links lower-than-normal levels of sodium (salt) in the blood to a higher risk of broken bones and falls in older adults.

Doubling Frequency of Dialysis May Help Kidney Failure Patients

SATURDAY, Nov. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney failure patients who double the number of weekly dialysis treatments typically prescribed had significantly better heart function, overall health and general quality of life, new research indicates.