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Higher serum sodium in middle age accelerates ageing

Heather Mason   |   Medical News   |   23 January 2023
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People whose fasting serum sodium exceeds 142 mmol/l have an increased risk of being biologically older, developing chronic diseases and dying at a younger age.

With an ageing population and a chronic disease epidemic, identifying mechanisms of ageing and preventative measures to slow down this process is challenging for research...

          

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