On May 28, the ‘Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS) Annual Meeting 2016’ was held in Fengcheng of Liaoning province, a remote study site of SSaSS trial in northeastern China. This year, over 50 participants joined the meeting to report the progress of the study and exchange experiences. Participants included Principal Investigators from China and Australia, local Investigators, Project Coordinators, and experts from provincial study centers.
The George Institute welcomes the US Food and Drug Administration's recent announcement of their draft voluntary reduction targets for the food industry to reduce the amount of sodium and salt in American packaged foods and restaurants.
Preliminary findings from a new research program called the Worker Health and Efficiency (WE) Program reveal that providing Water, Rest and Shade (WRS) to workers in extremely hot environments like India can mitigate the ill effects of heat.