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Focus on Sodium Nitrite
Patients with a wide array of medical conditions are now receiving sodium nitrite – a key ingredient in cured meats – as part of a study and the research is yielding dramatic results, scientists at the National Institute for Health (NIH) recently told major media outlets.
Sodium nitrite’s scientific promise in treating medical conditions ranging from preeclampsia to high blood pressure has been demonstrated in a wide array of studies in recent years, putting nitrite in a new and respected scientific light, relays a news release from the American Meat Institute (AMI).
In the latest news, NIH scientists say they have infused the anti-oxidant sodium nitrite into volunteers to assess its potential as a treatment for sickle-cell anemia, heart attacks, brain aneurysms, and other conditions caused by problems with low oxygen.