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Global warming projected to increase health burden from hyponatremia

Global warming is likely to increase the number of people requiring hospitalisation due to critically low sodium levels in the blood, a condition known as hyponatremia. A new study projects that a temperature rise of 2 degrees Celsius would increase the burden on hospitals from hyponatremia by almost 14%.

Read more on the Karolinska Institutet website (Sweden).

Date: 08 Mar 2022
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