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High-salt diet blocks tumor growth in mice

June 7, 2019

More and more studies have been pointing to the pro-inflammatory effects of excessive salt intake.

For instance, multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel diseases are only some of the autoimmune conditions that a high-salt intake can exacerbate by overstimulating immune reactions.

However, in the case of cancer, inducing a pro-inflammatory state may be beneficial in the fight against tumors. Recently, immunotherapy has emerged as one of the most promising avenues for treating cancer.

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