The vasopressin hormone responsible of renal water saving is also involved in physiological or clinical situations at the frontier of « stress » (Prof.I.Tack)
There is a delay of ten min between the ingestion of water and its full absorption into the bloodstream, thus explaining how drinking can quench thirst within sec (Prof.D. Bichet)
Urine osmolality (500mOsm/kg) and urine color may be used by researchers, clinicians, and individuals as simple indicators of optimal hydration. (Dr. J. Bottin)
Our Expert Working Group meet regularly to discuss the importance of healthy hydration and to develop strategies to encourage patients and the general public to adopt healthier hydration practices.