CSANews Issue 63 / Health Pulse


Issue 63 Summer 2007
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Nuts for your Heart
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Nuts for your Heart - One or two handfuls of pistachio nuts a day can help reduce blood levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) by up to 11%. Don't just add the....   Read more...

Infections: Prevention and Current Treatments
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Infections: Prevention and Current Treatments - Last week, my new grandson had to be admitted to the hospital with a serious infection. He’s only four weeks old and was premature – still under s....   Read more...

Work it out!
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Work it out! - Recent studies have shown that several small workouts throughout the day are more effective at reducing blood pressure than one extended exercise sess....   Read more...

Waltzing Helps Weak Hearts
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Waltzing Helps Weak Hearts - Typical exercise on a treadmill or stationary bicycle for men and women with stable chronic heart failure can be improved upon by substituting a 21-mi....   Read more...

Stroke Survivor’s Long-term Improvements
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Stroke Survivor’s Long-term Improvements - Stroke survivors who have damaged the area of the brain that controls “executive function” may find that antidepressants have a long-term positive....   Read more...

Vaccinate this!
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Vaccinate this! - You may have been vigilant about getting your annual flu shot, but there are several other vaccinations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control....   Read more...

Top 10 Tips to a Better Brain
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Top 10 Tips to a Better Brain - Scientists say that mental decline as we age appears to be largely due to altered connections among brain cells. The synapses, or the electrical curre....   Read more...