CSANews Issue 64 / Health Pulse


Issue 64 Fall 2007
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Prostate Cancer Cure Proves Effective
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
Prostate Cancer Cure Proves Effective - Brachytherapy, a minimally invasive procedure where surgeons implant rice-sized, radioactive “seeds” into or close to a tumor, is a promising cure....   Read more...

Heart Attack: Prevention and Treatment
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
Heart Attack: Prevention and Treatment - About one in four Canadians are affected by heart disease and about half of those will develop it after the age of 65. Because coronary artery disease....   Read more...

Be Careful With Those New Glasses!
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
Be Careful With Those New Glasses! - If you’ve got a new pair of glasses, be careful – you may be a bit off balance. Researchers observed 616 people over 70 who received either an eye....   Read more...

New treatment for Kidney Cancer
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
New treatment for Kidney Cancer - Research shows that percutaneous cryoablation – in which freezing gas is injected into a tumor to kill malignant tissue – is a safe, effective....   Read more...

What o do if You Catch the Flu
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
What o do if You Catch the Flu - If you do catch a cold or the ‘flu this winter, remember:If you're sick, stay home and rest. Keep your cold or 'flu to yourself.Drink lots of liquid....   Read more...