CSANews Issue 68 / Health Pulse


Issue 68 Fall 2008
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Taking Care of your Skin
Posted date : Sep 19, 2008.
Taking Care of your Skin - Taking Care of your SkinWe pay a lot of attention to maintaining good health when it comes to nutrition, heart and lung health, but we often n....   Read more...

Shingles vaccine approved by Health Canada
Posted date : Sep 19, 2008.
Shingles vaccine approved by Health Canada - Health Canada has approved a shingles vaccine for adults 60 years and older. The vaccine, called Zostavax, is manufactured by Merck Frosst Can....   Read more...

Breakthrough pill for treating prostate cancer
Posted date : Sep 19, 2008.
Breakthrough pill for treating prostate cancer - A breakthrough prostate cancer drug, called abiraterone, may be available for general use by 2011. Researchers at the Royal Marsden Hospital i....   Read more...

Government of Ontario funds new cancer drugs
Posted date : Sep 19, 2008.
Government of Ontario funds new cancer drugs - The government of Ontario is investing $50 million in three groundbreaking cancer drugs. The first, Avastin, will receive $30 million in fundi....   Read more...

Increased heart risks for men with low levels of vitamin D
Posted date : Sep 19, 2008.
Increased heart risks for men with low levels of vitamin D - A recent study reveals that men with low levels of vitamin D have a greater risk of having a heart attack. Over a period of 10 years, blood sample....   Read more...