CSANews Issue 69 / Health Pulse


Issue 69 Winter 2008
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Eating fish twice per week good for kidneys in those with diabetes
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
Eating fish twice per week good for kidneys in those with diabetes - Diabetics may be able to ward off kidney disease by eating fish twice per week, according to a new study. Researchers explain that the unique nutr....   Read more...

High Blood Pressure
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
High Blood Pressure - There is no other medical condition that is so pervasive among seniors than hypertension (high blood pressure).It is estimated that 40% of Canadians o....   Read more...

High Dosage Vision
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
High Dosage Vision - The progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) may be reduced by taking high-doses of vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and zinc.....   Read more...

Get your flu shot – Make it a double-double!
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
Get your flu shot – Make it a double-double! - It is highly recommended for persons over 50 to receive the flu vaccine.  The fall is the best time to get the shot, because you beat the cur....   Read more...

Link between high blood pressure and lack of potassium
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
Link between high blood pressure and lack of potassium - New research shows that the lack of potassium in one's diet is a major risk factor for high blood pressure. Surprisingly, the lack of potassium is....   Read more...

Benadryl may not be for you
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
Benadryl may not be for you - When you are a little older, the side effects of drowsiness and dizziness that are directly related to the ingestion of Benadryl are more pronounc....   Read more...

The doctor’s office - don’t go alone
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
The doctor’s office - don’t go alone - Taking a trusted friend, family member or spouse with you into your doctor's office can improve the overall results of your diagnosis and tr....   Read more...