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Going Up? Hypertension and it's Link to Food
Going Up? Hypertension and it's Link to ...Food
Nursing Lecture
Added: 31/07/2017
It is well known that salt raises blood pressure. Certain fats also contribute to hyperlipidaemia and cardiovascular disease. This session reviews the mechanism of hypertension and looks at latest evi...dence linking certain foods to this common disease.
The Heart of Everything? Food and Cardiovascular Disease
The Heart of Everything? Food and Cardio...vascular Disease
Nursing Lecture
Added: 24/07/2017
Some foods increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) whilst other may offer protection. CVD is characterised by a narrowing of the arteries and build up of plaque. Clearly, food is directly li...nked to these changes.
Food and Nutrition in Today's Australia
Food and Nutrition in Today's Australia
Nursing Lecture
Added: 17/07/2017
There is an abundance of food now available in Australia. The production of food involves a range of people and places and is a major driver of our economy. This introductory session reviews how our g...eography and climate impact not only our food choices but our health.
Is Sugar the New Fat?
Is Sugar the New Fat?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 10/07/2017
In the ongoing debate over the impact of food on health, particularly in the development of chronic illnesses, evidence continues to build over the harmful effects of sugar. Do we have reason to conti...nue to demonise fat or is sugar the new culprit?
Coeliac Disease and it's Relationship to Food
Coeliac Disease and it's Relationship to... Food
Nursing Lecture
Added: 03/07/2017
The most obvious function of the gastrointestinal system is to regulate the uptake of nutrients and our understanding of the role of this system expands each day. So what goes wrong in coeliac disease...?
The Physiology of ECT - Part 4 of 4
The Physiology of ECT - Part 4 of 4
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/06/2017
This is part 4 of a 4-part series.ECT induces a controlled seizure in a person by passing electricity through the brain. Although fraught with controversy, this can be a very effective means of breaki...ng the depressive cycle and even saving life. This session looks at the types of ECT, the known underlying physiology, how it is believed to work and its indication for use.
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