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Going Up? Hypertension and it's Link to ...Food
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 Relationship Between Amino Acids and... Atherosclerosis
Taurine and homocysteine are essential amino acids that regulate metabolism and function....
Complementary Therapies in a High-Tech H...ealth Care Environment: A Pleasing and Powerful Partnership
In order to fully appreciate why the transformation of a high-tech health care environment was considered in the first place, one needs to have an understanding of the complexity of the environment as... well as the needs and clinical details of the patients being cared for in this environment. This chapter gives an overview of cardiovascular disease and some aspects of its management in a coronary care unit that has been programmed for healing and promoting health.