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Cognitive Function and Memory Loss

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 10053 words.

Chapter 7 discusses cognitive function and memory loss, including the hippocampus, neurotransmitters, causes of memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, normal aging changes, and steps to maintain...

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Diets for Modern Living

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 10805 words.

Chapter 4 covers the complex issues of how to control body weight and how to find the ideal diet, which can lead to fewer cholesterol problems, offsetting incipient diabetes or...

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Fads vs. Facts

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 7197 words.

Chapter 5 discusses fads and facts in terms of healthy lifestyle choices, including antioxidants, vitamins E, A, C, the Mediterranean diet, folic acid, other vitamin supplements, fluid fads...

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The Heart-Mind Connection

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 4035 words.

Chapter 8 discusses the Heart-Mind connection, including mindfulness, meditation, yoga, medical application, and how to deal with psychological stress.

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In the Beginning

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 2579 words.

Chapter 1 outlines the defence systems that the body has developed over centuries to protect itself from the environmental threats to early humankind. It discusses the stress reaction...

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Integrative Men's Health

Edited by Myles D. Spar and George E. Munoz.

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Dietetics; Psychotherapy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Urology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Rheumatology; Gastroenterology; Medical Oncology; Dermatology. 400 pages.

This resource provides an evidence-based perspective on the health problems that affect men and the ways in which such problems may be prevented or treated utilizing a broad range of...

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Living Longer, Living Better

Lionel H. Opie.

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 224 pages.

Living Longer: The heart-mind connection is written for all those who strive for optimal long-term health and the maximal functioning of their hearts and minds. Today's problem for the...

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Long-term Health

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 5716 words.

Chapter 2 develops the theme that the modern lifestyle poses special threats to the health of two vital organs: the heart and the brain. These are the major organs that need a constant...

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Mind over Matter

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 6495 words.

Chapter 6 discusses the effects of mind over matter, including vasomotor centre, the positive feedback loop, controlling stressful anxiety, stress and high blood pressure and major...

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OSH Paediatric Intensive Care

Edited by Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

P ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Dietetics; Pharmacology; Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neonatology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Transplant Surgery; Paediatric Surgery; Clinical Genetics. 944 pages.

Paediatric Intensive Care gives practical and realistic advice for children's doctors and nurses in intensive care.

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