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Heart Disease: Blocking Plaque in Its Tracks

Heart Disease: Blocking Plaque in Its Tracks

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Newtown Pa: Researchers in Germany are conducting some fascinating and promising research. They are trying to combat heart disease by “Jamming the signals that trigger the formation of blockage due to plaque build up in the arteries”. Researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have developed a short peptide (building blocks of...

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Truth Behind More Holiday Heart Attacks

Truth Behind More Holiday Heart Attacks

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Newtown Pa. Dr. Arathi Rao, a Cardiac Psychologist in Buck County, reminds her clients “When it comes to heart disease, traditional risk factors loads the gun, but stress pulls the trigger”. This condition is especially true during the holiday season Intense emotional stress can precipitate acute cardiac events or exacerbate underlying cardiovascular...

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GOOGLE “SEARCHES” For Ways To Combat Heart Disease

GOOGLE “SEARCHES” For Ways To Combat Heart Disease

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Google Life Sciences, a research group recently spun off from its parent corporation, is teaming with the American Heart Association in a $US50 million project to find new ways to fight heart disease. The heart association’s half, $US25 million over five years, is the largest single research investment in its history. For the Google group, its latest...

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Stress Management Expert Helps Small Businesses Improve Productivity

Stress Management Expert Helps Small Businesses Improve Productivity

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Stress Management Tips Presented at NBA Member Breakfast Meeting   Newtown Pa. At the October 22nd NBA Member Breakfast, speaker Dr. Arathi Rao presented information about stress management to the nearly 50 members present, explaining the science of how the brain reacts to stress and how a person can re-train their brain to react positively in only three weeks....

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Stress Management Everyday, Keeps the Doctor Away

Stress Management Everyday, Keeps the Doctor Away

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Newtown Pa. Recent studies are showing making use of relaxation and stress management techniques,  that there is a real decrease in the health services utilization. ** “Over 90% of people suffering from stress or stress-related problems seek help through primary care and tend to be frequent healthcare utilizers. These visits can comprise as much as 70 percent of...

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