Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Tuesday, Oct. 9

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Tuesday, Oct. 9

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Health-Lifestyles News Advisory


Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012

5 p.m.


Here are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Questions can go to Michael Oliveira at 416-507-2163.


Stroke drug looks good in human trial


TORONTO -- A Canadian effort to develop a drug to limit the brain damage caused by strokes has made an important step forward.Scientists involved in the project reported Sunday that in a trial conducted on patients undergoing repair of brain aneurysms, the drug, called NA-1, reduced the number of post-procedure strokes by about half. Originally moved Monday at 3:55 a.m. ET; Repeating for all needing. (Item Monday did not move for online use, but story is available for online.); NoNO is correct spelling of company name


Extravagant gifts likely in Neiman Marcus' catalogue


DALLAS -- If you're in search of an extravagant holiday gift, something like a $1-million fountain, look no further. Dallas-based luxury retailer Neiman Marcus will be offering up ideas Tuesday when it unveils its annual Christmas Book. The catalogue is known for featuring expensive and often outrageous "fantasy gifts."


Learning to love the beefy flavour of flank steak


So you think you know steaks? And maybe you do.But truth is, you probably only really know the particular cuts you buy over and over again. That's good, but there's a world of great beef out there to explore. And many of those cuts (and by the way, butchers are creating new ones all the time) are far more versatile than you think. PHOTO.


Canadian food writer edits Maritime cookbook


It was a fitting choice for a renowned foodie like Elizabeth Baird to be chosen to do what an Atlantic Canada book publisher called "a little job. …

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