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17 min ago | Tucson Weekly

D.C. Hunger Striker (and UA Student) on the Strike and Missing Her Mother

Immigration reform activists Naira Zapata and Jose Valdez and UA student Cynthia Diaz were part of the first round of Washington, DC hunger strikers calling to end deportations and for immigration reform.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Health

4 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Good Friday Healthy Recipes: 5 Meatless Meals For Busy Families

This Good Friday, enjoy a healthy, meatless meal - from fish tacos to Southwestern stuffed peppers - that will make even a meat-lover salivate.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Food, Recipes, Health, Baked Goods, Bread, Vegetables

7 hrs ago | BioSpace

Islet Sciences Announces Positive 12-Week Phase 2 Clinical Results...

Islet Sciences, Inc. and BHV Pharma today announced positive results from two 12-week phase 2b clinical studies of remogliflozin etabonate in type 2 diabetics.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Diabetes

11 hrs ago | Christianity Today

Watch and Wait

For years and for complicated reasons, my friend of solitary temperament suffered privately with cancer and its harsh remediations.


Related Topix: Health

12 hrs ago | CiteULike

The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis...

The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis and action with insulin sensitivity and diabetes mellitus in women at midlife.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Metabolic Syndrome, Health, Asian-American, Japanese-American, Biology, Science

16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Binging and purging at Passover

In 1979, as a freshman at Penn State University, I began my descent into anorexia.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Penn State University Park, Thanksgiving

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC Action News

Can the moon help you lose weight?

Would you turn to the moon to lose weight? A diet reportedly gaining popularity in Hollywood is called the werewolf or lunar diet.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL

The Advocate

Bites of History: Easter egg tradition reaches far and wide

If the Easter Bunny brings your family a basket full of brightly colored eggs, keep in mind that Easter eggs were originally meant to be more than a seasonal decoration or a future ingredient for potato salad.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Health

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Realistic Fasting Does Not Affect Stable Isotope Levels of a Metabolically Efficient Salamander

Milanovich, J. AND J. Maerz. Realistic Fasting Does Not Affect Stable Isotope Levels of a Metabolically Efficient Salamander.


Related Topix: Health, Salt Lake City, UT, Science, Ecology

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Spring has sprung at Innisfree Farm

Leaves are budding, birds are singing, the first flowers are brightening the forests and fields.


Related Topix: Dining, Health

Andover Advertiser

Call to weigh Ramadan exam impact

Teachers are calling for the summer GCSE and A-level exams timetable to take into account the impact of Ramadan on Muslim students.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Teenagers

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

the Fast Diet: Get Thin Quick By Starving Yourself Two Days a Week

This involves eating normally for five days a week and "fasting" for two. On those two fasting days, you eat about a quarter of your typical calorie intake - 500 calories for women and 600 calories for men .


Related Topix: Health

The Press-Enterprise

JOHNSON: Luiseno initiation

There are times when I've sat at the patio bar of the Bank of Mexican food, sipped a Negra Modelo, munched on tortilla chips and salsa, and wondered in silence where I went wrong.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine, Indio, CA, Health

Annals of Internal Medicine

Trends in Prevalence and Control of Diabetes in the United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2010

From the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Baltimore, MD, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Johns Hopkins University, Bethesda, MD

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Medical News Today

U.S. Survey: Obesity to blame for dramatic rise in diabetes cases

An 'alarming' rise in obesity has contributed to a dramatic increase in the prevalence of diabetes in the U.S, according to a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Life, Nutrition, Food

A guide to Holy Week with Greek Orthodox Christians

Holy Week began yesterday for Christians around the world with the celebration of Palm Sunday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Health

Battle Diabetes

Chromium supplements don't help lower blood sugar, new research suggests

For years, chromium supplementation has been a recommended method for blood sugar control, but it may not be that effective after all.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Supplement, Garlic


Melatonin receptor 1 B polymorphisms associated with the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus

BACKGROUNDS:Two SNPs in melatonin receptor 1B gene, rs10830963 and rs1387153 showed significant associations with fasting plasma glucose levels and the risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in previous studies.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Diabetes

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free WellStar Community Health Screening on Monday

Patch Staff Report The WellStar Corporate and Community Health Department will be giving free health screenings at Switzer Library on April 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library is located at 266 Roswell Street in Marietta.


Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Health

South China Morning Post

Pan-democrats' hunger strike in support of universal suffrage ends after 16 days

The three remaining pan-democrat hunger strikers end their fast on Sunday with bowls of wartery porridge and a vow to 'come out and fight again' Wu Chi-wai, Andrew Wan Siu-kin and Alex Kwok Siu-kit end their a 16-day hunger strike to demand full democracy outside the HSBC headquarters in Central.


Related Topix: Health