Add to MyYahoo RSS

Fasting News

News on Fasting continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Medical News

Isis Pharmaceuticals begins ISIS-APOCIIIRx Phase 3 study in FCS patients

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the initiation of a Phase 3 study evaluating ISIS-APOCIIIRx in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome .


Related Topix: Biotech, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Genetics, UC San Diego

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Teej being observed across the country today

The festival of 'Teej,' a big festival observed by Nepali Hindu women, is being celebrated in a grand manner, wishing for prosperous life and perpetual luck throughout the country today.


Related Topix: Religion, Hindu, Health

Consumer Reports

Why eating the right breakfast is so important

Roll your eyes if you like, but the old bromide about breakfast being the most important meal of the day is true .


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Nutrition, Health, Diabetes

Southwest News-Herald

Eid al-Fitr celebration at Toyota Park

A large crowd gathered at Toyota Park in Bridgeview on Monday for the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, the monthlong period of fasting.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, Health


Christian group 'fasting' to oppose same-sex marriage - but they're still allowed to eat

An American Christian group have declared their opposition to same-sex marriage by embarking on a 40-day 'fast' - but they're still allowed to eat.


Related Topix: Health

Diabetes Self Management

Control Solution = Better Control?

Monitoring blood glucose at home is second nature to many people with diabetes. In fact, it's often so automatic that you may not stop to think about all the steps in the process that may interfere with achieving an accurate blood glucose reading.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes


Anti-diabetic effect of a preparation of vitamins, minerals and trace ...

BACKGROUND:Although multivitamin products are widely used as dietary supplements to maintain health or as special medical food in certain diseases, the effects of these products were not investigated in diabetes mellitus, a major cardiovascular risk factor.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Raptors get schooled at Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Fleullan closely watches Hunter as the hawk balances on his perch during the training session at Oatland Island Wildlife Center.


Related Topix: Health


Efficacy of increased resistant starch consumption in human type 2 diabetes

Resistant starch has been shown to beneficially affect insulin sensitivity in healthy individuals and those with metabolic syndrome, but its effects on human type 2 diabetes are unknown.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Journal Watch

USPSTF Recommends Intense Counseling for Overweight Patients at High CV Risk

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends intense behavioral counseling for adults who are overweight or obese and have at least one other cardiovascular risk factor .



The Evolution of Diet

An anonymous reader writes Here's a story from National Geographic that looks at the historical diets of people from around the world and what that diet might look like in the future .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Hypertension, Health, University of Arkansas, Agriculture, Science, Science / Technology


Antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice may aid blood sugar management for diabetics: Human data

Daily consumption of pomegranate juice may help control blood sugar levels in type-2 diabetics, as well as improving the function of beta cells in the pancreas, say data from a human trial.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Diabetes, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Fruits

Nutrition & Metabolism

The effect of the macrobiotic Ma-Pi 2 diet vs. the recommended diet...

Diet is an important component of type 2 diabetes therapy. Low adherence to current therapeutic diets points out to the need for alternative dietary approaches.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Sat Aug 23, 2014

BioMed Central

Low fasting plasma insulin is associated atrial fibrillation in men...

Type 2 diabetes has been associated with increased incidence of atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular disease.


Related Topix: Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Medicine, Health, Diabetes

The Sand Trap

Darren Clarke loses 40+ pounds w/an assist from...

Portion amounts are on every product . People prefer not to know or lazy are about it.


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

York Press

A leading archbishop is returning to York this weekend to stage a week-long fast and vigil.

The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu will be praying on the hour, every hour, from 6am to 6pm, from tomorrow to Sunday August 31 in the St John's Chapel at York Minster.


Related Topix: Canada, Health

Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

TE Lawrence on the appeal and menace of IS

Among the tribes our creed could be only like the desert grass - a beautiful swift seeming of spring; which, after a day's heat, fell dusty."


Related Topix: Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Benefits of breakfast called into question

Skipping the first meal of the day has been linked to weight gain. But two recent studies published in the August edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition are questioning that widely held belief after researchers found that changing breakfast habits may not necessarily affect your weight.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, University of Alabama, Health

Moody Radio

Radical with David Platt

We've covered a lot of ground in our walk through the pages of the book of Acts.


Related Topix: Health

South Wales Argus

Gwent woman makes tearful Libya crisis plea to Nato leaders

A GWENT woman whose husband and son are trapped in conflict-torn Libya has made an emotional plea to world leaders coming to Newport's Nato Summit to put the Libyan humanitarian crisis at the top of their agenda.


Related Topix: World News, Libya, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Health