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Hindu man's holy fast bridges divides

WHEN he breaks his Ramadan fast most nights, Hindu man Kartik Mohandas meditates while his Muslim friends recite Islamic prayers.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Groton Line

Essay: Ramadan 1435 Is Ending Next Week

The Month of Fasting 2014 - Ramadan 1435, is winding down. There are only a few more days in the month during which Muslims all around the world fast from dawn 'til dusk each day.


Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Health, Groton, MA

Area News

Muslims call on council for help

RAMADAN: Sayed Rezai is joined by Griffith and Leeton Shia Muslims taking the chance to eat and drink between 6pm and 5am.


Related Topix: Griffith, IN, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Australia, Health

Post and Courier

During Ramadan, Reshma Kahn's breakfast starts at 4 a.m.

What we do is we wake up at 4. Then the kids wake up at 4:30 for the pre-dawn meal.


Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Holidays, Food, Ramadan, Baked Goods, Bread, Health

Tehran Times

Rouhani's meetings with rival groups will prove helpful'

TEHRAN Reza Akrami, head of the presidential council for cultural affairs, is on the opinion that President Rouhani's meetings with rival conservative and reformist groups would yield positive results.


Related Topix: Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Young workers dying in their sleep

YOUNG workers in a major Chinese factory city are mysteriously dying in their sleep, a devastating trend thought to be linked to overwork.


Related Topix: Health, World News, China


Recipe For A Celtic Feast

I was recently a guest at a renewal of wedding vows here in West Cavan. The event was held in a hand built garden roundhouse.


Related Topix: Recipes, Home Gardening, Home, Wedding, Health, Life, Food, Seafood

Times of Oman

Radisson Blu Hotel unveils Eid promotion

Muscat: Eid is a special time of the year not only for Oman, but the entire region.


Related Topix: Oman, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Chemo treats cancer better with fasting, paper finds

The history of cancer treatment includes a long list of quack diets claiming patients can eat their way back to good health, but one approach, which involves eating less and minimizing carbohydrates, appears to produce genuine benefits.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, University of Southern California, Life, Food, Dieting

Drudge Retort

SodaStream Fires 60 Palestinian Employees

The Israeli soda device maker SodaStream, often touted for its harmonious workforce of Israelis and Palestinians, has fired 60 Palestinians after a dispute over the food provided to them after 16 hours of fasting for Ramadan.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, US News, Liberal Political News


Laylat Al Qadr 2014: What Is The 'Night Of Power?'

Laylat Al Qadr is considered the holiest night of the year for Muslims, and is traditionally celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Malaysia, Religion, Islam

The Daily Star

Snackilicious Eid

Looming just around the corner is that time of the year again, where all the goodies are brought out, where all mothers leave no stone unturned in preparing that beautiful dish, the day when everyone is in high spirits after a month of fasting.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Fruits, Food, Recipes

Bangkok Post

Home away from home

As the holy month of Ramadan rounds its last corner, we visit the Muslim enclave of Ramkhamhaeng, an area that young people from the South now call home It is the final week of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Religion, Islam


Obama Hosts Ramadan Dinner Propaganda Fest

On Tuesday, the President holds his sixth White House Iftar dinner, in celebration of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast all day and then have a big meal after sundown.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Religion, Islam

CBS Local

Is It Okay To Eat A Burger And Fries On Your Way To A Cholesterol Test?

Its one of those basic, unquestioned rules of medicine: don't eat anything for 8-12 hours before having a cholesterol test.


Related Topix: Circulation, Medicine


Patients with type 1 diabetes show signs of vascular dysfunction in...

A high-fat diet promotes postprandial systemic inflammation and metabolic endotoxemia.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes


Pharmacological Strategies to Counteract Antipsychotic-Induced Weight ...

Pharmacological Strategies to Counteract Antipsychotic-Induced Weight Gain and Metabolic Adverse Effects in Schizophrenia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


Related Topix: Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times of Oman

Fasting bridges cultural hiatus in Oman during Ramadan

Muscat: Fasting during Ramadan is an obligation for Muslims, but for non-Muslims, it's a way to feel closer to the society around them and understand the meaning of the Islamic holy month.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Oman, World News, Middle East

Dallas Morning News

Muslims reap spiritual rewards from long Ramadan fasts in Texas heat

The aromas of Tex-Mex - cheese, chips and enchiladas - wafted through the two-story house.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Texas, Health, Religion, Islam

South China Morning Post

Damascus enjoys relative calm this Ramadan as missiles subside

Each evening, Zakaria Orchi has been meeting up with friends at a favourite cafe to lounge away the hours, just as they used to during Ramadan nights in Syria's capital before war broke out.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Syria, World News, Middle East, Health