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  1. India's top court suspends ban on Jains fasting to death : August 31, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    NEW DELHI India's Jain community scored a legal victory on Monday when the Supreme Court temporarily lifted a ban on the traditional ritual of Santhara, or fasting to death. Thousands of Jains protested across India last week after a court in the western state of Rajasthan ruled that Santhara was a form of suicide, which is illegal in India.

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  2. SC allows Jain practice of `Santhara`Read the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    The Supreme Court on Monday stayed Rajasthan High Court's order declaring Santhara, a Jain ritual of voluntary and systematic fasting to death, as a criminal offence and issued a notice to Centre and the Rajasthan government. A bench led by Chief Justice H L Dattu ordered a stay on the HC order declaring the ritual of Santhara a penal offence, and issued notices to the state government and others.

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  3. Supreme Court stays ban on Jain practice of fast-unto-deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Aug 31 : The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the operation of a Rajasthan High Court order that had termed as illegal the Jain religious practice of 'santhara', a ritual of fasting until death. "Issue notice.

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  4. Saturated fat helps reverse metabolic syndrome and prevents diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsTarget.com

    ... of five possible risk factors: abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, low levels of HDL ("good") cholesterol, high fasting blood glucose, and high blood pressure. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in three U.S. ...

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  5. Navigator of the river of lifeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Sunday Herald

    ... to have communicated through a form of telepathy known as 'beaming'. This involved an ancient ritual involving fasting, dancing and ingesting natural hallucinogens that seemingly transported its arbiters back to the dawn of time. "I find myself ...

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  6. To Your Good Health: Metformin treats insulin resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SouthCoastToday.com

    DEAR DR. ROACH: My friend's wife, who is 70, has a fasting glucose level of around 200.

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  7. Limmud comes to JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Jerusalem Post

    ... and Palestinians, including rabbis and imams to Nazareth to break the Jewish fast of 17 Tamuz and end the day of fasting of Ramadan. "We need to respond to religiously motivated violence and show that people inspired by tradition and commitment to ...

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  8. Thunder Bay Muslims open their doors to open mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... house even hosted an imam to share expertise with the non-Muslim community who had questions about the faith, the fasting, the pilgrimage or other creative misunderstandings about the religion. Since Abdullah Syed moved to the city from Mississauga ...

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  9. Insulin preparations with prolonged effect.Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | CiteULike

    ... and nocturnal hypoglycemia and reduced day-to-day glucose variability, making it more feasible to achieve better fasting and overall glycemic control. Long-acting insulin analogs (insulin glargine and insulin detemir) are now firmly established as ...

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  10. Vegan Chaka Khan joins 'DWTS' after 60-pound weight loss: Reversed diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    ... parents (including Chaka's son) were unable to properly care for her. Khan jump-started her weight loss by fasting on a liquid diet for two months. Afterward, she adopted a vegan diet after cutting out dairy and meat. "What I did was stopped eating ...

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  11. New Pew report offers fascinating study of Orthodox American JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Swing State Project

    ... Haredim are more even more observant than Modern Orthodox by almost every measure, such as keeping kosher or fasting on Yom Kippur. However, Modern Orthodox tend to identify with Israel much more strongly. (There is a strong anti-Zionist tradition ...

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  12. Senior notes for East Longmeadow, Enfield, Longmeadow, Somers,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | MassLive.com

    ... a visit. Health Clinic: Starting Sept. 4, 8 - 9 p.m., first Friday of each month. includes blood pressure reading, fasting glucose (sugars) and cholesterol levels. Walk In. Buying and Selling a Car: Sept. 11, 10:30 a.m. Mark Whitney will present the ...

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  13. The red hanky partyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Xtra!

    ... like a bit of a prude. I wondered whether the odor had something to do with the sex itself. I imagined that all the fasting and douching couldn't prevent some mistakes from time to time, and how could they not be invited when you're in so deep? I ...

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  14. Chaka Khan joins 'DWTS' after 60-pound vegan diet weight loss: Reversed diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    ... parents (including Chaka's son) were unable to properly care for her. Khan jump-started her weight loss by fasting on a liquid diet for two months. Afterward, she adopted a vegan diet after cutting out dairy and meat. "What I did was stopped eating ...

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  15. Let patience have its perfect workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Burlington Times News

    ... but not with haste or with sloth. She understood the importance of timing. After three days of praying and fasting and planning, Esther went in to see the king. Again we see her patience, because she did not point her manicured finger at the king ...

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  16. Chabad Of Brandon Offers Free Services For Jewish High HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Osprey Observer

    ... day by making amends and asking forgiveness for sins committed during the past year. The holiday is observed with fasting and prayers. For more information, visit www.jewishbrandon.com/HighHolidays. Reserve a space for this year's High Holidays by ...

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  17. A Group Of Chicago Residents Are Starving Themselves To Save A SchoolRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Switched

    ... and that's just not true." Rev. Robert Jones, a community pastor, does not have a child in the district, but is fasting with protestors because "the moral of it is right." "I pastor people in this community and interact with people in the community ...

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  18. Grunfeld-Raphael-logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Jewish Press

    ... leaders in the past would combine the Ten Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with ten days of fasting and prayers for forgiveness. However, because, fasting is prohibited on four out of the Ten Days of Repentance - namely, the ...

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  19. Replication of genome-wide association signals of type 2 diabetes in...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | CiteULike

    ... test (OGTT) (P = 0 04). The risk-conferring rs2237897 C alleles in the KCNQ1 gene were associated with higher fasting glucose (P = 0 009), lower HOMA- (P = 0 03), and lower first-phase insulin response in OGTT (P = 0 03). Over an average follow-up ...

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  20. Replication study for the association of 9 East Asian GWAS-derived...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | CiteULike

    ... in CMIP was nominally associated with a decreased homeostasis model assessment of -cell function and with increased fasting plasma glucose, but neither the individual SNPs nor the GRS showed a significant association with the glycemic traits. These ...

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