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Diabetes Studies Show That Weight-loss Surgery Is Effective Treatment

Weight-loss Surgery

  In two different clinical trials, diabetes patients had great blood sugar control improvements, and many in the study were able to discontinue their medications. The recent findings promise major changes in heath care for the 20 million people who suffer in the U.S. with Type 2 diabetes. Both studies involved rigorous supervised regimens of […]

March 31st, 2012 | Posted in Well-Being | Read More »

FDA Ordered By The Court To Restrict Antibiotics Used In Livestock

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), have to address antibiotics used in livestock, a New York federal judge ruled in a recent lawsuit – a sign that the FDA may have to soon ban the long used practice, because of long-standing public health concerns. The ruling favored an allied group of plaintiffs, who include the […]

March 31st, 2012 | Posted in Well-Being | Read More »

Madonna Sets Up On Twitter – But Only For the Day

Madonna

Madonna, the infamous material girl, will take a ride on the social network highway for one-day beginning Monday at 10:00 p.m. (EST), to chat directly to her fans about her latest album, MDNA, released today – her first one in four years. How’s that for a limited engagement? Madonna joined Twitter to kick off her […]

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Venice Is Sinking More Than Previously Gauged

Venice

Venice has started sinking again and is also tilting slightly to the east, according to new satellite measurements. Despite prior studies which suggested that the subsidence was leveling off, new research shows that the city is continuing to sink, on average, one – two millimeters, which works out to be 0.04 – 0.08 inches, each […]

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

Angry Birds Space – 10 Million Downloads And Counting

Angry Birds Space

With over 10 million downloads Rovio, the developers of the Angry Birds, managed to do what few others have done. Besides the massive interest, the new version, has proven to be the rave for all ages, including grand parents. All it took was a bit of hard work and a genius marketing plan. Rovio officially […]

March 27th, 2012 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

Obama Warns World Leaders Of Nuclear Threat

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  President Obama warned Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and other world leaders about the continuing existence of nuclear terrorism. Obama believes that it is a very real and dangerous threat because extremists have the ability to kill hundreds of thousands of people with only a small amount of nuclear material. Obama made his announcement […]

March 27th, 2012 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

George Osborne Gets Mounting Backlash With His ‘Granny Tax’ in 2012 Budget

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  George Osborne insists that middle-class pensioners will benefit from his £3 billion “stealth” raid. Chancellor Osborne faced accusations of committing an “outrageous assault” on pensioners over 65 when he announced his plans to end a long-time tax break, initially introduced by Winston Churchill. The existent “age-related allowance,” – pensioners begin to pay tax at […]

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in General | Read More »

US Study: Heart Attacks Could Be Predicted With A Simple Blood Test

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WASHINGTON — researchers in the U.S. have discovered blood cells with an odd shape in patients suffering heart attacks, which could indicate that a simple test may predict whether a patient in at imminent risk of cardiac emergency. The study completed by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI), discovered that endothelial blood cells from patients suffering […]

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in Well-Being | Read More »

Thousands Rally Across The U.S. To Protest Birth Control Mandate

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Thousands of protesters rallied March 22, in approximately 140 cities across the nation, to protest a mandate making insurance coverage for birth control mandatory. Crowds were estimated to range from dozens – hundreds – to thousands, according to news reports across the country. The majority of the protesters were slated to be abortion opponents, Catholics […]

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

Free Photoshop CS6 Beta Download Is Here

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  Adobe has just released Photoshop CS6 Beta, a free download of its upcoming refresh to the much endeared image editing application, and also comes with a new range of Content-Aware tools. For instance, the innovative Content-Aware Patch, easily duplicates a section of an image in a new area as a fill, and the Content-Aware […]

March 25th, 2012 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

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