Interesting Articles
Spring Cleaning: Get the Junk Out! Carnival
Thursday, March 11th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
I just learned about a wonderful opportunity happening during the next couple of months. Beth Terry at Fake Plastic Fish clued me into the Spring Cleaning Get the Junk Out" Blog Carnival. The organizer, Katie at Kitchen Stewardship, describes the Carnival as the fo... Read More
Stop Fosamax After Five Years
Thursday, March 11th, 2010 by Matthew Mintz
There has been a flurry of news about osteoporosis drugs in the media being dangerous. The class of drugs are called bisphosphonates and include medications like Fosamax now available as generic alendronate, Actonel, and Boniva- the drug pitched by celebrity spokesperso... Read More
Come for the Fun, Stay for the Bliss
Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 by Lisa Reichert
Since childhood, I was drawn to non-fiction stories of families living with autism. Some of my favorite clients to work with in my acupunctureenergy work practice have been kids with autism and Downs. And I can talk passionately about the link between the nutrient-lacki... Read More
Having health insurance doesn't ensure it will be easy to find a doctor
Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 by Matthew Mintz
An excellent article appears in today's Washington Post entitled "Having health insurance doesn't ensure it will be easy to find a doctor," where a young, otherwise healthy and insured woman discusses her extreme difficulty in finding a doctor in Washington, D... Read More
Should all patients with metabolic syndrome or elevated HgA1c take statins?
Sunday, March 7th, 2010 by Matthew Mintz
Metabolic syndrome is a constellation of factors increased waist circumference, high blood pressure, elevated fasting glucose, high triglycerides, low hdl that are associated with increased cardiovascular risk. Metabolic syndrome is often called pre-diabetes both becaus... Read More
Accept the Situation
Saturday, March 6th, 2010 by samiirh
The hairline was a blow to my trekking plans. But I had to take it in my stride. Yes it hurt. Every step was painful. Everytime I stood on my own feet it hurt.But I chose to do just that. Just as I had all the time.For Kidney patients, analgesics pain killers are poison... Read More
Clinic Notes: Does Early ABA Rewire the Brain?
Friday, March 5th, 2010 by Gary Brown
In the developing infants brain billions of axons nerve fibers that conduct electrochemical messages follow growth cones through a tangled web of other axons to arrive at their final destination and connect different areas of the brain. Genes that encode the molecules t... Read More
Dimebon fails Phase III testing
Friday, March 5th, 2010 by MissBert
I wrote a while ago about Dimebon, a promising new Alzheimer's drug. From the Alzheimer's Association The Alzheimer drug latrepirdine Dimebon did not meet either of its primary research targets in a late-stage clinical study, faring no better than a placebo at treating ... Read More
Joy of Doing
Thursday, March 4th, 2010 by samiirh
Post Karnala, I continued my routine life. We had plans for a trek to Harishchandragad for the long weekend coinciding with holi. I was so excited. This was my dream trek. When I started trekking again this was one trek that I really wanted to do.I was so excited that t... Read More
Creating History
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 by samiirh
I have been very active in the social arena since a long time. I was involved with a socio cultural institution for a long time and thereafter some more bodies which were voluntary and whose objectives were to bring the community together.Somehow most of them didnt take... Read More
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