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The Weight-Loss Plan That Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds

Catharine Acurso made gradual changes that added up to major weight-loss success.<p><b>Before:</b> 248 <b><br>After:</b> 145<p><b>The Lifestyle</b><br>I was always a little overweight my whole life. I come from a family of heavy people, and when I was growing up, all of our family get-togethers were based on food. It didn't matter if …

Biotech startup Semma Therapeutics will commercialize diabetes therapy from Harvard’s stem cell lab

A new Cambridge biotech will be working on a treatment using stem cells that could let children and adults with Type 1 diabetes do something their …

Biotechnology

FDA Approves Glyxambi (empagliflozin and linagliptin) for Type 2 Diabetes

<b>FDA Approves Glyxambi (empagliflozin and linagliptin) for Type 2 Diabetes</b><p>RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 2, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug …

Diabetes

Last Word Archive

10 January 2018<p>A recent <i>New Scientist</i> article "The most ancient piece of you" (4 November 2017) discussed the common ancestors of living beings today. …

The Battle for Islam

With over 1.6 billion followers, one third of them living as minorities, Islam is a major force in the world today. An active factor in international relations, its influence is far from local or confined to countries and communities classified as "Muslim." With the presence of Muslims in Western …

Researchers Discover Early Copy of the Quran Written Only Decades After the Prophet Muhammad’s Death

Researchers at the Coranica Project at the University of Tübingen have discovered that a manuscript of the Quran donated to the university in the …

Who Shot Bin Laden? A Tale of Two SEALs

Two different alumni of SEAL Team Six, the secretive group of highly trained warriors that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, have been profiting off their role in the terror leader’s death since leaving the military.<p>Former Team Six member Matt Bissonnette, who wrote a bestseller under a …

National Security