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One diabetic’s take on Google’s Smart Contact Lenses

One in 19 people on this planet have diabetes. I am one.<p>About four to six times a day I am reminded of many things — my genetics, my disgusting …

MPs told to lose weight by surgeon and peer Ian McColl

MPs have been told to shape up and lose weight, by a surgeon and peer, who described how some tighten their clothes when he approaches them in the corridors of Westminster.<p>Ian McColl said obesity was the biggest crisis for 90 years, and it was "killing millions, costing billions and the cure is …

Great Britain

Vitamin D Could Ease Chronic Pain In Fibromyalgia Patients

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 01/17/2014 10:23 AM EST on LiveScience<p>Taking vitamin D supplements may alleviate chronic pain in people with fibromyalgia who have low levels of the vitamin, according to a new study from Austria.<p>Patients with fibromyalgia syndrome suffer from chronic, …

Baby born to woman who suffered 20 miscarriages

<b>A woman who suffered 20 miscarriages over 10 years, has had a baby boy after being given a drug normally used to treat malaria and rheumatoid arthritis.</b><p>Kelly Moseley, from Birmingham, endured 11 miscarriages each at about eight weeks before she contacted a miscarriage expert she had seen on …

Pregnancy

Academy of Nutrition And Dietetics Recommends Consuming More Omega-3 Fatty Acids

<i>By Sheryl Wood</i><p>Updated nutritional guidelines recommend consuming 20 to 30 percent of your daily calories from fats. But the type of fat you eat can have a big impact on your health.<p>Fats are essential for proper cell function and different systems of the body. Some fats are manufactured by the body, …

10 Foods Every Healthy Kitchen Needs

(A.K.A. your new grocery list)<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>When it comes to eating well, you need to set yourself up for success. A kitchen filled with cookies and chips, for example, won't help you learn to snack on fruit instead. Be smart by stocking up on healthy items that keep for a while …

How to Stop Nagging Yourself and Others

To the kids: "Don't forget to do your homework, put away your clothes, and set the table."<p>To the husband: "Make sure you look me in the eye, write a card on my birthday, and set the alarm."<p>To the staff member: "Always remember: to send the invoices, report your statistics, and communicate about …

Why Choose Empathy? (Part 1 of 3)

<b>First, A Story</b><p>About 10 years ago, I had a close friend who was suffering from bipolar disorder.<p>She was someone who was generally outgoing, optimistic, and cheerful. But from time to time, she would suddenly become depressed, pessimistic, and sometimes even suicidal.<p>I really wanted to help her.<p>I had …

Google reveals smart contact lens prototype designed to aid diabetics

Google unveils a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears, something millions of diabetics currently have to draw their own blood to check<p>The lenses use a minuscule glucose sensor and a wireless transmitter to help those among the world's 382m diabetics who need insulin keep a close watch …

Wife of Indian minister found dead in hotel room after Twitter row

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - - The wife of an Indian government minister was found dead in a New Delhi hotel room on Friday, police said, days after she was involved in a row with a Pakistani woman journalist over Twitter.<p>It was not immediately clear how Sunanda Puskhar Tharoor, wife of junior human …

Ukraine chides West for criticism of new anti-protest law

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine on Friday rebuked the West for what it called foreign interference in its internal affairs after an outcry over legislation rushed through parliament to curb anti-government unrest in the ex-Soviet republic.<p>General view of pro-European integration protesters gathering for a …

Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama banned U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday and began reining in the vast collection of Americans’ phone data in a series of limited reforms triggered by Edward Snowden’s revelations.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama is seen …

Syria offers Aleppo truce as rebels argue over talks

MOSCOW/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Syrian government, preparing for peace talks with rebels next week, handed the Russian co-sponsors of the conference a proposal on Friday for a ceasefire in Aleppo and an exchange of prisoners.<p>The offer was dismissed by some of President Bashar al-Assad’s disparate …

At least four killed in clashes across Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) - At least four people were killed as clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police flared up across Egypt on Friday, security sources said.<p>The violence erupted a day before Egyptian authorities are expected to announce official results of this week’s referendum on a new …

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