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One Ride Two Perspectives

I got on the bus, heading to my work's annual holiday party, looking forward to the evening ahead. It's nice to spend time with people without the pressures of day to day demands. The driver wasn't chatty. At all. I asked him how many pickups and drop offs before we got to where I was going, he never acknowledged the question and simply kept driving. Show More Summary

Autism, It Changed Everything

By Cathy Jameson My son doesn’t have the kind of autism that’s featured as a ‘feel good’ story at the end of a nightly news segment. He has is the regressive non-verbal kind. Completely dependent, Ronan requires constant monitoring and...

The 'Last Tango In Paris' Rape Scene Was Actually—Horrifically—Nonconsensual

Bernardo Bertolucci, the director of the 1972 movie "Last Tango in Paris", controversial for its rape scene, revealed a sickening detail about its filming.

Research shows patients ineligible for studies may benefit from trial participation

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Patients who potentially could benefit most from participation in clinical trials due to poor prognoses often are not included based on eligibility criteria, such as existing medical illnesses.

Weight Loss Workout Plan: Your Weekly Fitness Plan To Lose Weight

This weekly weight loss workout plan will help you lose weight by giving you specific guidance on how to incorporate fitness into your routine.

10 Best Workouts For Weight Loss

If your goal is to lose weight, these 10 best workouts for weight loss are all excellent places to start.

4 Stationary Bike Workouts That Burn Fat

Stationary bike workouts can be incredibly effective at burning fat. Here's how to make this gym staple work for you.

How the Diabetes Community Positively Impacted My Life

By Claudia Lewis When I was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 12, I knew of one boy at my school that was diagnosed a few years before me. All I really knew was that he got to eat snacks in class and had to go to the nurse a lot. Unfortunately, he had […]

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin eases existential anxiety in people with life-threatening cancer

A substantial majority of people suffering cancer-related anxiety or depression found considerable relief for up to six months from a single large dose of psilocybin -- the active compound in hallucinogenic "magic mushrooms" -- researchers report after a small double-blind study.

CRISPR editing in pancreatic cells reduced cell death, increased insulin secretion

With the help of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene scissors, researchers have managed to “turn off” an enzyme that proved to play a key role in the regulation of the diabetes-associated TXNIP gene. The results are decreased cell death and increased insulin production in the genetically modified pancreatic beta cells.

21 Of The Best Abs Exercises You Can Do Without Equipment

If you're looking for the best abs exercises around, skip the crunches. Instead, try these 21 excellent core exercises.

LISTEN: Caring for a Toddler Recently Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes

When this episode was recorded JoAnn was a new D-mom to a 17 month old daughter. Her daughter Adilyn was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just four weeks prior to JoAnn reaching out to me. This conversation ended up being very instructional and interesting. So much, that JoAnn will be back on the podcast soon […]

Biomarker may predict which formerly treated cancer patients will develop highly fatal form of leukemia

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Patients successfully treated for breast, colon and other cancers can go on to develop an often-fatal form of leukemia, sometimes years after completion of treatment, due to a genetic mutation leading to secondary malignancies known as therapy-related myeloid neoplasms (t-MNs).

Maintaining immune cells in head and neck cancer

Inhibiting prostaglandin production slows the progression of premalignant lesions to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), researchers report. Preclinical studies showed that treatment of premalignant lesions with indomethacin, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) similar to aspirin, increased the presence of immune cells and lessened tumor burden.

5 Sneaky Beauty Treatments You Can Do While You Workout

Combine your favorite beauty treatments and your wellness routine to save major time. It’s a one-two punch.

Pasteurized intestinal bacterium reduces effects of obesity, diabetes

The intestinal bacterium Akkermansia proves to offer enduring benefits for the intestines of overweight mice and diabetic animals. In experiments, the strengthening effects of this bacterium on the intestinal barrier remained even after pasteurisation. Show More Summary

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