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Cramps

Cramps are unpleasant, often painful sensations caused by muscle contraction or overshortening. The common causes of skeletal muscle cramps are muscle fatigue and a sodium imbalance.

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March 25, 2010

Medical Journal Prints Article About Qur`an and Cardiovascular Health

The International Journal of Cardiology has published a 5,000 word analysis of the beneficial and accurate teachings of Qur`an in relation to the heart.

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February 11, 2010

Organ Grinders

The sign reads “For Sale: Kidney , Blood Group A+” and includes a cell phone number at the bottom…

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February 11, 2010

A Crisis of Health and Minds

Ever since the H1N1 virus reared its ugly head this past summer it has jumped to the top of the list of diseases most deadly to humans. However, an older and wiser disease is still infecting many people across the world with the same deadly consequences.

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January 21, 2010

Paan—Red-Stained Scourge of the Middle East

Commonly known as “Paan”, which is a concoction of natural and chemical substances bundled into a Betel leaf, this chewing-tobacco like substance creates dark red tinged saliva, which the person chewing it usually spits out at any available target.

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December 10, 2009

Nabi Smoking Vaccine

Now, a small Rockville company is hoping it can make millions of dollars by creating a vaccine for people who want to kick the habit. Nabi Biopharmaceuticals,

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December 3, 2009

Milk

Nutrition for mammals In almost all mammals, milk is fed to infants through breastfeeding, either directly or by expressing the milk to be stored and consumed later. Some cultures, historically or currently, continue to use breast milk to feed their children until they are 7 years old. Food product for humans In many cultures of […]

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December 3, 2009

Starvation and Behavior

The findings of the “Minnesota Starvation Experiment” conducted at the close of WWII in contemplation of the recovery of millions of Europeans who during the war had suffered from starvation. This is included here because of how it bears on dieting. Ramadan fasting must affect an individual’s ability to cope with and regulate food intake, which is an added dimension to what was already an interesting experiment.

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November 25, 2009

Phys Ed: Why Doesn’t Exercise Lead to Weight Loss?

Exercise and weight loss

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November 12, 2009

Why Exercise Won’t Make You Thin

In short, it’s what you eat, not how hard you try to work it off, that matters more in losing weight.

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November 12, 2009

Body fat stored in the liver, not the belly, is the best indicator of disease

New findings from nutrition researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggest that it’s not whether body fat is stored in the belly that affects metabolic risk factors for diabetes, high blood triglycerides, and cardiovascular disease, but whether it collects in the liver.

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November 11, 2009

How Does Fat Leave Your Body When You Lose Weight?

A scientific look at how fat leaves your body during weight loss

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November 11, 2009

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