Monthly Archives: September 2013

Parts Of The Digestive System

Digestive System Tee Shirt Science Activity

Sewing a Tote Bag from an Unwanted Tee Shirt

Food must be broken down into a form that is usable by the body’s cells. This is done by the digestive system. Mechanical digestion begins in the mouth when food is broken down into smaller pieces. Chemical digestion breaks the food down into molecules that can move through the cell membrane.
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The connection is easily made when studying anatomy, as seen in this engaging science activity. By creating a tee shirt, students show the size, shape and placement of digestive system organs in relation to where each would be on their own body. Science Tee Shirt Activity Materials white cotton tee shirt for each student pencil, fabric markers, or washable markers permanent markers or non-washable markers newspapers posters or diagrams of digestive system, both front and back views Drawing the Digestive System Abstract Shape Art Projects With Children Susan Caplan McCarthy Prior to the activity students should receive instruction about the digestive system. This would include not only each organ’s function but also it’s relative size, shape and location in relation to other organs. Students also need an understanding as to where each organ would be located in their own body.
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Our ‘gutsy’ digestive system

Eat probiotic-rich foods Probiotics are living microorganisms that are often added to yoghurt or yoghurt drinks. Research has proven their efficacy in helping with diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In fact, probiotics are so crucial to your health that researchers have compared them to aa newly recognized organa. Here are some things you should avoid: Smoking Each time you light up, you are sowing the seeds of chaos in your digestive system in many ways. The valves at the end of your oesophagus can be weakened, leading to acid reflux and heartburn.
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Seek. Define. Drive. Dermalogica Welcomes Professional Skin Care “tribe” To Its “futurescape” Symposium In Los Angeles

Claire John – Houston Skin Care Examiner – Skin Care

“When our Tribe comes together as we did this week at our ‘Futurescape’ Symposium in Los Angeles, when more than 800 skin therapists, skin center and salon owners who carry and use Dermalogica gathered from around the world. When we come together in one place, it’s like plugging into the world’s largest battery. The energy this community produces is what makes Dermalogica so utterly original, unique, and powerful. It is our greatest asset!” The event’s three-pronged imperative–“Seek. Define. Drive.” – shaped the scintillating keynote address from Wurwand, who positioned the leadership of the professional skin therapist as central to the brand’s success. Experts from key areas of the organization presented further Symposium modules addressing fresh strategies for capturing and retaining market dominance, with an emphasis on the power of new media as well as traditional marketing.
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Does it really work better than cosmetic injections? Lets find out.If theres one anti aging wrinkle cream that has taken the Hollywood by… The Reality Behind Lack of Sleep And Dark Eye Circles September 21, 2013 Do you suffer from lack of sleep and feel the uneasiness to get up early morning? Most of you who suffer from this symptom might have noticed dark circles. Oh god! You need not to freak out this is caused…
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Skin Care Tips for Teens

Pat your skin dry again. The oil or lotion helps to lock in healing moisture, keeping skin supple and soft. 3. Oily Skin Care Oily skin is acne-prone skin with open pores, a shiny complexion, blackheads, and pimples. Because hormones affect oil production, anything that affects your hormone levels may influence your skin. Some experts believe that stress, such as from exams, may trigger outbreaks of acne.
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Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes: Report

Another Diabetes Device Bites The Dust

Sixteen patients received a placebo on the same schedule. The clinical trial’s main outcome was a measure of how well the pancreas could secrete insulin in response to food, two hours after eating. Using this measure, the researchers found no significant differences between the two groups of patients. They did, however, find a significant difference between the two groups of patients four hours after eating.
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experts: North Korea can likely build crucial parts for uranium-based nukes (AP) 3:41 AM Iran, 6 world powers to hold new talks on Thursday (AP) 2:05 AM Security check of Navy Yard attacker did not mention 2004 shooting (Reuters) 1:15 AM Freight train carrying potash, bromine derails near Kiryat Gat (Haaretz) 12:25 AM Kenya minister: We are in control of Westgate mall, all hostages freed (Reuters) 11:43 PM Netanyahu speaks with Kenyan president, expresses Israel’s condolences and support (Haaretz) 11:42 PM Kenyan vice president says takeover of Nairobi mall almost complete (AP) 10:17 PM Netanyahu congratulates Merkel on reelection: ‘We will continue to promote joint interests’ (Ch. 10) 9:53 PM Palestinians throw rocks at Israeli bus south of Nablus; no injuries or damage reported (Haaretz) 9:49 PM Apple corp. shares jump after company sells 9 million new iPhones in opening weekend (Reuters) 9:10 PM Nasrallah denies Hezbollah received chemical weapons from Syria, calls charge ‘laughable’ (Reuters) 8:30 PM U.S. State Dept. welcomes Iran “committment” to discussing nuclear program (Haaretz) 7:56 PM Three charged in NYC with fighting for al-Shabab (AP) 7:18 PM
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Israeli public health project takes aim at diabetes

Hassan Rohani, June 10, 2013.

Until now Sanofi looked like a lock to earn a corporate frog for their plan to sell special lunch bags for patients with diabetes. How this translates into selling more insulin only the folks at Sanofi seem to know. Next it looked like Abbott and Roche would make the list just because they are Abbott and Roche and no corporate frog award list would be complete without them on it. The fact that Bayer is actually in business would have exempted them form the list as we honestly believed there was a better then 50/50 chance the unit would have been sold or closed before the year was over.
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Sleep Problems

View Sources SOURCES: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Effect of short sleep duration on daily activities–United States, 2005-2008. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2011; 60:239. Carskadon, MA, Dement, WC. Normal Human Sleep: An Overview. In: Principles and Practices of Sleep Medicine, Fifth, Kryger, MH, Roth, et al.
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Get Some Sleep: ADHD, sleep disorders often entwined

Whatever. January 4, 2011 at 20:44 | Report abuse | Reply cassy what you trying to say they dont….. Thats sad February 9, 2011 at 21:14 | Report abuse | CJC About dopamine levels Since brain isn’t properly absorbing adequate amounts, stimulants that increase dopamine levels make it more likely that the brain will absorb proper amounts. That’s why they are sitll used. Despite the side effects, when used properly, they do benefit the patient. Think of a basketball (DOPAMINE) always missing the basket (NEURO RECEPTOR).
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Nato Plans Major East European Exercise, Reassures Russia

High intensity exercise `beneficial and safe` for cardiac patients

“For the past 10 to 12 years we have become incredibly proficient at the counter-insurgency mission that we have been fighting in Afghanistan,” NATO’s military commander, U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, told a news conference. If NATO were ever called on to defend an alliance member, “we have to be prepared for the more high end of military operations,” he said, speaking at a NATO headquarters at Brunssum in the Netherlands on Wednesday. The exercise calls for NATO forces to oust an invader. Breedlove denied it was aimed at repelling a hypothetical Russian invasion.
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K. G. Jebsen from Center of Exercise in Medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway, analyzed data from four randomized, controlled trials conducted at the centre to try to determine what characterized the most effective high-intensity training programme for this patient group. The researchers used changes in VO2max, which is peak oxygen uptake, as a measure of the effectiveness of the different exercise regimes The exercise period lasted for 12 weeks. The participants ran or walked on treadmill, walked uphill outdoors or trained in a group, all following the 4×4 exercise model. The 4×4 exercise model involves 4 minutes of high-intensity exercise followed by 3 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, repeated 4 times. Lead author of the study, Trine Moholdt, said that when they compared VO2max before and after the training period, they found that the number of training sessions, the subject’s age or baseline fitness levels had no impact, however the intensity of the intervals had a significant effect, and seemed to be the most important characteristic of an effective interval session.
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Exercise May Prevent Stress and Anxiety, Study Suggests

“We found that exercise helps to buffer the effects of emotional exposure. If you exercise, you’ll not only reduce your anxiety, but you’ll be better able to maintain that reduced anxiety when confronted with emotional events.” The researchers compared the effects of 30-minute periods of quiet rest and moderate-intensity cycling on the anxiety levels of healthy college students. The students’ anxiety levels were measured before the 30-minute stints of exercise or rest, and reassessed 15 minutes afterward. Their anxiety was gauged a third time after they were shown an array of both neutral and highly stimulating photographs. All students completed both the rest and exercise versions of the test. The study revealed that both exercise and quiet rest initially eased participants’ anxiety.
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Diy Skin Care

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To help make decisions easier and cost effective, they now offer trial size versions of their more popular items. Samples are 10 ml. (a third of an ounce) in size and are shipped in easy to use squeeze tubes. Products include Anti-Aging Cream $11.00 (compared to $30), Collagen Serum $5.50 (compared to $25) and Vitamin A Cream, $3.50 (compared to $20)
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SKIN CARE

The florist sells ready-made and bespoke arrangements that offer aromatherapy, skin care, air purification, edible arrangements, and other medicinal benefits. Since everyone is getting the blues now that summer has left us, we asked Cary to help our readers out by letting us know how to fight the end of summer blues, courtesy of her herbal arrangements. Eat Your Way To Healthier, Clearer Skin by Amanda Vasilikos Thu, May 3rd, 2012 at 5:05pm Our skin is the precious exterior of our bodies that we are constantly trying to shield from the harmful effects of everyday life. Yes, soaps, scrubs, and other treatments we apply on top of our skin can help do the trick, but the real secret is what we put in our bodies. What we consume on a daily basis can make or break our skin in a huge way. Here are a few of our favorites that will help lead you on the path to the soft, glowing complexion youve been waiting for. This time around, head to the grocery store instead of the cosmetics counter!
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You Need Guts To Be Happy No Matter What: The Importance Of A Healthy Digestive System For Enhanced Immunity

A recent scientific study in Nutrition in Clinical Practice shows that the micro organism or gut flora living in the human intestines form a network of natural controls that regulate mood, appetite, body weight, nutrient absorption, stress and immune response. No surprise then that the human digestive tract is home to 70 percent of the immune system. Simply put, our every-day food can help or harm our mind-body health. Another example that proves the brain-gut connection is when we think of food and the appetite is stimulated.
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Why keeping your digestive system healthy is critical

(Thinkstock Coach Jonathan Wong has a Doctorate of Science in Holistic Medicine and is the author of ” The Happy Body – Getting to the root of YOUR fitness, health and productivity”. He is also the founder and CEO of Genesis Gym Singapore ™, which aims to provide the best personal training and fitness services in Singapore. The views expressed below are his own. I recently wrote an article on ” 5 Awesome Things About Your Body ” and was pleasantly surprised to see how happy some readers were to find out that our bodies are truly special. If I were to add on to that article, the next “Awesome Thing” would probably be your digestive tract. It has incredibly difficult and important functions to perform.
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Women In Central Florida Sell Positive Pregnancy Tests On Craigslist

AND WE REACHED OUT TO THE LOCAL SELLERS WE FOUND ON CRAIGSLIST TONIGHT. THE ONE IN ORLANDO WANT TODAY REMAIN ANONYMOUS. THE WIOTHER ONE IS HOPING TO MAKE EASY CASH BEFORE HER BABY ARRIVES. HOW DID SHE COME UP WITH THIS IDEA AND HAS ANYBODY BOUGHT THESE PREGNANCY TESTS FROM HER? I ASKED HER THAT QUESTION. SHE SAID SHE JUST FOUND OUT ABOUT THIS ON THE INTERNET AND SHE JUST POSTED HER AD A FEW HOURS AGO. ORLANDO, Fla.
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Eva Marcille Has One Word for Her Pregnancy: ‘Whoa!’

There’s really a baby in there!’ ” the former America’s Next Top Model winner told PEOPLE on Saturday before hosting Robi Reed’s 11th annual Sunshine Beyond Summer charity event in Los Angeles. It’s not all happiness and wonder, though. Marcille, 28, agrees with fellow ANTM alum Lisa D’Amato on the subject of a pregnancy glow . “It’s bulls,” Marcille said while lovingly rubbing her belly. “There is no glow!
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Garcinia Cambogia For – Weight!loss-top Weight Loss Diet Discovered On Oz.tv-show !approval!¡freė Triåls∞test Eƒƒectiveness!yourself¡

Customers who have used it are posting positive reviews about the product and saying that they will keep using it. This was also a thumbs up for me! Garcinia Cambogia it’s basically a pumpkin shaped fruit that has got some effective results against weight gain and appetite. These extracts are not only able to make you slim but have got the tendency to maintain those lost pounds by keeping your hunger under control. The main component present in Garcinia Cambogia Extract Pills is hydroxycitric acid or H.C.A., a compound that is able to enhance mood as well as to sculpt the body. In Other words, you feel less hungry so you’ll eat less but in the same time you’ll have lots of energy hence a positive mood. How do the Ingredients in these Pills are so Effective?
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The Golden Rules of Weight Loss

3. Snack smart. Read the label on snack foods, and divide cookies, crackers, pretzels, and chips into individual servings. Store each in an airtight bag or container.
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The Best Vitamins That Aid In Weight Loss

Chromium Chromium is a trace mineral found in cereals and grains. It aids in weight loss by helping the body break down fats and carbohydrates. Chromium also provides an energy boost that is useful for workouts. Without chromium, the body finds it difficult to burn off excess fats and turn them into energy. As a result, the excess fats are stored in the body and the person gains weight. Conclusion The vitamins in this list are just some of the vitamins that Dr. Smith recommends for weight loss.
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Vitamins, Minerals May Help Older Men’s Sperm Stay Healthy

“This means that men who are at increased risk of sperm DNA damage because of advancing age can do something about it. They can make sure they get enough vitamins and micronutrients in their diets or through supplements,” Wyrobek added. The findings are important because an increasing number of men over 35 years of age are having children, which raises public health concerns, the researchers pointed out in the news release. Previous research has shown that as men age, they are more likely to have sperm DNA damage.
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