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2014-06-16 13:00:18

St. Michael's Hospital Those on canola bread diet saw both a reduction in blood glucose levels and significant reduction in LDL cholesterol Canola is Canada's oil and new research from St. Michael's Hospital suggests it should also be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes. Dr. David Jenkins, head of the hospital's Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, compared people with Type 2 diabetes who ate either a low glycemic index diet that included bread...

2012-03-09 15:00:00

Texas Lawyer announced on March 5, 2012 Houston civil litigation attorney J. Edward Allen as the Appellate Lawyer of the Week following a reversed trial court decision in the Fourteenth Court of Appeals involving a Houston police K-9 unit attack on a fellow officer. J. Edward Allen represents individuals in personal injury cases and individuals who have been injured as a result of an animal attack throughout Northwest Houston. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 J. Edward Allen of Wilhite...

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2011-08-25 12:20:31

  According to a new study, a diet including things like soy protein and nuts lowers LDL or "bad" cholesterol more than statin drugs or a low-fat diet. The study found that people who ate a healthy diet filed with cholesterol-lowering foods experienced an average 13 percent decrease in their LDL cholesterol levels. "The main takeaway here is that people can lower their cholesterol with diet if they put their minds to it," Dr. David Jenkins, a professor of nutrition and...

2011-08-24 18:46:59

Hearing dietary advice twice is enough for patients to get the significant benefits of lower cholesterol, according to a new study led by doctors at St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto. "We're seeing more and more people want to take their health into their own hands," said Dr. David Jenkins, the lead author of the study and director of the hospital's Risk Factor Modification Centre. Dr. Jenkins is also Canada's Research Chair in Nutrition and Metabolism at U of T's...

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2011-07-13 07:48:23

Eating nuts daily could help control type 2 diabetes and prevent complications Eating nuts every day could help control Type 2 diabetes and prevent its complications, according to new research from St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto. In the research, published online by the journal Diabetes Care, a team of researchers led by Dr. David Jenkins (University of Toronto Department of Nutritional Sciences; St. Michael's Hospital Risk Factor Modification Centre) reports that...

2007-08-27 18:17:37

OLYMPIA, Wash., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State Supreme Court announced on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 that it will not reconsider its earlier ruling invalidating the Department of Social and Health Services' (DSHS) Shared Living Rule. This rule unlawfully eliminated essential shopping, laundry, housekeeping, and meal preparation benefits that participants in state programs could receive in their own homes from caregivers living with them. "This is a win for as many as...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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