Archive: 06/19/2009

Just how friendly are those probiotics in your food?

Ready for some live, active cultures in your chocolate? How about your breakfast cereal? Probiotics, the so-called "friendly" bacteria with health benefits, have busted out of the dairy case and are colonizing other areas ...

Jun 19, 2009
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Google, Facebook launch Persian services

Internet giant Google has unveiled a Farsi translation service to help Iranians "communicate directly" to the world, while Facebook has launched a version of its site in Persian, they said Friday.

Jun 19, 2009
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3 to 6 months to lose weight gained in pregnancy is normal

Once the baby arrives, many new mothers want to return to their former weight quickly -- just like film stars who appear in the media in bikinis just weeks after giving birth. But according to the German Institute for Quality ...

Jun 19, 2009
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Electric fish could spark healthcare innovation

( -- Mathematicians in Manchester are hoping electric fish can give them clues to solving a fiendishly complex mathematical problem - which could in turn lead to better treatment for patients with ...

Jun 19, 2009
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