Archive for 'Health'

Steve Jobs is Ailing and will miss Macworld

Steve Jobs is Ailing and will miss Macworld

Apple has admitted that CEO Steve Jobs is skipping Tuesday’s Macworld keynote for health-related reasons, after initially pointing to other reasons for his absence. (Credit: James Martin/CNET). Throughout 2008 Apple was plagued with rumors about Jobs’ health, but steadfastly refused to acknowledge that anything was behind concerns over what many believed was substantial weight loss […]

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Weight Loss Alternative Discovered

A minimally invasive procedure successfully suppressed levels of the “hunger hormone” ghrelin in pigs and led to appetite reduction results similar to bariatric surgery, say Johns Hopkins researchers. They chemically vaporized the main vessel carrying blood to the top section (fundus) of the stomach. About 90 percent of the body’s ghrelin originates in the fundus, […]

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Breathe, Breathe in the Air

Breathe, Breathe in the Air

This is not going to be about a Pink Floyd story, but one about the Worlds worst air pollution. The air at the Beijing Olympics has been hazy, heavy and humid. Athletes have voiced concerns over the potential impact to their health and performance. Beijing’s air pollution regularly reaches levels two or three times above […]

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Spammer Gets the Slammer

Spammer Gets the Slammer

Adam Vitale, 27, was sentenced in federal court in Manhattan after pleading guilty more than a year ago to breaking anti-spam laws. He was also ordered to pay $180,000 to AOL in restitution. Vitale was caught making a deal with a government informant to send junk e-mails — known as spam — that advertised a […]

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Empty Calories Equal Slower Metabolism

Empty Calories Equal Slower Metabolism

Back in September of 2001, I weighed a hefty 255lbs, but with a healthy diet and exercise I lost over 100 pounds by July 30th 2002 and weighed 154lbs. I totally changed my life, and trust me it was a lot of work and dedication. I worked out 6 to 7 days per week, 1.5 […]

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The Watermelon can Help your Sex Life

The Watermelon can Help your Sex Life

Go figure, now they will be telling us that coffee cures the common cold, but this is way more interesting if you ask me. A slice of fresh watermelon according to researchers has effects similar to Viagra, but don’t expect to have that longevity.

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The Real Drug Problem

I just read the latest blog from Dana Blankenhorn of ZDnet.com called “The real drug problem is in your mind” and I was totally caught off guard. After reading through his blog, I realized that Dana missed something important that would have made more sense. A drug that’s not classified as psychoactive is still a […]

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Firefox 3 Goes Live Tuesday!

Finally, Firefox 3 will be released Tuesday June 17th! I know I am a happy camper, and I am sure all you Firefox fans are as well. I bet the internet will be over-working on this day as they expect millions of downloads in the first day. This could break the world record, will just […]

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