Saturday, October 30, 2010

Multiple Sclerosis|29-Day Life Challenge|29 Gifts|MS

Approximately 400,000 Americans have MS, and every week about 200 people are diagnosed. What is MS? MS is Multiple Sclerosis, which is a chronic, unpredictable disease of the central nervous system (the brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord). It is thought to be an autoimmune disorder. The causes of MS are loss of balance, poor coordination, blurred vision, slurred speech, tremors,numbness, extreme fatigue, paralysis, problems with concentration & memory and blindness.

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Halloween 2010|Halloween & Pumpkin|Halloween Ideas|Pumpkin Treats for Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching. The festival of evil spirits 'HALLOWEEN' is celebrated on 31st of October every year. It is a celebration of Catholic & Roman rituals and European traditions blended together. It is a combination of ancient Celtic practices. It is also a festival of dividing line between fall and winter. It is purely a celebration of superstitions and spirits. People share different costumes and sweet treats on this day to welcome the winter season.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

KNOW YOUR MEDICINE|How does Body handle Medicine?|Metabolism of Medicine

Though medicines are administered into our body by many ways like tablets, syrup, capsules, injections, etc., they need to enter the blood stream so that they can be carried into the place of action. Once they enter into blood, along with the blood they get distributed into other organs and tissues including fluids. Different medicines depending on their properties get access to different places in the body to different extent. Thus, all organs and tissues are exposed to the beneficial and ill effects of medicines. While ideally, it is necessary that the medicines should reach the site of action inadequate quantity, exposure to other places in the body should be avoided.
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Mysore Dasara 2010|Dussehra 2010|Dusera Celebrations|Navaratri 2010

Dasara is a festival celebrated across Southern India. It is a most delightful Hindu festival of worship and dance. This Festival of Dasara is celebrated for ten days on the occasion of Navaratri. Dussehra festival is celebrated for nine nights every year at the beginning of October. These nine days are divided and devoted to the Trinity of God worshipped in a female form - three days for Durga (Goddess of Valor) three days for Lakshmi (Goddess of Wealth) and three days for Saraswati (Goddess of Knowledge and Art). Celebrations are unique ranging from worshipping godessess Chamundeshwari (Durga) to exhibiting colorful toys on the day of 'Bommai Golu' means display of toys. Various colorful Toys are arranged in a row(steps) in different levels, and celebrated on this particular event. Children are invited and given with small momentos -- which usually consists of sundal, sweets, small toys. This festival is celebrated with more glory in and around Mysore, Karnataka.

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Friday, October 1, 2010

Yosemite National Park, California|Yosemite Hiking Trails

Yosemite National Park is covered by very vast area of around 1,200 sq. miles. Yosemite National Park is located in the beautiful mountains of the Sierra Nevada area of California. It is open year round and operates 24 hours a day.This is one of the world's most dramatic geological spectacles. Just seven miles long and never more than one mile across, it is walled by near-vertical three-thousand-foot cliffs, streaked by tumbling waterfalls and topped by domes and pinnacles.
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