Raisins and sultanas: This is the difference: In the recipe for the biscuits, raisins are listed. In the supermarket you ask yourself whether you could not also take advantage of sultanas. Where is the difference? There is one at all? Or the color is just different? What is healthier? Or is both not too sweet?
You need a wow-worthy main on Christmas, and these roasts are it. Whether you want to serve chicken, pork, beef, or even duck, we’ve got a roast recipe for you. And for more holiday recipes, check out these holiday appetizers and holiday desserts. Kat Wirsing Best Roast Beef Here’s everything you need to know about
Two silicone breast implants sit in a plastic bag in the back of my closet. The clear gummy capsules, which are about the size of cream-filled donuts, have taken on a murky yellow tinge—the only evidence that they once lived inside me. Part of me wants to skeet shoot them, just blow them up in
In the ongoing hunt for more effective weapons against malaria, international researchers said Thursday they are exploring a pathway that has until now been little studied—killing parasites in the liver, before the illness emerges. “It’s very difficult to work on the liver stage,” said Elizabeth Winzeler, professor of pharmacology and drug discovery at University of
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 — Fear of complications and frustration at the amount of time required to manage type 1 diabetes impact the quality of life of young adults with the disease, according to a study published in the December issue of The Diabetes Educator. Denise A. Kent, Ph.D., R.N., and Laurie Quinn, Ph.D., R.N.,
Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, reports a 20-year study from Northwestern Medicine. This is the first report to show men with inflammatory bowel disease have higher than average PSA (prostate-specific antigen) values, and this group also has a significantly higher risk of
Washington University in St. Louis has received a new grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on laboratory experiences to undergraduate students through the Amgen Scholars Program. This marks the ninth year the university is participating in the program, which aims to inspire the next generation of innovators by providing undergraduate students with summer research
The venom of insects such as wasps and bees is full of compounds that can kill bacteria. Unfortunately, many of these compounds are also toxic for humans, making it impossible to use them as antibiotic drugs. After performing a systematic study of the antimicrobial properties of a toxin normally found in a South American wasp,
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) online can be useful in treating gastrointestinal disorders in children when no physical cause can be found. This is the viewpoint of researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden that is described in a new study published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. About 13 per cent of all children suffer
Distinct HIV-1 strains may differ in the nature of the CCR5 molecules to which they bind, affecting which cells they can infect and their ability to enter cells, according to a study published December 6 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Bernard Lagane of the Institut Pasteur and INSERM, and colleagues. As noted by
Patients with serious mental health problems who are being detained in hospital have long been let down by the law – in many cases being treated without consent. Now the UK Mental Health Act Review – chaired by psychiatrist Simon Wessely from King’s College London – has delivered its final report, concluding that the act
When it’s the holiday season, one thing’s for certain: You may be faced with pie. In fact, you may want to dig into a slice of pecan pie every hour on the hour until Santa shows up. And guess what. If you’re pregnant, those holiday cravings — pie or otherwise — are likely raging wild.
‘There were these amoeba all over the place just eating brain cells.’ A 69-year-old Seattle woman has died after a brain-eating amoeba entered her sinus cavity when she improperly used a neti pot, the Seattle Times is reporting. The unidentified woman was admitted to Seattle’s Swedish Medical Center in January after suffering a seizure. Following
During the winter, soup is BAE, followed by casseroles and hot cocoa. But these salads will convince you to get your greens in year round. With yummy winter ingredients like Brussels sprouts, cranberries, and beets, here’s how to get your salad fix all year long. Lindsay Hunt Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Salad It even looks festive.
If Janis McDavid, 27, sits in the car and of the traffic participants honked at, he is happy. Then the young German feels on an equal footing. Because the other drivers don’t realize that there’s someone sitting behind the wheel of either his arms or legs. When Janis speaks McDavid to listen to all of
The human skull is made up from several bones that are connected by tough fibrous tissue called sutures. These sutures give the skull some flexibility, allowing the head to pass through the birth canal. Where several sutures meet, they create a fontanel. Fontanels make the skull flexible enough for the brain to grow. When a
Valium and Xanax are brand names for two types of medication for anxiety. The generic name for Valium is diazepam. The generic name for Xanax is alprazolam. Many anxiety symptoms result, to some extent, from a chemical imbalance in the brain. Medication can help change this imbalance. Sedatives slow down certain functions in the body.
Types of seaweed include: nori kelp wakame kombu dulse blue-green algae, such as spirulina and chlorella This variety can make it easy to incorporate seaweed into different recipes. It is possible to eat too much seaweed, however, and some people should avoid it. The benefits of seaweed The following are the best health benefits of
We don’t know about you, but we really love oatmeal. It makes for a cozy five-minute breakfast in winter months, and cold overnight oats are easy and refreshing in the summer (although, TBH, we mostly stick to hot oats all year). And we still can’t get over the fact that something so easy and inexpensive
Alcohol is one of those things that gets the side-eye by some hardcore members of the keto community, largely because it can mess with your ability to lose weight—on any diet, not just the keto diet. But honestly, the keto diet is hard enough already—and cutting out alcohol in addition to carbs and sugar just