- BBC NEWS | Health | Bones offer new hope for diabetes
"An international team found the molecule osteocalcin, produced by bone cells, is active in helping to regulate blood sugar levels in mice."
- the barmy baker: Because Some Days You Just Need A Lot of Chocolate
Saw a picture of these Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies cookies at flickr and thought I needed to add them to my to make list immediately (although I don't like the taste of coffee so may need to modify a bit)!
- 14 Numbers Your Cell Phone Can't Live Without · The Cranking Widgets Blog
"if your cell phone has no other numbers stored in its memory, make sure it has these numbers." I haven't actually had a cell phone until just now but I was thinking this would also be useful as a starting point for a phone list to go on the wall by the phone (or on the fridge perhaps) at home so you don't need to go looking for numbers in an emergency (especially if the person needing the number is an out of town visitor or baby sitter).
- the knitted blog: Make your own envelopes.
seen at :Craft
- Nearly half of early breast cancers missed by mammograms, research suggests |Guardian
- London looks at bike hire scheme | Guardian
"Ken Livingstone yesterday confirmed he wants a network of hire pushbikes for London. The capital's mayor ordered officials to investigate a scheme to mirror the one introduced in Paris, where the provision of 10,000 bicycles at 750 dedicated hire points has been hugely successful. The study will also look at other cycle-friendly cities such as Barcelona, Lyon, Brussels, Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Oslo and Copenhagen."
- BakeSpace.com - Recipe Swap and Food Social Network
- tumbling blocks: oilcloth lunch bag
seen via flickr, this is a blog post with a tutorial for making your own lunch bag with oilcloth.
- The Link Between Estrogen And Pain | Scientific Blogging
"Estrogen plays an important role in determining how sensitive a person is to pain, and the estrogen receptor known as ER-beta is particularly significant in this context. These are the conclusions of a study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet."
- baby led weaning :: The NHS agrees with us that finger food is A-Okay from 6 months.
"some links from the NHS Breastfeeding People and NHS Healthy Start that say finger food is fine from 6 months"
Saturday, 11 August 2007
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