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  • Mahir 11:38 pm on September 30, 2018 Permalink |  

    hate takes so much away from you
    • Mahir 10:04 pm on September 28, 2018 Permalink |
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      Toxoplasma 101 




      Key facts

      • Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic infection caused by the parasite Toxoplasma Gondii with a wide range of clinical
      syndromes in humans.
      • World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year there are over 1 million cases of toxoplasmosis in
      the European region caused by contaminated food.
      • For women, infection with Toxoplasma during or just before pregnancy can be particularly serious resulting in
      miscarriage, stillbirth or child disability.
      • Persons with compromised immune systems are also at a higher risk of developing a severe form of toxoplasmosis.
      • Cats are the primary hosts of the parasite, and they can excrete oocysts with their faeces in the environment,
      which then can infect other animals and humans.
      • Humans can get infected in different ways, the foodborne route is important. This can occur through
      consumption of undercooked infected meat, or through fruits and vegetables contaminated by oocysts in the
      • To prevent foodborne toxoplasmosis, one should follow the WHO Five Keys to Safer Food.
      Healthy individuals who become infected with Toxoplasma Gondii often do not develop any symptoms because their
      immune system keeps the parasite from causing illness. Up to 95% of the population has been infected with Toxoplasma
      without developing any symptoms. When illness occurs, it is usually mild with “flu-like” symptoms that last for weeks
      to months. However, the parasite remains in their body in an inactive state and can become reactivated if the person
      becomes immunosuppressed.
      Generally, if a woman has been infected before becoming pregnant, the unborn child will be protected because the
      mother has developed immunity. If a woman becomes newly infected with Toxoplasma during or just before pregnancy,
      she can pass the infection to her unborn baby. The damage to the unborn child is often more severe the earlier in
      pregnancy the transmission occurs and can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth or a child born with signs of toxoplasmosis.
      Infants infected during pregnancy often show no symptoms at birth but may develop them later in life with potential
      vision loss, mental disability, and seizures.
      Immunodeficient patients may experience severe neurologic disease due to acute or reactivation of toxoplasmosis. Brain
      involvement with or without focal Central Nervous System lesions is the most common manifestation in individuals with
      AIDS. In this group of patients, common clinical findings include confusion, headache, seizures, nausea, weakness and poor
      Toxoplasma infection can reactivate in immunocompromised pregnant women who were infected with Toxoplasma before
      their pregnancy and this can lead to congenital infection in the unborn child.
      Toxoplasmosis can also cause eye disease and is one of the most frequent causes of uveitis. Eye lesions from congenital
      infection are often not identified at birth but occur in 20-80% of infected persons by adulthood. The eye disease can
      reactivate months or years later, each time causing more damage to the retina and even lead to blindness.

      Sources and Transmission

      Toxoplasma Gondii is an intracellular protozoan parasite. The only known definitive hosts for Toxoplasma Gondii are
      domestic cats and other members of the family Felidae. The animal usually only shed oocysts for 1-2 weeks, but large
      numbers may be shed. Oocysts take 1-5 days to sporulate in the environment and become infective. Intermediate hosts
      in nature (including birds and rodents) become infected after ingesting soil, water or plant material contaminated with
      oocysts. The oocysts develop into cysts in neural and muscular tissue. Cats can become infected after eating intermediate
      hosts harbouring tissue cysts or by ingestion of sporulated oocysts. Food animals and wild game may also become
      infected with tissue cysts after ingestion of sporulated oocysts in the environment. In the intermediate host as well as in
      humans, the oocysts form tissue cysts.
      Humans can become infected by any of several routes: eating the undercooked meat of animals harbouring tissue cysts,
      consuming food or water contaminated with cat faeces or by contaminated environmental samples (such as contaminated
      soil or changing the litter box), blood transfusion or organ transplantation and transplacentally from mother to fetus. It is
      assumed that approximately half of the cases of toxoplasmosis are foodborne.
      Diagnostic and Treatment
      The diagnosis of toxoplasmosis in humans is typically made by serologic testing, which measures immunoglobulin G (IgG)
      titles to determine if a person has been infected. To estimate the time of infection, of particular importance for pregnant
      women, a test which measures immunoglobulin M (IgM) is used. Diagnosis can be made by direct observation of the
      parasite in stained tissue samples. Molecular techniques that can detect the parasite’s DNA in the amniotic fluid can be
      useful in cases of possible congenital transmission.
      Toxoplasmosis can be treated with a combination of drugs. If one is infected during pregnancy, the mother and the baby
      should be closely monitored during pregnancy and after the baby is born. Persons with compromised immune systems, like
      AIDS patients might need medication for the rest of their lives or for as long as they are immunosuppressed.
      To prevent foodborne toxoplasmosis, one should follow the WHO 5 Keys to Safer Food. Hygiene including hand-washing
      and the use of clean water in food production and preparation is critical. Pregnant women should avoid undercooked meat.
      It is advisable that pregnant women wear gloves when gardening and during contact with soil or sand because it might
      be contaminated with cat faeces that contain Toxoplasma. Furthermore, cat litters should be changed daily, since it takes
      1-5 days for oocysts to become infective. Pregnant women should avoid changing cat litters.


      For more information:
      Source: WHO Estimates of the Global Burden of Foodborne Diseases. 2015.
      Source: © Robert-Gangneux F and Darde ML, 2012. Epidemiology of and diagnostic strategies for toxoplasmosis.
      Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 25, 264-296. Copyright license obtained from the American Society for Microbiology.

      • Mahir 5:43 am on September 28, 2018 Permalink |  

        First UEFI rootkit found in the wild, from the Sednit group 

        ESET researchers have discovered the first in-the-wild UEFI rootkit. Dubbed LoJax, the research team has shown that the Sednit operators used different components of the LoJax malware to target a few government organizations in the Balkans as well as in Central and Eastern Europe.

        UEFI rootkits

        — Read on http://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/09/27/lojax-first-uefi-rootkit-found-wild-courtesy-sednit-group/
        UEFI rootkits are widely viewed as extremely dangerous tools for implementing cyberattacks, as they are hard to detect and able to survive security measures such as operating system reinstallation and even a hard disk replacement. Some UEFI rootkits have been presented as proofs of concept; some are known to be at the disposal of (at least some) governmental agencies. However, no UEFI rootkit has ever been detected in the wild – until we discovered a campaign by the Sednit APT group that successfully deployed a malicious UEFI module on a victim’s system.

        • Mahir 4:46 am on September 28, 2018 Permalink |  

          Justice for Assange 

          Assange appoints Hrafnsson Editor-in-Chief after six months of effective incommunicado detention, remaining as the publisher

          Justice for Assange

          — Read on justice4assange.com/

          • Mahir 8:41 pm on September 24, 2018 Permalink |
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            How to make Oregano Oil 

            Botanically known as Origanum vulgare, oregano is a flowering plant from the same family as mint. It is often used as an herb to flavor food.
            Traditionally, Oregano oil is made by air-drying the leaves and shoots of the plant. Once they are dried, the oil is extracted and concentrated by steam distillation, but we aren’t going to do that.


            Hievoo, Almond oil or Grape seed oil (base oil)
            Oregano leaves chopped or crushed
            Sanitized Jar with a lid
            Natural Sunlight



            How to make Oregano Oil

            1. boil some water in a saucepan. Once that was at a rolling boil, turn off the heat.
            2. Then place the oil and chopped oregano leaves in the sanitized jar.
            3. Place the jar into the hot water and let it sit for about 5-10 min. The heat helps give the oregano a kick start of the releasing of its oils.
            4. Remove the jar from the water bath and place in a sunny window for 1-2 weeks.
            5. Shake the jar every few days to allow the essential oils to mix with your base oil.
            6. Once the two weeks are up,  strain the oil from the leaves.
            7. Place into a sanitized jar.
            8. Store the oil in a dark, cool place

            • Mahir 7:20 am on September 23, 2018 Permalink |

              Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official 

              Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran

              At a public event in Washington, DC, CodePink’s Medea Benjamin confronted Brian Hook, the head of Trump’s Iran Action Group, over the US withdrawal from the JCPOA and re-imposing crippling sanctions on the Iranian people.
              Benjamin joins The Real News to discuss her action, which went viral online. Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support their work.

              • Mahir 8:39 pm on September 15, 2018 Permalink |

                Matrix Theory #4 

                I think that the matrix is quite prophetic. I have had written about them before. Here is another matrix theory.
                So i’ve read people saying that the Robots/AI in the Matrix using human bodies as batteries was a stupid and illogical plot direction. That the AI could have actually used batteries? and that it is so inefficient to use human bodies as batteries.
                I submit the following comparison of the efficiency of current day’s (2018) technology and the biological micro-robots currently active rebuilding and repairing our DNA as I will had had written it and as you are reading it today.
                Matrix Theory

                • Mahir 7:39 pm on September 15, 2018 Permalink |

                  Why White People are Called Caucasian 

                  Why White People are Called Caucasian (Illustrated)

                  (Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Nell Painter combines the discursive meanings of scholarship with the visual meaning of painting, to answer, literally, why white people are called ‘Caucasian,’ what that looks like, and how they all relate to our ideas about personal beauty. Series: “UC Berkeley Graduate Council Lectures” [Humanities] [Show ID: 26025]

                  • Mahir 7:46 pm on September 14, 2018 Permalink |

                    How money economy and finance works 

                    In is address to the Cambridge Forum in Massachusetts, Economist and fierce EU critic Yanis Varoufakis considers the need for a radically new way of thinking about the economy, finance and capitalism.

                    WGBH Forum Network ~ Free online lectures: Explore a world of ideas
                    (Thumbnail Photo: Marclozanobosch/Flickr)

                    • Mahir 2:43 pm on September 11, 2018 Permalink |  

                      Ishmael excerpts #23 

                      Ishmael excerpts - Ishmael excerpts #23  I am Mahir - puc / @puccasoin brief, human settlement isn’t against the laws of competition, it’s subject to the laws of competition.

                      We are all going to go extinct because HomoSapiens Takers think they are above the law.
                      Ishmael excerpts

                      • Mahir 9:00 pm on September 10, 2018 Permalink |  

                        21 reasons not to commit suicide 

                        21 reasons not to commit suicide

                        1. I stay because I discovered I’m not ready to go. — Lex Tobin
                        2. I stay because living and loving are not possible if I am gone. I would miss all of this senseless beauty. Making the world a better place for my granddaughters is worth any pain. — Cheryl Sharp
                        3. I stay because I’m now in a unique position to educate, advocate, offer hope, and save lives. [Two] specifically that I know of. — Liz Mitchell
                        4. A dear friend’s brother died by suicide several years ago. The memory of his funeral — of the intense singular suffering that comes with losing a loved one to suicide — has kept me from ever attempting suicide again. No matter how bad my depression gets, I know that there are people who would be devastated if they lost me, and when it’s too hard for me to live for myself, when every cell in my body wants to give up, I tell myself that I will keep living for them, and I do. And bonus: eventually the depression lifts, because with time it always lifts, and I’m able to start living for myself again as well. — Melody Moezzi
                        5. I feel like overcoming a lot has put me in a position where I’m able to help people.  At this point, I feel like one of my purposes in life is to educate people on suicide via a lived experience perspective — something I feel we don’t see enough of. That keeps me going if I have bad days.
                        —Caitlin Coleman
                        6. I stay for my dog, I stay for my family, I stay to see what I’ll create next. — Logan
                        7. I stayed for my sisters, my grandparents, and I eventually came to accept, I stayed for me. — N.P.
                        8. I stayed for myself and for my kids who accepted me as their mom with all my flaws and my talent! — Nancy Nettles
                        9. I stay because my students deserve an adult who always puts them first and fights for their well-being. — Marie
                        10. I stay because if I leave, what is my story going to tell? I want to be stronger than that. I want to be more vulnerable with the precious friends and family around me. I want those people that are feeling the way I have felt, to know that things can get better. To know it’s OK to ask for help even if it seems stupid. To realize that maybe one day you’ll find what you are looking for, but even if you don’t, things will be OK. You can take a few wrong turns and find out that life still turns out OK. I want to have a story. Not one cut short by frustration. — Cayla
                        “I stay because there are so many more adventures to be had and so many fires of hope in people’s souls to ignite.”
                        11. I stay because that’s the natural course I’d rather follow. When I feel differently, I get help from the people who know the struggle. — MSB
                        reasons not to commit suicide
                        12. I stay because there are so many more adventures to be had and so many fires of hope in people’s souls to ignite. — Rhianna Brand
                        13. I don’t have one big reason. Instead, I have thousands of little reasons, ranging from family and friends to the episodes of Bob’s Burgers I won’t get to see. Each reason, no matter how small, is an act of resistance that my suicidal thoughts would have to knock down. It’s sort of a way of passing time to ride it through. — Alyse Ruriani
                        14. I stay because I finally found long-term happiness. While it was terrifying to realize that I now had to relearn how to function as a happy person, it was worth it all. I stay because I want people to know of all the things I live with, and have lived through, and see that I am not only still here, but I am truly happy. I stayed to be a source of hope to those facing situations like mine; for those who feel forgotten and alone. — Cecelia Markow
                        15. I was given a second chance at life so I stay because 1) I want to honor the people who saved my life and 2) I’m stubborn. — Tina Aspegren
                        16. I stay because life is full of beautiful surprises that I can’t even fathom yet. I know there will be pain too, but I’ve learned to cope so much better. I think of all I would’ve missed out on if my attempt was successful, the most important that I never would’ve been an aunt and watch my nieces grow. I stay so they will have me to support them. — Melanie Demoree
                        17. I stay with the help of my service dog, Hero. Medicines don’t work and I was going to give up until he came along. — Megan Alldredge
                        18. I chose to stay so that I could have the opportunity to help others choose life over suicide. — Teagan Kempe
                        “I want to stick around and find out who I become.”
                        19. I stay for the loves of my life (boyfriend and dog) and for the adventure of writing. And [because] when I stay, I can help others to stay as well. — Jen Karner
                        20. I choose to stay for my two cats, the people I love and hold dear, the next gorgeous sunrise and epic thunderstorm, and the next good book or awesome cup of tea. The biggest reason I choose to stay is because I’m not ready to choose to go. — Ashley Shoemaker
                        21. I’m not who I thought I was. I want to stick around and find out who I become. — Paul Currington

                        • Mahir 3:34 pm on September 10, 2018 Permalink |  

                          Ispaghula – Ispaghula nedir 

                          Ispaghula nedir Psyllium

                          Ispaghula bir lif türüdür ve yığın oluşturan müshil olarak adlandırılır. Bağırsakta sıvı ile temas ettiğinde şişer ve böylece bağırsak içeriğinin hacmini arttırır. Vücuda girmez. Bağırsaktaki artmış kitle, bağırsağın içerisindeki kasları, bağırsağın içeriğini itmeye zorlar, bu da kabızlığı hafifletir. İspaghula’nın bağırsak hareketini iyileştirmesi birkaç gün sürebilir.

                          Ispaghula’nin obur adi psyllium
                          Ispaghula nedir?

                          psyllium tohumları

                          Psyllium esas olarak Hindistan’da yetiştirilen bir bitki olan Plantago ovata tohumlarından elde edilen çözünür bir liftir (1).
                          Bir besin takviyesi olarak kullanılır ve genellikle kabuk, granül, kapsül veya toz şeklinde bulunur. Ancak, müstahkem kahvaltılık gevrekler ve fırınlanmış ürünlerle de elde edilebilir (2).
                          Psyllium kabuğu, kabızlığı azaltmak için sıklıkla kullanılan bir lif takviyesi olan Metamucil’deki ana etken maddedir.
                          Mükemmel suda çözünürlüğü nedeniyle, psyllium suyu emebilir ve ince bağırsakta sindirime direnç gösteren kalın, viskoz bir bileşik haline gelebilir.
                          Sindirime karşı direnci, yüksek kolesterol, trigliserit ve kan şekeri seviyelerini düzenlemeye yardımcı olur. Ayrıca kilo yönetimine yardımcı olabilir ve ishal ve kabızlığı rahatlatabilir (2, 3, 4).
                          Dahası, diğer bazı güçlü lif kaynaklarının aksine, psilyum iyi tolere edilir (4).


                          Psyllium çeşitli şekillerde bulunabilir ve birçok sağlık yararına sahiptir.

                          1. Psyllium Kabızlığı Hafifletir

                          Psyllium, yığın oluşturan bir müshil olarak kullanılır. Dışkı boyutunu artırarak çalışır ve bu nedenle kabızlığı rahatlatmaya yardımcı olur (5, 6).
                          Başlangıçta, mideden ince bağırsağa geçen kısmen sindirilmiş gıdalara bağlanarak çalışır.
                          Daha sonra su emilimine yardımcı olur, bu da dışkıların boyutunu ve nemini artırır. Son ürün daha büyük ve daha kolay geçirilebilir dışkıdır (3, 7, 8).

                          Bir çalışma, psilyumun, dışkıların nemi, toplam ağırlığı ve dokusu üzerinde buğday kepeğinden daha büyük bir etkiye sahip olduğunu bulmuştur (9).
                          Bir başka çalışma, iki hafta boyunca günde iki kez 5.1 gram almanın, kronik kabızlığı olan 170 bireyde, su içeriğinin ve dışkı ağırlıklarının yanı sıra toplam bağırsak hareketlerinin sayısını önemli ölçüde artırdığını göstermiştir (10).
                          Bu nedenlerden dolayı, psyllium takviyeleri almak düzenliliği arttırır.
                          Alt Hat: Psyllium, kabızlığı hafifletmeye ve düzenliliğini arttırmaya yardımcı olan, yığın oluşturan bir müshil olarak bilinir.

                          2. İshal Tedavisine Yardımcı Olabilir

                          Psilyumun ishali rahatlattığı da gösterilmiştir.
                          Bunu, dışkı kalınlığını artıran ve kolondan geçişini yavaşlatabilen bir su emici ajan olarak hareket ederek yapar.
                          Bir çalışmada, radyasyon tedavisi alan 30 kanser hastasında psilyum kabuğunun ishali anlamlı olarak azalttığı gösterilmiştir (14).
                          Başka bir çalışma, günde üç kez lakülöz ile indüklenen diyabeti 3,5 gram olan sekiz kişiye uygulamıştır. Bunu yapmak mide boşalma süresini 69’dan 87 dakikaya çıkardı; bu da daha az bağırsak hareketi anlamına geliyordu (15).
                          Böylece psyllium hem kabızlığı önleyebilir hem de ishali azaltabilir, eğer problemleriniz varsa bağırsak hareketlerinizi normalleştirmeye yardımcı olabilirsiniz.
                          Alt Hat: Psyllium, dışkı boyutunu artırarak ve bağırsak yolundan geçişini yavaşlatarak ishalin tedavisine yardımcı olabilir.

                          3. Kan Şekeri Düzeylerini Düşürebilir

                          Lif takviyesi, bir öğüne glisemik cevabı kontrol ettiği ve insülin ve kan şekeri düzeylerini düşürdüğü gösterilmiştir. Bu özellikle, psilyum gibi suda çözünür lifler için geçerlidir (16, 17, 18, 19, 20).
                          Aslında, psyllium kepek gibi diğer liflerden daha iyi çalışır. Bunun nedeni, jel oluşturucu liflerin, kan şekeri seviyelerini düzenlemeye yardımcı olan yiyeceklerin sindirimini yavaşlatmasıdır (21, 22).
                          Bir çalışmada, sekiz hafta boyunca günde iki kez 5,1 gram psilyum içeren 56 diyabetik erkeğe tedavi edildi. Günlük kan şekeri düzeylerini% 11 azalttı (23).

                          Tip 2 diyabetlilerde yapılan diğer bir çalışmada, altı hafta boyunca günlük yüksek doz (günde üç kez beş gram) tüketildiğinde, kan şekeri düzeylerinde ilk iki haftada% 29 azalma olmuştur (19).
                          Psyllium yiyeceklerin sindirimini yavaşlatabildiğinden, yiyecekleri kendi başına değil, yiyecekle birlikte almanız önerilir, bu yüzden kan şekeri seviyenize daha fazla etki eder (22).
                          Günlük olarak en az 10.2 gramlık bir dozun daha düşük kan şekeri seviyelerini desteklediği görülmektedir (23, 24, 25).
                          Alt Hat: Psyllium, kan şekeri seviyelerini düzenleyen gıda sindirimini geciktirir. Yemeklerle alınan günlük 10.2 gramlık bir doz, kan şekeri seviyelerini önemli ölçüde etkiliyor gibi görünmektedir.

                          4. Tokluk ve Kilo Kaybı icin yardimci Olabilir

                          Terazi, bir çatal, bir bıçak ve bir ölçüm bandı
                          Viskoz bileşikleri oluşturan psilyum gibi lifler iştahın kontrol altına alınmasına ve kilo kaybına yardımcı olabilir (20, 26, 27, 28).
                          Bir çalışmanın 12 sağlıklı katılımcısı, yemekten hemen önce 10.8 gram psilyum tüketmiştir.
                          Onlar önemli ölçüde deneyimlediler

                          • Mahir 4:31 pm on September 9, 2018 Permalink |  


                            • Mahir 1:58 pm on September 8, 2018 Permalink |  

                              Mouth breathers 

                              Mouth breathers have a different shape face than the rest of us nose breathers

                              • Mahir 1:56 pm on September 8, 2018 Permalink |  

                                Karabugday krepi 

                                Karabuğday krepleri inanılmaz derecede eşsiz bir lezzet verir. Bu karabuğday krep tarifi, lezzetli hafif ama kalın krepler verir.

                                Tarif 8 krep verir (2 kişi için bol).



                                • 1 bardak karabuğday unu (veya ½ karabuğday ve ½ un seçimi)
                                • 1 çorba kaşığı şeker
                                • 1 çay kaşığı kabartma tozu
                                • 1 çay kaşığı karbonat tozu
                                • ¼ çay kaşığı tuz
                                • 1 tam yağlı süt
                                • 1 çay kaşığı sirke
                                • 2 büyük yumurta
                                • Tereyağı, tava için

                                Tüm kuru ve ıslak malzemeleri ayrı ayrı karıştırın.

                                Un, kabartma tozu, karbonat tozu, tuz ve şekeri karıştırın

                                daha sonra sirkeyi süte dökün ve yaklaşık 30 dakika bekletin.

                                Yumurtaları un karışımınla birlesririn ve şimdi ekşmis sütle karıştırın.

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