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Faculty of Medicine Course : English for Academic Purposes I : Reading Date : 22-Oct-2008 – Read Title : Aspirin No Help

for Diabetics' Heart Risk Citation reference : Associated Press. (2008, October 17). Aspirin No Help for Diabetics' Heart Risk. Retrieved October 21, 2008, from CNN.com web page, Summary : In an Associated Press. (2008, October 17). Aspirin No Help for Diabetics' Heart Risk ; That regularly take Aspirin does nothing to prevent heart attacks among a population particularly prone to them diabetics. Aspirin can cause ulcers and bleeding in stomach. Professor Jill Belch, the study's principle author said that if you’ve had a heart attack or stroke, you just to keep taking your aspirin. But if you haven't had one and you're taking aspirin, check with the doctor because actually you may be causing yourself some harm. In my opinion, many people have to be more careful in taking aspirin, cause it may harm themselves.

2008.com web page. Many companies began unleashing a barrage of unfamiliar products packed with extreme amounts of caffeine such as bath lotion. soap. and candies. Hey! Who Put the Caffeine in My Soap?. Hey! Who Put the Caffeine in My Soap? Retrieved October 21. . oatmeals. Summary : In an Associated Press. October 20). from CNN. October 20). beans. Public-health officials are worried about the new products that could increase their risk for caffeine intoxication. (2008. Companies must also give choices to buyers by disclosing the caffeine contents in their products’ labels.Faculty of Medicine Course : English for Academic Purposes I : Reading Date : 22-Oct-2008 – Read Title : Hey! Who Put the Caffeine in My Soap? Citation reference : Associated Press. and hygiene foods. gums. (2008. We must protect our kids from the caffeinated products such as chips.

(2008. Elementary school students build confidence through language mastery . In my opinion. . October 8 Elementary school students build confidence through language mastery . 2008. and Australia. English teaching and learning program in children’s elementary classes is provenly important in current globalization era because our children is our future nation leaders. Students of an international school here are discovering that learning English in day-to-day classes is boosting their confidence in their social lives. English language is important for us to have relationship with foreign societies. They said that they can have friends from different nationalities because of “the day-to-day use of the English language” method. And also 95 percent of Taman Rama School’s graduation have managed to go to universities abroad at Malaysia. (2008. Singapore. Retrieved October 21.Faculty of Medicine Course : English for Academic Purposes I : Reading Date : 22-Oct-2008 – Read Title : Elementary school students build confidence through language mastery Citation reference : Associated Press. Summary : In an Associated Press. from The Jakarta Post web page. October 8).

Faculty of Medicine Course : English for Academic Purposes I : Reading Date : 22-Oct-2008 – Read Title : Cartoon sketches given as personal souvenirs Citation reference : Associated Press. October 22). Many people have offered themselves to be painted by the cartoonists. Cartoon sketches given as personal souvenirs . Summary : In an Associated Press. I think that’s a brilliant idea. Retrieved October 22. October 22). (2008. the Asian Beach Games committee has provided journalists covering the event with a unique souvenir. . 2008. from The Jakarta Post web page. Cartoon sketches given as personal souvenirs. (2008. Some cartoonists are hired to sketch the journalists' portraits for free. because not only that it gives a personal and special memories to the journalists participating in Asian Beach Games but it can also familiarize people with cartoon sketching.

It is also a positive activity to raise a good relationship and partnership of reigional Asian youngsters. Summary : In an Associated Press. Thailand and Indonesia took part in the HYLI activities on July 10. The event was themed Strengthening Asian Partnerships: Economic Integration and Energy Management. Retrieved October 22. October 22). which ran from July 7 to July 11. Asian students share ideas . from The Jakarta Post web page.Faculty of Medicine Course : English for Academic Purposes I : Reading Date : 22-Oct-2008 – Read Title : Asian students share ideas Citation reference : Associated Press. Singapore. There are activities organized at the 9th Hitachi Young Leaders Initiative (HYLI). There are so many activities in that event such as working on the puzzle and solve quiz from 20 meters in the air by boarding a cable car. There are 24 students representing Japan. 2008. Philippines. In my opinion. . 2008. (2008. (2008. Malaysia. that kind of event is a good chance for junior citizens of Asian countries to convey their ideas and recommendation of the recent regional economy and environmental issues. Asian students share ideas. October 22).

"We need to think again about using it for primary prevention.276 adult diabetics with no initial symptoms of heart disease.Aspirin No Help for Diabetics' Heart Risk There is no shortage of hard lifestyle choices people can make to reduce the chance of heart attacks. and monitored their health for eight years. Compared to the general population. . the study's principle author. but one of the easiest has long been a daily prophylactic dose of garden-variety aspirin. diabetics are up to five times more likely to suffer from heart disease. "Aspirin appears to offer no benefit at all. the study's authors say that certain high-risk groups should take aspirin routinely. Researchers at Scotland's University of Dundee administered aspirin. "I expect these guidelines will be rewritten very rapidly. Neither the aspirin nor the antioxidant did any better than the placebo in reducing the incidence of heart attack or stroke. However." That flies in the face of guidelines issued by groups such as the American Heart Association that encourage people with diabetes to take aspirin as a preventative measure. regularly taking aspirin does nothing to prevent heart attacks among a population particularly prone to them: diabetics. Studies have shown that among people who have previously suffered a heart attack or stroke. and approximately 80% of people with the condition die from heart attack or stroke. But according to a long-term study published in the British Medical Journal." Belch told TIME. an antioxidant or a placebo to 1. aspirin reduces the risk of subsequent events by 25%." says professor Jill Belch.

"An awful lot of people are self-medicating without evidence to support the overall benefits. and — my favorite. but more recently scientists and marketers have created caffeinated foods and even personalhygiene products. The trend started with super-caffeinated energy drinks in the '90s. NRG potato chips. high-functioning junkies.000 years ago. and that he routinely advises patients who have not had heart attacks to stop popping the pill. "But if you haven't had one and you're taking aspirin. But recently companies began unleashing a barrage of unfamiliar products packed with extreme amounts of caffeine. which call themselves "Energizing Jelly Beans. Professor Peter Sever. according to the market research giant Mintel. she says." You can also now buy caffeinated toiletries like Bath Buzz Caffeinated Lotion. a condition that causes symptoms like nervousness. Public-health officials are worried about the new products for two reasons: first. Twenty-nine such products have been introduced this year alone. In the past five years. an expert in clinical pharmacology at Imperial College London." Belch says. 7% of caffeine users have experienced . check with your doctor because actually you may be causing yourself some harm. The offerings include things like Morning Spark oatmeal. tachycardia and psychomotor agitation. Caffeine intoxication is not uncommon: according to a 1998 study in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. That could increase their risk for caffeine intoxication.S. if only for the brazen attempt to draw kids into caffeine culture — Jelly Belly's Extreme Sport Beans." he says. and is one of the most common causes for hospitalization for gastrointestinal bleeding in Scotland. insomnia. people might simply add the new products to their typical ration of coffee or tea. firms have launched at least 126 caffeinated food products for sale in the U. We're a race of well-practiced."The key message is to keep taking your aspirin if you've had a heart attack or stroke. says he has had several patients admitted to the hospital for severe bleeding. regular human consumption of caffeine began at least 2." Aspirin is known to cause ulcers and bleeding in the stomach. and until recently there was no reason to think our little global addiction posed any threat. Hey! Who Put the Caffeine in My Soap? Most adults know how many cups of coffee we can have before we get twitchy. After all.

but in rare cases the symptoms can lead to death. Doctors recommend that pre-pubescent kids not have any caffeine. a Johns Hopkins neuroscience professor named Roland Griffiths. And yet some of them are crammed with the drug: Sumseeds. The larger problem with the new caffeinated inventions is that their labels don't typically disclose how much caffeine they contain.it. people should know that a Starbucks venti drip coffee can have as much as 400 mg of caffeine. twice the amount in that same cup of coffee. a brand of caffeinated sunflower seeds. sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration urging it to require specific caffeine labeling in light of all the strange new caffeinated products. . Earlier this year." When I asked why it has taken 11 years — so far — to review it. FDA spokesman Michael Herndon told me in an email that the CSPI petition is still "active and pending. "Some petitions may take longer depending on agency workload and complexity of the issue. Shower Shock soap is designed to deliver a crackling 200 mg of caffeine when lathered into the skin. Griffiths says there's no good epidemiological data yet to show whether the new caffeinated food and hygiene products are affecting public health. had to go to the hospital after drinking energy drinks. and yet caffeinated candies and gums and chips have strong appeal for kids.. four middle-school boys in Broward County. The FDA has not yet responded to Griffiths." But caffeine labeling is not a complex issue. Fla. The boys were sweating so much that school officials thought they might be having heart attacks. Consumers should be able to make informed choices. Earlier this month. The symptoms usually abate quickly when people quit caffeine. 16% more than in a typical 6-oz serving of coffee. he replied. one of the world's leading caffeine experts. Griffiths reminded the FDA that it has yet to decide on a 1997 petition filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) requesting caffeine labeling. Nearly 100 fellow scientists and public-health advocates signed the letter. But he does worry about one group that can readily access these products: kids. contain 120 mg of caffeine per packet.

hold their certificates after their graduation Tuesday. "As a result. Denpasar | Wed. which applies an international-standard curriculum in its teaching and learning activities." Luh said. I also manage to have new friends from different nationalities. .That's an extreme but not isolated case. Twenty-one students graduated from the school. The Jakarta Post . Denpasar. Elementary school students build confidence through language mastery Dicky Christanto . Those boys probably wouldn't have paid much attention even if labels did include caffeine content. Ubung. 10/08/2008 10:31 AM | Bali NEXT STOP JUNIOR HIGH: Students of the Taman Rama Elementary School. told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday. I find it to be very useful now. "I would like to thank all teachers that have familiarized us in using the English language. but the rest of us should be able to calibrate our addictions with more information. (JP/Dicky Christanto) Students of an international school here are discovering that learning English in day-to-day classes is boosting their confidence in their social lives. a student at Taman Rama Elementary School. She acknowledged that her friendship with foreign students had enabled her to broaden her perspectives and encouraged her to meet more new people in the future." Luh Made Sri Lestari Kariana.

but the teacher is trained to introduce the usage of the English language in daily activities." Sani said. Singapore and Australia as their favorites. Ronald Ruslan." he said. said the school's international environment was the main reason he initially enrolled in the school. Kariana and Ruslan were among 21 students who graduated from the elementary school Tuesday."I will continue my junior high in Australia starting next month and hopefully be excited to meet and make new friends there." Ronald said. "As a parent. Most students said they would continue their education at Taman Rama Elementary School as they were comfortable with the school's chosen curriculum and the day-to-day use of the English language. one of the student's parents. acknowledged she had enrolled her children at the school because of the international environment the school offered. . said. of course I want my children to experience more supportive learning environments so they can face a brighter future later on. Sani." Michael MC Brien. Taman Rama School adopts the Cambridge International Primary Program (CIPP) that is designed for children aged 5-11." she said. the school's CIPP operational director. "Actually the main target from all courses is to prepare the students so that he or she will be able to continue schooling abroad. "More than 95 percent of our students here have managed to go to universities abroad with Malaysia. "Maybe I would know few English words after all but I think I would hardly speak any English sentences if I decided not to study here in the first place. He said this target had already been met with most students continuing their schooling abroad. another student. Not only is every subject taught in English as part of the program.

the organizing committee has coordinated with cartoonists from local cartoon magazine Bog-Bog. project officer from Bog-Bog magazine. Paramartha.Cartoon sketches given as personal souvenirs Dicky Christanto . something that will make them remember this event later on. "This is how we appreciate the journalists covering the events. Denpasar | Wed. sketches a journalist's portrait during the Asian Beach Games in Sanur on Tuesday. The Jakarta Post ."Wayan "Janggo" Paramartha. In order to do that. Some cartoonists are hired to sketch the journalists' portraits for free. who is also a noted cartoonist. the media center has also provided relaxation massage chairs for anyone who is interested. 26. . a local term for lying. We want to give them unique presents. (JP/Dicky Christianto) Among all the merchandises on offer during the Asian Beach Games. which runs until Oct. Aside from offering cartoon sketches. a cartoonist from Bog-Bog local cartoon magazine. said four cartoonists had been assigned in two different shifts. Sanur. The cartoonists are on standby each day at the Games' media center at the Inna Grand Bali Beach. 10/22/2008 10:54 AM | Bali LET ME SKETCH YOUR FACE: Putu Ebo. the Games committee has provided journalists covering the event with a unique souvenir. told The Jakarta Post Tuesday.

"Due to ethical reasons. Maximilianus Agung Pribadi. I can not reveal of how much we are paid." he said. "To me it is worth more than the usual merchandise as the painting has a personal touch."he said."The response has been beyond our imagination. Putu Ebo. acknowledged that initially he was not aware that there was a cartoon sketching service for journalists. Paramartha said. Asian students share ideas . mostly officials and journalists. "Therefore. said he was so pleased with the painting that he would display the cartoon in his office."he said. "They include some police officers wanting their portraits to be painted by us. "That is why we also sketch out other people portraits even though it was initially only dedicated to journalists covering the events." Although the cartoon sketches are free. as soon as I found out. adding he was a first timer to Bali. "It's unique and I will put it in my office so that everyone can see. one of the cartoonists on duty Tuesday. the cartoonists were still paid by the committee.Well it's all fun. Jayakody Arachchige. a journalist from Jakarta. Sri Lanka's volley beach manager. who also had his portrait painted. This is great."Pribadi said. I decided to offer myself to be painted by one of the cartoonists. Dozens of people have offered themselves to be painted by our cartoonists. said the cartoon sketching was actually part of the cartoonist's campaign to familiarize people with cartooning. so far." Arachchige."he said. But I can say that we are receiving quite reasonable fees here. Putu Ebo said he had sketched around 50 people.

Discover | Mon. Thailand and Indonesia – took part in the HYLI activities on July 10. After finishing the puzzle. a donation from the Acehnese people to the Republic of Indonesia three years after Independence. Philippines. Education Minister Bambang Sudibyo said that Asian integration was a timely and relevant issue. Hailing from different Asian nations. the student teams had gathered at the Bali Pavilion. the students moved to another location. “Since the beginning of the new millennium. By lunchtime. given the increasing role of Asia in the global economy. the students worked on the quiz while enjoying the breeze and looking down on the miniature Indonesian archipelago below. East Jakarta. Malaysia. where they had lunch and enjoyed several cultural performances. 2008. In his keynote speech. As many as 24 students – representing Japan. Singapore. they had to solve another quiz from a height – aboard a cable car 20 meters in the air.” he said.The Jakarta Post -. The puzzle was part of several activities organized at the 9th Hitachi Young Leaders Initiative (HYLI). The event was themed “Strengthening Asian Partnerships: Economic Integration and Energy Management”. The activities at Bali Pavilion were their final outdoor program before they returned to their hotels to have a discussion related to the event’s theme. The aircraft in the puzzle was a Dakota DC-3. located in the Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Pavilion at the Indonesia in Miniature Park (TMII). as it would give them higher leverage in their relations with . This indicates that the Asian economy prevails on the global freemarket. which ran from July 7 to July 11. They finished the puzzle in under 10 minutes – it turned out to be a picture of an old aircraft. the students appeared to be enthusiastic in working on the puzzle. There. This time. 09/15/2008 3:43 PM | Education A group of six students worked intently on a puzzle scattered in a small hut. The minister emphasized that dynamic partnerships among Asian countries would bring advantages. the Asian economy has owned more than half of the world’s financial reserve.

The inaugural HYLI was held in Singapore in 1996. and from which they drew up recommendations that would be sent to decisionmakers in the participating countries. the students heard on issues like Asian regional integration. the students were divided in smaller groups to discuss the issues and ideas they had covered. After finishing the twoday seminar. energy management and environmental sustainability from experts. In the first two days of the HYLI.other countries. .