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(chăng), Chueh 1908-1991.
American Chinese-born who helped develop (1954) the first effective oral contraceptive.

Patient discussion about Chang

Q. If someone as alcoholism do there eyes change color? My husband says his work mate told him that if you’re an alcoholic your eyes can change color. As an example If you have blue eyes they become a darker blue because of something in your bloodstream?. I think my husband’s workmate is winding my husband up, or is he telling the truth?

A. That is an untruth. The color of the eyes in an alcoholic will not change color. The only thing in the eyes that will change color are the corneas (the whites of the eyes) they will turn yellow due to jaundice and probably cirrhosis of the liver. The skin will also turn yellow with the jaundice.

Q. What types of hormonal changes caused by fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia affects hormones because I feel pain in my back bone. What types of hormonal changes caused by fibromyalgia?

A. Have you ever checked your back pain with a doctor? It may or may not be due to fibromyalgia. Low serotonin levels, low growth hormone levels, and low levels of neuropeptide Y, a component of the feel-good hormone neurotransmitter norepinephrine have been associated with fibromyalgia. Elevated levels of substance P acts as a neurotransmitter and signals the body to experience pain. These pains have also been observed in the spinal cord of fibromyalgia patients.

Q. Have you changed your life and diet because of Fibromyalgia and did that help? I’m with Fibromyalgia. It is very difficult for me to deal with this disease. Anybody else have this problem? Have you changed your life and diet because of Fibromyalgia and did that help?

A. nutrition can really change your health- fibromyalgia is included. giving the body all it's needed nutrients and avoiding a few.
here is a recommended diet for FM:

hope that helps!

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But no matter what the outcome during the contest that will begin next Thursday, the many hours of study have already paid off for the students, most of whom are headed to college next fall: Hsieh and Ye to Harvard; Yen to Wharton; and Chang to Pomona College.
Chang revived Alter Ergo in this debut solo show, which, along with videotapes and large-scale color photographs, included a series of live performances held in the gallery's back room.
Like many of the passengers aboard the Golden Venture, Chang Zhen was a native of Fuchoa city, located in Fujian province on the rugged southwest coast of China.
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The building reflects the same level of commitment to exquisite lines and fine craftsmanship that Ascot Chang is known for.
I've done the fighting with these type of weapons before, but he really gets down to the nitty-gritty, the fundamental of the thing, so I can really excel at it,'' said Chang, who will wield both the rapier and dagger in the play.
One drawback to the system might be the high cost of constantly replacing the expensive ATP, Chang says.
Chang's numbers - 32 of 54, 306 yards, two touchdowns - stand up well without the benefit of perspective, but a third of that yardage total came in the fourth quarter with the game far out of reach, and after Chang spent most of Saturday's game evading heavy pressure.
When Yeung looked at the major cities of the world, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and London, Chang said he feels very comfortable that New York is the other city he wants to focus on.
Its development was driven, Chang says, by the requirements of such experimental devices as Sandia's Particle Beam Fusion Accelerator I (PBFA-I).
It's great to see a lot more Asian names playing tennis,'' Chang said.
It looked like Paul Bunyan standing opposite Michael Chang on center court at the Mercedes-Benz Cup on Thursday at UCLA, but really it was 6-foot-4 Mark Philippoussis.