Monday, 10 November 2014

Apress - Beginning CSS Web Development From Novice to Professional

This demands a brief history lesson. In 1994, as dinosaurs lay gasping their final breaths, the World Wide Web Consortium ( was formed to promote common approaches and interoperability for the Internet. Part of their work was to create web standards specifications such as (X)HTML and CSS, evolving these specifications in line with the

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AJAX And PHP - Building Responsive Web Applications

Manipulate the HTML page while you are working on it • Read and parse XML documents received from the server • Create new XML documents On the server side, you can use the DOM and PHP to: • Compose XML documents, usually for sending them to the client • Read XML documents received from various sources

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Drug Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

It is estimated that there are nearly 350 million adults with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes accounts for over 90% of this burden. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimates that diabetes resulted in almost 4 million deaths in 2007. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the number of people affected worldwide will grow to more than 470 million by 2030, the majority in low to middle-income countries. A powerful dose association exists between obesity and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes (Figure 1.1). The WHO estimates that more than 1 billion adults are over their ideal body weight, at least 300 million of them being clinically obese. The prevention of type 2 diabetes is a pressing public health issue. Translating the results of studies that have shown that intensive lifestyle measures i.e. weight reduction and increased levels of physical activity, can avert or postpone progression to diabetes is a formidable challenge.