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New portable test for and vitamin A and iron deficiencies

A new device to enable health workers to detect deficiency of vitamin A and iron in just 15 minutes has been announced by scientists at Cornell Univ, USA. It is hoped that this will assist with humanitarian work in developing countries.

06 Dec '17 | Malnutrition

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Featured product of the day:

Reflexology: Beginners Guide to Eliminate Pain, Lose Weight and De-Stress

by Ingrid Sen

An introductory level book that offers detailed yet easy to follow explanations about reflexology and the parts of the body represented by areas on the feet.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 19th March:

Although early Protestants did not accept the Angel hierarchy of Catholicism, they did not dispute the importance of biblical Angels.

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.

Learn about Ylang Ylang Oil

one of the essential oils used in aromatherapy

Today's Study Tip:

Have you ever considered studying this subject in a different country ? How might that affect your learning ?

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These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Pisces, often referred to and depicted as the fish or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue lace agate, fluorite, and turquoise.

Pisceans are said to be unafraid of bending so-called unbreakable rules if a situation when a more humane approach is needed. Many appreciate private time for regular retreat and relaxation.

Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)

Vitamin B9, also known as folic acid and as folate, is important for the production of healthy red blood cells, heart function, and the maintenance of strong bones. It is widely recommended during early pregnancy because it is thought to help prevent neural tube defects and other congenital foetal malformations. It is also said to support mental and emotional well being.

Sources of vitamin B9 include green leafy vegetables, wholegrains, avocados and bananas.

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More from the News Section:

Effects of fragmented landscapes on forest vertebrates - 3 Nov '17

New warm-up regime expected to reduce rugby injuries - 23 Oct '17

FAERS improves access to concerns about adverse drug reactions - 29 Sep '17

Robotic exoskeleton hopes for alleviating crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy - 25 Aug '17

Food aid distributed to thousands affected by flash floods in Nepal - 25 Aug '17

First Aid knowledge could help to reduce pressure on UK Accident and Emergency Departments - 24 Aug '17

Artificial outdoor lighting and breast cancer - 18 Aug '17

Responses to devastating floods and mudslide affecting parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone - 17 Aug '17

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