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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

Recent popular news items are featured further down this page.
For more news items see news topics, which also lists news by month, and news by location (e.g. country).

Featured product of the day:

Pocket Anatomy and Physiology

by Shirley A Jones

Clear information in a convenient size (3.5 x 1.5 x 7 inches) and format (spiral bound) to have available anywhere. Handy for quick reminders, checking spellings, explaining injuries to patients and supporting students on placement.

This week features human anatomy books.

Angel Thought for 19th April:

Share an Angel thought or experience when inspired to do so. It may help others, as well as reminding you of Angelic protection.

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.

What is herbalism ?

Introductory notes with links to more information ...

Today's Study Tip:

Get to know your own learning style. Do you learn best with sound or silence, with others or alone ?

What else is here?

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 Aries, often referred to and depicted as the ram, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue kyanite, citrine and red aventurine.

Aquarians are often considered impulsive and action-oriented. They like to get going and get things done. When particularly determined they can seem excessively outspoken.

Metabolic Pathways

There are numerous chemical reactions occuring within the human body.

In many cases the products from one reaction become the reactants of, or catalysts for, another reaction.
Some courses include study of some series of reactions in which one leads to the next in a sequence and might also affect other reactions in related cycles or sequences. The many steps, or stages, in these processes can be referred to collectively as metabolic pathways.

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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

HIV diagnoses falling, but still cause for concern (UK) - 3 Oct '17

Research confirms that good moods are contagious. Depression isn't. - 21 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

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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