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Positive effects of exercise on blood cell populations

Physical exercise such as cycling or using a treadmill to run at a gym can reduce inflammation in obese people by changing the characteristics of their blood. This suggestion follows from a recent study in which researchers investigated the response of circulating progenitor c...

20 Jun | Obesity

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Featured product of the day:

Mind-blowing Head Massage

by Francesca Rinaldi

Although this is about head massage in general rather than the tradition and techniques of Indian Head Massage in particular, it is beautifully illustrated and includes many different techniques.

This week features Indian head massage books.

Angel Thought for 22nd June:

Mormons understand Angels to be beings who have previously been incarnated as humans - an understanding other religious groups apply to spirits.

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 Geranium Oil

one of the essential oils used in aromatherapy

Today's Study Tip:

Different people learn best using different techniques, such as listening, reading aloud, reading silently, re-writing, and so on. Find the method(s) that best suit you.

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 Cancer, often referred to and depicted as the crab, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, emerald and moonstone.

Cancerians are said to be strong-willed and articulate, yet also emotionally sensitive. They sometimes 'wear their hearts on their sleeves', revealing more personal emotion than others might consider wise.

How metabolic pathways work

Some interesting aspects of how metabolic pathways work include:

  • modifying biochemicals in small steps, rather than a single reaction
  • each step being a chemical reaction catalyzed a specific enzyme
  • chemical equilibrium might never be reached due to continuing reactions / changes
  • the efficient location of reactants in physical space

... more about this

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More from the News Section:

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

Return unwanted prescription drugs - 27 Apr '18

How much whole grain is needed in a healthy diet? - 14 Nov '17

Psychological benefits of different types of natural environments - 2 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

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