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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:

Stretching Anatomy

by Arnold G. Nelson and Jouko Kokkonen

A beautiful insightful textbook that illustrates and explains each of the 86 stretches described. Useful to improve understanding of physical training exercises, both as an athlete and as a therapist or student of bodywork therapies.

This week features human anatomy books.

Angel Thought for 22nd April:

Angels patiently await invitation into our lives.

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:

Taking the time and trouble to help fellow students also benefits your own learning: Every time you describe or explain something it becomes a bit more fixed in your mind too.

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 Taurus, often referred to and depicted as the bull, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, red jasper and rose quartz.

Although taureans have a reputation for being stubborn, they can also be dependable and trust-worthy. Many enjoy participating in outdoor sports that require strength and endurance.

Metabolism Boosting Foods

Many foods often described as metabolism-boosting are low in fat but high in dietary fibre. One idea is that the more effort (energy) is needed to digest, or attempt to digest, food the more likely it is to increase the body's metabolism. Apart from the benefits of dietary fibre, some foods are thought to boost metabolism because they contain certain chemicals.

Examples of foods thought to boost metabolic rate include beetroot, fennel, brussel sprouts, oats and tomatoes.

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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

New guidelines to improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus - 6 Oct '17

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

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

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

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