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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:

Healing with the Angels

by Doreen Virtue

Widely described as beautiful as well as healing, this is among Dr Virtue's best-loved works. Its open upbeat style affirms that spirituality is not constrained within formal religion but is available to all.

This week features books about Angels.

Angel Thought for 23rd April:

Take pride in your community and nation being the best you'd like it to be.

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.

Read about Centaury

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Today's Study Tip:

If a subject involves many diagrams make a list or create a *Book of Diagrams*, then learn them all so that you can re-draw each quickly and accurately in a test or exam.

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.

What is a Vegetarian Diet ?

Vegetarians do not eat meat products. There are, however, different types of vegetarians, including:

  • Ovolactovegetarian, also known as lacto-ovo-vegetarian and simply vegetarian, no animals or birds incl. fish, seafood and insects
  • Lactovegetarian, no eggs
  • Vegan, no animal derived ingredients at all incl. no eggs, milk products or honey

... more about this

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More from the News Section:

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

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

Psychological benefits of different types of natural environments - 2 Nov '17

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

Short simple mindfulness training could help drinkers reduce alcohol intake - 24 Aug '17

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

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