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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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Healing Yourself with Foot Reflexology

by Mildred Carter and‎ Tammy Weber

This describes reflexology techniques said to alleviate suffering from a wide variety of common ailments including arthritis, bronchitis, leg cramps, sciatica, sore throats, stress and other conditions.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 21st March:

Celebrate the heavenly perfection of in all things. Never cease to appreciate.

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:

When you've studied the basics read a bit further around topics of interest - both to understand them better and to learn more about what really interests 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 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.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin B1, also known as thiamin or thiamin, is considered important for brain development and function including a healthy nervous system, balanced emotions and general alertness. It also plays key roles in several metabolic processes, contributing to the conversion of food into energy in a form that the body can use.

The many sources of dietary vitamin B2 include peas, beans, nuts, whole grains, brown rice, cereals, asparagus, potatoes, cauliflower and kale.

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More from the News Section:

Concerns about the health impact of social media - 16 Nov '17

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 guidelines to improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus - 6 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

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

Artificial outdoor lighting and breast cancer - 18 Aug '17

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