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BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony celebrates excellence in medical writing

The annual BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony 2018 took place at the British Medical Association's headquarters in London on Tues. evening. The top prize of BMA Medical Book of the Year was awarded to the Oxford Textbook of Sleep Disorders, edited by Sudhansu Chokroverty and Lui...

06 Sep | Medical Textbooks | London, England

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Featured product of the day:

Gemstones of the World

by Walter Schumann

Descriptions of more than 1900 stones, most with super photos. Read about each gemstone's formation and structure, physical properties and characteristics, methods of working, cutting, and polishing. Great reference for those who appreciate beautiful pictures as well as details about crystal structures comments about how to check for genuineness and so on.

This week features books about geology.

Angel Thought for 23rd September:

Certain angels are associated with 'passing-over' and our smooth transition from this life to the next ...

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 the natural crystal corundum

including the precious stones sapphire (blue corundum) and ruby (red corundum)

Today's Study Tip:

Don't waste time worrying about other people's progress. Help where possible, needed, and appreciated ... and visualise success for all.

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 Virgo, often referred to and depicted as the maiden, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include amethyst, snowflake obsidian and watermelon tourmaline.

Virgos tend to be highly analytical, health conscious and perfectionist. Many pursue careers involving serving others such as in health, teaching, social care, industrial relations or environmental work.

Dietary Fibre

Dietary fibre is the indigestible parts of plant materials.

There are two types of dietary fibre, soluble dietary fibre which absorbs water to form a viscous gel that is fermented by bacteria in the digestive tract, and insoluble dietary fibre which absorbs water but does not ferment while passing through the digestive ststem.

Good sources of dietary fibre include wholegrains, fruits and vegetables.

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