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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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Integrative Reflexology: Theory and Practice

by Claire Marie Miller

Interested in integrating foot and hand reflexology into massage and bodywork? Learn about structural alignment theory, zone theory, meridian theory and psychoneuroimmunology theory.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 23rd March:

Not everyone hears the voices of Angels. Some see, some sense, some simply know.

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:

You are probably doing much better than you realise, reflect often on the progress you are making.

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 B3 (Vitamin PP)

Vitamin B3, also known as niacin, nicotinic acid and as vitamin PP, is important for healthy growth and development in children. In adults it is understood to support the heart and blood circulation as well as the production of hormones in the adrenal glands. Vitamin B3 is also helpful for a balanced mental and emotional outlook.

Sources of vitamin B3 include wholegrain cereals, Brewer's yeast, cheese, eggs, tomatoes, broccoli and dates, among other foods.

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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 warm-up regime expected to reduce rugby injuries - 23 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

First Aid knowledge could help to reduce pressure on UK Accident and Emergency Departments - 24 Aug '17

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

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