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Zinc deficiency rampant in VN women, children - Viet Nam News

Tue, 2017-05-23 20:02

Viet Nam News

Zinc deficiency rampant in VN women, children
Viet Nam News
Zinc deficiency is also common among women. About 64 per cent of women of reproductive age are zinc deficient while the rate is 80 per cent for pregnant women. Zinc is an essential mineral which affects many organ systems, including the immune ...

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The Incredibly Bizarre Thing Some Pregnant People Crave - SheKnows.com

Tue, 2017-05-23 13:55

SheKnows.com

The Incredibly Bizarre Thing Some Pregnant People Crave
SheKnows.com
Armando Hernandez-Rey: Pica, an urge to consume substances not culturally defined as food such as clay or dirt, is a common phenomenon among pregnant women. It can be suggestive of a mineral deficiency such as iron also known as iron deficiency.

Lifestyle choices and magnesium deficiency - Deming Headlight

Tue, 2017-05-23 10:04

Deming Headlight

Lifestyle choices and magnesium deficiency
Deming Headlight
Even though it is often more powerful than drugs, and is use it in the hospital for life-threatening and emergency situations like seizures and heart failure, in many cases this essential and important mineral is often ignored because it is not a drug ...

Micro delivery service for fertilizers - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-05-22 12:30

Phys.Org

Micro delivery service for fertilizers - Phys.org
Phys.Org
Plants can absorb nutrients through their leaves as well as their roots. However, foliar fertilization over an extended period is difficult. In the journal Angewandte ...

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Radical Love - LA Progressive (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Mon, 2017-05-22 10:36

LA Progressive (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Radical Love
LA Progressive (press release) (subscription) (blog)
But, the more I live in the gritty world of honest humanity, the more I suspect that love is the essential mineral lacking in our nation's veins. We've got deficiency symptoms: tremors, shakes, deliriums, rages, madness, fits, addictions, and lashings ...

Anaemia symptoms: Five main signs you could be suffering from iron deficiency - Express.co.uk

Mon, 2017-05-22 07:24

Express.co.uk

Anaemia symptoms: Five main signs you could be suffering from iron deficiency
Express.co.uk
A lack of the essential mineral means a reduction in the number of red blood cells, and this can mean your organs and tissues don't get enough oxygen. Known as iron deficiency anaemia, it's the most common type of anaemia. It's thought millions of the ...

This Week in Science - GenomeWeb

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:51

This Week in Science
GenomeWeb
And in Science Translational Medicine, an international group of investigators publishes a study suggesting that vitamin and mineral deficiencies can alter the gut microbiome. The scientists introduced artificial microbiomes composed of 92 known ...

Knowledge to Grow: When raspberries go viral - Sturgis Journal

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:06

Sturgis Journal

Knowledge to Grow: When raspberries go viral
Sturgis Journal
Mosaic, streak, leaf-curl and tomato ring-spot are the four main viruses of raspberries. Other disorders can cause symptoms similar to a virus, such as powdery mildew, mineral deficiency, feeding by aphids, mites and leafhoppers and genetic disorders ...

Humpback pigs teach vitamin D deficiency lessons - National Hog Farmer

Thu, 2017-05-18 13:20

National Hog Farmer

Humpback pigs teach vitamin D deficiency lessons
National Hog Farmer
With the development of a vitamin D deficiency-induced kyphosis pig model at the University of Wisconsin Swine Research and Teaching Center, Amundson and her colleagues are gaining new insights into the relationship between vitamin D, calcium and ...

America's Largest Pension Fund Has Dumped a Fortune Into ... - AlterNet

Thu, 2017-05-18 04:45

AlterNet

America's Largest Pension Fund Has Dumped a Fortune Into ...
AlterNet
Investing in a company that sells harmful products like the toxic herbicide Roundup is counter to CalPERS' mission. I was recently informed by a former ...

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Know Your Minerals: Microminerals Part One - Echo NEws (press release) (registration)

Thu, 2017-05-18 02:11

Echo NEws (press release) (registration)

Know Your Minerals: Microminerals Part One
Echo NEws (press release) (registration)
Selenium is a mineral with so many potential benefits, it is a wonder we do not hear about it more. It works together with vitamin E to produce many antioxidant and immune effects. Deficiency in selenium is linked to increased rates of cancer ...

America's Largest Pension Fund Has Dumped a Fortune into Monsanto Stock - AlterNet

Wed, 2017-05-17 20:34

AlterNet

America's Largest Pension Fund Has Dumped a Fortune into Monsanto Stock
AlterNet
Glyphosate also acts a chelator, which causes mineral deficiency, which can lead to cancer. According to the California State Department of Public Health, 1,382,200 people were diagnosed with cancer in 2014, and 155,920 Californians are diagnosed with ...

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Magnesium: the relaxation mineral - Deming Headlight

Mon, 2017-05-15 11:15

Deming Headlight

Magnesium: the relaxation mineral
Deming Headlight
Low levels of magnesium account for a long list of symptoms and diseases, which can often be easily helped or cured, by upping your intake of this crucial mineral. According to various sources over half of all Americans are deficient and don't even ...

Nine Minerals that Make a Big Difference - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Mon, 2017-05-15 10:23

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Nine Minerals that Make a Big Difference
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
Deficiencies are uncommon unless cattle are grazing lush fescue or small grain pastures late winter or early spring. In these cases, grass tetany can become a serious issue. This can be avoided in most cases by feeding cattle a mineral with magnesium ...

Top 5 common vitamin and mineral deficiencies in SA - Health24

Mon, 2017-05-15 03:34

Health24

Top 5 common vitamin and mineral deficiencies in SA
Health24
In a 2005 National Food consumption survey, over 63% of South African children between the ages of one and nine years old were found to be vitamin A deficient. According to the Health Department of South Africa, vitamin A deficiency is a major ...

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Tropical Gardening: Hamakua Harvest festival focuses on healthy farming for healthy communities - Hawaii Tribune Herald

Sun, 2017-05-14 04:56

Hawaii Tribune Herald

Tropical Gardening: Hamakua Harvest festival focuses on healthy farming for healthy communities
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Some plants are more subject to mineral deficiencies than others. Especially vulnerable to mineral deficiencies such as dieback, mottled-leaf, small-leaf and yellow-leaf are hibiscus, gardenia, mock orange, ixora, mango, avocado, macadamia, coffee and ...

Is your cow struggling to conceive? - The Standard

Fri, 2017-05-12 15:42

Is your cow struggling to conceive?
The Standard
Mineral deficiency remains the most frequent nutritional cause of infertility in cows. Calcium, phosphorous, selenium, copper, manganese, cobalt, iron, Iodine, Sodium and Chloride. It is very important to note that these minerals interact in both ...

Is your cow struggling to conceive? :: Kenya - The Standard - The Standard

Fri, 2017-05-12 15:42

The Standard

Is your cow struggling to conceive? :: Kenya - The Standard
The Standard
There are many causes of infertility in cows; ranging from poor handling of semen by the inseminators, anatomical deformities, diseases of reproduction tract, ...

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High-dose monthly vitamin D fails to prevent falls, fractures - Healio

Fri, 2017-05-12 13:41

High-dose monthly vitamin D fails to prevent falls, fractures
Healio
“The association between vitamin D deficiency and rickets and osteomalacia is well established, and the general consensus is that concentrations below 25 nmol/L are associated with greatly increased risk of these conditions,” Kay-Tee Khaw, MB BChir, ...

Making Sense of Medicine: Wading through the alphabet soup of ... - The Daily News of Newburyport

Fri, 2017-05-12 01:06

The Daily News of Newburyport

Making Sense of Medicine: Wading through the alphabet soup of ...
The Daily News of Newburyport
Whoever heard of essential nutrients being named A, B, C, D, E and K? Whatever happened to vitamins F, G, H, I and J? And why not give all of them real names ...

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