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Daily baths not a must for kids

(HealthDay)—Here's welcome news for parents tired of forcing their kids to take a daily bath: Children may not need to bathe every day after all.

Sep 22, 2016
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The long-sought cure to Huntington's disease

The current lack of a treatment proven effective against 'Huntington's disease' (HD) is leaving one in every 10 000 people with psychiatric, movement, feeding and communication problems that are very difficult to live with. ...

Sep 15, 2016
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Children score low on cardiovascular health measures

Proactive strategies for promoting good heart health should begin at birth, yet most American children do not meet the American Heart Association's definition of ideal childhood cardiovascular health, according to a new scientific ...

Aug 11, 2016
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Sounding out high blood pressure in diabetics

Blood pressure can significantly drop by applying 20 minutes of ultrasound to the forearm of type II diabetes patients with treatment-resistant hypertension, according to research from Japan's Tohoku University.

Jul 28, 2016
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