sábado, 3 de febrero de 2018

Music and health | Tremor | High blood pressure | Cloning | Diabetes risk

Music and health | Tremor | High blood pressure | Cloning | Diabetes risk

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Music Is Good for Your Health

A young man playing a guitar in the park.

Check out the ways that playing an instrument or listening to tunes can boost your health. (From NIH News in Health)

What Can Cause Someone to Have a Tremor?

A close-up of a nurse’s hands holding an elderly woman’s trembling hands.

A tremor is an involuntary, rhythmic muscle contraction. It causes hands or other parts of your body to shake. Discover the many causes. (From NIH’s NINDS)

New Definition of High Blood Pressure

An elderly woman taking her blood pressure.

Lowering blood pressure that is high can prevent health problems. Find out the new definition of high blood pressure. (From NIH News in Health)

What Is Cloning?

Two identical fawns standing in a field.

Scientists can produce genetically identical copies of genes, cells, and tissues. They can also clone entire organisms, such as deer, sheep, and monkeys. (From NIH’s NHGRI)

Diabetes Risk Factors for Black Americans

A doctor explaining risk factors for diabetes to a middle-aged patient.

Excess weight and other known risk factors for diabetes may explain the racial health disparity for developing the disease. (From NIH Research Matters)

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