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Cooking with the right oils might be a way to treat high blood pressure. New research finds that using a combination of sesame and rice bran oil works nearly as well as medication to lower blood pressure. The study presented at an American Heart Association meeting also shows an impact on cholesterol levels. Patients who use the oils saw a 26% drop in so-called bad cholesterol.

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Children who suffer from emotional neglect may be at a higher risk of stroke later in life. A study at Rush University followed over a 1,000 people. It found that the risk of stroke was nearly three times higher in people who were emotionally neglected as children. The results could be part of a growing body of evidence that traumatic experiences can influence the development of physical illness, as well as psychiatric disorders.

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And researchers have a possible clue about what leads a child to become overweight. A study in Germany found that obese children have less sensitive taste buds. That means they have a harder time distinguishing between flavors like sweet, salty and sour. The study suggests that may lead those children to eat more in a effort to register taste sensations.

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