Your Robot Masseuse Will See You Now

THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The backaches of the future may have a new remedy — developers say a robot masseuse is now treating patients in Singapore. Known as Emma (for Expert Manipulative Massage Automation), the robot mimics the human palm and thumb and specializes in back and knee massages, according to its…

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Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — While progress is being made in reducing the number of stroke deaths, it seems that more people who experience these brain attacks have significant stroke risk factors, a new study reveals. The rates of high blood pressure, diabetes, abnormal cholesterol, smoking and drug abuse have all been on…

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