Month: August 2018

The speed at which you type reveals THIS about you

The speed at which you type reveals THIS about you

According to a new research, the speed at which a person types can reveal the onset of Parkinson’s disease. India, with its ageing population and an enhanced life span, is expected to feel the burden of the disease enormously. What is Parkinson’s? The disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects […]

Stroke patients at 70% higher risk of dementia: Study

Stroke patients at 70% higher risk of dementia: Study

People who have suffered a stroke are 70 per cent more likely to develop dementia, a new study has revealed. Around a third of dementia cases are thought to be potentially preventable. However, this estimate does not take into account the risk associated with stroke. Stroke characteristics such as the […]

WFP starts distributing emergency aid to Ebola victims

WFP starts distributing emergency aid to Ebola victims

Goma (DR Congo), Aug 31 (IANS/AKI) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has launched the distribution of emergency food aid to patients and others affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled North Kivu province. “This 10th Ebola outbreak is unfolding in an area of […]