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Parkinson’s: This could be a sign you have the condition

Parkinson’s disease is the gradual deterioration of the nervous system. Symptoms often only appear when the condition is advanced, and can include a loss of smell, tremors and balance problems, among others. Parkinson’s is caused by falling levels of the chemical dopamine in the brain, which is involved in helping control and co-ordinate movements. Its levels decline because the nerve ...

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Sunburn: How to avoid the painful condition in hot weather

The MET Office has forecast highs of 24C in the capital over the weekend, with weather set to be “dry, warm and sunny for most.” It’s unlikely that there will be many clouds, meaning it could be time to whip out the sun-protection gear. Although the condition is generally short-lived, it can increase your risk of skin cancer and wrinkles… ...

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Stroke symptoms: Four things you can to do prevent the life-threatening medical condition

A stroke can lead to brain injury, disability and possible death. The sooner a person receives treatment, the less damage is likely to happen. It can occur if arteries become clogged with fatty substances, if a person has high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. But there are some easy lifestyle changes you can make to prevent a stroke from happening ...

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Stephen Hawking funeral: How did he die? Symptoms of scientist's fatal condition

Stephen Hawking died peacefully in his Cambridge home on March 14 this year, and tomorrow, on March 31, his funeral will take place at Great St Mary’s, the University Church in Cambridge. The church is very close to Gonville & Caius, the Cambridge College, Professor Hawking’s academic home for more than 52 years. Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease ...

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