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One-quarter of people around the world at risk for a stroke after age 25, study reveals

Global risk of stroke is ‘startling’: One-quarter of people worldwide at risk for a stroke after age 25, new data reveals Scientists looked at stroke risk after age 25 in 195 countries from 1990 to 2016 The global risk increased from about 23% in 1990 to about 25% in 2016 China had the highest risk for… Read More »

World AIDS Day 2018: Charlie Sheen, Freddie Mercury and Other Celebrities Who Had HIV/ AIDS

Celebrities who battled HIV Aids (Photo credits: Facebook) In 1981, a strange epidemic of pneumonia and cancer started spreading in gay men in the US. And nobody knew what was causing them. Initially named GRID (Gay Related Immune Deficiency), it was soon renamed to AIDS or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in 1982. Doctors realised that the… Read More »