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Tom Lester, best known for his performance as farmhand Ed in Green Acres, passes away aged 81
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Tom Lester, best known for his performance as farmhand Ed in Green Acres, passes away aged 81

Tom Lester also appeared in hit shows, including Petticoat Junction, The Beverly Hillbillies, Love, American Style, and Little House on the Prairie.

The cure to Parkinson's may be linked to your gut
Health

The cure to Parkinson's may be linked to your gut

Researchers believe that the gut-brain axis might have a role in the development of Parkinson’s.

Mental health illness, stress and menopause related ailments to be included in insurance cover
science

Mental health illness, stress and menopause related ailments to be included in insurance cover

Epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, physical disabilities will not be covered by insurance policies.

Advertising sector watchdog ASCI upholds complaints against 229 misleading advertisements for violating guidelines
Business

Advertising sector watchdog ASCI upholds complaints against 229 misleading advertisements for violating guidelines

ASCI has also pulled up advertisement by a consumer durable brand endorsed by Bollywood couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh for violating its guidelines for celebrity endorsements

Gender check: How Parkinson's disease affects men and women differently
Health

Gender check: How Parkinson's disease affects men and women differently

Parkinson's is one of those health conditions that progresses at different rates in men and women and can have slightly different symptoms based on gender.

Why do we pass out: The science behind fainting
Health

Why do we pass out: The science behind fainting

Syncope or loss of consciousness for a short time occurs when the brain does not get an adequate supply of blood.

Parkinson's linked to a harmful protein, shown to originate in the gut decades before diagnosis
science

Parkinson's linked to a harmful protein, shown to originate in the gut decades before diagnosis

Scientists think the levels of alpha-synuclein in the gut could help diagnose Parkinson's 20 years sooner.

Scientists reveal what makes human cells maintain calcium equilibrium
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Scientists reveal what makes human cells maintain calcium equilibrium

The membrane-bound protein is named LRRC8B and it is found inside a cell’s subunit called endoplasmic reticulum (ER).

Google Glass to develop 'virtual testing' model for detecting Alzheimer's and Parkinson's early
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Google Glass to develop 'virtual testing' model for detecting Alzheimer's and Parkinson's early

Russian scientists are using Google Glass to develop a new "virtual testing" model that may help doctors to identify Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and other brain disorders at an early stage.

'His heart wouldn't stop beating': Muhammad Ali's daughter reveals final moments
Sports

'His heart wouldn't stop beating': Muhammad Ali's daughter reveals final moments

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali's heart kept beating for a full 30 minutes even after the rest of his body shut down, his daughter has said.

Muhammad Ali hospitalised with respiratory issues, may be more serious than previous illness
Sports

Muhammad Ali hospitalised with respiratory issues, may be more serious than previous illness

Boxing great Muhammad Ali has been hospitalised in Phoenix, and people familiar with his condition say it might be more serious than his previous hospital stays

Dreaming phase of sleep may be key to memory formation: Study
Life

Dreaming phase of sleep may be key to memory formation: Study

Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep - the phase where dreams appear - plays a key role in memory formation, a new study in mice has found.

Parkinson's disease slows down thinking process more than speech
Life

Parkinson's disease slows down thinking process more than speech

Impairment in mental skills could affect the conversational ability of people with Parkinson's more than the physical speech problems, finds a new research.

Can Big data, wearables cure Parkinson's disease? Intel thinks so
Biztech

Can Big data, wearables cure Parkinson's disease? Intel thinks so

Intel plans to use wearable gadgets such as smart watches to monitor patients with Parkinson's disease and collect data that can be shared with researchers.

Four-minute mile Bannister reveals he has Parkinson's
Sports

Four-minute mile Bannister reveals he has Parkinson's

The 85-year-old Briton said he had been suffering with the degenerative nervous disease for three years but only revealed it in a BBC radio interview marking the anniversary of his run in Oxford on May 6, 1954.

Wockhardt gets US FDA approval for Parkinson's drug
Business

Wockhardt gets US FDA approval for Parkinson's drug

Biotechnology major Wockhardt said it has received US FDA approval for marketing a generic version of extended-release tablets containing Ropinirole hydrochloride, which is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Coffee can ease symptoms of Parkinson's: Study
Life

Coffee can ease symptoms of Parkinson's: Study

Two cups of coffee a day can help relieve the movement-related symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease, a new research has claimed.

Back to the Future 2011 Nike MAG being auctioned off on eBay
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Back to the Future 2011 Nike MAG being auctioned off on eBay

Any sci-fi loving fan is most certainly going to remember the cult classic from back in the late ‘80s – Back to the Future Trilogy. The took time