Ageing populations, changes in diet, physical inactivity and smoking are some of he drivers of strokes and heart disease.
A stroke often leads to the sudden onset of weakness involving the face, arm or leg, an inability to speak, difficulty walking or impaired vision. Strokes can cause death and irreversible disability.
Red Cross forensic specialist Stephen Fonseca, right, searches for bodies in a field of ruined maize in Magaru, Mozambique, after Cyclone Idai, April 4, 2019.
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Meet the unsung aid workers who put their lives on the line during war and natural disaster to make sure the dead are treated with respect – and that their grieving families get closure.
Clinton attending a school event in Luxor in 1999, as First Lady.
Can Hillary Clinton, as a woman president, make a difference to Egyptian women? Her former views on democratisation in Egypt leave doubt int the minds of local observers.
Extra security has appeared at Cairo University.
Egypt’s new academic year started in early October amid unprecedented repressive measures by the state against students. On October 11, the morning of the first day of university, police carried out a…