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Heart disease linked to age and gender- new scientific discoveries

    Is heart disease linked to age or gender? The answer is YES. The person’s risk of developing a heart attack increases significantly with age. Studies indicate that more than 80% of the people who die of heart disease are 60 years of age or older. Men have a greater risk of developing a […]

How to help an autistic child (Kasiru) to improve speech?

    Helping an autistic child (Kasiru) improve speech is very important. Encourage the child to expand their utterance by repeating what they say though you should add some words, if the child gives grammatically wrong sentence. Respond with correct grammar instead of asking the child to repeat the correct word. Congratulate the child when […]

Symptoms of autism “Kasiru’

  The cause of autism is not known although studies in most universities around the world including Oxford University point to genetic and environmental changes. In Buganda kingdom (located in the central part of the current day Republic of Uganda), Autism is known as “KASIRU” or ZONTO. Its symptoms may appear during infancy and the […]

Solutions to diseases related to old age

  Solution to diseases related to old age is so many but one can maintain their sight and hearing with vitamin A foods such as dark green vegetables, carrots, sweet potatoes and lettuce. Doctors at MulagoNationalReferralHospital in Uganda’s capital Kampala say that chances of developing cognitive problem can be reduced by controlling high blood pressure, […]

Dangers of low fluid intake by old people

 Elderly people lose the sensation of thirst or may limit their fluid intake in order to minimize trips to the toilets as a result of mobility problems. This can lead to insufficient fluid intake and hence dehydration, which unfortunately is associated with irritability, headaches and constipation etc. Six to eight glasses of fluids, ranging from […]

Applications needed at Fyssen Foundation Research Grants

The aim of the Fyssen Foundation is to “encourage all forms of scientific inquiry into cognitive mechanisms, including thought and reasoning, which underlie animal and human behavior; their biological and cultural bases, and phylogenetic and ontogenetic development”. The Foundation supports research in ethology, psychology, neurobiology, anthropology, ethnology, human paleontology and archaeology. Within the context of […]

Study WTO Internship Programme for post-graduates

The WTO secretariat maintains a limited internship programme for post-graduate university students wishing to gain practical experience and deeper knowledge of the multilateral trading system. Eligibility back: Interns are recruited from among nationals of WTO Members and countries and customs territories engaged in accession negotiations. Interns will have completed their undergraduate studies in a relevant […]

Call for applications at International Doctoral Program In Energy Science

International Doctoral Program In Energy Science: The international Doctoral Program in Energy Science is offered to provide foreign students and researchers, who have a Master’s degree (or equivalent), an opportunity to further their studies toward a Doctoral degree at Kyoto University. In this Doctoral Program, Japanese proficiency is not required since students can obtain the […]

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