December 29, 2008

Sleep disorder signals neurological disease

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People with a disorder that causes them to kick or cry out during deep sleep are more likely to develop dementia or Parkinson’s disease, a new Canadian study suggests.

“It’s basically a disorder where you act out your dreams at night,” explained study author Dr Ronald B Postuma, of McGill University in Montreal. “When people who have RBD [REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder] dream they are in a fight, which is very common, they will make punching movements.”
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ISLAMABAD: PEW for setting up task force on E-crimes

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The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday claimed that the global financial turmoil has encouraged the “Internet underworld” that is engulfing the globe. “The development is enhancing the cost of doing business everywhere and creating new challenges for the already dull economies,” said President PEW Dr Murtaza Mughal while talking to journalists here.
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