Virtual maze predicts Alzheimer's risk
LONDON • A virtual reality test can detect Alzheimer's disease decades before its onset, a new study suggests. People aged 18 to 30 were asked to navigate a virtual maze to test certain brain cells. Those with a high genetic risk of Alzheimer's could be identified by their performance, reported the BBC, citing German neuroscientists.
Tot takes wheel after drunk mum falls out
WASHINGTON • A three-year-old Oklahoma boy steered a pickup to safety across a four-lane highway after his drunken mother fell out of the vehicle, police said on Thursday. Taloa Foster, 33, was arrested for child endangerment.
German ex-chancellor home from hospital
BERLIN • Germany's former chancellor Helmut Kohl has returned home from hospital, where he spent 24 weeks in and out of intensive care over complications following a hip replacement surgery.