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Risk of dementia is declining, but scientists don't know why

Washington Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
But despite the popular perception that getting old invariably means people go gray and begin to lose their memory, the new data strongly suggest that, over the past few decades, the risk of developing dementia has receded for people with at least a ...
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Dublin reporters warned lives 'at risk'

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A number of Irish journalists have been "formally notified" by police in the Republic of Ireland that their safety is at risk from organised criminals. It follows two killings in a gangland feud in Dublin in the past week. In a statement, Independent ...
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U.N. Says 300000 People In Key Syrian City Are At Risk Of Siege

NPR - ‎1 hour ago‎
The push by Syrian government forces and their allies has put around 300,000 civilians in the northern city of Aleppo at risk of being placed under siege and cut off from food and humanitarian supplies, according to the U.N.. Since the start of last ...

WSJ Survey: Economists Lower Growth Estimates Amid ...

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
The risk of the U.S. tilting into a recession is rising due to the tumble in financial markets, according to The Wall Street Journal's latest survey of economists.
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Prenatal Acetaminophen Tied to Asthma Risk in...

WebMD - ‎5 hours ago‎
The link between acetaminophen and asthma risk among children was similar whether pregnant women took the medication for pain, fever or the flu -- suggesting that the drug itself, and not the underlying condition, was driving the association.

Investing in start-ups: ways to reduce your risk

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
In contrast to investing in the equity markets, there are many ways you can actively reduce your risk when investing in start-ups.
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Childhood ADHD may raise later obesity risk for women

Fox News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Participants who were not obese when ADHD was first diagnosed were about 50 percent more likely to be obese in later years than people in the comparison group without ADHD, but again, the increased risk held true only for female participants. There may ...
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US ships Zika test for pregnant women; Puerto Rico at risk

CTV News - ‎36 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments around the country, but it warns there could be temporary shortages, as travellers try to tell if they returned with an infection that could put a ...
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Turnbull fails to take risk on growth

The Australian Financial Review - ‎10 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will have a lot to absorb at the business summit. Andrew Meares. by The Australian Financial Review.
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3 huge 'risk-off' trades are going crazy right now

Business Insider - ‎6 hours ago‎
Major global stock markets were sharply lower on Thursday, headlined by a plunge in Europe with US futures also deep in the red. But under the surface of the headline stock collapses, three big "risk-off" trades stand out: The Japanese yen is surging ...

Well | To Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's, Eat Fish

New York Times (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Eating seafood is linked to a reduced risk of dementia-associated brain changes in people who carry the ApoE4 gene variation, which increases the risk for Alzheimer's disease. Eating seafood was not linked to similar changes in those who carried other ...
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At the open: TSX, Dow tumble at open as investors flee risk

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
North American markets sank at the open on Thursday as doubts regarding the health of the global economy saw investors fleeing to safe haven assets.
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Thyroid link to higher breast cancer risk

SBS - ‎18 hours ago‎
Women with an overactive thyroid have an increased risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. Hyperthyroidism is a relatively common condition which occurs when there is too much thyroid hormone in the body.
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Risk-averse England take plaudits as Eddie Jones enjoys season of goodwill

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
The statistics from the weekend showed that England, the only team not to concede a try, enjoyed a greater share of possession and territory than any other side - 54 and 56% respectively - but took the fewest risks. They kicked the ball from hand more ...

Migraines Linked to Parkinson's Risk

MedPage Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
In a longitudinal follow-up cohort study, having two migraine diagnoses in 1 year was associated with a greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease over about 3 years (HR 1.64, P=0.0004), Shin-Liang Pan, MD, PhD, of the National Taiwan University ...

Hunt's Decision 'Carries Huge Political Risk'

Sky News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Forcing junior doctors to accept a work contract with which they profoundly disagree carries a huge political risk for the Government.
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Dengue Fever Update: Risk Reduced In South Kona

Big Island Video News - ‎15 hours ago‎
HAWAII ISLAND - A new dengue fever risk map shows the Captain Cook area of South Kona has been downgraded from “red” - or high risk - to “orange” - or moderate risk for acquiring the mosquito-borne disease. The Hawaii Department of Health ...

Sydney murderer 'high risk of reoffending' - ‎14 hours ago‎
A Sydney man convicted of murder in 1990 "spontaneously and inexplicably" attempted to rape a woman at a bus stop while on parole and is highly likely to reoffend, a court has heard.

Fund managers who ignore climate risk 'could face legal action'

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Pension and investment fund managers who ignore the risks of climate change face the prospect of legal action, according to financial and legal experts.
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Eating this ONE food will slash diabetes, heart disease AND obesity risk - ‎4 hours ago‎
The study - from Lund university in Sweden - revealed the 'super grain' can rapidly improve health by reducing people's appetite and risk for cardiovascular disease. Anne Nilsson, associate Professor at the Food for Health Science Centre and one of the ...