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Ritalin linked higher heart disease risk

SBS - ‎2 hours ago‎
The controversial hyperactivity drug Ritalin has been linked to an increased risk of heart rhythm problems. A new study found that the drug frequently used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is associated with an increased risk of ...
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Migraines raise risk of heart attack and early death, scientists find

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎8 hours ago‎
Women with migraines have higher risk of dying from heart problems and statins could help lower the chances of early death, a new study suggests.
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Donald Trump is the ultimate tail-risk candidate, but voters aren't focusing enough on how risky he is

Business Insider - ‎11 hours ago‎
In investing, risk requires compensation. Investors will expect a higher return from a risky bet, and - conversely - will pay for certainty.

Pension Funds Pile on Risk Just to Get a Reasonable Return

Wall Street Journal - ‎14 hours ago‎
Thanks to rock-bottom interest rates in the U.S., negative rates in other parts of the world, and lackluster growth, investors are becoming increasingly creative—and embracing increasing risk—to bolster their performances. To even come close these ...

Plans to curb diesel power 'could raise risk of blackouts'

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
Britain could face increased risk of blackouts in coming winters if ministers are too heavy handed in their attempts to curb diesel generation, KPMG has warned.
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In America, domestic extremists are a bigger risk than foreign terrorism

The Conversation US - ‎6 hours ago‎
Right-wing extremist groups use them as well, and to very specific ends: to define the conditions under which antigovernment violence becomes legitimate in their worldview.
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Breast cancer gene database provides clearer picture of risk

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
Doctors can now give women with the BRCA1 and 2 genes a clearer genetic picture of their risk for developing ovarian and breast cancer by tapping a database that in its first year has helped scientists parse hundreds of genetic variations.
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Joe Hockey sought to block release of Cabcharge details, citing terrorism risk

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎22 hours ago‎
Former federal treasurer Joe Hockey tried to block the release of five-year-old hire car travel details by arguing it could put him at risk by allowing prediction of his movements in a heightened terrorism environment. The argument was made during a ...

Flu Vaccinations Associated with Lower Hospitalization, Dementia Risk in Heart-Failure Patients

Medscape - ‎10 hours ago‎
The first, a registry study of more than 20,000 chronic HF patients in Taiwan, showed that, after adjustments, those who received at least one dose of the flu vaccine had a 35% lower risk of developing dementia vs those who never received the vaccine.
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The European Travel Risk

The Atlantic - ‎11 hours ago‎
The U.S. government is warning American travelers of the potential risk of terrorism if they are planning to visit Europe this summer.
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Risk of international spread of yellow fever re-assessed in light of the ongoing outbreaks

Science Daily - ‎6 hours ago‎
ECDC has updated its rapid risk assessment on the outbreak of yellow fever with the latest developments, more comprehensive information on the current situation in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda and an extended threat ...
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Former 60 Minutes producer reveals boss rejected child recovery payments because of risk

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Disney movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is in crisis, Page Six report · Former 60 Minutes producer reveals boss rejected child recovery payments because of risk · Top Gear host Chris Evans defends debut · Dear Johnny Depp: We need you back on the ...

Flu infection 'can increase your baby's risk of autism and schizophrenia'

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
Pregnant women who fail to have the flu vaccine could be putting their unborn babies at greater risk of autism and schizophrenia, it emerged today.

ADP's CIO Says Algorithms Measure Employee Flight Risk

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Automatic Data Processing Inc. plans to launch a product as early as October that predicts the flight risk of individual employees.
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Australia's surprising number one killer: appeal for women to know their risks

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎1 hour ago‎
“We know that more than 90 percent of women have at least one modifiable risk factor and half have two or three, but most women don't know that they are putting their health at risk,” Heart Foundation NSW CEO Kerry Doyle said. A third of Australian ...
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Apartment boom leading to rising 'settlement risk', warns S&P

The Australian - ‎17 hours ago‎
The ratings agency, in its latest report into the state of the Australian housing market, echoed statements from the Reserve Bank in saying “settlement risk” was on the rise, particularly in two of the nation's top three markets. “There is growing ...
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Future Fund's David Neal warns of 'elevated risks'

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Mr Neal revealed today the Fund still held over 20 per cent of its reserves in cash and his views on the current environment suggest no rush to jump into riskier asset classes.

Low hCG Levels Can Indicate Preeclampsia Risk

Medscape - ‎17 hours ago‎
MUNICH - Additional measurement of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels in pregnant women with high-normal thyroid function can help determine which women are most at risk of preeclampsia, a new study indicates. The analysis, which is the first ...
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Air pollution tied to high blood pressure risk

Reuters - ‎11 hours ago‎
(Reuters Health) - Short and long-term exposure to air pollution from vehicle exhaust or burning coal is associated with high blood pressure, according to a review of 17 studies.
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Marsh CEO Discusses the Business of Risk

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Peter Zaffino, chief executive of insurance broker Marsh LLC and chairman of the risk and insurance services segment at Marsh parent firm Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc., speaks about how the changing risk environment is affecting its interactions with ...
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