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Belfast Telegraph
Why Dublin and the UK must maintain their linksIt almost feels as if nothing has changed since the UK referendum on EU members
Why Dublin and the UK must maintain their links
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
It almost feels as if nothing has changed since the UK referendum on EU membership. You can't (yet) hear the job losses or see the disinvestment. But all is far from well. In the weeks since the referendum, the pound has collapsed, UK property values... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CE-MARC 2 trial finds way to reduce rates of unnecessary invasive angiographyInitial investigation of patients with suspected coronary heart disease (CHD) u
CE-MARC 2 trial finds way to reduce rates of unnecessary invasive angiography
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 hours ago
Initial investigation of patients with suspected coronary heart disease (CHD) using functional imaging - rather than guideline-directed care - resulted in significantly less unnecessary angiography, according to results of the CE-MARC 2 trial. The... Read more
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Business Wire
Ventas Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.73 Per ShareCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”)
Ventas Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.73 Per Share
Business Wire / Posted 17 hours ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) said today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.73 per share, payable in cash on September 30, 2016 to stockholders of record on... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Lipoprotein apheresis may have new role in patients with refractory anginaInitial investigation of patients with suspected coronary heart disease (CHD) u
Lipoprotein apheresis may have new role in patients with refractory angina
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Initial investigation of patients with suspected coronary heart disease (CHD) using functional imaging - rather than guideline-directed care - resulted in significantly less unnecessary angiography, according to results of the CE-MARC 2 trial. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Raises the Alarm Over Fake Quinine Sulphate in CirculationNigerians have been warned to be vigilant when patronising pharmacies and medic
Govt Raises the Alarm Over Fake Quinine Sulphate in Circulation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nigerians have been warned to be vigilant when patronising pharmacies and medicine stores for malaria drugs as fake Quinine Sulphate is reportedly in circulation specifically in the West African Region. The drug which is meant for treatment of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Adding Uttar Pradesh's Shamli to an ever growing NCR may not make senseYogendra Singh asks us to follow him in our car as he takes a detour around Sha
Adding Uttar Pradesh's Shamli to an ever growing NCR may not make sense
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Yogendra Singh asks us to follow him in our car as he takes a detour around Shamli city in western Uttar Pradesh to take us to his village Goherni. He stops his motorcycle frequently alongside lush sugarcane fields to ensure he has not lost us. As we... Read more
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The Hindu
Over 30 Indian firms under the scanner in Aircel-Maxis caseThe Enforcement Directorate has identified over 30 Indian companies for scrutin
Over 30 Indian firms under the scanner in Aircel-Maxis case
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The Enforcement Directorate has identified over 30 Indian companies for scrutiny of transactions in connection with the ongoing investigation in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. The agency has zeroed in on these entities after searches conducted last... Read more
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Medical News Today
Diabetes-related vision loss growing worldwideThe worldwide burden of diabetes-related vision loss is growing alarmingly. Ove
Diabetes-related vision loss growing worldwide
Medical News Today / Posted 4 days ago
The worldwide burden of diabetes-related vision loss is growing alarmingly. Over 2 decades from 1990-2010, the number of people worldwide with diabetes-related blindness or visual impairment rose by an alarming 27 percent and 64 percent,... Read more
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BBC News
How US welfare compares around the globeImage caption A free meal provided for the homeless in Philadelphia by the Broa
How US welfare compares around the globe
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
Image caption A free meal provided for the homeless in Philadelphia by the Broad Street Ministry Twenty years ago, the US overhauled "welfare" - meaning direct cash assistance to poor families. But how does this aid compare to income support... Read more
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PR.com
Clinical Trial SuppliesLondon, United Kingdom, August 25, 2016 --(PR.com)-- 2nd Annual Symposium will
Clinical Trial Supplies
PR.com / Posted 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom, August 25, 2016 --(PR.com)-- 2nd Annual Symposium will be held in Brussels on the 20th and 21st of October 2016. CTS is a meeting dedicated in exploring the medical supplies required for Clinical Trials... Read more
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Lake Placid News
ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Betsy Brown returns from SwazilandGreetings. I am Betsy Brown, with family roots in Tupper Lake, a Lake Placid Ro
ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Betsy Brown returns from Swaziland
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 days ago
Greetings. I am Betsy Brown, with family roots in Tupper Lake, a Lake Placid Rotarian and international public health consultant. I am a manager for United States government health grants to developing countries, covering topics ranging from... Read more
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The Courier
Local businesses shine in awardsA strong field of finalists competed for top honours in the Federation Business
Local businesses shine in awards
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
A strong field of finalists competed for top honours in the Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards, with winners to be announced on Thursday night. Excitement is building for Ballarat business’s night of nights. Tune... Read more
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The Courier
Local businesses shine in awardsA strong field of finalists competed for top honours in the Federation Business
Local businesses shine in awards
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
A strong field of finalists competed for top honours in the Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards, with winners to be announced on Thursday night. Excitement is building for Ballarat business’s night of nights. Tune... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Kerry Discussed With Buhari, Five GovernorsBy Isiaka Wakili, Rakiya A. Muhammad & Abubakar Auwal Sokoto — The United Stat
What Kerry Discussed With Buhari, Five Governors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Isiaka Wakili, Rakiya A. Muhammad & Abubakar Auwal Sokoto — The United States has pledged more support to Nigeria's anti-graft fight even as it praised President Muhammadu Buhari's courage. "We applaud what you are doing. Corruption creates a... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Big Insurers Pulling Out of “Obamacare:” Can the Healthcare Program Survive?Advertisement Last week Aetna, one of the biggest insurance companies in Ameri
Big Insurers Pulling Out of “Obamacare:” Can the Healthcare Program Survive?
Doctors Health Press / Posted 6 days ago
Advertisement Last week Aetna, one of the biggest insurance companies in America, announced it was pulling out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to as... Read more
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Medical News Today
Early indicator of esophageal cancer risk found in Barrett's cellsTesting the genetic diversity of cells in the food pipe of people with Barrett'
Early indicator of esophageal cancer risk found in Barrett's cells
Medical News Today / Posted 7 days ago
Testing the genetic diversity of cells in the food pipe of people with Barrett's esophagus could be an accurate and early way to discover their risk of developing esophageal cancer. Barrett's esophagus most commonly develops in people with chronic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mastering Health Records With Personal APPsA patient with diabetes on routine medications is treated in Mtwara Region. He
Mastering Health Records With Personal APPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A patient with diabetes on routine medications is treated in Mtwara Region. He travels to Bukoba. Unfortunately, things go wrong with their blood sugar upon arrival. They suffer some complications and end up in a hospital where doctors don't know... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sensex ends below 28,000 as rate cut hopes dimRajat Rajgarhia, CEO- Institutional Equities, Motilal Oswal Financial Services
Sensex ends below 28,000 as rate cut hopes dim
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Rajat Rajgarhia, CEO- Institutional Equities, Motilal Oswal Financial Services said, "Appointment of Mr Urjit Patel is a very positive step and will send strong signal to global investors. His long experience in various kep committees and experience... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Alert On Fake Quinine Sulphate On MarketFederal Government has confirmed two cases of counterfeit quinine sulphate in c
Govt Alert On Fake Quinine Sulphate On Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Federal Government has confirmed two cases of counterfeit quinine sulphate in circulation. It has also stepped up vigilance over drug supply chain nationwide, and opened three hotlines where the public can report. The federal health ministry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Issues Alert On Fake Quinine Sulphate in CirculationThe Federal Government has stepped up vigilance within the drug supply chains i
Govt Issues Alert On Fake Quinine Sulphate in Circulation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Federal Government has stepped up vigilance within the drug supply chains in the country on the circulation of two confirmed falsified versions of Quinine Sulphate. A statement said the Federal Ministry of Health received a medical alert that... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Free To Worship secures gem NtokozoAfrica’s lauded gospel sensation and former member of Joyous celebration, Ntoko
Free To Worship secures gem Ntokozo
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
Africa’s lauded gospel sensation and former member of Joyous celebration, Ntokozo Mbambo, has been announced as one of the guest musicians who will grace the stage at Free to Worship’s (FTW) fifth concert in October. She is the first artist... Read more
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The Tyee
Proportional Representation Leads to More Diverse, Cooperative PoliticsRecently in The Tyee, Bill Tieleman made the argument that proportional represe
Proportional Representation Leads to More Diverse, Cooperative Politics
The Tyee / Posted 12 days ago
Recently in The Tyee, Bill Tieleman made the argument that proportional representation as an electoral system empowers the extreme and bizarre. Such scaremongering consists of two themes: that smaller political parties harbour danger, and that... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Proficient Gastroenterologist in Virginia and member of the American Gastroenterological Association, Vikas N. Chitnavis, MD, is to be highlighted in The Leading Physicians of the WorldThe International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome
Proficient Gastroenterologist in Virginia and member of the American Gastroenterological Association, Vikas N. Chitnavis, MD, is to be highlighted in The Leading Physicians of the World
PR NewsChannel / Posted 12 days ago
The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Vikas N. Chitnavis, MD, Gastroenterologist, to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in the Leading Physicians of the World. He is a highly-trained... Read more
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Business Wire
Wellington Financial Expands into Healthcare and Life Sciences Vertical; Hires Jeff Chapman as PartnerMr. Chapman is a seasoned life sciences investment professional, most recently
Wellington Financial Expands into Healthcare and Life Sciences Vertical; Hires Jeff Chapman as Partner
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
Mr. Chapman is a seasoned life sciences investment professional, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Head of Life Sciences at Comerica Bank where he was responsible for life science debt financings within its multi-billion dollar... Read more
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Quartz
To avoid another Brexit let’s stop treating citizenship as a birthrightTo avoid another Brexit let's stop treating citizenship as a birthright — Quart
To avoid another Brexit let’s stop treating citizenship as a birthright
Quartz / Posted 13 days ago
To avoid another Brexit let's stop treating citizenship as a birthright — Quartz RADICAL REDEFINITION Somewhere in the depths of the messy and multi-directional fallout of... Read more
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The New Statesman
How to keep a girl in school for 56pIn June 2013 a 26-year-old administrative assistant named Sarah Ewart married h
How to keep a girl in school for 56p
The New Statesman / Posted 14 days ago
In June 2013 a 26-year-old administrative assistant named Sarah Ewart married her long-term boyfriend in Belfast. Soon she was pregnant. At 19 weeks, “for a bit of fun”, she and her husband, Jason, paid for a scan so that they could see the baby.... Read more
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Swissinfo
What can be done to boost doctors’ numbers?Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
What can be done to boost doctors’ numbers?
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is copyrighted. It is intended for private use only. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian IT hit by tremors of BrexitThis could just be the start, as UK contributed to nearly $20 bn or 18 per cent
Indian IT hit by tremors of Brexit
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
This could just be the start, as UK contributed to nearly $20 bn or 18 per cent of India's $108 bn software exports for the year 2016This could just be the start, as the United Kingdom contributed to nearly $20 bn or... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Acetaminophen use while pregnant linked to childhood behavioral problems(ABC News) — A common over-the-counter pain medication has been associated with
Acetaminophen use while pregnant linked to childhood behavioral problems
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 14 days ago
(ABC News) — A common over-the-counter pain medication has been associated with increased risk of developing behavioral issues for children who were exposed to the drug in utero, according to a study published today in the medical journal JAMA... Read more
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ABC News
Acetaminophen Use While Pregnant Linked to Childhood Behavioral ProblemsA common over-the-counter pain medication has been associated with increased ri
Acetaminophen Use While Pregnant Linked to Childhood Behavioral Problems
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
A common over-the-counter pain medication has been associated with increased risk of developing behavioral issues for children who were exposed to the drug in utero, according to a study published today in the medical journal JAMA... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
Irvine Translation Firm AcquiredWelocalize Inc. acquired Irvine-based Global Language Solutions on undisclosed
Irvine Translation Firm Acquired
Orange County Business Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Welocalize Inc. acquired Irvine-based Global Language Solutions on undisclosed terms. The translation and interpretation services company, which posted $20.7 million in revenue last year and employs about 100, will remain in Orange County. Its... Read more
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DMNews
The Evolution of Email MarketingShare this content: From Gary Thuerk's first marketing email to 123 messages a
The Evolution of Email Marketing
DMNews / Posted 14 days ago
Share this content: From Gary Thuerk's first marketing email to 123 messages a day, how did we get here? On a given day, an average business email user will receive 123 messages and send 33, according to a Radicati Group report. Simply put, email... Read more
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Business Standard India
Brexit tremor hits InfosysTakes a knock after RBS changes plan on Williams & Glyn; contract loss to impac
Brexit tremor hits Infosys
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
Takes a knock after RBS changes plan on Williams & Glyn; contract loss to impact 3,000 Infy staffers Infosys chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director Vishal Sikka’s plans to stabilise business and focus on higher... Read more
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Business Wire
Ameresco and City of Phoenix Announce 91st Ave Wastewater Treatment Plant Biogas ProjectThe 91st Ave biogas project, which is expected to be operational in late 2017,
Ameresco and City of Phoenix Announce 91st Ave Wastewater Treatment Plant Biogas Project
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
The 91st Ave biogas project, which is expected to be operational in late 2017, will process the raw biogas generated in the anaerobic digesters into renewable natural gas (RNG) that will be sold to the vehicle market through the natural gas pipeline... Read more
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Business Standard India
Brexit tremor hits Infosys; may impact larger Indian ITLast week, Cognizant cut for the second time in two quarters its annual forecas
Brexit tremor hits Infosys; may impact larger Indian IT
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
Last week, Cognizant cut for the second time in two quarters its annual forecast citing uncertainty with its banking and financial, healthcare clients Vishal Sikka's plans to stabilise business... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let Us Realise the Urgency of Nelson Mandela's Dream of Nation-Building and Social Cohesion Across SocietyToday, as we reflect on the South Africa of Nelson Mandela's dreams, not only h
Let Us Realise the Urgency of Nelson Mandela's Dream of Nation-Building and Social Cohesion Across Society
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Today, as we reflect on the South Africa of Nelson Mandela's dreams, not only here at home but across the world, as we witness the unfolding events in the United States of America and the United Kingdom recently, we realise the urgency of... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
August 11, 2013ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or
August 11, 2013
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or other organization is planning a meeting, fundraiser, festival or other special event, let your neighbors know! Send information to the Tri-County Citizen, P.O. Box 158;... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
August 4, 2013ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or
August 4, 2013
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or other organization is planning a meeting, fundraiser, festival or other special event, let your neighbors know! Send information to the Tri-County Citizen, P.O. Box 158;... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers chart microbial ecology of the mouth at all stages of gum disease progressionGingivitis, a common and mild form of gum disease can progress to periodontitis
Researchers chart microbial ecology of the mouth at all stages of gum disease progression
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
Gingivitis, a common and mild form of gum disease can progress to periodontitis, a more serious infection that damages the soft tissue of the gums and sometimes even destroys the bone supporting the teeth. An international team of researchers and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Statement On LibyaLondon — Joint statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy,
Joint Statement On Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
London — Joint statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States express their concern at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Statement On LibyaJoint statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, t
Joint Statement On Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Joint statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States express their concern at reports of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Explaining the shortage of doctors in SwitzerlandUniversities have been announcing plans to boost the number of places to study
Explaining the shortage of doctors in Switzerland
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
Universities have been announcing plans to boost the number of places to study medicine following the decision to inject millions more into medical training. But why is there such a shortage of doctors in Switzerland? Switzerland has by all... Read more
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The Economic Times
UK and EU based Indian businesses likely to take a hit post Brexit: DeloitteThe BREXIT event is likely to have adverse repercussions for number of Indian b
UK and EU based Indian businesses likely to take a hit post Brexit: Deloitte
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
The BREXIT event is likely to have adverse repercussions for number of Indian businesses across industries as growth in the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) take a hit. The Deloitte study on BREXIT, highlights that, the problem of slowing... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Ali: No specific circular on ‘Pokemon Go’ for civil staffPUTRAJAYA: The government has yet to decide on issuing a specific circular on t
Ali: No specific circular on ‘Pokemon Go’ for civil staff
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: The government has yet to decide on issuing a specific circular on the ‘Pokemon Go’ game for civil servants on duty, said Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa. He pointed out that civil servants were not allowed to play... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Twelve Innovators Get Funding From Saving Lives At BirthInternational Partnership Invests $3.4 Million to Accelerate Innovations that P
Twelve Innovators Get Funding From Saving Lives At Birth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
International Partnership Invests $3.4 Million to Accelerate Innovations that Prevent Maternal, Newborn Deaths and Stillbirth in the Hardest to Reach Regions of the World After fierce competition, 12 of the world's most promising ideas to save lives... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Economic crisis linked to cancer mortality increase? An interview with Dr Mahiben MaruthappuInterview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) How did the number of
Economic crisis linked to cancer mortality increase? An interview with Dr Mahiben Maruthappu
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) How did the number of cancer deaths change following the 2008 global economic crisis? We found that the recent global economic crisis may have been associated with 260,000 additional cancer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Renowned Gospel Choir Free to Worship to Record Fourth Album in OctoberUK-BASED Zimbabwean gospel ensemble Free to Worship (FTW) will stage their firs
Renowned Gospel Choir Free to Worship to Record Fourth Album in October
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
UK-BASED Zimbabwean gospel ensemble Free to Worship (FTW) will stage their first concert of the year in London in October. Following a successful tour of the US in 2014 and their pulsating Thank You concert in Luton last year, the highly rated choir... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Free To Worship set for London concertUK-BASED Zimbabwean gospel ensemble Free to Worship (FTW) will stage their firs
Free To Worship set for London concert
New Zimbabwe / Posted 21 days ago
UK-BASED Zimbabwean gospel ensemble Free to Worship (FTW) will stage their first concert of the year in London in October. Following a successful tour of the US in 2014 and their pulsating Thank You concert in Luton last year, the highly rated choir... Read more
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Japan Today
'New office' helps staff create and firms profit ‹ Japan TodayThe office is changing. No longer just the place we go to work, it has become m
'New office' helps staff create and firms profit ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 21 days ago
The office is changing. No longer just the place we go to work, it has become much more entwined with corporate identity and the way staff see themselves. Indeed, an office that is designed well can be a hub for collaboration, creativity,... Read more
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Business Wire
WNS Ranked a ‘Leader’ in NelsonHall’s 2016 NEAT Report for Life, Annuities & Pensions (LA&P) BPSNEW YORK & MUMBAI, INDIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS),
WNS Ranked a ‘Leader’ in NelsonHall’s 2016 NEAT Report for Life, Annuities & Pensions (LA&P) BPS
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
NEW YORK & MUMBAI, INDIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced that it has been named a ‘Leader’ in NelsonHall’s 2016 NEAT vendor evaluation... Read more
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