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Teenagers who are both bully and victim are more likely to have suicidal thoughts

Apr 28, 2017 00:31 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Most research into teen bullying tends to focus only on the victim. This means we know little about how the bully is affected. A new Australian study shows that teenagers who have been both a victim and a bully are at...

Genetic surveillance and why it's critical in the fight against antimalarial drug resistance

Apr 25, 2017 07:08 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Efforts to tackle malaria infections over the past decades have yielded impressive results across the tropics, so much so that full elimination is now a public health priority for many malaria endemic...

Hypnosis may still be veiled in mystery – but we are starting to uncover its scientific basis

Apr 22, 2017 01:54 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Some argue that hypnosis is just a trick. Others, however, see it as bordering on the paranormal mysteriously transforming people into mindless robots. Now our recent review of a number of research studies on the topic...

Electroconvulsive therapy does work – and it can be miraculous

Apr 22, 2017 01:52 am UTC| Health

The use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) to treat psychiatric disorders is on the rise in England, according to a new report in The Guardian. There was an 11% rise in the number of procedures performed on the NHS between...

A doctor's sexual advances towards a patient are never ok, even if 'consensual'

Apr 22, 2017 01:33 am UTC| Health Law

In a recent independent review, I recommended chaperones no longer be used as an interim protective measure to keep patients safe while allegations of sexual misconduct by a doctor are investigated. The review was...

Why your child still needs vaccines, even if you may not know someone with the disease

Apr 20, 2017 03:20 am UTC| Health

At the turn of the 21st century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article about the 10 greatest public health achievements over the past 100 years, from 1900-1999. One of them was vaccination,...

Cycling to work: major new study suggests health benefits are staggering

Apr 20, 2017 02:35 am UTC| Health

Research has consistently shown that people who are less physically active are both more likely to develop health problems like heart disease and type 2 diabetes, and to die younger. Yet there is increasing evidence that...

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Economy

UK gilts slump after reading higher Q1 GDP

The UK gilts slumped Friday after witnessing a rise in the countrys first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP), released today. The yield on the benchmark 10-year gilts, which moves inversely to its price, jumped 3...

German bunds plunge post Eurozone’s higher-than-expected April consumer price inflation

The German bunds plunged Friday after reading the Eurozones higher-than-expected consumer price inflation for the month of April, which added to the disappointment in safe-haven assets. The yield on the benchmark...

CZK likely to remain volatile in coming weeks and months, says KBC Research

The EUR/CZK has moved back about the former (FX) intervention level set by the CNB at the 27.00. After CNBs exit from the intervention regime (April 6) the koruna has only twice briefly touched this level, but it had never...

Australia business outlook remains optimistic; profit, pricing expectations lift

The Australian economy is into its eighth year of economic expansion and while business confidence is well off its peak, survey indicators are still pointing to solid growth. Firms are optimistic about their own...

New Zealand bonds close higher on short-covering; investors await March trade balance

The New Zealand bonds closed lower Friday as investors covered previous short positions. Also, the countrys trade surplus for the month of March limited the rise in bonds. At the time of closing, the yield on the...

Politics

The Kremlin has its watchful eyes set on the French elections

The Ukrainian crisis, from the Maidan protests and the annexation of Crimea to the violent conflict in Donbass, has led to an unprecedented deterioration of relations between Russia and the West. As early as 2014, the West...

Jakarta governor election results in a victory for prejudice over pluralism

The long, divisive campaign for governorship of Indonesias capital city Jakarta is finally over, with unofficial results showing a decisive victory for the challenger Anies Baswedan over the controversial incumbent...

How will the federal government protect nuclear safety in an anti-regulatory climate?

The Trump administration and congressional Republicans have undertaken a wide-ranging effort to shrink the federal governments regulatory footprint. Much attention has focused on high-profile targets, such as the...

Will Trump's global family planning cuts cause side effects?

President Donald Trump is leading an assault on family planning around the world. Most recently, his administration cut off U.S. contributions to the United Nations Population Fund, which provides and funds reproductive...

Ethiopia needs a multi-party democracy to end the crushing impact of corruption

A paradox has played out in Ethiopia over the last decade. While its economy has thrived, its political landscape has been overwhelmed by rampant corruption. In 2013, for example, more than 50 high profile people,...

Science

Earth Day Protest Highlights Desperate Situation Of Science And Existing Hope

A few days ago, the world celebrated Earth Day. It was meant to be a time when humanity recognized the importance of Mother Nature, highlighting its plight in some form of solidarity. However, what ended up happening is...

Degrees of separation: companies shed degree requirements to promote merit over qualifications

At the end of 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that close to two-thirds of all Australians had completed a degree or apprenticeship. The growth in the number of people attending a university or...

Death metal: how nickel played a role in the world's worst mass extinction

Around 250 million years ago, life on Earth nearly came to an end, in a mass extinction between the Permian and Triassic periods known as the Great Dying. Some 90% of the species in the oceans and 70% of vertebrate...

Proof: Saturn moon Enceladus is able to host life – it's time for a new mission

Ever since studies started suggesting that chemical reactions between water and rock on Saturns moon Enceladus could provide enough energy in the water to feed microbial life, scientists have been searching for proof that...

"Pathogen hunters": citizen scientists track plant diseases to save species

Plant diseases threaten food security and sustainability. They affect ecosystems and change natural environments. They cost money, too. An enormous amount is spent globally each year to control these diseases; the damage...

Technology

Mission Impossible Voice Duplicator Finally Exists, Machine Can Copy Anyone’s Voice

One of the most prominent sci-fi technologies on the movie franchise Mission Impossible is the voice duplicator and synthesizer that allowed Tom Cruises character Ethan Hunt to speak with another persons voice for one...

How Blockchain Could Rewrite The Internet And Humanity Itself

Since it was born from the mind of Satoshi Nakamoto, Blockchain has grown to become a significant force in the financial and information industries, effectively reorganizing some of the concepts that were thought to be set...

Call Of Duty: WWII Will Focus On More Mature Themes, Holocaust And Civilian Casualties

While Call of Duty games do deal with serious topics like war, death, and loss, most of the games present these subjects with a more distanced approach. COD: WWII is expected to be a different title out of others in the...

Apple’s Money Transfer Ambitions Reinitiated According To Reports

Once again, Apple could be thinking about launching its own money transfer system after several attempts in the past ended up going nowhere. This has been something of an itch for the iPhone maker, which it just cant seem...

Acer Unveils New Gaming Laptops, Shows It’s Serious About Going Big

In order to prove that its ready to enter the arena of PC gamings big boys, Acer recently held an event for the sole purpose of unveiling its own take on gaming laptops. To say that its flagship unit is unusual would be an...
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April 28 21:00 UTC Released

MXFiscal Balance (Pesos)*

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340.61 bln MXN

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-1.93 bln MXN

April 28 21:00 UTC Released

CNFiscal Balance (Pesos)*

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340.61 bln MXN

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-1.93 bln MXN

April 30 01:00 UTC 9898m

CNNBS Non-Mfg PMI*

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55.10 %

April 30 01:00 UTC 9898m

CNNBS Manufacturing PMI*

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51.6 bln $

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51.8 bln $

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AUAIG Manufacturing Index

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57.5 %

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KRExport Growth Prelim*

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15.3 %

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13.6 %

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KRImport Growth Prelim*

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21.0 %

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27.7 %

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KRTrade Balance Prelim*

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Forecast

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6.27 bln $

May 1 00:30 UTC 15081508m

USNikkei Mfg PMI

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52.8 %

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JPNikkei Mfg PMI

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52.8 bln $

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