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NHS criticism on social media ‘risks undermining health service’

NHS criticism on social media ‘risks undermining health service’

“Reactionary criticism” about the health service, especially on social media, risks undermining the NHS, the health minister will say later. Vaughan Gething is expected to warn in a speech that it might put off young people from pursuing health careers. He will also announce that an extra £100m for NHS Wales over the next two [...]

February 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on NHS criticism on social media ‘risks undermining health service’

Fed’s Powell Says Risks Are Mixed and Real Estate Is a Concern

Fed’s Powell Says Risks Are Mixed and Real Estate Is a Concern

Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank needs to step up monitoring of financial excesses following an extended period of record-low interest rates, citing commercial real estate as one area of concern. “With inflation under control, overheating has shown up in the form of financial excess,” Powell told the American Finance Association [...]

January 8, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Fed’s Powell Says Risks Are Mixed and Real Estate Is a Concern

Economic and political risks of India’s demonetization

Economic and political risks of India’s demonetization

CANBERRA – On Nov. 8, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that 500- and 1,000-rupee notes (1,000 rupees is about $15) were no longer legal tender; people were given 50 days to deposit them in bank accounts or exchange them for new notes at banks and post offices — when only half of Indian adults have [...]

December 10, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Economic and political risks of India’s demonetization

Analysis: Race into commodities risks stalling

Analysis: Race into commodities risks stalling

Flows into commodity investments have hit their highest levels since the global financial crisis as negative interest rates boost the appeal of real assets, but they risk reversing as rallies falter in metals and oil. The threat of investors liquidating their commodity stakes has climbed in recent years as speculative funds have become dominant and [...]

September 9, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Analysis: Race into commodities risks stalling

Fighting health risks: SIH focuses on reducing cancer in Southern Illinois

Fighting health risks: SIH focuses on reducing cancer in Southern Illinois

Editor’s note: This is the first in a four-part series on the Community Health Needs Assessment completed by SIH. Next week’s story will be on diabetes and obesity and their roles in heart disease. When Southern Illinois Healthcare released findings from its Community Health Needs Assessment in March, they chose three health priorities for the [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Fighting health risks: SIH focuses on reducing cancer in Southern Illinois

Study: Many male doctors may overlook female heart risks

Study: Many male doctors may overlook female heart risks

Many male primary care doctors regard heart disease as a man’s issue and don’t assess risk in female patients, a new French study finds. Many of these physicians “will be surprised by our findings, and I hope this will help them ensure they assess [heart] risk equally in their male and female patients,” said lead [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study: Many male doctors may overlook female heart risks

Doctors group: Benefits, risks of telemedicine must be balanced by physicians

Doctors group: Benefits, risks of telemedicine must be balanced by physicians

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8  — Using telemedicine — a variety of technologies to work with patients who do not come into the office — has grown in recent years, leading the American College of Physicians to release recommendations on the benefits and risks of the practice. The group said that several steps can be taken, including [...]

April 13, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Doctors group: Benefits, risks of telemedicine must be balanced by physicians

Health risks posed by mindless munching

Health risks posed by mindless munching

WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 — Along with diet and exercise, mindful eating may benefit overweight people trying to shed excess pounds, new research suggests. “Mindful eating practices promote awareness of experiences related to the desire to eat, actual sensations of hunger, fullness, satisfaction and enjoyment,” study author Jennifer Daubenmier, from the University of California, San [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Health risks posed by mindless munching

Small drone risks to aircraft ‘minimal’

Small drone risks to aircraft ‘minimal’

It used data on bird strikes to get a sense of what would happen if a small drone collided with a plane. Only 3% of collisions between aircraft and birds similar in weight to domestic drones result in damage, found the George Mason University researchers. An even smaller number caused injuries to humans, it found, [...]

March 16, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Small drone risks to aircraft ‘minimal’