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Homeowners kept in dark about climate change risk to houses, says report

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
The risk that houses in some areas of Australia are likely to become uninsurable, dilapidated and uninhabitable due to climate change is kept hidden from those building and buying property along Australia's coasts and in bushfire zones, a Climate ...

Additional hormone measurement reveals pregnant women at high risk of preeclampsia

Science Daily - ‎4 hours ago‎
One of the risk factors for preeclampsia is hyperthyroidism, which can be caused by medical conditions such as Graves' Disease or toxic thyroid nodules.

Weighing The Week Ahead: What Is The Risk/Reward Trade-Off For Stocks?

Seeking Alpha - ‎19 hours ago‎
Energy prices, interest rates, and economic data all seem to be finding a sweet spot. Skeptics note the top of the recent trading range, and many things that could go wrong.

Is Beauty Worth the Risk?

Huffington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Granted, in her case it wasn't cosmetic surgery, but the point that I am trying to make is that there is always a risk when surgery is being performed.
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WHO: We constantly assess the risk of Zika virus

BBC News - ‎May 28, 2016‎
WHO: We constantly assess the risk of Zika virus. 28 May 2016 Last updated at 16:42 BST. The World Health Organization has rejected a call by health experts for the Brazil Olympics to be postponed, in order to halt the spread of the Zika virus ...

Portuguese study did not find an increased stroke risk for football fans

Science Daily - ‎4 hours ago‎
"The absolute number of strokes during football matches may have been higher but it was not an above-average outlier. Our data therefore furnishes no significant indications of a correlation between enthusiasm for football and increased risk of stroke.".

Big Banks Ladle On the Risk

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Hungry for revenue, Wall Street banks are taking on more risk to help companies sell large chunks of stock. In block-trade deals, a bank typically buys stock from a company or its private-equity backers at a discount, and then aims to flip the stock to ...
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The risk to UK pensions from Tata's special deal

Financial Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Hard cases make bad law. That, in essence, is the danger of the UK government's plan to allow British Steel to reduce its pension obligations in order to make Tata Steel UK more attractive to investors.

How to Take the Risk Out of Grazing Stocker Cattle

AgWeb - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Improvements in genetics and the economic incentive to push cattle performance have one distinct drawback—younger cattle are higher risk cattle. Both stocker and feedlot operators strive to limit potential health risks in the cattle they buy, yet ...
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Living near a landfill site can increase the risk of lung cancer, scientists claim - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The research, which was completed in Italy and published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, also claimed that children are at particular risk from the airborne pollutants. People who live close to municipal solid waste landfills could be ...
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Can exercise really reduce the risk of getting cancer?

The Guardian - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The study showed that the risk of oesophageal cancer for those taking the most exercise was 42% lower than for those taking the least.

Is a Higher-Yielding Bond Worth the Risk?

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 24, 2016‎
My view is that this bond has significantly more credit and default risk than the MMD benchmark because it isn't AAA-rated, and the maturity is more than three times longer than the benchmark used.

When Taxpayers Carry All the Risk

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 24, 2016‎
American history is full of stories of entrepreneurs—from Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs to Joy Mangano—taking a risk with their last dollar and striking it big.

Increased Potato Consumption Could Heighten The Risk Of High Blood Pressure, New Study Reveals

Science World Report - ‎15 hours ago‎
The outcome showed that in women, eating four or more servings each week of baked, mashed or boiled potatoes could trigger an increased risk of high blood pressure but not in men. On the other hand, higher intake of potato chips could heighten the risk ...
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An unhealthy marriage may actually lower the risk of diabetes in men: Study

The Indian Express - ‎May 27, 2016‎
For women, a healthy marriage could lower the risk of developing diabetes but for men its the other way round. (Photo: Thinkstock Images).
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Why the risk-takers are returning to emerging markets

The Times (subscription) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Emerging markets funds have taken a severe hammering over the past five years. Only five out of 40 funds have made any money over that time and the average loss stands at 12 per cent.

The risks of active surveillance for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancers

Harvard Health (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A new study now shows that intermediate-risk tumors are more likely to metastasize on active surveillance than initially expected.

Does Light Therapy Increase the Risk for Cancer in Kids?

Medscape - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Both studies used a Big Data approach to address the question, but although one study found a statistically significant link between phototherapy and pediatric cancer, the absolute risk remained small; the other study also showed a link, but the ...
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Millennials want the reward without the risk

Business Insider - ‎May 23, 2016‎
My generation came of age as investors during the risk-on environment in the 1980s when we were rewarded for that risk. However, my parents were depression-era kids whose memories left them extremely cautious as investors. Today, at least in the U.S., ...
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Poverty affects your DNA and increases the risk of depression, study finds

ScienceAlert - ‎May 24, 2016‎
"The biggest risk factor we have currently for depression is a family history of the disorder," said one of the team, psychiatrist and behavioural scientist Douglas Williamson from Duke University.