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700,000 Travel Jobs at Risk in UK and EU Under No Deal Brexit

More than 300,000 travel and tourism jobs in the United Kingdom and almost 400,000 jobs in Europe could be at risk if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal in pl

Age is the biggest risk for heart disease, but lifestyle and meds have impact

Of all the risk factors for heart disease, age is the strongest predictor of potential trouble. While no one can stop the march of time, making healthy lifestyle

Your weight history may predict your heart failure risk

In a medical records analysis of information gathered on more than 6,000 people, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers conclude that simply asking older adult patie

Higher risk of heart attack on Christmas Eve

The risk of heart attack peaks at around 10pm on Christmas Eve, particularly for older and sicker people, most likely due to heightened emotional stress, finds a

Hearing loss is a risk factor for premature death

A new study links hearing loss with an increased risk for mortality before the age of 75 due to cardiovascular disease. Researchers at the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center at

Faster, cheaper test can help predict risk of metastasis in prostate cancer patients

For men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer or patients previously treated, the risk of metastasis is a crucial determinant of whether to choose conservative ma

Risk and your business

(iStock) SA will take 6 years to beat junk status – economist Justice Malala warns business to stay out of party politics Emerging-market currencies to weath

Receiving genetic information can change risk

Millions of people in the United States alone have submitted their DNA for analysis and received information that not only predicts their risk for disease but, i

Dialysis patients at risk of progressive brain injury

Kidney dialysis can cause short-term ‘cerebral stunning’ and may be associated with progressive brain injury in those who receive the treatment for m

Millions of low-risk people with diabetes may be testing their blood sugar too often

For people with Type 2 diabetes, the task of testing their blood sugar with a fingertip prick and a drop of blood on a special strip of paper becomes part of eve

Study finds higher risk of breast cancer for women after giving birth

Younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than their peers of the same age who do not have children, according to a

Higher risk of death for patients leaving hospital during the Christmas holiday

Patients sent home from hospital during the December holiday period are less likely to have a follow-up appointment, and have a higher risk of death and readmiss

Obesity, risk of cognitive dysfunction? Consider high-intensity interval exercise

It’s fast-paced, takes less time to do, and burns a lot of calories. High-intensity interval exercise is widely recognized as the most time-efficient a

Statins have low risk of side effects

The cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have demonstrated substantial benefits in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes caused by blood clots (ischemic strokes) in a

Increased cervical cancer risk in women with positive HPV, but no cellular abnormalities

Researchers have uncovered an increased risk of cervical cancer in women whose cervical cells test positive for certain high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) type

Researchers explore what’s behind Mediterranean diet and lower cardiovascular risk

A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers insights f

Pound v US Dollar exchange rate: Optimistic global risk sentiment weighs on USD

The meaningful vote should be on January 15 (Image: AFP) Compared to October by 2.2 percent, while year-on-year the figure rose by 1.3 percent compared to November 2017.  Yest

Pound US dollar exchange rate: Easing global risk sentiment continues to weigh on USD

Pound US dollar: GBP fell against the USD (Image: GETTY) News that the US and China agreed to extend their trade talks in Beijing for a third, unscheduled day has further decreased