Lower Spanish growth expected this year, bank governor says, with hopes pinned on vaccine rollout

No results matched your search Economy9 hours ago (Mar 14, 2021 08:10AM ET) © Reuters. Closed-down businesses amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Madrid MADRID – (Reuters) – Spain’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will probably be slower than expected this year, the central bank chief said in an interview published on Sunday,…Continue Reading

Wrinkle-faced male bats lower their face masks when they mate

Nov. 9 (UPI) — When copulating, male wrinkle-faced bats pull down a mask-like flap of facial skin, according to new research — the first-ever behavioral survey of wrinkle-faced bats in their natural habitat. Until now, scientists didn’t know much about the mating patterns of wrinkle-faced bats, Centurio senex, a species that lives among the caves…Continue Reading

FMA renews push to lower KiwiSaver fees

Navigation for News Categories The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is renewing its push to lower KiwiSaver fees amid concerns about excessive charges. Photo: 123RF The regulator is concerned fees may have a negative effect on balances, as well as a disproportionate effect on KiwiSavers with low balances. “The members’ interests must be put first and…Continue Reading

JGB yields edge lower on rising coronavirus cases

TOKYO, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Yields on Japanese government bonds slipped on Tuesday, as sentiment was weighed by uncertainty over U.S. stimulus talks and the global economic outlook due to a surge in coronavirus cases.Benchmark 10-year JGB futures rose 0.1 point to 152.03, with a trading volume of 13,091 lots, while the 10-year JGB yield…Continue Reading

More Protein Not Tied to Lower Death Rate in Hemodialysis Patients

Adding nutritional supplements, and protein in particular, to the diet of patients on hemodialysis didn’t seem to bolster their mortality rates, a pragmatic trial found. In a cluster-randomized clinical trial of over 10,000 patients on hemodialysis, patients on an intensive oral nutritional supplement protocol had similar mortality rates compared with those on standard care (hazard…Continue Reading

U.S. aims to lower troop level in Afghanistan to 2,500 by early 2021, Trump advisor says

U.S. Soldiers and Airmen from Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul return to base after a quality assurance, quality control patrol near the city of Qalat, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Nov. 1, 2010.Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson | U.S. Air ForceWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s national security advisor said Friday that the administration has set a timeline for bringing…Continue Reading

Lower Rituximab Dose as Effective, Safer in MS

Further data suggesting that a lower dose of rituximab seems to offer similar effectiveness with a better safety profile than higher doses commonly used have been reported in a new observational study. “We showed similar numbers of relapses, MRI new/active lesions, and effects on disability with a higher and lower dose of rituximab over a…Continue Reading