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Health Care S/Africa drops in global competitiveness index - Agency
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After peaking at 11th in 2007, South Korea slid to 19th in 2012, 25th in 2013 and then to 26th in 2014, where it has remained for four years in a row. WEForum noted that it is still the most competitive country in East Asia and Pacific, followed by Hong Kong. Among Asian economies other than Japan and Hong Kong, Taiwan came 15th, down from 14th.

Health Care Goa court frames charges against Tarun Tejpal in rape case
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Advocate Rajiv Gomes, representing Tejpal, had pleaded before the Mapusa court in Goa to put the trial on hold as a petition challenging the framing of charges is already pending before the Bombay High Court at Goa. "They were arguing that the charges be not framed but the high court had clearly not put a stay on the case". In a 2,684-page chargesheet filed before the Goa fast-track court, the police said that Tarun Tejpal assaulted the woman twice.

Health Care Aamir Khan terms his role in 'Secret Superstar' toughest!
Author: 0 Aamir Khan terms his role in 'Secret Superstar' toughest!

The video starts with the singer-actress Monali Thakur and she is featuring herself in the movie and she says that she is in love with Aamir's look. Interestingly, Aamir, who has played various intense and unconventional roles in films like " Dangal ", "PK", "Ghajini",'3 Idiots", "Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India", "Rang De Basanti", "Sarfarosh", finds his role in " Secret Superstar' one of his toughest ones.

Health Care Cash-strapped Nigeria eyes global bodies for cost-saving
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The Minister on Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is under no obligation to reveal the nature of his illness to anyone. Our subscriptions are in arrears in a number of major organisations. Particularly, there was a dispute as to the figure of how much is owed. And also circulars needed to be issued on who can commit Nigeria because it was discovered it would be a director or an ambassador who attended the meeting who committed subscription on ...

Health Care NZ central bank keeps rates on hold, softens language on NZD
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Not everyone believes that the RBNZ will stay cautious for long, however, with some economists predicting that they will be inclined to begin lifting rates in February next year, joining in on the global narrative of stricter monetary policy (especially if the US Fed goes ahead with a December rate hike).

Health Care Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Barcelona
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It was the visitors who had the first real attempt at goal in the 10th minute when Lionel Messi curled a free-kick into the area which evaded his team-mates in the centre and then dropped narrowly wide of the far post. Sporting lost striker Seydou Doumbia to injury prior to the break, the Ivorian seemingly hurting himself following a theatrical fall on the edge of the Barca penalty area that earned him a yellow card.

Health Care Alicia Keys stars in breast cancer awareness campaign
Author: 0 Alicia Keys stars in breast cancer awareness campaign

Raising awareness of breast cancer is an important cause for Stella too, as her photographer mother Linda McCartney died from the disease in 1998 at the age of 56. Statistics have shown that African American women have a 42 percent higher chance of breast cancer mortality than caucasian women. A percentage of all proceeds from the set will be donated to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Breast Examination Center in Harlem, where Alicia grew up, which offers "free quality care to its local ...

Health Care Senate Republicans junk last-gasp effort to kill Obamacare
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Barring a reversal, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., must decide whether to hold a roll call at all. But three, including most recently Senator Susan Collins of ME, have declared their opposition. Bill Cassidy , R-La., and Lindsey Graham , R-S.C. A one-size fits all approach to health care does not work. He called the issue an important debate and said, "It's one that we'll certainly continue".

Health Care Flesh-eating bacteria kills elderly woman after Hurricane Harvey
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Reed had been a donor and longtime volunteer at her church and several nonprofit organizations. Necrotizing fasciitis is a bacterial infection that spreads quickly by killing surrounding tissue. The woman caught the infection after falling into bacteria-infested floodwaters. Following hurricanes that have hit the United States and surrounding islands, the CDC released a fact sheet on hurricane safety, warning: "Be careful with floodwater - it can contain unsafe bacteria".

Health Care Increase in HIV diagnoses in people over 50 in Europe
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But the number of people living with HIV, part of a life-long treatment, continues to grow. "Being HIV positive and not knowing may endanger other people by transmitting the disease unknowingly", said Tavoschi, adding that some studies have also shown lower survivability among older people living with HIV.

Health Care NHS workers demand 3.9% pay rise
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Scottish NHS workers have joined colleagues from across the United Kingdom in calling for a 3.9% pay rise and an extra £800. NHS pay has fallen by 14 per cent in real terms over the last seven years, according to unions. Commenting on the move by unions, the NHS Confederation, which represents health organisations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, said employers could not afford to fund salary increases themselves.

Health Care Not Lung Tumor, Man Diagnosed with Playmobil
Author: 0 Not Lung Tumor, Man Diagnosed with Playmobil

Specialists at a respiratory facility in Preston, England, made the disclosure after the patient, a 47-year-old jack of all trades, was alluded to them in light of a pestering hack that had kept going over a year. "Tracheobronchial foreign body (TFB) aspiration is a common occurrence in children compared with adults", the case note says. In their report, the medics describe the case as something "unheard of".

Health Care Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are eerily similar
Author: 0 Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are eerily similar

Later on Monday, Sarah Huckabee Sanders took pains at the daily press briefing to state that the United States has not declared war on North Korea . Mr Ri also warned Mr Trump's insults made "our rocket's visit to the entire United States mainland inevitable all the more".

Health Care Indian equities plunge, Sensex tanks over 300 points
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The NSE Nifty settled a shade lower by 1.10 points, or 0.01 per cent, at 9,871.50. Indian shares look set to open a tad higher on Wednesday after six days of losses. Asian shares rose on Wednesday as investors hoped for progress on major tax reform in the United States, while the dollar hovered near one-month highs on growing expectations of a USA interest rate increase in December.

Author: 0 PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume

NY now owns 23,530 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $257,000 after buying an additional 3,493 shares in the last quarter. The company has its outstanding shares of 44.81M. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell. Therefore 45% are positive. PTCT has been the topic of several other reports.

Health Care Azealia Banks Criticized Cardi B Says She Is No Nicki Minaj
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However, last night, after Cardi beat Nicki and every other contemporary rapper to break a record held only by Lauryn Hill, Nicki Minaj took to her Twitter and later on Cardi's Instagram to congratulate her. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in almost 20 years, but not everyone is lining up to congratulate her. But Banks wasn't feeling congratulatory in the wake of Cardi's milestone.