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Brussels starts new Project Fear by claiming Brexit will put British workers at higher risk of cancer

“Brussels has launched its own version of Project Fear by suggesting British workers will be at a higher risk of cancer as a result of Brexit” writes Gordon Rayner for telegraph.co.uk. David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, is irritated by the false claims and will on Tuesday hit back at them by rubbishing the idea that post-Brexit Britain will be a “dystopian” world akin to the Mad Max films. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Alphabet’s Verily analyzing retinas w/ machine learning to predict heart disease

“The latest applies machine learning to retinal images to identify the risk factors of cardiovascular disease” writes Breath Of The for 9to5google.com. This can give clinicians greater confidence in the algorithm, and potentially provide new insights into retinal features not previously associated with cardiovascular risk factors or future risk. Source: 9to5google.com Share This:

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New acne diagnoses linked to increased depression risk

“We found that acne increased the risk of developing clinical depression by 63 percent in the first year following an acne diagnosis and that this risk remained elevated for five years after the initial acne diagnosis,” Vallerand said” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Past research has found that roughly two-thirds of acne patients are adults, not teenagers, and that depression is common, with about 10 percent of female acne patients also experiencing depression symptoms.Overall, acne patients had 46 percent higher risk for major depression than the comparison group.The authors…

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Florida social services reportedly investigated Nikolas Cruz in 2016 — but they determined he was a low risk

“Florida’s state social services agency had previously investigated Nikolas Cruz, long before he set foot on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday and allegedly gunned down 17 people” writes Michelle Mark for businessinsider.com. News of the state investigation is just the latest in a series of revelations regarding Cruz’s disturbing past. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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US’s greatest vulnerability is ignoring cyber threats from adversaries, foreign policy expert says

“Borge Brende, president of the World Economic Forum, weighed in, stressing the economic cost of cyber crimes” writes Natasha Turak for cnbc.com. America’s greatest vulnerability is its continued inability to acknowledge the extent of its adversaries’ capabilities when it comes to cyber threats, says Ian Bremmer, founder and president of leading political risk firm Eurasia Group.Speaking to CNBC from the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, the prominent American political scientist emphasized that there should be much more government-level concern and urgency over cyber risk.”It is very hard to attribute cyberattacks…

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‘THE FLOODGATES ARE OPEN’: The US government is set to begin an unprecedented borrowing binge

“Economists like Seth Carpenter, the chief US economist at UBS, expect fiscal stimulus to boost growth and inflation” writes Akin Oyedele for businessinsider.com. Beyond how the Fed manages higher growth, the Treasury’s response to fiscal stimulus poses its own risks. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Centroid Solutions Launches Broker Risk Management Products for MT5

“Through their collaboration, they have been able to swiftly manifest the innovation of their new MT5 risk management products” reports financemagnates.com. Centroid Solutions, a provider of risk management technology solutions for FX brokers, has launched new broker-oriented products centered on the Metatrader 5 trading platform. Centroid’s rollout of the new MT5-centered risk management products could potentially provide appealing solutions for many brokers.The first category is Centroid 24, which provides advanced risk management features for brokers.The tools can provide beneficial information that can help brokers to improve their analysis of P/L,…

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Amazon threat to FedEx overblown, it’s the postal service that’s in trouble, JP Morgan says

“Amazon’s reported entry to delivery service won’t be as bad for UPS and FedEx as it will be for the United States Postal Service, according to a J.P. Morgan analyst in the space” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. “Sentiment remains cautious on the two stocks based on a heightened risk of disruption.We believe the headline overlooks the primary company at risk, which is the U.S. Postal Service,” wrote analyst Brian Ossenbeck. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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