Systematic Risk

Rare long COVID risk for children beyond 12 weeks

A systematic review of young patients with COVID-19 found that children and adolescents “rarely” exhibit persistent symptoms of what is known as “long COVID” after 12 weeks, even in the case of the Delta variant more virulent. The results on the long-term impact of COVID on children contrast with the …

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PGIM appoints Linda Gibson as CEO of QMA

NEWARK, New Jersey – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – PGIM, the $ 1.5 trillion global investment management firm of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), has appointed Linda Gibson as CEO of QMA, its quantitative equity and solutions specialist $ 119 billion multi-asset. Gibson has been with QMA since July 2019 as Chief …

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Neighborhood COVID-19 Mortality: Racial and Ethnic Inequalities Worsened in Minnesota in 2020

Versions of this article were presented at the Minnesota Public Health Association annual conference (virtual), April 29, 2021, and the American Sociological Association annual meeting (virtual), August 9, 2021. Response grant at the University of Minnesota; the Minnesota Population Center, which is funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute …

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24% higher risk of prostate cancer among 9/11 World Trade Center rescue / recovery workers

The greatest risk appears to be among first responders on the day of the attack. The risk of prostate cancer was 24% higher among 9/11 emergency responders and rescuers after the 2001 World Trade Center attacks, with the highest risk among first responders, according to research published online in review …

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Does a Covid infection protect against reinfection?

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vaccines have high protective efficacy against infection or re-infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of the 2019 coronavirus disease pandemic (Covid-19). A new review available on the medRxiv * preprint server has shown that the protective effect of a …

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Do you know which one you are doing? — Health and security at work

Medical surveillance vs medical screening These are often used interchangeably, but there is a distinct difference that is often misunderstood. By Karen Kono 01 Sep 2021 When you ask companies why they are doing medical screening or surveillance, the typical response is “Because we have to.” This is often the …

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The most dangerous maritime professions in the world

By Arnold & Itkin – No one would dispute the fact that maritime work is dangerous. Conditions on any offshore platform, barge, dredge and other vessels can be dangerous, even in calm waters. Workers at offshore oil rigs have a death rate seven times the average for the US workforce. …

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Flexi-cap funds see investor money flowing

After the market regulator introduced flexi-cap systems and fund companies aligned their multi-cap systems, investors are investing more and more money in this category. In July, fund houses absorbed Rs 11,508 crore into flexi-cap funds. Of this amount, the new fund offer (NFO) from ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund mobilized Rs …

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WHO seeks experts for new advisory group on origins of novel pathogens

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched an open call for experts to be part of the new WHO Scientific Advisory Group on the Origins of Novel Pathogens (SAGO). SAGO will advise WHO on technical and scientific considerations regarding the origins of emerging and re-emerging pathogens with epidemic …

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Sally Magnificence (NYSE: SBH) Experiences Quarterly Outcomes, Beats $ 0.06 Per Share Estimate

Sally Magnificence (NYSE: SBH) reported quarterly outcomes on Wednesday. The specialty retailer reported earnings per share (EPS) of $ 0.68 for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $ 0.62 per $ 0.06, stories MarketWatch Earnings. Sally Magnificence had a web margin of 4.03% and a return on fairness of …

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