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WASHINGTON: America’s media giants have seen this movie before: Big Tech enters an industry with piles of cash and new ways of doing business, devastating the competition. That’s why Big Media are scrambling for partnerships and tie-ups to bolster their content arsenal in the face of a well-funded onslaught from…

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Hyperthyroidism is so poorly understood that many people, women in particular, actually envy people who have it; because they think that people with hyperthyroidism never become overweight, and that is myth No. 1. “Yes, Hyperthyroidism make you hypermetabolic, but it also makes you eat more. So as long you eat…

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SAN DIEGO, California: Salk Institute scientists say they have developed a safer method of a popular gene editing technology. In a study released on Thursday (Friday in Manila), they demonstrate it reverses illnesses in mice, including diabetes, muscular dystrophy and kidney disease. With further development, the modified technology, known as…

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SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota: Sanford Health is trying fat-based stem cell treatments on orthopedic patients and those with ulcers. Sanford started the two US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved clinical trials — one a month ago and the other earlier this year — using abdominal fat stem cells to heal…

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CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee: Every second matters when treating stroke, and local research to develop a portable diagnostic tool could help detect the problem faster, saving precious time, brain cells and lives. The new device, called the Lucid System, is made by California- based Neural Analytics and uses ultrasound from a robotic…

LONDON’S CAPITAL ECONOMICS

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Concerns that the Philippine economy could overheat are exaggerated and monetary authorities are unlikely to intervene in the short term, London’s Capital Economics said. In a report, the research firm noted that fast growth, easy credit and a worsening trade balance had led to suggestions that Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas…

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BY BSP DEPUTY GOVERNOR DIWA C. GUINIGUNDO Exactly 21 years ago, in a speech delivered on 5 December 1996, then US Fed Chairman Allan Greenspan used the term “irrational exuberance” to warn investors that the spectacular rally in stock prices during the period could potentially signal that global stock markets…

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Progress on tax reforms sought by government could lift the stock market this week, analysts said, with investors also expected to be on the lookout for news on listed firms’ spending plans for next year. In a market note, online brokerage 2TradeAsia said prospective buyers would specifically be looking for…

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THE full disclosure rule does not require what the two-word phrase actually connotes. A disclosure is “full” simply because the public stockholders who trade in stocks listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) believe it is. Yet, if the public would closely scrutinize every PSE posting, they may find a…

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The Philippine delegation to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC) 11 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will push for inclusive globalization and has identified three priorities to make sure it would benefit Filipinos, the Dpeartment of Trade and Industry (DTI) said on Sunday. “At the WTO MC 11, we…

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