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Hot flashes-cardiovascular disease puzzle

Hot flashes-cardiovascular disease puzzle

Women who start having hot flashes in their 40s and early 50s had signs of poorer blood vessel health in a recent study and may be at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease later on, researchers say.

A practical agenda for revolutionary times

A practical agenda for revolutionary times

As the world’s financial leaders gather for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings, many working people around the world are demanding radical change, because they sense that their voices are not being heard.

View from Asia: Trump’s first 100 days

View from Asia: Trump’s first 100 days

As US President Donald Trump prepares to mark his first 100 days in office on Saturday, his foreign policy in Asia — especially China, North Korea and Japan — has assumed a central role in his young administration.

Saudi on track to push ahead with economic reforms

Saudi on track to push ahead with economic reforms

As the “lower-for-longer” reality about oil prices has set deep in the Gulf, Saudi Arabia has been pursuing an ambitious economic reform plan.

Taliban attack eclipses Trump’s mega bomb

Taliban attack eclipses Trump’s mega bomb

Eight days after the US military dropped its largest ever conventional bomb on suspected Islamic State fighters in eastern Afghanistan, Taliban militants breached an army base in the north of the country and killed scores of local soldiers.

Messi proves yet again that he is the best

Messi proves yet again that he is the best

The latest edition of the Clasico, the thrilling blockbuster that it was, had numerous defining moments. And these will be remembered for a long time to come.

The limits of economic optimism

The limits of economic optimism

As the annual spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund commence, the world’s economic future appears brighter than it has in some time.

Macron’s vision and mission

Macron’s vision and mission

The centrist Emmanuel Macron’s success in the first round of the French presidential election is likely to re-energise Europe.

‘New’ Trump pursues lopsided foreign policy

‘New’ Trump pursues lopsided foreign policy

After a series of foreign-policy U-turns, there is now talk of a “new” Donald Trump who is far more inclined to use military power than the Trump we saw during the 2016 US presidential campaign.

Sugary soft drinks raise risk of stroke, dementia

Sugary soft drinks raise risk of stroke, dementia

A latest study which reveals that the consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks, such as diet sodas, is associated with a higher risk of stroke and dementia, has once again driven home a very strong message – staying away from such beverages is good for health.

The G20’s time for climate leadership

The G20’s time for climate leadership

At the start of 2016, the United States was well positioned to lead the global fight against climate change.

Breastfeeding facilities needed

Breastfeeding facilities needed

Recently when I was visiting a shopping mall in Doha with my two-month-old baby boy. Usually I always carry a feeding bottle in my bag but that day I forgot to take it along.

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