October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on US dollar rallies on Fed officials' comments
October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Gold down in biggest decline since 2013 on US dollar strength
CHICAGO, Oct. 5 — Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell sharply on Tuesday as the US dollar strengthened significantly in the wake of the Brexit.
October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation
NEW YORK, Oct. 5 — Oil prices ended slightly lower Tuesday, as traders continued to assess the impact of a preliminary deal on output by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
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May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Overweight pregnancy correlates with child's obesity — study
NEW YORK, May 11 — Women who gain excessive weight or develop diabetes during pregnancy may put their kids at an increasing risk for being overweight or obese, a new US study has said.
May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Obama's Hiroshima visit offers chance to promote nuclear disarmament
WASHINGTON, May 11 — President Barack Obama should use his upcoming visit to the Japanese city of Hiroshima to announce further cuts in the US stockpile of atomic weapons, the nuclear disarmament advocacy group Peace Action announced Monday.
May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on US experts call for int'l attention to yellow fever
WASHINGTON, May 10 — While the Zika virus is wreaking havoc in the Americas, two US health experts on Monday called for international attention to another mosquito-borne disease: yellow fever.
May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Drinking artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to infant obesity – study
WASHINGTON, May 10 — Women who drink artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy are more likely to have overweight infants, a study said Monday.
May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Gold sinks below Rs 30k-mark, silver down by Rs 600
NEW Delhi, May 10 — Sliding for the second straight day, gold dipped below the Rs 30,000-mark by losing Rs 250 to Rs 29,850 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Tuesday, amid a subdued demand from jewellers and a weak trend overseas.
April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Brazil to temporarily let loose transgenic mosquitoes to combat Zika
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 13 — Brazil will temporarily allow genetically modified mosquitoes to be set free to help reduce the population of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian health authorities said on Tuesday.