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China could lift life expectancy by nearly three years if it meets WHO smog standards: study

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according a new study from a U.S. research group. FILE PHOTO – A chimney is seen in front of residential buildings during a polluted day in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, Read More

Men face MORE discrimination than women according to new research

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Contrary to everything you’ve ever been told, in most developed countries men are actually more disadvantaged than women, according to new research published in one of the world’s leading scientific journals. The academics behind the new study say current ways of measuring gender inequality are “biased to highlight women’s issues” so they fail to produce Read More

Holocaust survivors outlive Jews who avoided Nazi death camps

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Mountains of research has documented the Health problems suffered by Holocaust survivors but a new study has found that, despite this, people who survived the Nazi death camps live longer than those who were spared the atrocities. Starvation, torture and the concentration camps’ dreadful living conditions left survivors suffering from a range of chronic illnesses Read More

Tendeka continues flow of new technology launches to boost oil recovery

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12/17/2018 Photo: Tendeka CTO Annabell Green. ABERDEEN — In response to the challenges of effective water injection in fractured reservoirs, independent global completions service company Tendeka has launched a new technology to optimize oil production. As an addition to their extensive range of advanced inflow control technology, FloFuse can increase oil recovery by improving injected Read More

A higher Social Security retirement age comes with risks for many workers

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program. FILE PHOTO: An elderly couple looks out at the ocean as they sit on a park bench in La Jolla, California November 13, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Read More

India's polluted air claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017: study

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s toxic air claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017, or 12.5 percent of total deaths recorded that year, according to a study published in Lancet Planetary Health on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks in front of India’s presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November Read More