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Cataracts linked to Increasing Incidence of Depression in Older Adults: Chinese Researchers

Going beyond diabetes, scientists found that older adults with cataracts too are more likely to have symptoms of depression, ruling out the belief that they are independent of each other.  They attributed the link to vision loss that might cause older adults to become isolated and withdrawn, or even refusing to seek treatment for cataracts. According to new research by ...

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2 World Bank Surveys Show Large Banks Triggering Financial Exclusion

Two World Bank surveys confirm that large global banks are restricting or terminating relationships with other financial institutions and that banking services for money-transfer operators have become increasingly limited, leading to financial exclusion at a time when the financial inclusion was the buzzword world over. The surveys, carried out from April to October 2015, sought to gauge whether large banks ...

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Black Friday 2015: eBay, TNS Study Shows Early Shopping Season This Year

A new study released today by eBay and TNS shows that consumers are starting their holiday shopping earlier than in previous years. The study notes that the number of Americans who waited until December to start their Christmas shopping declined by 7% from 2014 to 2015. Instead, respondents said they are increasingly starting their shopping in November, especially women, with ...

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Why Apple Inc Stock Downfall Prediction at $60 is Wrong?

Apple Inc (AAPL) stock will plummet by 50%, according to Berenberg, a German investment bank citing the Cupertino-based tech giant’s over-dependence on iPhone alone with no other product to supplement the iPhone’s presence in the market. Apple Insider described the prediction more of a statement than a plausible estimate as it is too “extreme” to iamgine. According to Apple Insider, ...

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Parents Prefer Late School Timings: Survey

About half of the parents in the US support later school timings for their teenagers, shows a survey, which could be true in many parts of the world. The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health was conducted in November/December 2014, following last year’s recommendation from the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) that middle and ...

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