October 22, 2019

Cayman based anti-money laundering compliance system named finalist in Global RegTech Competition by Thomson Reuters

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SILO Compliance, a Cayman Islands based anti-money laundering technology, is selected as one of seven finalists in competition for potential Thomson Reuters partnership and investment. NEW YORK (PRWEB) OCTOBER 10, 2019 Watch any crime show and its inevitable the bad guy has a bank account in the Cayman Islands. But that’s just television. In real life, […]

Swiss team develop ‘Microswimmer’ robot to deliver drugs through the body

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From Newsmax A tiny sliver of elastic material swims along inside a narrow tube, coiling up and changing shape in response to the thickness of fluid and the contours of the tube around it as it moves towards its goal. The miniature robot – the bacteria-inspired brainchild of a team of scientists in Switzerland seeking […]

Statins may help prevent diabetes-related eye problems

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From Newsmax Diabetic patients who take statins to treat high cholesterol may get an added benefit: a lower risk of damage to the retina, a new study suggests. Researchers found that diabetic patients taking statins were 14 percent less likely to develop retinopathy than those who were not. And among patients who did develop retinopathy, […]

Trump halts FEMA funds for Calif. wildfires, forest management

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From Newsmax President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has ordered a halt to federal emergency funds for California to fight wildfires and manage its forests unless officials in the western U.S. state can “get their act together.””Billions of dollars are sent to the State of California for Forrest fires that, with proper Forrest (sic) […]

Britons would now vote to stay in EU, want second Referendum

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From Newsmax More Britons want to remain a member of the European Union than leave, according to a survey published on Sunday which also showed voters want to make the final decision themselves. Britain is due leave the EU on March 29, but Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to get her exit deal approved […]

Serious kidney injury common during cancer chemotherapy

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From Newsmax Nearly one in 10 cancer patients treated with chemotherapy or newer targeted drugs may be hospitalized for serious kidney injury, a Canadian study suggests. The study involved roughly 163,000 patients who started chemotherapy or targeted therapies for a new cancer diagnosis in Ontario from 2007 to 2014. Overall, 10,880 were hospitalized with serious […]

Millions left behind as diabetes drives surge in insulin demand

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From Newsmax A global diabetes epidemic is fuelling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a new study concluded on Wednesday.Diabetes — which can lead to blindness, kidney failure, heart problems, neuropathic pain and amputations — now […]

Wages, salaries rise by most in decade as US adds 227,000 jobs

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From Newsmax U.S. wages and salaries rose by the most in a decade while private sector payrolls increased by the most in eight months in October, suggesting overall job growth accelerated this month after Hurricane Florence weighed on restaurant and retail employment in September. The Labor Department’s Employment Cost Index showed wages and salaries, which […]

Retail icon Sears preparing to file for bankruptcy

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From Newsmax Sears Holdings Corp. is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as early as Friday, sources said on Wednesday Negotiations between Sears Chief Executive Eddie Lampert and Sears’ special board committee are at a standstill over the committee’s refusal to approve Lampert’s rescue plan, the sources said. Sears Holdings shares lost nearly […]

US: Weekly Jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

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From Newsmax The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in nearly 49 years and pointing to robust labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 204,000 for the week ended Sept. 8, the lowest level since December 1969, the […]