RSS HEALTH – HARVARD HEALTH

  • Is your cell phone dangerous to your health? January 21, 2020
    Plenty of us use our phones in situations when we probably should be paying more attention. But how often does this behavior lead to actual injury? A data analysis offers some answers. The post Is your cell phone dangerous to your health? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
    Robert H. Shmerling, MD
  • LDL cholesterol: How low can you (safely) go? January 20, 2020
    Lowering LDL cholesterol has been shown to lower risk of cardiovascular disease. Recent studies have suggested that more aggressive goals for LDL levels in people who already have CVD can decrease risk even further. The post LDL cholesterol: How low can you (safely) go? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
    Dara K. Lee Lewis, MD
  • Menopause and insomnia: Could a low-GI diet help? January 17, 2020
    Researchers examining dietary data from over 50,000 postmenopausal women found that women who ate foods with a higher glycemic index, and foods with more added sugars, were more likely to have insomnia. The post Menopause and insomnia: Could a low-GI diet help? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
    Monique Tello, MD, MPH
  • Diabetic retinopathy: Understanding diabetes-related eye disease and vision loss January 16, 2020
    Over seven million people have diabetic retinopathy, the most common form of vision loss in working-age adults with diabetes. It’s recommended that people with diabetes should work to keep blood pressure in the normal range and their A1c level below 7% to avoid complications such as diabetic retinopathy. The post Diabetic retinopathy: Understanding diabetes-related eye […]
    Leo Kim, MD, PhD
  • Coming clean: Your anesthesiologist needs to know about marijuana use before surgery January 15, 2020
    Regular marijuana users who need surgery should disclose their use ahead of the procedure, because of its effects on the body and on the anesthesia medications required for sedation. The post Coming clean: Your anesthesiologist needs to know about marijuana use before surgery appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
    David Hepner, MD, MPH

RSS MONEY – TRADING ECONOMICS

  • Cuba Interest Rate January 21, 2020
    The benchmark interest rate in Cuba was last recorded at 2.25 percent. In Cuba, the Central Bank of Cuba (Banco Central de Cuba) sets different benchmark interest rates according to legal distinctions. The main interest rate is the 1-month interest rate for Juridical People. This page provides - Cuba Interest Rate - actual values, historical […]
  • Costa Rica Interest Rate January 21, 2020
    The benchmark interest rate in Costa Rica was last recorded at 2.75 percent. Interest Rate in Costa Rica averaged 5.53 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 10 percent in August of 2008 and a record low of 1.75 percent in January of 2016. In Costa Rica, interest rate decisions are […]
  • Bolivia Interest Rate January 21, 2020
    The benchmark interest rate in Bolivia was last recorded at 3.55 percent. Interest Rate in Bolivia averaged 9.08 percent from 1990 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 28.51 percent in April of 1991 and a record low of 0.77 percent in April of 2010. Banco Central de Bolivia doesn’t use interest rates as […]
  • Belize Interest Rate January 21, 2020
    The benchmark interest rate in Belize was last recorded at 2.30 percent. Interest Rate in Belize averaged 3.64 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6.88 percent in September of 2010 and a record low of 1.98 percent in July of 2019. In Belize, the Interbank Rate is the rate of […]
  • Bahamas Interest Rate January 21, 2020
    The benchmark interest rate in Bahamas was last recorded at 4 percent. Interest Rate in Bahamas averaged 4.65 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5.25 percent in November of 2006 and a record low of 4 percent in December of 2016. In The Bahamas, the interest rates decisions are taken […]