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3 Questions That Remain After Novartis' Blockbuster Trial Result

The release of PARADIGM-HF trial, with its stunning results for Novartis’ combination drug, is good news for patients with heart failure and their doctors. The trial was ended early because the combination drug, which included sacubitril (an experimental ... [Published Forbes.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Mar to cops: Apply more brains, not just brawn

This was the message of Interior Secretary Mar Roxas to the officers of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) as he urged them to come up with new strategies in battling criminality in Metro Manila.“Working harder is not enough. We need to ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 12 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

STATISTICS PROGRAMS DEBUT AT CAL U

The job outlook is bright for mathematicians with skills in statistics and data analysis. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor has projected a 27 percent increase in employment opportunities for statisticians between 2012 and 2022.To help meet that demand, ... [Published Noodls - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

India’s TCA Anant part of Ban’s Ki-moon’s expert group

ia’s Chief Statistician TCA Anant is part of an independent expert advisory group constituted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that will advise him on measures required to close the data gaps and strengthen national statistical capacities.The 26-member ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

GDP up, exports down!

By Benjamin FllowersStaff ReporterThe economy has grown by 8.7 percent above last year, the best recorded second quarter growth since 2009, while imports continue to exceed exports according to the latest data released by the Statistical Institute of ... [Published Belize Reporter - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

UNICEF staff on UN data experts group

Press release United Nations Secretary-General Appoints Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable DevelopmentNew York, 29 August 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the establishment of an ... [Published UNICEF - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Thibault: What Detroit’s plight can teach us about education

I visited Detroit last week on business. Anything that I would write about what I saw would only feed a caricature of the sensationalism of the decay of the city.However, it didn’t need to be that way. Detroit automakers collectively made one decision ... [Published Concord Independent Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Building Consents Issued: July 2014 – M

In July 2014, building consents were issued for:The seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented, excluding apartments, fell 2.0 percent.The trend for the number of new dwellings, excluding apartments, is at its highest level since October 2007, ... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

BBC News - Net migration into UK up by more than 38% to 243,000

Net migration into the UK increased by more than 38% to 243,000 in 2013-14, government statisticians say. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

German retail sales fall in July

German retail sales, a closely watched measure of household confidence, fell in July, official data showed on Monday.German retailers' sales dropped by 1.4 percent in July compared with June, the federal statistics office Destatis said in a statement ... [Published News.net - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bonus payments up nearly 5% in past year

The total bonus payments received by UK employees increased by 4.9% in the 12 months to April 2014, figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal.The payments reached £40.5 billion in 2014, accounting for 6% of total pay awarded ... [Published Human Resources Magazine UK - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Does a Popular Antibiotic Raise the Risk of Heart Attack?

I happened to notice recently a report in a French newspaper of a study just published in the British Medical Journal , a study that had purportedly shown an increased incidence of cardiac death in people who took an antibiotic called clarithromycin. ... [Published Pajamas Media - Aug 29 2014]

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"Knowledge of statistics is useful in understanding a vast amount of information, including modeling uncertainty and drawing organized scientific conclusions" says Dr. Melissa Sovak, a former market re analyst and an assistant professor in Cal U's Department of Math, Computer Science and Information System...
"Since we inform the management of businesses prior the inspection, there could be instances that they will hide something, they can do payroll padding, they can choose employees to speak with the inspectors, and things like that" Vasallo noted
...uppression," said researcher James Denham, MD, conjoint professor of radiation oncology at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales Australia. "However, in those fit enough to tolerate 18 months of testosterone suppression, there are early indications that 2 new standards of care may be emerging from the RADAR trial."
"Bonuses took a real hit during and after the downturn but now they're starting to get back to 2008 levels," he said. "Even in the financial sector where growth is slower they remain a very important part of people's pay packets."

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Mar Roxas to cops: Work smarter [Published Philippine Star - 22 hours ago]
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India’s TCA Anant part of Ban’s Ki-moon’s exper... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 30 2014]
GDP up, exports down! [Published Belize Reporter - Aug 30 2014]
Kenya's Ineqalities Unmasked [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 30 2014]
UNICEF staff on UN data experts group [Published UNICEF - Aug 29 2014]
NICB releases top ten most stolen vehicles in A... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 29 2014]
Seventh Circuit establishes CAFA jurisdiction g... [Published Lexology - Aug 29 2014]
Thibault: What Detroit’s plight can teach us ab... [Published Concord Independent Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Director- Research Statistics (biostatistics)- ... [Published PharmaDiversity - Aug 29 2014]
Building Consents Issued: July 2014 – M [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
Annual Enterprise Survey: 2013 financial year (... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
IMF and the East African Community Launch Colla... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 29 2014]
Labor law violations haunt NorMin firms [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 29 2014]
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The CDC whistleblower William W. Thompson: Fina... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 29 2014]
It is as I had feared. I must do one more post on a story that I’ve been blogging about for one solid week now. Hopefully after this, I will be able to move on to other topics last week, but after spending this whole week writing just about this, ...
Whistleblower Claims CDC Covered Up Data Showin... [Published TIME.com - Aug 28 2014]
If you haven’t noticed, there’s a war going on between those who believe in the health benefits of vaccines – that they can prevent deadly infectious diseases such as measles and polio – and those that believe that the immunizations do more harm than ...
Statistics Canada jobs blunder that sent the lo... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 28 2014]
Statistics Canada said the main cause of an incorrect job report earlier this month was a failure by staff to understand that an update to part of its processing methods triggered wider and unanticipated changes in its flagship survey. “This change ...
How Your Privacy Is Being Violated, and Steps t... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 28 2014]
Source: Thinkstock People have given up on Internet privacy. According to a Pew Research Center study done in 2013, almost 60 percent of users polled believe you can’t remain anonymous on the Internet. “People would like control over their information. ...
Just How Bad Are India’s Official GDP Numbers? [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 27 2014]
Bummed out by the low quality of official economic data.Agence France-Presse/Getty Images India is scheduled to release its latest quarterly data on economic growth on Friday, and investors, executives and economists will be looking for clues as to ...
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