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Chronic condition associated with decreased utility, productivity and health-related quality of life (HRQL)

STOCKHOLM - Sunday, April 13th 2014

New patient survey data presented today at the European Association of Urology (EAU 14) congress, showed that nocturia (waking to void one or more times a night followed by sleep), has a strong negative impact on utility, work productivity and health-related quality of life (HRQL), which increases with the severity of the condition1,2.

An analysis of survey data drawn from a cross-sectional survey of physicians and their urology patients (n=8738) in Europe and the USA showed that as the number of voids caused by nocturia increased, measures of utility, work productivity and HRQL decreased1.

A serious consequence of nocturia is the disruption it causes to a patient’s sleep as a result of frequently waking with a need to urinate. In particular, it is the disruption of res ... Read more »

Views: 77 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.15.2014

Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, April 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

QNB Group, the World’s Strongest Bank and the leading bank in the Middle East and North Africa, announced its results for the three months ended 31 March 2014. These results include the financial results of QNB ALAHLI in Egypt.

For the three months of 2014 Net Profit was QR2.4 billion (USD668 million), up by 13.7% compared to last year.

The Group’s prudent cost control policy and strong revenue generating capability allowed it to maintain an efficiency ratio (cost to income ratio) of 21.7%, which is considered one of the best ratios among financial institutions in the region.

Total assets increased by 20.6% from March 2013 to reach QR458 billion (USD125.9 billion), the highest ever achieved by the Group. This was the result of a strong growth rate of 22.5% in loans and advances to reach QR317 billion (USD87.1 billion).

The Group was able to maintain the ratio of non-performing l ... Read more »

Views: 69 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.15.2014

ME Newswire / Businesswire

Urges Model 700™ and Model Seven™ Owners to Take Immediate Action

MADISON, N.C - Saturday, April 12th 2014

Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”) today announced a voluntary recall of Model 700™ and Model Seven™ rifles with X-Mark Pro® (“XMP®”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014.

Senior Remington engineers determined that some Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with XMP triggers could, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge.

IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY, THESE PRODUCTS ARE BEING RECALLED.

Remington’s investigation determined that some XMP triggers might have excess bonding agent used in the assembly process, which could cause an unintentional discharge. Therefore, Remington is recalling ALL affected products to fully inspect and clean the XMP triggers with a specialized process.

Remington has advised cust ... Read more »

Views: 54 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.15.2014