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FI-OBAMA-052009_26Sep14.jpg While a majority of Hispanics continue to approve of President Barack Obama's job performance, the results of a Gallup poll show the president's approval rating among the ethnic group has fallen sharply.
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Seanhaugh-092914.jpg With incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Republican challenger Thom Tillis running nearly neck-and-neck in the North Carolina Senate race, the results of a new CNN/ORC International survey suggest that the race could be decided by the number of votes for Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh.
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GermanGFK-092614.jpgGerman consumer sentiment is set to deteriorate in October on continued tensions regarding the geopolitical situation, a survey by market research group GfK, based on responses from 2,000 households, revealed Friday. The forward-looking consumer confidence index dropped to 8.3 in October from 8.6 in September. It was forecast to drop marginally to 8.5. This was the second consecutive decline.
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People taking cholesterol drugs, also known as statins, may be more likely to survive from a stroke than those who don't take the drugs, according to research conducted at Kaiser Permanente. The study, published in JAMA Neurology, surveyed data on 3,481 patients admitted to a Kaiser Permanente hospital over a ten year span.
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The Australian stock market is seeing a choppy ride Tuesday with investors treading cautiously following a weak close on Wall Street overnight. Weak iron ore prices are also contributing the sluggish trend in the market. Shares from healthcare, information technology and telecommunications sections...
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Diversified healthcare company Abbott Laboratories said Friday it has acquired control of Chile-based drugmaker CFR Pharmaceuticals S.A. The company noted that the acquisition of CFR Pharma in a $2.9 billion deal will more than double its branded generics pharmaceutical presence in Latin America and expand its presence in fast-growing markets.
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Mango, one of the most popular tropical fruits, is said to be an excellent source of fiber, copper as well as vitamins C, A, folate and B6. Widely known in India as the King of Fruits, mango has many health benefits associated with it.
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Though there are always a couple of releases from earlier in the year that maintain a little awards season buzz (like this year's "Boyhood"), the fall and early portion of winter tend to have most of the top contenders of the year.
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Greece's manufacturing activity expanded in August, after declining in the previous month, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. Seasonally adjusted Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 50.1 in August from 48.7 in July. This marked the highest reading in three...
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