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IMF prepares to assist region develop international financial sector

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is prepared to intercede with European institutions as Caribbean countries continue to be critical of the …
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Study: Alzheimer's may develop differently in African-Americans

Scientists from the University of Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a possible explanation for why African-Americans appear to …
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Study Suggests Alzheimer's Disease May Develop Differently In African-Americans

Scientists have found a biological clue that could help explain why African-Americans appear to be more vulnerable than white Americans to …
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Africa, Diaspora Must Collaborate to Develop

For Immediate Release
From the office of Ghana Vice President: Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Africa, Diaspora must collaborate to develop – Ghana Vice Presiden Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has called for greater interaction and collaboration between Africa and people of African descent across the world in order to help achieve our collective aspirations.This symbiotic relationship would not only be mutually beneficial, but would also help renew the bonds between the diaspora and the motherland, according to Vice President Bawumia.

Vice President Bawumia made the call when the President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the oldest and largest civil rights organisation in the United States of America,…

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Black people with sleep apnea twice as likely to develop high blood pressure, study says

Dec. 11 (UPI) — Untreated sleep apnea makes black people twice as likely to develop uncontrolled blood pressure, a study says.

A new study, funded largely by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, or NHLBI, looked at 664 African-Americans with hypertension who had also participated in the Jackson Study, the largest study of causes of cardiovascular disease in African-Americans.The researchers found that over a quarter of them had moderate or severe sleep apnea.

“This is an example of how NHLBI funded research is making important advances to our basic understanding of cardiovascular risk and sleep health,” Michael Twery, director of the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research at NHLBI, said in a news release. “This report underscores the need for studies to determine whether…

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Royal Caribbean, Port of Galveston to Develop New $85 Million Cruise Terminal

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and the Port of Galveston have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a new multi-million dollar cruise terminal at the nation’s fourth-busiest cruise port.

According to Dallas News, the new terminal will cost around $85 million.

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The new terminal— which will cover approximately 200,000 square feet on ten acres of land at Pier 10—is scheduled to open in fall 2021, the Port of Galveston announced in a Facebook post published Wednesday.

Improvements to the pier bulkhead and apron will be made to safely accommodate Royal Caribbean’s largest vessels while a staging and loading area; bus and taxi staging areas and additional parking will be…

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