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IMF hikes growth forecast for the Middle East, says recovery will be ‘divergent’

The International Monetary Fund has revised its growth forecast upward for the Middle East and North Africa region, as countries recover from the coronavirus crisis that began in 2020. Real GDP in the MENA region is now expected to grow 4% in 2021, up from the fund’s October projection of 3.2%. However, the outlook will… Read More »

‘Read more books’ says leading purpose and performance coach Mark Whittle – here’s why reading is so important for our wellbeing

Reading is one of our greatest skills says Purpose and Performance Coach, Mark Whittle. Join us every week for productivity hacks, lifestyle changes and tools to help you through the rest of lockdown  Reading is a privilege. To be able to read, is a privilege. The first written communication dates back to 3,500BC and those who could read, would hold… Read More »

WHO says most regions of the globe are seeing an increase in Covid cases as variants spread

Paramedics lower a patient from an ambulance outside the emergency department of the Royal London Hospital in London, England, on January 26, 2021. David Cliff | NurPhoto | Getty Images Most regions of the globe are seeing an increase in new Covid-19 cases as highly contagious variants continue to spread, the World Health Organization said… Read More »

European drug regulator says AstraZeneca vaccine is safe after investigating possible link to fatal blood clots

Drug regulators at the European Medicines Agency concluded that the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe and effective following investigations into possible links between the shot and cases of fatal blood clotting in patients who were vaccinated. Emer Cooke, the agency’s executive director, said Thursday that “the vaccine is not associated with an increase in the overall… Read More »

Using Cannabis To Treat Migraine Could Increase Risk of Rebound Headaches, Says Study

Washington, March 2: A recent study suggested that people using cannabis for migraine relief can develop rebound headaches, similar to overuse headaches experienced by people who use too much migraine pain medication. The preliminary study released on March 1 and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 73rd Annual Meeting being held virtually… Read More »