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Dr David Coleman: Why outside play is so important for kids’ development

Irish Independent 06 Jul 2022
Play is essential for children’s healthy growth and development ... As with all research, when it refers to an association or a correlation between two things, it doesn’t imply a causal relationship.For example, one of the individual factors associated with playing outdoors is the weight of the child ... .

Microbes support adaptation to climate change

Phys Dot Org 05 Jul 2022
In addition, the research team succeeded in proving a causal relationship ... The fact that there is indeed a causal relationship between the change in the microbiome and temperature adaptation has now been proven ... Professor Fraune says that they "were able to establish a causal relationship between microbiome composition and environmental adaptations.

Time to take a long hard look in the mirror? Narcissistic men are more prone ...

The Daily Mail 05 Jul 2022
'This is a correlational study, so one needs to be cautious about drawing causal conclusions, for example, stating that narcissism is the cause of diminished sexual and relationship satisfaction, or of more problematic sexual response during partnered sex,' Rowland said ... The study has been published in the journal Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

Privatisation of healthcare leads to worse quality of care

Open Access Government 04 Jul 2022
Health outsourcing has been found to be linked to higher mortality rates, as privatisation of healthcare worsens healthcare services ... Benjamin Goodair said ... While the analysis is not able to identify a causal relationship, the results suggest that the privatisation of healthcare is corresponding with worse quality care ... The report states ... ....

Jharkhand 8th most polluted state: Report

The Telegraph India 01 Jul 2022
Advertisement ... It is produced by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) and is based on frontier research by EPIC director Michael Greenstone that quantified the causal relationship between human exposure to air pollution and reduced life expectancy ... Ashirbad S. Raha, communications director at EPIC India, said ... .

Tech sector efforts to root out forced labour are failing

Computer Weekly 01 Jul 2022
But the extraction of these raw materials is only one aspect of the supply chain ... Although the case was dismissed after a drawn-out legal battle in November 2021 – on the basis that there was not a strong enough causal relationship between the firms’ conduct and the miners’ injuries – the victims are currently appealing the decision ... Melson adds.

US court rules no conflict of interest in tech firms’ mining deaths case

Computer Weekly 01 Jul 2022
After a protracted legal battle, US district court judge Carl J Nichols dismissed the legal case on the basis there was not a strong enough causal relationship between the firms’ conduct and the miners’ injuries ... . disqualification is not required solely because a party in a matter before the judge is a corporation . ... He added ... .

Young men 44 times more likely to develop heart inflammation following COVID jab: study

Life Site 30 Jun 2022
The researchers explained why their evidence is strongly indicative of a causal relationship between the vaccines and heart inflammation ... with the second dose and the mRNA-1273 [Moderna] vaccine, which contains a larger amount of mRNA, suggest a dose response relationship.”.

Investment needed for HSE-run mental health services - report

RTE 30 Jun 2022
Investment into HSE-run inpatient mental health services is required to ensure that people, regardless of their financial means, have access to a similar standard of mental health care, according to a report ... Premises ... Care plans ... However, it added that based on the data available, "it is not possible to determine a direct causal relationship" ... .

States with higher rate of gun ownership do not correlate with more gun murders, data show

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jun 2022
ACTIVISTS. Fox News Digital examined gun ownership in the U.S ... Rep ... "The short answer is that there is absolutely no statistical evidence to that effect showing some causal relationship" between the increase in gun purchases and increase in violent crimes, the Heritage Foundation's Amy Swearer told Fox News Digital in April ... ....

To Rent or to Buy? The Top 10 Cities Where Each Option Provides the Best Value

Murfreesboro Post 30 Jun 2022
Both home values and rental costs have risen dramatically across the U.S. over the past year, but they haven’t increased uniformly ... It’s no secret that the U.S. housing market has been on fire for the past couple of years ... Insights ... The findings of this study are not meant to imply the direction nor necessarily the existence of a causal relationship ... 10.

Pfizer Announces Submission of New Drug Application to the U.S. FDA for PAXLOVID™

The Facts 30 Jun 2022
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 30, 2022--. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE. PFE) today announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S ... 2 ... ​2 ... U.S ... Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

Research team captures an elusive shadow: State-by-state gun ownership

Phys Dot Org 29 Jun 2022
Their study shows how their model can be used to better understand the relationships between media coverage, mass shootings, and firearm ownership, uncovering causal associations that are masked when the proxies are used individually.

New Analysis Sheds More Light on Post-Jab Cancer Uptick Warnings

Principia Scientific 29 Jun 2022
... to causality analysis ... Regardless of whether I was a doctor in the past or later a pharmacovigilance specialist in a pharmaceutical company, what I am most concerned about is whether there is a causal relationship between these 800 plus cases of leukemia and the vaccination.

The global economy is falling below expectations

Economist 27 Jun 2022
For a look behind the scenes of our data journalism, sign up to Off the Charts, our weekly newsletter \nIT IS WELL known that markets hate uncertainty ... But as Citi analysts wrote in a research note, “coincident rather than causal relationships are relied on even if they have no consistency whatsoever.” ■ .

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File - Residents walk through the destruction of the once rebel-held Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo, Syria, Jan. 20, 2017.  The United Nations said the first 10 years of Syria’s conflict, which began in 2011, killed more than 300,000 civilians. The report released Tuesday, June 28, 2022, by the U.N. Human Rights Office is the highest yet estimate of conflict-related civilian deaths in the country. Syria's conflict began with anti-government protests that broke out in March 2011 in different parts of Syria, demanding democratic reforms following Arab Spring protests across the Middle East.
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FILE - OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo speaks during the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Forum at the Dubai Expo 2020, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on March 28, 2022.
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A medical worker holds a vial with the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 disease vaccine at the corona vaccination centre at the Robert Bosch hospital in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on December 27, 2020
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