Tag Archives: 1990s

Unnecessary cancer treatment in men on the rise

Andrew M. Seaman Reuters A new review of U.S. data on prostate cancer finds that despite established guidelines, a growing number of men who should not be getting aggressive treatment are getting it anyway. Men with low-risk tumors and a … Continue reading

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The Imam and the Pastor – Nigeria, January 2008

Source: Journeyman In the 1990s, Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye led opposing militias in Northern Nigeria. Now the men work together bridging religious conflicts between Christians and Muslims that have killed thousands. ‘My hate for the Muslims then had no … Continue reading

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Weather derivatives evolve as risk mitigation device

Source: BI Weather derivatives, originated in the late 1990s by recently deregulated U.S. energy companies looking to mitigate revenue lost to adverse temperatures, have evolved to become a multibillion-dollar worldwide business. Today, observers and proponents say, the weather derivative market … Continue reading

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