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Lufthansa seeks €9 billion bailout amid political talks

Lufthansa is negotiating a €9 billion bailout with Germany’s economic stabilisation fund to ensure its future, the airline said, confirming an earlier Reuters report. The “stabilisation package” includes a non-voting capital component, known as a silent participation, a secured loan, and a capital increase which may leave the government with …

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Researchers discover gene variants that reduce the risk of glaucoma

An international research collaboration led by researchers from the University of Helsinki and Stanford University has identified rare changes in a gene called ANGPTL7 that lower intraocular pressure and significantly reduce the risk of glaucoma. The results open important new therapeutic possibilities.Glaucoma is an eye disease affecting almost 80 million …

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