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Flash

Value of a security displayed, or flashed across the tape, when the tape display cannot keep up with volume on an exchange and lags the current price by more than approximately five minutes.

Flash

When the tape is late by more than five minutes, the current price of a security that periodically displays, or "flashes," on the ticker. This interrupts the delayed prices and keeps investors abreast of where the current price is even if they do not know how it arrived there. The flash price displays every five or 10 minutes.
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Among the findings: up to 80 percent of women experience hot flashes. Some women--the lucky few--just had a few flashes or none at all.
Thurston and colleagues examined hot flashes as they related to lipid profiles in women enrolled in SWAN.
Hot flashes were analyzed in relation to six lipid profiles, after controlling for age, race, menopausal status/cycle day, alcohol use, physical activity, smoking, anxiety, body mass index, cardiovascular disease status and medications, lipid-lowering medications, and estradiol.
Hundreds of researches conducted on perimenopausal women in the last decade have shown that heavier women tend to have more hot flashes, as a result of which researchers began to clinically observe obesity as a risk factor for hot flashes.
Because female fish didn't noticeably react, eye flashes probably warn off intruding males, Flamarique, Mueller, and their colleagues say in an article now online for the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Different types of fireflies vary in how quickly they flash, how long the flashes last, and what color the flashes are.
In the Scientific Tradition, hot flashes are a broken machine that needs to be fixed.
"I started studying hot flashes more than 20 years ago, and when I told people what I was working on, they would giggle," remembers Robert Freedman of Wayne State University, the dean of hot flash research in the U.S.
Manson says, "there are very few women in that age group who experience the primary symptom that drives most women to hormone therapy in the first place: hot flashes. As far as its use for moderate to severe hot flashes, I think it still has a role in clinical practice for short-term treatment and is the most effective treatment out there."
(25) A local doctor later concurred, noting that any sport, when indulged in to excess, tended to "turn young men's minds from any mental culture." Passing remarks in Flashes also highlighted what might be seen as another aspect of the dangers of over-indulgence in sport.
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the use of antidepressant medication reduces the frequency and severity of hot flashes in menopausal women.
A variety of drugs can slightly reduce the number of hot flashes that a woman experiences during menopause, an overview of studies finds.