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Is Ad Blocking Harming Company’s Advertising Plans?

Marketing professionals put a lot of time, research, and energy coming up with the perfect advertising plan that will reach the consumer/client in all of the top ways. So what happens when consumers are quick to employ ad-blocking? How much of an impact does ad blocking have on a company’s advertising efforts? Is it harming them?

Ad Blocking is Nothing New

It seems as though ad blocking is being talked about by pretty much everyone in the industry at the moment, but in fact, it’s nothing new. Ad blocking software tools have actually been around for a few years now. They are found on all the top web browsers and have varying degrees of blocking power.

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World

Hunting accounts for 83 and 58 percent declines in tropical mammal and bird populations

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IMAGE: A decline of species abundance in hunted forest within 0-40 km from hunter access points.

Credit: Radboud University/Joeri Borst

Hunting is a major threat to wildlife particularly in tropical regions, but a systematic large-scale estimate of hunting-induced declines of animal numbers was lacking so far. A study published in Science on April 14 fills this gap. An international team of ecologists and environmental scientists found that bird and mammal populations were reduced within 7 and 40 km of hunters’ access points, such as roads and settlements.

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Health

Gold Standard Treatments for Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common condition where the tissue lining of the womb is found in other parts of the body. This condition affects many women in their thirties onwards, but it can also affect young girls about to enter puberty and teenagers. Endometriosis is a long-term condition that can have a significant impact on your life, and as well as the physical symptoms, it can lead to psychological problems such as depression if it begins to impact your everyday life. It can even lead to infertility. However, there are treatments and coping mechanisms which do not have to be as un-luxurious as the condition itself. The treatments below are both highly recommended and offer a beneficial combination of methods for treating and coping with endometriosis.

 Excision Surgery

The removal of endometriosis is most successful with a deep-excision surgery. This surgery aims to relieve pain and patient symptoms by removing the inflammatory tissue and each visible endometriosis lesion upon laparoscopy. Read more »

US News

Nearly 1 in 3 drugs found to have safety concerns after FDA approval

How often are safety concerns raised about a drug after it’s been approved by the FDA? Nicholas Downing, MD, of the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and colleagues have found that for drugs approved between 2001 and 2010, nearly 1 in 3 had a postmarket safety event. The team defines postmarket safety events as those that lead to either withdrawal from the market due to safety concerns, a boxed warning or FDA issuance of a safety communication. They found that of 222 novel therapeutics the FDA approved during this time period, three were withdrawn, 61 received boxed warnings and 59 elicited safety communications. The team’s findings are published in JAMA.

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Is Ad Blocking Harming Company’s Advertising Plans?

Marketing professionals put a lot of time, research, and energy coming up with the perfect advertising plan that will reach the consumer/client in all of the top... Read more »


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Featured

Is Ad Blocking Harming Company’s Advertising Plans?

Marketing professionals put a lot of time, research, and energy coming up with the perfect advertising plan that will reach the consumer/client in all of the top... Read more »


U.S.

Nearly 1 in 3 drugs found to have safety concerns after FDA approval

How often are safety concerns raised about a drug after it’s been approved by the FDA? Nicholas Downing, MD, of the Department of Medicine at Brigham and... Read more »


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Gold Standard Treatments for Endometriosis

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Ill-gotten gains are worth less in the brain

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Experiments show that a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve traffic flow

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World

Hunting accounts for 83 and 58 percent declines in tropical mammal and bird populations

IMAGE: A decline of species abundance in hunted forest within 0-40 km from hunter access points. Credit: Radboud University/Joeri Borst Hunting is a major... Read more »


Science

Understanding the architecture of our ‘second brain’ in gut

Scientists have made an important step in understanding the organisation of nerve cells embedded within the gut that control its function — a discovery that... Read more »