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Big Shift Unveils its Boom Boom Parody to Celebrate Moroccos Qualification

Rabat – Following the memorable achievement of Morocco’s national soccer team over the Ivorian squad, the Youtube Channel Big Shift has come up with its latest video parody of “Boom Boom” song to show its support for Morocco’s team on their qualification for the 2018 World Cup.The parody went viral on social media and more than 72,000 people have viewed the video since it was released on Youtube after Saturday’s match between the national football team and its Ivorian counterpart.The “World Cup” song was performed by singer Wadie Aamdi with Dr. Black, artists who are known for adding humour and/or a Moroccan flair to every parody they produce. The initial song, entitled “Boom Boom,” was produced by the Moroccan-Swedish hit-maker Nader El Khayat, better known as RedOne, showcasing Morocco’s diversity from the dunes of the desert to the northern city of Tetouan.So much love for the Morocco National team! We’re heading to the 2018 World Cup ???????? BIG SHIFT & DR. BLACK this is an amazing parodie. Also a huge congratulations to Tonga too, @dinahjane97. Mate Ma’a Tonga! pic.twitter.com/WpuPrcbHpH— RedOne (@RedOne_Official) November 12, 2017The tune features a number of world-famous artists besides RedOne, such as Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee, Moroccan-American rapper French Montana, and American singer Dinah Jane.The “Boom Boom” parody follows many other parodies presented on the channel.Singer Wadie Aamdi has already created the Moroccan version of “One Dance” by Drake and “Shape of you” of Ed Sheeran. There was also A parody of “Sorry” by Justin Bieber and many others.At the end of each video, the creative YouTubers invite their followers to propose song titles for future parodies. read more

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Security Council condemns DPR Koreas recent launch

In a statement read out by Ambassador Claude Heller of Mexico, which holds the Council’s rotating presidency, the 15-member body deems the 5 April launch to be in contravention of resolution 1718, which demanded that the country “not conduct any further nuclear test or launch of a ballistic missile,” following its claims to have conducted a nuclear test in October 2006.“The Security Council demands that the DPRK not conduct any further launch,” according to today’s statement, which expressed the body’s desire for a “peaceful and diplomatic solution to the situation” and welcomed Member States’ efforts to reach a “comprehensive solution through dialogue.”It also said that it will adjust sanctions, imposed by the 2006 resolution, by the end of this month.Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the adoption of today’s statement, “which sends a unified message of the international community” on the DPRK’s launch.According to a statement issued by his spokesperson, Mr. Ban voiced hope that the Council’s actions today will “pave the way for renewed efforts towards the peaceful resolution of all outstanding issues in the region, including through the early resumption of the Six-Party Talks and the inter-Korean dialogue.”Expressing its support for the also expressed it support for the resumption of the so-called Six-Party Talks – involving China, DPRK, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Russia and the United States – the Council called on these nations to step up efforts to implement the Joint Statement of 19 September 2005 in which the DPRK committed itself to abandon nuclear weapons and rejoin the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).Addressing reporters after today’s Council meeting, Mr. Heller said the statement adopted unanimously sends a “clear message” to the DPRK, signalling that the East Asian nation must “show that it’s capable [of fulfilling] this confidence gap that exists before the international community for past actions.” 13 April 2009The Security Council today spoke out against the recent rocket launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), stressing the importance of preserving peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and in North-East Asia. read more

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AG to file case against former JMO in Thajudeen case

The Attorney General (AG) is to file a case against the former Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) of Colombo Dr Ananda Samarasekera in the Wasim Thajudeen murder case.The case is to be filed over body parts which went missing after the initial post-mortem was conducted by Samarasekera on Thajudeen’s remains soon after his death. According to police reports in 2012, the rugby player was driving home after attending a party when he lost control of the car and crashed into a wall on Park Road. The police claimed that the car had exploded instantly and burnt the victim.However suspicions later arose over the manner in which he died and it was believed that he was murdered. (Colombo Gazette) Thajudeen died on May 17, 2012 in Kirulapone and his body was found in his car which had crashed into a wall. read more

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UN honours peacekeepers killed in the line of duty

Representatives of those countries were presented with the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal on behalf of the soldiers killed in the line of duty during a ceremony held Monday at UN Headquarters in New York.Yesterday’s ceremony was the second to honour those who have died while in the service of peace. In March, the UN presented medals to 20 Member States for 315 peacekeepers, and another observance is planned for June.From 1948 to the end of 2001, a total of 1,738 peacekeepers lost their lives in the cause of UN peacekeeping.The medal is an egg-shaped decoration made of clear lead crystal and engraved with the name and date of death of the recipient and the UN logo. The inscription, in English and French, reads: “The Dag Hammarskjöld Medal. In the Service of Peace.” read more

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Brock receives heartening grades on student engagement

Feedback from a respected quality indicator for North American universities suggests that Brock students place increasing value on their university the longer they study here.The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) polls thousands of first-year and senior-year undergrad students at participating universities in Canada and the U.S.“This is an engagement survey as opposed to a satisfaction survey,” said Murray Knuttila, Provost And Vice-President, Academic.“It focuses on students’ participation in, and assessments of, programs and activities that provide for their personal development. The survey is a valuable indicator for us to use as an institution to improve the overall learning experience for our students.”The latest NSSE results, released last week, show senior students at Brock consistently scored the University higher than both the Ontario and Canadian averages on the following benchmarks:level of academic challengeactive and collaborative learningstudent-faculty interventionsupportive campus environment.“That student scores improve dramatically by the time they become seniors tells us we are doing something right,” Knuttila said.“Our commitment to small-group learning and the opportunities we provide for social and academic growth outside the classroom is unique to Brock. It’s something that students are not going to get at larger universities.”Some examples of initiatives at Brock that help to make students full participants in their own learning experience include:Experience Works: work-study programs that give students valuable academic- and research-based work experiences to enhance their resumés prior to graduationFoundations in Service Learning: a credit-based course that pairs in-class learning with meaningful participation in the communities and civic life of NiagaraMentorship Plus: an alumni-driven mentorship program that connects successful Brock graduates from across Canada with undergraduate students at the UniversityParticipation Passport: rewards- and volunteer-based program designed to engage students and get them involved in campus and community events and projectsBrock students also topped provincial and national averages when asked “How would you evaluate your entire education experience at this institution?” and “If you could start over again, would you go to the same institution?”In the evaluations, Brock is compared against other participating Ontario and Canadian universities deemed comparable to Brock in size and complexity.Brock’s response rate from invited students was 37 per cent — stronger than the overall Ontario rate (33 per cent) and the total NSSE rate (28 per cent).More than 1,400 different colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada have participated in NSSE since it was first administered in 2000. This is the third time Brock has participated in the survey. Prior to that, data was collected in 2006 and 2008. The next student survey will be administered in 2014. read more

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The Packers Need To Depend On Aaron … Jones

Aaron Rodgers is arguably the greatest quarterback of all time,1By career quarterback passer rating, he is. so it’s hard to imagine that there could ever be too much Rodgers in a game plan. Yet this seemed to be the problem for Mike McCarthy and Green Bay through the first nine weeks of the season. On Sunday, though, the Packers flipped the script for a 31-12 victory against the Miami Dolphins, a win keyed by one of the best rushing performances in the Rodgers era.The Packers entered Week 10 last in the NFL in share of running plays on first down (39.6 percent) despite being second in the league in play success on those runs (48.5 percent).2A successful first-down play is defined as getting a first down or touchdown or gaining at least 40 percent of the yardage needed to convert a first down. But on Sunday, they ran on more than half of their first downs (51.85 percent) and gained 142 yards on their 14 carries, including 117 yards on nine carries by Aaron Jones.Even with their Week 10 performance, the Packers still stand out when we juxtapose how often they run on first down with how well they run: On Sunday, the Packers weren’t just taking advantage of a soft run defense to make this kind of structural change: Miami entered the game in the middle of the pack in play success allowed to opponents running on first down. Instead, a renewed focus on the run has been in the works in Green Bay for several weeks.Just giving the ball to Jones was a massive step in the right direction for Green Bay. He only recently became the Packers’ primary running back. After serving a suspension the first two games of the year for a substance abuse violation, Jones split snaps with Ty Montgomery and Jamaal Williams largely because of the Packers’ passing emphasis. McCarthy saw him as an incomplete running back because of his shortcomings as a blocker and as a receiving threat.“There’s more to playing the position than just running the football,” McCarthy said in early October. And that’s especially true if running the football is not remotely a point of emphasis for a team.But that’s changing now. And why shouldn’t it? Let’s compare the first 19 games of Aaron Jones’s career to the first 19 games of another back with a Hall of Fame quarterback who ended up changing his team’s scheme:Jones: 154 carries for 942 yards (6.12 yards per rush), 8 rushing TDsAlvin Kamara: 157 carries for 869 yards (5.54 yards per rush), 10 rushing TDsWhile NFL teams generally run too much — especially on first down — it’s a problem specifically when defenses are geared to stop the run. But that’s not the case for teams facing Green Bay. Like Kamara and the Saints last year, Jones has a quarterback whom defenses fear so much that they don’t dare put an extra defender in the box to stuff the running back.This season, the Packers have faced eight or more defenders in the box on first down just eight times in 272 snaps, a league-low rate of 2.94 percent (8.75 percent is average). Defenses are pretty much willing to concede the run — similar to how teams defend the Los Angeles Rams, who face stacked boxes almost as infrequently (3.8 percent). But the Rams, who are the only team better than the Packers in rushing success rate (51.1 percent), run the ball on first down 56.3 percent of the time, including 49.4 percent in the first half, when the score of the game is less likely to influence these play calls.Can the Packers, at 4-4-1, maintain this newfound offensive balance and ride their running ways to the postseason? Their first test will be Thursday at Seattle before they travel to Minnesota in Week 12 in a game that could determine an NFC wild-card spot. The promos and advertisements for that Sunday Night Football contest will spotlight Aaron Rodgers, but the Packers featuring less of him may be the key to getting that victory.Check out our latest NFL predictions. read more

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Top 100 world universities 201617 – QS World University Rankings

first_img75= TOHOKU UNIVERSITY (74)     77.   UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS (68)     78.   UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL (79)     79.   KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN (82=)   80.   UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH (85=)   81.   THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND (82=)   82.   UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM (76)     83.   POHANG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (POSTECH) (87=)   84.   THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD (80)     85= UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES (124=)   85= UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS (UCD) (85=)  87.   UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON (81)    88.   OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (99)    89.   BOSTON UNIVERSITY (91)     90.   RICE UNIVERSITY (106)      In total, 38 of the UK’s 48 top 400 universities dropped down the rankings this year. Cambridge, Oxford, UCL and Imperial remained within the top 10, but the latter slipped from eighth to ninth this year.Ben Sowter, head of research at QS, argued that a combination of uncertainty over immigration and long-term funding issues could have influenced the UK’s performance.View the complete rankings here: Top 800 universities He added that “the ability to hire and retain the top young talent from around the world seems to be damaging the reputation of the UK’s higher education sector”.However, in terms of cities, London continues to host more top 40 institutions than any other city in the world, with nearly half of its 16 featured universities rising in the rankings.QS World University Rankings – Top 100Last year’s rankings in brackets.1.   MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT) (1)     2.   STANFORD UNIVERSITY (3=)   3.   HARVARD UNIVERSITY (2)     4.   UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE (3=)   5.   CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CALTECH) (5)    6.   UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD (6)     7.   UCL (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON) (7)    8.   ETH ZURICH (SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) (9)     9.   IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON (8)     10.   UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (10)     11.   PRINCETON UNIVERSITY (11)    12.   NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE (NUS) (12)      74. Durham UniversityCredit:Rex 13.   NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (NTU) (13)     14.   ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE (EPFL) (14)    15.   YALE UNIVERSITY (15)     16.   CORNELL UNIVERSITY (17)     17.   JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY (16)     18.   UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (18)     19.   UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH (21)     20.   COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (22)     21.   KING’S COLLEGE LONDON (KCL) (19=)   22.   AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU) (19=)  23.   UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (30=)  24= DUKE UNIVERSITY (29)     24= TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY (25)    26.   NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (32)   27.   UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG (HKU) (30=)   28.   UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY (UCB) (26)     29.   THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (33)     30.   MCGILL UNIVERSITY (24)     31.  UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES (UCLA) (27)     32.   UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (34)     33.   ECOLE NORMALE SUPÉRIEURE, PARIS (ENS PARIS) (23)    34.   THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (39)     35.   SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (SNU) (36)     36.   THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (HKUST) (28)    37= KYOTO UNIVERSITY (38)     37= LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE (LSE)  (35)     39.   PEKING UNIVERSITY (41)     40.   UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO (UCSD) (44)     41.   UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL (37)     42.   THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE (42)     43.   FUDAN UNIVERSITY (51=)   44.   THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG (CUHK) (51=)   45.   UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (50)      7. University College London The University of Cambridge has dropped out of the top three global universities for the first time in over a decade, the annual QS World University Rankings have revealed.According to the list, the elite institution is the highest ranked in the UK, but has fallen from third place to fourth – its lowest ranking since the league tables were launched in 2004.The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been named the world’s best for the fifth consecutive year. 61.   SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY (70=)   62.   DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (64)     63= OSAKA UNIVERSITY (58)63= UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW (62=)   65.   MONASH UNIVERSITY (67)     66.   UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (59)     67.   UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (77)    68= LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN (75)     68= NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY (NTU) (70=)   68= UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN (69)     71.   GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (GEORGIA TECH) (84)    72.   RUPRECHT-KARLS-UNIVERSITÄT HEIDELBERG (66)     73.   LUND UNIVERSITY (70=)74.   DURHAM UNIVERSITY (61)     75= THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM (70=)    91.   UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI (96=)   92.   PURDUE UNIVERSITY (89=)   93.   UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS (87=)   94.   UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA (96=)   95= PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY (101)     95= UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA (89=)   97.   KTH, ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (92)     98= KIT, KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FÜR TECHNOLOGIE (93)     98= KOREA UNIVERSITY (104)     98= TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (TCD) (78)    98= UPPSALA UNIVERSITY (102)   © QS Quacquarelli Symonds – www.TopUniversities.com Durham University University College London 46= KAIST – KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (43)     46= NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (NYU) (53)     46= THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY (45)     49= BROWN UNIVERSITY (49)     49= THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES (UNSW) (46=)   51= THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND (UQ) (46=)   51= THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK (48)    53= ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE PARISTECH (40)     53= UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (54)     55.   CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG (57)     56.   TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (56)    57.   UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM (55)     58.   CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (62=)   59.   UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (65)     60.   TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN (60)      Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? 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An experience to cherish says Rupununi woman who gave birth to

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedTwelve-year-old gives birth in T&T, cops launch investigationMay 9, 2016In “latest news”Berbice Christmas baby defies odds, arrives four weeks earlyDecember 28, 2016In “latest news”Woman, 64, gives birth to twins in SpainFebruary 16, 2017In “Health” The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) recorded its first known mid-air delivery on Saturday when 18-year-old Susan Williams of Fairview, North Rupununi gave birth to a beautiful baby girl way above the ground, in what can be described as the most beautiful view over Iwokrama.Susan Williams and her baby girlJemina West, medical student daughter of GDF Chief of Staff Brigadier Patrick West, was onboard the aircraft. A student of the Texila American University, she played the heroic part in spearheading the delivery.Both mother and baby are patients in the Post Natal Care Ward of the GPHC, and are said to be doing fine. Williams and her husband are thankful for the courage demonstrated by Ms West in stepping up to the challenge.ComplicationsThe sequence of events began when Susan Williams developed complications during delivery and had to be air-dashed to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPCH) for immediate attention.She had reportedly gone into labour at about 16:00h on Saturday, and was told that the infant was in a breeched position and she would have to be air dashed to the GPHC.Williams’s husband, Diego West, related that at about 16:00h that day, he received a call informing him that his wife was ready to deliver their second child.“I was at work and her cousin called and said that my girl getting (labour) pain, so I told my supervisor, ‘Let me go home’, and I come home. After I come home my girl tell me that she getting pain and the health worker examined her and she said that the baby near…The baby foot come out one side and they said that it is an emergency, so they send for the next health worker from Iwokrama, and he come. After he come, the baby foot done coming out one side, so he said that he can’t do nothing about that and that we got to send her out.“The plane was right there collecting tourists, so we went in, and shortly after (take off), she deliver the baby,” 19-year-old West related.The parents are now deciding on a suitable name for their baby girl, and are playing around with a few that have references to the skies. This is the second child for the proud parents, who say they have no plans for a third child.They are expected to travel back to their village after Williams and her baby are cleared to do so. And according to Williams, “Delivering in the skies doesn’t make it less painful, but it was an experience to cherish.”The aircraft was manned by two pilots, Majors Mohinder Ramjag and Patrick Nicols, who both expressed their elation at having experienced a mid-air delivery. (Lakhram Bhagirat) read more

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In pictures Brian ODriscoll honoured at blacktie Convention Centre testimonial

first_imgImelda May and her parents Madge and Tony ClabbyKeith and Lisa DuffyLeinster and Ireland’s Cian Healy and Holly CarpenterGAA icon Micheal O Muircheartaigh and his wife HelenaO’Driscoll speaks to the press before the event in DublinAoife Cogan and O’Driscoll’s colleague Gordon D’ArcyBrian O’Driscoll’s wife Amy Huberman speaks to the mediaAll pictures Photocall IrelandHere are the 12 Irish rugby stars out of contract in 2014Snapshot: Dublin’s Convention Centre lit up for BOD IRELAND’S RUGBY STARS took time out from their November Internationals preparations to hail their talisman, Brian O’Driscoll last night, at a black-tie testimonial event in Dublin.O’Driscoll and wife, actress Amy Huberman, were joined by familiar faces from the worlds of sports and showbiz.Brian O’Driscoll and Amy Huberman pictured arriving at the Testimonal EventFormer Ireland football star Niall Quinn with wife GillianBOD’s national and provincial team-mate Jamie Heaslip and Sheena Ó uachallaTV chef Dylan McGrath and screen actor Liam Cunninghamlast_img read more

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Kiki has a lot on her plate

first_imgBureaucrats have backed down after issuing a ‘please explain’ letter to a Greek Australian woman whose personalised number plate ‘Kiki’ is the same as a Tagalog word for female genitalia.According to reports in The Age the New South Wales Roads and Traffic Authority have allowed lawyer Kristin Perry to retain the content of her plates after the case prompted a round of public support.The authority had previously written to Mrs Perry asking her to explain the plate and threatened to confiscate the number plate if she did not “show cause” within a fortnight. After realising they had not taken a common sense approach the case was dismissed.The nickname Kiki, given to Mrs Perry before she could even walk, is a term of endearment that Mrs Perry said cemented links with her Greek heritage. The number plates were given to her by her husband, Steven, five years ago – first on a Mini before she upgraded to a Porsche.“I rang my father last night and said: ‘Do you know you have been calling me vagina all my life?’,” she said.“He just said ‘What?’ He was appalled.”When questioned by the Newcastle Herald an RTA spokeswoman said one person had complained that the plates were insulting to the Filipino language so Mrs Perry and another motorist, who also had “Kiki” featured, were issued notices.Mrs Perry said although some parts of the complaint were “hilarious” it was also “really sad” it had reached a stage where her plates could be taken. The RTA spokeswoman said that “by law, the content of personalised plates must not carry offensive language, religious or sexual content”. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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Cancer létude de momies et de fossiles en fait une maladie résolument

first_imgCancer : l’étude de momies et de fossiles en fait une maladie résolument moderneRoyaume-Uni – Des chercheurs de l’université de Manchester ont examiné les données archéologiques et historiques à la recherche d’anciens cas de cancers. La rareté de ces maladies chez nos ancêtres laisse suggérer que ces affections sont largement dues aux conditions de vie modernes.    Le Pr Michael Zimmerman et sa collègue Rosalie David, de l’université de Manchester, ont cherché à “tracer” dans l’Histoire l’un des fléaux sanitaires actuels : le cancer. Ils ont pour ce faire examiner une large documentation fossile, archéologique et historique. Leurs résultats sont édifiants : la littérature scientifique ne fournit que quelques douzaines de cas de cancer –d’ailleurs discutables–, parmi les fossiles d’animaux. Chez Néandertal, sur des milliers d’os fossilisés étudiés par les paléontologues, un seulement présente des signes possibles de cancer. Alors que les tissus cancéreux se conservent mieux que les tissus sains, l’analyse d’échantillons réhydratés issus de centaines de momies égyptiennes n’a, elle aussi, révélé qu’un seul cas, alors que maladies artérielles ou osseuses y sont souvent visibles.Si les textes égyptiens anciens parlent de certains symptômes suspects, ceux-ci sont plus probablement liés à la lèpre ou à des varices, selon cette étude. Et l’évocation du cancer dans les écrits de la Grèce antique est peut-être le signe d’un progrès de la médecine, plus que de celui de la maladie.À lire aussiAsthme : symptômes, traitement, définition, causes, de quoi s’agit-il ?Ce n’est qu’au 17e siècle qu’apparaît la première description d’opérations sur des tumeurs, et celles-ci n’émaillent vraiment la littérature scientifique qu’à partir d’il y a 200 ans environ. Pour les auteurs de cette étude, tout ceci indique que le cancer est surtout une “invention” de l’homme, due aux conditions de pollution, au régime alimentaire et au mode de vie, qui n’ont cessé d’accroître leur mauvaise influence sur notre santé.   Le 17 octobre 2010 à 15:19 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

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Anchorage Data Show 2 Dip In Major Crime

first_imgOne of the focal points in Anchorage’s recent mayoral election was crime, and wrangling with questions over whether or not it is on the rise in the municipality as a result of policy decisions.Outgoing Mayor Dan Sullivan held a press conference Tuesday at City Hall to explain that statistics for the last year tell a more optimistic story than the one on the campaign trail. Statistics from the recently released data on UCR incidents in 2014 provided by the Mayor’s Office.Standing with Police Chief Mark Mew, Sullivan said that major crimes are down overall. Based on the Uniform Crime Reporting standards set by the FBI, incidents went from 14,476 to 14,136, a decline of about 2 percent.But the numbers come with caveats.Though serious crimes like homicide, sexual assaults, and theft nudged slightly down from 2013 to 2014, it was not in every category. For example, aggravated assaults were up by 14 percent, vehicle theft by 8 percent. What’s more, many of the categories hit lows relatively recently in 2010 and 2011, but have been persistently rising since.Sullivan, however, prefers looking at the data in a 5-year averages, which puts the frequency of violent crime below that of the previous mayor’s administration.Individual UCR categories broken down over the last five years, provided by the Mayor’s Office. But critics believe it was investments in the police department during the Begich administration which caused the biggest declines, and that short staffing in the department has led to less follow up on low-priority complaints. And hence, less data points.For his part, Sullivan has said the city could not afford a force that size, and that he does not believe there is a correlation between spending on APD and incidents of crime. Quality decisions on where to put officers makes a bigger difference than mere quantity, he told reporters.Incoming mayor Ethan Berkowitz campaigned on expanding the size of the police force to stem what many perceive as a rise in crime across the city. Though firm plans on financing that proposal have not yet been released, police chief Mew says new officers coming out of the academies will be deployed according to recommendations made in the 2010 PERF report .last_img read more

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Maggi is Boiling But it Will Soon Cool Down Like Colas

first_imgI remember my college days when, to change the taste of daily meals served in the hostel mess, many of my friends would stack packets of those instant two-minute noodles in their rooms. In fact, one of my friends was so fond of it that she could eat it without even the basic two-minute boiling and would just soak it in water for a few minutes in her mug and have the “delicacy”.I am still looking for reasons why Maggi is so addictive that even a one-year-old wants to have it again and again. It is like that cola drink which the infants find so tasty that they refuse to finish their bottle of milk if they get an access to it.I wonder why no cola company went bankrupt in India when there was a surge of reports about the presence of pesticides in their popular beverages a few years ago. The MNCs bottling cola drinks are still thriving in the lucrative Indian market despite the off-and-on campaigns against them.And now, it is the turn of Nestle — a Swiss multinational food and beverage company — to face the wrath of various governments within India and the media alike. With the states like Delhi, Kerala, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh reportedly mulling action against Nestle’s flagship Maggi noodles, its business seems to have already taken a hit.Not just states, even the Indian Army has reportedly taken Maggi and instant noodles of other brands off the racks from the outlets of its massive network of Canteen Stores Department (CSD).Nestle would definitely feel the heat. But, I still believe that the food major would overcome the hostilities as Indian consumers’ memory is short-lived.TV news channels often come up with their shows that scare the viewers of cancers and other deadly diseases by consuming poisonous colours and chemicals being used to adulterate sweets, milk and even vegetables and fruits. But do we really stop buying them?Generally we don’t. In our prevailing system of “inspector raaj”, wherein manufacturers and sellers are allowed to push anything to the market, food safety was never a priority. Adulteration of foods and drinks is rampant, while the action against the culprits is rare.So, when petty sellers can make money by compromising food safety, why should MNCs or giant food chains adhere to set standards? Let them also bribe the inspectors and make some easy money.Indians often equate their film and sports stars to God. The very icons charge hefty money to endorse products, including those which make false claims and which are harmful.As it is happening now in the case of Maggi endorsements, cases are being filed against the likes of Amitabh Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit. But soon, after some FIRs and summons, these legal actions would die down and we will be back to relishing the two-minute noodles.The 72-year-old Mr Bachchan now says he stopped promoting Maggi two years ago. The actor’s name was dragged into the controversy along with the current brand ambassador, Madhuri Dixit, and the product’s face in the past, Preity Zinta.As if the reports of high lead and monosodium glutamate (MSG) content in Maggi noodles were not enough, Nestle faced another negative publicity in the form of larvae being found in its Everyday milk powder.But this is not the first time that inquiries are being ordered against any popular food product and is facing the threat of a ban. But the present episode should act as an eye-opener and the authorities concerned should act seriously against the day-to-day poisoning of our food, not just Maggi.People will sure forget the episode and go back to their favourite Maggi once again. After all, we all know how unhygienic and unhealthy those street foods are, but don’t we stop next to one such road-side stall to have those spicy pani-puris and samosas!last_img read more

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FEMA Takes Lead In Distributing First Harvey Relief Package

first_img X To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: FEMA/Bill KoplitzFEMA is taking the lead on providing immediate help for people who’ve lost their homes, cars, or other property. In addition, the Small Business Administration is offering help for home and business owners in the form of loans.“We cover uninsured losses, underinsured losses, as well as insurance deductibles. It may just be a matter of a deductible,” says SBA spokesman Mark Randle, who is working out of the shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The SBA has already approved more than $100 million worth of disaster assistance loans related to Harvey.Randle stresses there is a 60-day deadline to apply for assistance. The clock starts ticking moment the president declares a federal disaster. “In this particular instance,” he says, “for the physical damage, it’s October 24, 2017. That’s the deadline to register with FEMA and also to apply to SBA.”The Department of Housing and Urban Development is also using FEMA registrations as a gauge in order to determine where to send block grants to fix longer-term problems. 00:00 /00:54 Listen Sharelast_img read more

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Surging prices of essential goods hinder Lakshmi Puja celebrations

first_imgKolkata: Sky-rocketing prices of essential commodities, including fruits have cast a shadow over Lakshmi Puja celebrations across the state.Over the past few years, the prices of various commodities, including vegetables, fruits, flowers, and other items needed during puja rituals have increased in leaps and bounds. Due to a steep rise in the cost of transportation, essential items are being sold at an exorbitant price. It may be mentioned that the state government on a number of occasions has raised their voice against the Centre over its failure to check the prices of essential items but no major steps seemed to have been taken. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeAs a result, people belonging to lower middle class section are having a tough time to arrange Lakshmi Puja this year. The Bengalis are celebrating Lakshmi Puja on Wednesday. But the prices of various items including fruits in most of the city’s markets are beyond the reach of common people. It may be mentioned that the prices of fruits have recently spiked. The vegetable sellers at Sealdah market have admitted that the prices are a little high this time but there were hardly any measures to check the rise in prices, claimed the fruit sellers. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedSubir Mondal, a fruit vendor at Sealdah market said: “The prices of fruits are high but we have nothing to do to control the price as there is a rule of the market. On various occasions including Durga Puja or Lakshmi Puja there is a rise in the demand of fruits but the supply remains static. As a result the prices go up.” Many people find it difficult to purchase vegetables due to high prices. On Tuesday, the prices of potatoes varied between Rs 24-30 per kg at various markets across the city and suburbs. The prices of Egg plant, Cauliflower and tomatoes remained at Rs 50-60, Rs 35-40, Rs 40-50 per kg respectively. “We had to cut down on a lot of things to meet our budget as the prices of various items were high,” said Binay Majumdar, a lower division clerk at a state government job. One Raju Biswas, an employee of a private farm and a resident of Entally, who came to Sealdah market said: “I have bought apples at Rs 100-140 per kg, cucumbers at 60-70 per kg, guavas at Rs 70 kg, bananas Rs 40-50 per dozen, oranges Rs 120-140 per dozen. Even the small Lakshmi idols were being sold at Rs 400-1,000 each at various markets, while buyers had to spend over Rs 1,000 for decorated ones.last_img read more

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Drag Race star Mimi Imfurst admits to sexually harassing young men

first_imgGAYSTARNEWS- Celebrating pop culture, drag queens, and porn starsWas trans queen Peppermint told to dress ‘as a man’ on Drag Race?Peppermint reveals all about RuPaul’s Drag Race, her new film and whether she’d go on All StarsRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  :https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/drag-race-star-mimi-imfurst-admits-to-sexually-harassing-young-men/ Then the conversations became sexual, and even after Ayotte told Chapman he was uncomfortable, Chapman kept it going.‘Braden was preying on my inexperience in the drag scene to satisfy his sexual fetish to the point that I felt personally obligated to go through with it because I had dreams of becoming a professional drag performer.’In a statement, Chapman admitted to sexually harassing and issued an apology.Mimi Imfurst issues apologyHe said: ‘It has come to my attention that my sexual conversations via online messaging were uncomfortable for multiple people that I was engaging with. [With t]wo of those people, I have had ongoing late-night sexual conversations that involved in-depth and often exaggerated cyber roleplay that although was welcomed by some has made others uncomfortable and used.‘For that I am incredibly sorry. I thought that our conversation, which included sexual and nonsexual discussions, was consensual. I realize now that my intent to engage in a playful and welcomed conversation that I initiated did not have the impact on the them that I thought it did.‘I deeply regret that due to my nature as a public person, they felt pressured or obligated to partake in these conversations, one of which lasted over two years back and forth. I wish I had known more clearly that they did not want to participate in the conversations.He added: ‘If I would have known that, I would have stopped. I respect both Kyle and Ethan greatly and would never want to make them feel violated. I apologized to Ethan in October privately when this was first brought to my attention, and I now extend my apologies to others that I have hurt as well. I am not perfect. I have made great mistakes that I am truly sorry for and humbled by.‘I am incredibly sorry for this and can only work to be a better person and leader in Philadelphia. If anyone has issues I hope that they will speak to me privately so I can apologize to them directly.’Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) RuPaul’s Drag Race star Mimi Imfurst has admitted to sexually harassing men via Facebook Messenger.center_img Otherwise known as Braden Chapman, who starred on season 3 and All Stars 1, he has expressed his ‘deep regret’.Two up-and-coming drag queens came forward to say they had been harassed by Chapman, and feared being blacklisted after speaking up.Kyle Ayotte, 25, and Ethan Hunter Raysor, 24, gave separate accounts of incessant unwanted sexual chatting.Young drag queens claim Mimi Imfurst sexually harassed themThey said they had both come forward because they knew others had been affected as well.‘I think the LGBTQ community needs to have more conversations about sexual harassment in the drag performance scene and within our social hangout spots overall,’  Raysor told Philadelphia Magazine.‘We’re not exempt from the pain these incidents cause and the stigma that comes from calling out the powerful people responsible for it.‘What I experienced was an abuse of power through manipulation. Gay or straight, no one should have to go through that.’Chapman, who produces multiple shows across Philadelphia, is a gatekeeper of young talent.‘I was so shocked that he opened up to me so quickly, and I couldn’t comprehend what was happening or how to handle it,’ Ayotte said.‘The most famous drag queen in the city was into me, and I felt obligated to go with the flow.’When Ayotte told Chapman he felt uncomfortable with the sexual nature of the conversation, Chapman kept going. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Mimi Imfurst admits to sexually harassing young menlast_img read more

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first_imgTechnology | May 04, 2009 RADinfo SYSTEMS Shows Off PowerPACS/RIS News | PACS | June 26, 2019 Mini-PACS Solution for Image Management and Workflow Optimization ImageGrid Mini is a feature-rich, reliable and cost-effective image management and workflow optimization solution, pr read more News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019 Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners With DiA Imaging Analysis for AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. to expand analysis capabilities of… read more News | Enterprise Imaging | June 27, 2019 Ambra Health Announces Integration With Box Ambra Health announced an integration with Box to enable the sharing of medical imaging directly from within Box’s… read more RADinfo SYSTEMS offers PowerPACS/RIS, the first IHE-compliant solution to support structured reports. It is HIPAA-compliant, securely web-enabled. It performs basic RIS workflow functions for scheduling, admitting, ordering and reporting. It is an evolutionary enhancement of the PowerPACS suite of products that offer image acquisition, distribution, viewing, printing and archiving functions. Workflow management is customizable to client specifications.For more information: www.radinfosystems.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Feature | Information Technology | June 27, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Smart Algorithm Extracts Data from Radiology Reports Radiology reports may contain information essential to figuring out a patient’s condition. read more Technology | Cybersecurity | August 07, 2019 ScImage Introduces PICOM ModalityGuard for Cybersecurity ScImage Inc. is bridging the gap between security and functionality with the introduction of the PICOM ModalityGuard…. read more Technology | Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2019 Hyland Healthcare Adds ImageNext Imaging Workflow Optimizer to Enterprise Imaging Suite Hyland Healthcare is launching ImageNext, a vendor-neutral imaging workflow optimizer that combines intelligent imaging… read more News | PACS | July 02, 2019 Laurel Bridge and 3M M*Modal Partner to Improve DICOM Structured Reporting July 2, 2019 — Laurel Bridge Software announced an expanded relationship with 3M M*Modal, a provider of clinical docu read more Related Content News | PACS | August 08, 2019 NetDirector Launches Cloud-based PDF to DICOM Conversion Service NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has diversified their radiology automation options… read more News | Enterprise Imaging | July 29, 2019 Philips Announces 10-year Enterprise Informatics Agreement With Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Nancy Philips and Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire (CHRU) de Nancy, a leading academic hospital in the Grand Est… read more News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more last_img read more

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first_img Videos | Advanced Visualization | March 05, 2019 VIDEO: Virtual Endoscopic Peritoneal Inflation on Imaging for Procedure Preplanning This is an example of a new endoscopic virtual peritoneal inflation tool on the patient’s computed tomography (CT) im read more News | Endoscopes | June 11, 2018 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Touch Surgery Pilot Video-Based Endoscopic Simulations During the 2018 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) conference June 2-5 in Washington, D.C., the American Society for… read more News | Ultrasound Imaging | June 04, 2018 Olympus and Hitachi Healthcare Americas Introduce Arietta 850 Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedu read more News | Endoscopes | March 14, 2019 Hologic Receives CE Mark for Three-in-One Omni Hysteroscope Hologic Inc. announced it has received a CE mark in Europe for its Omni hysteroscope, a three-in-one modular scope with… read more Videos | Advanced Visualization | March 05, 2019 VIDEO: Virtual Endoscopic Navigation Planning Tool For Pancreatic Cancer This is an example of a new endoscopic 3-D imaging simulator created from a patient’s computed tomography (CT) scan u read more The new Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) MR application in Synapse 3D Technology | Lung Cancer | October 05, 2018 Body Vision Medical Announces Release of LungVision Body Vision Medical, a medical device company specializing in lung cancer diagnostics, announced the launch of its… read more Technology | May 29, 2009 Cook Rolls Out HD Endoscope for GI Tract News | Endoscopes | April 02, 2018 WATS3D Endoscopy Device Improves Esophageal Cancer Detection by 80 Percent Results from a recent prospective trial found the Wide Area Transepithelial Sampling with 3D Tissue Analysis (WATS3D)… read morecenter_img May 29, 2009 – Cook Medical introduced EchoTip Ultra, a high-definition endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) needle technology that is up to three-times brighter than others on the market, according to the manufacturer.With the addition of the 19 and 25 gage EchoTip Ultra with High Definition Fine Needle Aspiration (HDFNA) needles, the EchoTip Ultra HDFNA represents the next level of precision in EUS, an essential diagnostic tool that yields more accurate images of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract than traditional ultrasound and provides minimally invasive access to areas that are traditionally difficult to reach.”This needle is very high contrast and easy to see within targeted lesions.” said John M. DeWitt, M.D., Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, “This permits confidence for the endosonographers that the lesion is being accurately targeted.”During an EUS procedure, the endosonographer inserts an endoscope, which has a small ultrasound transducer at its tip, through the patient’s mouth into the esophagus, facilitating imaging from within the GI tract. EUS also enables tissue sampling through fine needle aspiration (FNA), a safer and less invasive alternative to open surgical biopsy. Under ultrasound guidance, a special needle inserted in the endoscope collects cells from targeted sites.Cook Medical’s EchoTip Ultra with HDFNA is a single-use, disposable needle intended for sampling of targeted submucosal GI lesions through the accessory channel of an ultrasound endoscope. The needle surface is dimpled with a high-definition pattern that greatly improves its visibility on an ultrasound monitor. This highly echogenic design provides increased assurance that the needle tip is within the target. With traditional EUS-guided FNA, multiple passes are usually necessary in order to get an accurate sample; with the enhanced visibility of EchoTip Ultra HDFNA needles, specimens can be obtained with potentially fewer needle sticks.EchoTip Ultra with HDFNA has all the advantages of the original EchoTip Ultra products, with an integrated sheath adjuster that makes the needles compatible with a full range of echoendoscopes and an ergonomically designed handle integrated with a nitinol stylet for precise needle control, stability and flexibility. The safety lock ring easily slides and locks at the desired needle extension and a “Zero” reference mark indicates the needle’s complete retraction within the sheath. In addition, EchoTip Ultra’s metal Luer lock provides a secure, stable platform for performing EUS procedures.For more information: www.cookmedical.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 08, 2019 Fujifilm Launches Latest Synapse 3D Version at HIMSS 2019 Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. will debut the latest version of its Synapse 3D solution at the Healthcare Information… read more Video Player is loading.Virtual endoscopic view for planning by Fujifilm at HIMSS19Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:26Loaded: 38.39%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:26 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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first_img Related Content News | Pediatric Imaging | August 14, 2019 Ultrasound Guidance Improves First-attempt Success in IV Access in Children August 14, 2019 – Children’s veins read more News | Ultrasound Women’s Health | July 11, 2019 FDA Clears Koios DS Breast 2.0 AI-based Software Koios Medical announced its second 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 11, 2019 360 Degree View of a Smartphone Performing a Cardiac Ultrasound Exam This 360 degree photo shows a basic, point-of-care cardiac echocardiogram being performed using a smartphone turned i read more Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 16, 2019 Profound Medical Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for Tulsa-Pro Profound Medical Corp. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to… read more October 11, 2012 — With this month’s approval of the Standards and Guidelines for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography by the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), experienced cardiovascular sonographers have a new educational pathway for career advancement.The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is the initial organizational sponsor of the Committee on Accreditation for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonographer (CoA-ACS), the body that developed the standards, guidelines and curriculum for the Advanced Cardiovascular Sonographer (ACS) and will review program applications for accreditation.  Achievement of the ACS designation will require advanced education from a CAAHEP accredited program.“Patients will be better served by echocardiography labs using the services of advanced cardiovascular sonographers who have the education, training and experience to review echocardiographic examinations and provide the most accurate cardiac diagnostic information for physicians to treat patients,” said Michelle Bierig, MPH, RDCS, FASE, chair of the CoA-ACS. “Clinical practice will be enhanced by improvements to the quality of the examinations and by the availability of professionals who can assist with the teaching and incorporation of advancements in the field into daily practice. The ACS-credentialed professional will render a unique and essential service beyond technical performance, serving as a resource for difficult or advanced image acquisition.” Fletcher Miller, M.D., FASE, of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and co-chair of the CoA-ACS said, “Based on my experiences with the Mayo Clinic ACS model, the advanced cardiac sonographer designation significantly improves workflow while maintaining highest quality examinations for our patients.”The position is not meant to assume the role currently held by physicians but rather complement the physician practice and increase efficiency. Other duties may include research or technology implementation.Educational institutions may now apply to CoA-ACS to receive accreditation to provide this education for advanced cardiovascular sonographers. The advanced curriculum will include areas such as cardiovascular hemodynamics/physiology and pathophysiology, surgical and medical therapies, comparative imaging analysis, research methods and biostatistics, pharmacology and others, with complementary required clinical internship.For more information: www.coaacs.org, www.asecho.org/guidelines FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 05, 2019 Digital Health Devices Used at Point of Care May Improve Diagnostic Certainty A West Virginia-based rural medical outreach event showcased the use of point-of-care technology in an ambulatory… read more News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 31, 2019 Studies Confirm Clinical Value of ShearWave Elastography for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation SuperSonic Imagine announced the publication of the results of its prospective multicentric clinical study conducted in… read more News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 07, 2019 Contrast Use in First Transthoracic Echocardiogram for Heart Failure Reduces Repeat Testing Heart failure is the fourth most common cause for all admission to U.S. hospitals, and it is the most common reason for… read more News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 26, 2019 Intelligent Ultrasound Group Collaborating With the National Imaging Academy Wales Artificial intelligence (AI)-based ultrasound software and simulation company Intelligent Ultrasound Group plc (AIM:… read more News | October 11, 2012 Guidelines Created for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography Standards open door to new career path at cardiovascular practices read more The ScanTrainer transvaginal simulator is one example of Intelligent Ultrasound’s simulation technologies. 360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 09, 2019 360 Degree View of a Mitral Valve Ultrasound Exam on a Vivid E95 System A view of a mitral valve on a GE Healthcare Vivid E95 … read more 360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 08, 2019 360 Degree View of an Echocardiography Exam on the SC2000 System This is a 360 degree view of a live cardiac echo demonstration for the Siemens Healthineers Acuson SC2000… read morelast_img read more

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Drillship arrives at block 11 Update 2

first_imgWork to install and stabilise a drilling platform at an offshore area within the island’s exclusive economic zone was going smoothly, the government said on Wednesday, despite sabre rattling from Turkey.“The platform is in the area since early this morning without any problem,” deputy government spokesman Victoras Papadopoulos said. “There is nothing to worry about and everything coming from outside in the form of news only serve to create unnecessary noise.”West Capella drillship arrived in the area known as Block 11 at around 1.30am.The gas well to be drilled in Block 11, at a target dubbed Onisiphoros West-1, is located some 180km off the island’s southern shores, and at a distance of just 8km from the boundary separating the Cypriot and Egyptian EEZs.The drilling site is approximately 40km from the Zohr super-giant gas field in Egyptian economic waters, where a 30-trillion-cubic-feet reservoir was discovered in 2015.The crew immediately started work to install and stabilise the platform. Helicopter flights ferrying personnel to shore started at 8am.Cypriot search and rescue and other crews also carried out recon flights in a bid to prepare for an eventuality be it airlifting patients, pollution, acts of terrorism, or any other emergencies.The West-Capella will be in daily contact with the Larnaca Joint Rescue Coordination Centre which is standing by to provide support if necessary.The Republic of Cyprus issued a Navtex reserving for three months a five-nautical-mile area around the drillship, forbidding entrance into that area, by air or sea of any vessels that are not authorised by the Cypriot authorities. In the case of a violation, a support vessel will stand by and ready to intervene and ask trespassers to leave.The Cyprus News Agency reported that Turkey’s sabre rattling by issuing navigational notices and warnings to aviators was a common practice repeated every week in the past two years and did not constitute a violation of the republic’s sovereign rights.Turkey, which opposes Cyprus’ energy plans, has announced naval exercises in an area west of Cyprus.The area reserved by Turkey begins at a distance of some 14 nautical miles off the Akamas, and covers parts of Cyprus’ offshore blocks 5, 6, and 7.On Tuesday, West-Capella was intercepted by a Turkish frigate some 30 miles outside the Nicosia FIR, between Crete and Cyprus, but it was allowed to go through without any obstructions. This too was considered usual practice, according to CNA.Meanwhile the energy ministry officially announced the commencement of the exploratory drilling at Onisiphoros.According to a ministry statement, the drill is expected to be completed within 75 days. It will reach a maximum depth of 4,250 from the surface. Water depth in the area is 1,698 metres.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoModernizeIf Your Home Has Old Roofing, Read ThisModernizeUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCypriot tycoon launches ‘Bank of Cannabis’UndoThree arrested in connection with hotel theftsUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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