first_imgPioneering dementia scanner set to be rolled out across Wales Cardiff UniversityA scanner used to identify some of the earliest and most difficult to diagnose forms of dementia is to be rolled out across Wales.It comes after a successful pilot between Cardiff University’s Wales Research and Diagnostic PET Imaging Centre at the University Hospital of Wales, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales.From this week the technology will be available across all health boards – and it is hoped it will help to improve the accuracy of diagnosis and reduce waiting lists built up during the COVID-19 pandemic.Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans – using a radioactive tracer drug – show how your tissues and organs are functioning. In dementia, the scan can reveal the areas of the brain which have reduced function in people who are presumed to have the condition but have few symptoms.The technique allows patients and their families to receive an earlier and more definitive diagnosis, as well as the opportunity for earlier treatment and more appropriate psychological and lifestyle interventions.Professor Christopher Marshall, Director of the University’s imaging centre, said: “The high-quality data acquired by Cardiff University and Aneurin Bevan University Health Board during the pilot project has enabled the Welsh Health Specialised Service Committee to approve the routine use of this test in PET scanners throughout Wales.”Wales has previously lagged behind the rest of the UK when it came to diagnosing dementia; around 47% of people are thought to be living with the condition but have not had a diagnosis.Now, access to PET scans for dementia will be available across Wales – helping to clear some of the backlog of patients waiting for a diagnosis due to the pandemic.News of the roll out comes during Dementia Awareness Week and on the back of the Welsh government’s £10m investment in the Dementia Action Plan in 2018.Dr Chineze Ivenso, chair of the Old Age Faculty, Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales, said: “This is a proud moment for everyone involved in this ground-breaking project from the start. It really is fantastic news for my patients as well as their families.“Living with dementia is not easy but an early diagnosis helps in managing the condition. Getting people, the help they need, quickly. For a long time, Wales was behind the curve when it came to diagnosing dementia. Now we’re leading the way.” /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Cardiff University, diagnosis, director, emission, Government, health, hospital, Investment, Professor, Radioactive, research, technique, technology, treatment, UK, universitylast_img read more

first_imgCHONBURI, Thailand – Marcus Fraser of Australia shot a 2-under 70 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Thailand Golf Championship. Fraser is playing only his second tournament since returning from a long break because of a wrist injury, but has been among the most consistent players off the tee at the Asian Tour event at the Amata Spring Country Club. His 5-under total of 211 put him one shot ahead of Anirban Lahiri of India, who carded a 68. ”I drove it really well on the first day as well, only missed one fairway on Thursday and I think I only missed a couple today,” Fraser said. ”You definitely have to stay out of the rough out there, it’s pretty brutal.” Martin Kaymer (70) and Lee Westwood (72) were tied for third along with Tommy Fleetwood of England, another shot back. Fleetwood led after the second round but only managed a 73. Kaymer, who is making his first appearance in Thailand, had an inconsistent round with six birdies and four bogeys. ”I had a couple of dropped shots and that was painful, but I think I put myself in a good position,” Kaymer said. ”If the putter is warm enough then I might have a chance.” Defending champion Sergio Garcia recovered from Friday’s 75 to shoot a 71 to sit tied for 10th, six shots behind Fraser.last_img read more

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews By News Highland – March 16, 2018 Pinterest Previous articleOnline petition launched in support of Raychel’s LawNext articleMain Evening News, Sport, Nuacht and Obituaries Friday 16th March News Highland DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter €97,151 has been approved by Minister of State McHugh for Áislann Chill Chartha, Co. Donegal, to help with the extension of the buildingGovernment Chief Whip Minister Joe McHugh said; “There is no doubt that The Resource Center is providing a high standard of education, training, recreation and sports facilities for the community of Cill Chartha and the surrounding area.”The grant is being approved under the range of activities An Ghaeltacht of the 20 Year Strategy for Irish Language 2010-2030. Harps come back to win in Waterford Facebook Facebookcenter_img Over €97,000 awarded to Áislann Chill Chartha Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Twitter Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODAlast_img read more

first_imgCroatian national airline Croatia Airlines and Indian national airline Air India (Both companies are members of the Star Alliance) have concluded commercial (code share) agreement on the use of flights with common designations of both carriers.According to this basic agreement, the international designation of Air India (AI) is published on Croatia Airlines flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split vv, from London to Zagreb and Split vv, from Vienna to Zagreb and Split vv, from Rome to Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split vv, and from Paris to Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split vv Based on reciprocity, Croatia Airlines (OU) flight numbers are published on Air India flights from Frankfurt, London, Vienna, Rome and Paris to New Delhi vv, and from London to Mumbai vvThe cooperation starts on April 1, 2017 on Croatia Airlines flights from Frankfurt, Paris and Rome to Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split, and from London and Vienna to Zagreb and Split. By introducing common code share (OU / AI) Croatia Airlines and Air India become the first and only airlines from their countries to provide air transport services between Croatia and India. “We are extremely pleased to have signed a very high level commercial agreement with Air India, which expands the existing cooperation in passenger transport. As part of this agreement, Croatia Airlines, as a European regional airline, gets the opportunity to position itself more strongly in the large and fast-growing Indian market. I believe that travelers from Croatia and India will recognize the value of our joint product and use an even better choice of travel” said Krešimir Kučko, President of the Management Board of Croatia Airlines.This partnership will further expand the network and improve the connectivity of flights of both airlines, and offers passengers exciting travel opportunities and an even greater choice of flights between Croatia and India. In addition, passengers will wait less for connecting flights, and they will be offered a more pleasant travel experience, a greater choice of flights and more competitive prices in the markets of Croatia and India, where Croatia Airlines and Air India are the leading airlines. “Air India is honored that Croatia Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance, is a partner in the joint designation agreement. This partnership will give Air India access to destinations in Croatia and we look forward to expanding our relationship with Croatia Airlines in the future. The partnership will also contribute to the further development of trade, tourism and cultural ties between India and Croatia ”Concluded Seema Srivastava, Air India’s Executive Director for Strategy and Planning.last_img read more

first_img ‘Step In our Shoes’ – Dr. Carla Barnett Sep 4, 2020 Greater Focus on Regional Agriculture Make COVID Recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and… Read more at: The New Yorker Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Sep 10, 2020 Sep 29, 2020center_img CDB to Lend US$70M to The Bahamas and Saint Lucia,… Oct 7, 2020 You may be interested in… Hurricane Dorian: Scale of Bahamas devastation emerges(BBC) Rescuers have begun to reach areas of the northern Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian, with aerial images showing a trail of destruction. PM Hubert Minnis said some areas had been “decimated” and expected the current death toll of seven would rise. The hurricane winds that hit the Abaco Islands…September 4, 2019In “Anguilla”CARICOM reacts as ‘Dorian’ pounds BahamasChairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia was among the regional leaders who expressed concern and support  to The Bahamas, devastated by category five hurricane Dorian which struck on Sunday 1 September. It left extensive damage across the islands of Abaco and is currently pounding Grand…September 2, 2019In “Featured”Five Dead, at least 21 injured in AbacoInitial reports have confirmed five people dead and at least twenty one injured on Abaco in the aftermath of destructive Hurricane Dorian, Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Dr. Hubert Minnis confirmed Monday, according to The Tribune. Dr. Minnis said the Royal Bahamas Police Force confirmed the tragic news of the deaths, adding…September 3, 2019In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApp (The New Yorker) It looked like the trees had risen out of an angry ocean. It looked like a man was standing on a ship that had wandered into a storm. But the man was not on a ship; the man was on land, and the ocean was at his front door. The water was many feet deep and covered the road that led to his home. All one could see straight out to the horizon was ocean. When Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas, there were many videos like this one circulating on my family’s group chat in WhatsApp. I sat in a park in Brooklyn on a calm day, a few clouds in the sky, and swiped through them all. I had relatives on ; I grew up on New Providence. One video was taken by a family forced to climb into their attic as the water crashed against the concrete of their house. Another showed the view from a second floor, looking down at the Atlantic, which had risen to claim the first floor of a home, with furniture flung around like useless playthings. In the park, women were pumping their fists to the rhythm of soca music and pulling their knees up to their stomachs. Families were out having picnics; fruits and churros abounded. While briefly glancing up from my iPhone, I caught the eyes of a small boy. He was looking at me with his eyebrows tight and shook his head as if he were disappointed, as if he knew that I had a hurricane on the brain. I sat in the park and stared out into the distance, past the harbor and into the Atlantic, toward the Bahamas, where Dorian was wreaking its havoc. Dorian had opened its one good and terrible eye over my country and for almost two days it refused to budge. There were people trapped in their homes, people trapped in their attics, and people trapped outside in the storm itself, in search of safety after their roofs had come clean off.last_img read more

first_img Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC Full statement of Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley’s Parliament Statement on COVID-19Madam Speaker, I have been authorised by the Cabinet of Trinidad and Tobago to make the following statement. Colleagues, fellow citizens, it is in times like these that we define who we are as a people. We are currently facing two global phenomena that affect us directly and are both…March 13, 2020In “General”More COVID-19 recoveries, deaths in CARICOM Member StatesSeveral CARICOM Member States are recording more deaths from the COVID-19 global pandemic. While some patients who were diagnosed with the virus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals in some countries, Jamaica, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago have recorded more deaths from the disease. On Wednesday 1 April,…April 1, 2020In “CARICOM”Guyana, Haiti, Belize record deaths from COVID-19Three CARICOM countries, including Guyana, have recorded deaths associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to health authorities. Guyana’s death toll reached 76 after the country recorded two more deaths late Saturday. The Ministry of Health in a statement noted that the latest fatalities included a 36 -year-old male from…September 28, 2020In “General”Share this on WhatsApp 113  =  Number of samples which have tested positive  Of the total number of positive cases, 52 of these positive cases came from the group of nationals who recently returned from a cruise: As of the morning of Sunday April 12th, 2020, the Ministry reports the following: 12  =  Number of persons discharged Oct 16, 2020 *  3 positive cases from the group of nationals who returned from the same cruise separately from the other 68 nationals. *  One additional person has tested positive for COVID-19—Pending epidemiological investigation. Oct 15, 2020 *  49 positive cases from the group of 68 nationals who returned from the cruise together Oct 15, 2020center_img 1,110  =  Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing for COVID-19 More deaths from COVID-19 recorded in CARICOM countries,… 8  =  Number of deaths  The Ministry of Health provides the following update: You may be interested in… Ministry of Health, Port of Spain – As part of the national drive to safeguard the health of the Trinidad and Tobago population in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Health continues to provide up-to-date information on the country’s status in this regard.  St. Lucia records more cases of COVID CMO says Saint Lucia at critical stage of COVID-19 outbreak The Ministry of Health reminds the public that COVID-19 can be spread by touching surfaces that are contaminated with the novel coronavirus. It is important to regularly sanitise commonly touched surfaces (e.g. table-tops, handrails, doorknobs and trolleys).  If dirty, they should be cleaned using a detergent or soap and water prior to sanitisation.  A simple solution of 1/3 cup of household bleach to one gallon of water is quite effective. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Oct 16, 2020last_img read more

first_imgEgypt Celebrates 1045 years Over The Construction Of Cairo A Lebanese tourist who was arrested last month for posting a video on Facebook complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt was sentenced to eight years in prison by a Cairo court on Saturday, her lawyer told Reuters.Mona el-Mazboh was arrested at Cairo airport at the end of her stay in Egypt after a 10-minute video in which she called Egypt a “s** of a b***h country” went viral on social media.The 24-year-old Mazboh complains of being sexually harassed by taxi drivers and young men in the street, as well as poor restaurant service during the holy month of Ramadan and an incident in which money was stolen from her during a previous stay.A Cairo court found her guilty of deliberately spreading false rumours that would harm society, attacking religion, and public indecency, judicial sources said.An appeal court will now hear the case on July 29, according to Mazboh’s lawyer, Emad Kamal.“Of course, God willing, the verdict will change. With all due respect to the judiciary, this is a severe ruling. It is in the context of the law, but the court was applying the maximum penalty,” he said.Kamal said a surgery Mazboh underwent in 2006 to remove a brain clot has impaired her ability to control anger, a condition documented in a medical report he submitted to the court. She also suffers from depression, he said.Egyptian rights activists say they face the worst crackdown in their history under Sisi, accusing him of erasing freedoms won in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year rule.Supporters say such measures are needed to stabilise Egypt after years of turmoil that drove away foreign investors and amid an Islamist insurgency concentrated in the Sinai Peninsula.Related Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 years in Jail center_img Egypt Jewellery Museum Reopens After Three Years last_img read more

first_imgDuring the match, Suarez managed to get a goal and an assist, but afterwards his club confirmed he’d picked up an ankle injury.That led to claims across the English media that the player may be out against Manchester United. The first leg of the Champions League quarter final, to be played at Old Trafford, in on April 10th, with the Camp Nou return set for the 16th.On Monday lunchtime, Barcelona released an official medical update which suggests the Uruguayan will be available to face Manchester United.After tests on Monday morning, it’s been found that Suarez has a tear in his right ankle. He’ll miss the current international break with Uruguay and is expected to be out of action for 10-15 days.At the extreme of that, it would see him return on April 2nd, giving plenty of time to get ready for the trip to England. Barcelona face Villarreal on that day, and then Atletico Madrid on the 6th.If Barcelona are being open, and there’s no further issues, it’s unlikely Suarez will miss either Manchester United Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoDating.comThe Most Handsome Men In Hong Kong On This Dating SiteDating.comUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥UndoCNBC InternationalHere’s How Big Businesses in Singapore Are Managing the Impact of COVID-19.CNBC InternationalUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題UndoSingles50Hong Kong: A 40+ Dating Site That Actually Works!Singles50UndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndoPerfect-Dating.comThousands of successful men are looking for women in Tung ChungPerfect-Dating.comUndo Luis Suarez picked up an injury on Sunday evening, as his Barcelona side beat Real Betis 4-1.last_img read more

first_img He said to Przeglad Sportowy: “Unai’s decision to stay was crucial for me. I wanted to form part of his project and only his, nobody else’s. “If he had left to go to another club it’s probable I would have seriously considered doing the same. Emery is part of my success. He believes in me.  04/09/2015 at 20:55 Sevilla defensive midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak said that if the coach had left the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in the summer, he’d have gone too. Sport EN CEST “We are twin souls, we are a perfect fit, our philosophies are very similar. I have only been at Sevilla for a year but I owe a lot to the manager.” Arsenal were linked with signing the Pole, who is currently with his national team.last_img read more

first_imgJesse Cooper and Merissa Dawson of Nelson each scored singles but that was not enough as Kelowna dumped the West Kootenay Wildcats 5-2 in semi final play at the recent Nelson Bantam House Minor Hockey Tournament.The Cats finished the round robin with a 2-1 record.West Kootenay bounced Kimberley 6-0 as Stephanie McAuley of Trail scored three times for the victors.Molly Benbow, Kara Deane and Dawson added singles.The Cats then rode the two-goal performane of Nelson’s Jena Wheeldon to edge Nakusp 5-2. Dawson, Madelaine Vockeroth and McAuley also scored.West Kootenay concluded the round robin with a hard-fought 4-3 loss to Nelson Bantam House. McAuley, Cooper and Dawson scored for the Wildcats. The West Kootenay will be solidly represented at the upcoming B.C. Winter Games in Vernon in the sport of girl’s hockey.No less than seven players caught the eye of evaluators and were selected to Team Kootenay to play in the U16 girl’s hockey tournament following the weekend camp in Invermere.Nelson headlines the contingent with three players, forwards Jesse Cooper and Emma Hare along with rearguard Merissa Dawson.Also on the team are forward Kira Steliev of Nakusp, forwards Stephanie McAuley and Julie Sidoni Trail and netminder Catalina Hartland of Kaslo.All seven players from the West Kootenay are members of the West Kootenay Wildcats Female squad.The balance of the teams is made up of players from the East Kootenay.The Winter Games run February 23-26.Girl’s hockey is being held at the Wesbild Centre in Vernon.The Winter Games is part of B.C. Hockey’s Female High Performance Program, which was established to identify and train athletes and team personnel for possible participation at Provincial, National and International events. West Kootenay Wildcats drop semi final heartbreaker in Nelson tournamentlast_img read more