APTN National NewsA rally was held in Edmonton Friday to protest violence against women.The protest comes a week after city police arrested an Aboriginal women, who had been sexually assaulted, for breach of conditions.Police said days later, after refusing to speak to the media, the victim never said she was assaulted when police arrived at a motel after her mother called 911. The woman was bleeding and missing a tooth.It’s an issue organizers of the rally say needs to be addressed.APTN National News reporter Keith Laboucan went to the rally.
Tina House APTN National NewsThe National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has been under fire, almost since its inception.It’s been criticized for re-traumatizing families, by keeping them in the dark about what the inquiry is going to do, and when it’s going to do it.It all came to head when an open letter to head Commissioner Marion Buller was sent earlier this week.Commissioner Buller responded Friday afternoon in Vancouver.
CALGARY – The Canadian government is trying to reassure Japan and other trading partners that genetically modified wheat found in southern Alberta is limited to a few plants growing along a remote access road and has not been detected in the wider supply.Japan has temporarily halted imports of Canadian wheat as it reviews the tests that Canadian officials have already done, Global Affairs spokesman Jesse Wilson said in a statement.“The government of Canada is working with its key trading partners to ensure they have all the necessary information and are relying on science-based evidence to limit market disruption,” he wrote Friday.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Thursday that it tested wheat plants that survived spraying for weeds and found they were genetically modified to tolerate herbicide.The agency said extensive scientific testing has found the wheat is isolated to the site where it was found and poses no food safety risk.Such modified wheat is not approved for commercial use in Canada.“Temporary market closure is a standard protocol for the Japanese,” Wilson said.“CFIA officials are already in close contact to share data, review evidence and demonstrate full transparency, which is exactly as it should be when it comes to keeping trade open.”The Japanese embassy in Ottawa said Friday the country’s ministry of agriculture, forestry and fisheries temporarily suspended the import tender and sale of Canadian wheat to domestic milling companies in response to the CFIA’s announcement.“The embassy understands that the details with regard to this issue are being worked out between the competent authorities of the two countries,” it said.The Alberta government said the dozen genetically modified red spring wheat plants were found last fall in a roadside ditch near Strathmore, east of Calgary.“We’re disappointed with Japan’s decision to suspend the trade of Canadian wheat, and we are working to provide them with the assurances they need to reopen markets,” Economic Development Minister Deron Bilous said Friday.Alberta’s wheat exports totalled $2.1 billion last year. The top two buyers are the United States, at $280 million a year, followed by Japan at $203 million.Bilous said the United States has not contacted Canada to express concern but said the province is reaching out to its trading partners regardless.Kevin Bender, chairman of the Alberta Wheat Commission, said Japan’s move is concerning.“If they stop importing our grain, that’s a major blow to our exports of wheat,” he said.“My hope is that it would be short-lived based on, first of all, Canada’s reputation as a high-quality producer of wheat and food, our safety record, the fact that this is an isolated event.”Japan imported 1.4 million tonnes of wheat from Canada last year and 1.6 million tonnes the year before, said Cam Dahl, president of Cereals Canada.“Japan is a very good customer,” he said. “More than that, they are a premium customer. They are the highest grade buyer of Canadian wheat in the world.”Both Bender and Dahl said there has been no indication other countries are contemplating similar moves.“I am watching Korea very closely as well as China and the EU,” said Dahl.The CFIA said it isn’t sure how the modified wheat came to be on the access road.That’s worrisome to the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, a coalition of 16 farming, environmental and social justice groups focused on genetic engineering in food.“We’re relieved this is an isolated contamination case but we’re concerned that the government couldn’t determine how it happened,” said Lucy Sharratt, a co-ordinator with the network. “Without knowing the cause, contamination could happen again.”The CFIA said it will work with the landowner to monitor the area over the next three years to help prevent any genetically modified wheat from persisting.— with files from Dean Bennett in Edmonton
The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning and, as expected, ‘La La Land’ dominated the list.The romantic musical picked up 14 nominations, tying ‘Titanic’ and ‘All About Eve’ for the most of all time.The film’s stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone picked up Best Actor/Actress nominations for their performance.‘La La Land’ also earned Best Original Screenplay, Best Directing and Best Picture nominations.The other nominees for Best Picture are ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ ‘Hidden Figures’, ‘Lion’, ‘Moonlight’, ‘Fences’, ‘Hell or High Water’, ‘Manchester by the Sea’ and ‘Arrival’ — a film directed by Canadian Denis Villeneuve.
General Cissé, who was expected to take office in Bangui at the end of the month, is in New York this week for briefings with senior UN officials, the spokesman said.Mr. Cissé succeeds Cheikh Tidiane Sy, who resigned last May.
Hungarian handball Play OffMKB VeszpremPick Szeged ← Previous Story Slovenia: Celje PL is one step away from EHF Champions League! Next Story → Bundesliga: THW Kiel wins in Hamburg again! Pick Szeged wins the second match of the Hungarian Play Off Final against MKB Veszprem 24:23 (11:10). Results in final series is now 1:1 and decisive will be the third match in “Veszprem Arena” next week. The best scorer in the winning team was Serbian right wing, Rajko Prodanovic with 6 goals, while Veszprem’s legend, Carlos Perez scored 8.Pick Szeged-MKB Veszprém 24-23 (11-10)Pick Szeged: Tatai – Prodanovics 6, Ancsin 2, Buday 4, Zubai 2, Sulc 5, Vadkerti 1. Mikler (kapus), Czina, Lékai 3, Bajorhegyi, Pribanic 1. coach: Skaliczki László.MKB Veszprém: Alilovic – Gulyás, Sulic 1, Laluska 1, Schuch, Terzic 1, Iváncsik G, Fazekas (kapus), Vujin 6, Császár 2, Pérez 8, Korazija 1, Vilovszki 2, Urban 1. Coach: Mocsai Lajos.
It’s a good PR story for us, and plays really well on social media in China that shows we’re keen to learn and keen to connect.He said that they also work closely with Fáilte Ireland to ensure that the industry on the ground is “China-ready” in terms of language requirements and food requirements.The Chinese tourism community spends in the region of €100 million a year, with the Giant’s Causeway, the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College, the Chester Beatty Library, Powerscourt, Kildare Village, Newbridge and the Cliffs of Moher their most-visited landmarks.You can see all the events that are planned for Dublin’s Chinese New Year here.Read: ‘Better BBQ than Hong Kong’: The insider’s guide to finding fantastic Chinese food in DublinRead: Over 30 Irish buildings to light up to raise awareness of ‘one of the most painful conditions known to science’ By Gráinne Ní Aodha 8 Comments Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Short URL 15,618 Views Share139 Tweet Email4 Source: SON PhotographicCIVIC BUILDINGS ACROSS the country are to be lit up by red lights to celebrate Chinese New Year tonight, in what’s been described as “great PR” for Ireland.For the third year in a row, some of our best-known buildings will be illuminated this week to celebrate the Year of the Dog.In Dublin, the Convention Centre, the Guinness Storehouse, the Mansion House, the National Concert Hall, and St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre will all go red.Outside of Dublin, Cork City Hall, The Capitol on Grand Parade and One Albert Quay in Cork, CityNorth Hotel near Gormanston, Co Meath; Kildare Village; and Powerscourt Estate in Co Wicklow will also be taking part.Dublin’s Chinese New Year has a number of events planned between this Friday and 4 March to celebrate the beginning of the lunar year. As part of the Year of the Dog, a number of events are planned that incorporate man’s best friend, including Tall Tail, a production in the Smock Alley Theatre, and dog life-drawing classes.Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said that China is an important emerging market and one that Tourism Ireland is “committed to growing over the coming years”.He told TheJournal.ie:“Chinese travel market biggest in the world – last year 70,000 Chinese tourists visited Ireland. Each year those numbers are doubling, so there’s rapid growth there.The joint Irish-British visa scheme, introduced in 2014, is also a huge boost for Chinese tourists to the island of Ireland. Around 400,000 visit the UK each year, and the joint scheme allows people to “tag on a holiday in Ireland”.In terms of lighting buildings up for Chinese New Year, Gibbons says that from a marketing perspective, it’s very important.“We’ll be going over for a week in May to four cities – Shanghai, Beijing, Kengu and Hong Kong, meeting with tourism and diaspora groups.”He said that showing those groups pictures of iconic Irish buildings turned red for their New Year is an important gesture – similar to how buildings around the world turn green for St Patrick’s Day.“It’s like our St Patrick’s Day,” Gibbons says. “People travel in large numbers each year, and it’s great PR to have a number of our prominent buildings turn red.” http://jrnl.ie/3853561 Friday 16 Feb 2018, 6:10 AM Feb 16th 2018, 6:10 AM ‘It’s great PR’: Iconic Irish buildings are going red today to mark the start of Chinese New Year For the past three years prominent buildings have been lit up to highlight the importance of the Irish Chinese community.
Crushed plastic debris on beach at Patton Bay, Montague Island. (Photo courtesy Chris Pallister)Thanks to funding from the government of Japan, plans are being made to pick up hundreds of tons of plastic marine debris that has been gathered from Alaska beaches.Download AudioGulf of Alaska Keeper was already in the trash business, picking up old fishing gear, when the 2011 tsunami swept away miles of buildings, docks, vehicles, contents of dumps, tanks, and other materials along the coast of Japan and sent much of it floating across the Pacific. The organization knew where it was most likely to hit. And it did, says Keeper President Chris Pallister.“A tremendous amount of trash,” Pallister said. “Some of our outer coastline beaches that are hard on the Gulf of Alaska have as much as 30 tons of plastic debris per mile, which is an astounding amount of plastic.”Talk of Alaska: Plastics in the OceanThe resources to respond were nowhere near adequate, but concern about the debris was widespread, particularly in villages along the coast, which often organized their own cleanup efforts. A number of organizations got involved, including the cruise ship industry. There was a small helping of federal funds – $50,000 per state, but then the Japanese government sent $5 million to help with the cleanup. Part of that money was released to Alaska through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last year. Gulf of Alaska Keeper was able to bring more cleanup workers to some of the shores. It wasn’t easy:“Every year we get our small skiffs and stuff flipped and you know it’s a challenge, and it costs a lot of money,” Pallister said. “We’re exposed out there in the Gulf with our small vessels, and it’s a very, very difficult, dangerous job for all of us.”The plastic was gathered up, often placed in huge bags, but then it had nowhere to go. It was just left stacked up, waiting for whatever arrangements could be made to remove it.This year another $900,000 has been released to Alaska from the Japanese donation, and Pallister plans to use it to engage a helicopter to lift the material, and a huge barge to take it to a destination that is still undetermined.“Now that we have some money, we can do this. It’s not gonna be enough money to do everything we want to do. We hope to get down there and work with the Sitka Sound Science Center and all the folks down in southeast Alaska that are consolidating debris this summer,” Pallister said. “And hopefully this barge will just make a circuit around the northern Gulf, go down to southeast Alaska and we’re talking with our colleagues in British Columbia, they may join us too, and take a big load of trash down to a recycling center in Seattle.”It’s going to have to be a pretty big barge, and it’s going to take another cleanup mobilization as well.“We have 1,800 super sacks and a lot of other loose debris,” Pallister said. ”It’s probably about pretty close to 3,000 cubic yards of plastic, and we expect to double that by mid-July of this year.”And it won’t be the end of the plastic trash. In recent years, Gulf of Alaska Keeper’s cleanups have been coming across a lot more than fishing gear on those exposed beaches. The way Chris Pallister sees it after 12 years of beach cleaning, the tsunami just added to an already existing – and growing – plastic debris problem on Alaska’s coasts.“That basically doubled our volume, but we’ve always had a really bad problem up here, and it’s mostly western pacific drift that we’re gettin’ up here, it’s not local,” Pallister said.The material that drifts and blows ashore during storms is just the most visible form. A lot more has broken down into small pieces that can be mistaken for food and ingested by birds and fish. Efforts to assess the impacts of those micro- and nano-plastics in the marine environment are just beginning.
New Delhi: Amid US sanctions, Iran on Tuesday said it believes India will act in its national interest on the issue of oil imports and Tehran can act as a “protector” of India’s energy security. Iran’s Ambassador to India Ali Chegeni also asserted that his country can provide “affordability, accessibility and security” of energy to India. The Iranian envoy also alluded to the possibility of using barter, rupee and European mechanisms for trade in oil with India and other countries to circumvent the US sanctions. Also Read – National Herald case: Officer bearers of Congress were cheats, Subramanian Swamy tells court Advertise With Us His remarks assume significance, as they come days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, had assured India that America is “doing everything” to ensure crude oil imports to New Delhi in the wake of the situation arising out of sanctions on importing oil from Iran. Mike Pompeo had said India has made “hard choices” to cut off oil imports from Iran. Also Read – Dehydrated elephant being given treatment Advertise With Us Referring to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s remarks at the joint press interaction with Mr Pompeo in New Delhi last week, Chegeni said: “If Mr Jaishankar said affordability, accessibility and security of energy, Iran is the only country that can provide all these aspects of energy for India. We expect from a friend… that we understand each other, follow our national interest and Iran is ready for being the protector of energy security of India.” Advertise With Us Chegeni said probably the oil import might have been stopped but Iran had not got any “negative signal” from India that they would do so in future. “India is a friend forever. We understand that India will act according to its national interest. As we understand from Jaishankar’s statement that India will follow its national interest. That is acceptable for everybody,” he said. “We think India is under pressure, but we believe India is a friend of Iran. India’s relations with other countries do not affect us. Our relations with India are based on history, it is based on long-term mutual benefit and interest,” the envoy said. Asked about the possibility of Chabahar port project getting affected despite not coming under US sanctions, Chegeni said it showed the “hypocrisy” of Americans that they say something else and do something else. He alleged that the US was applying “indirect” sanctions on the project. “We wish the golden gate (Chabahar) will not be affected, but indirectly it could be impacted,” he said. The envoy also accused the US of indulging in “terrorist acts” by applying economic sanctions on various countries. “I am calling US of being a state terrorist against Cuba, Venezuela and Iran… They will isolate themselves,” he claimed. On India making up its oil needs from Saudi Arabia and the US, Chegeni said Iran does not force its consumers and India will decide for itself. He also asserted that the oil issue will not affect India-Iran ties. Mr Chegeni also claimed that many countries were buying oil from Iran both officially and unofficially. “Our oil is sold, destinations are secret,” he asserted. The envoy also hoped that India’s trade relationship with Iran will continue to expand. “Up to April, our bilateral trade between the two countries was 18 billion, while in previous years it was 13.7 billion,” he said. The envoy said Iran’s Pasargad Bank had got all its clearances and will open a branch in Mumbai soon. As six-month-long exemptions from US sanctions to buy oil from Iran ended in May, India had said it will deal with the issue based on three factors — the country’s energy security, commercial consideration and economic interests.
Hina Khan at Cannes Film Festival 2019ReutersHina Khan, who made a stunning appearance at the Cannes Film Festival for the promotion of her debut film Lines, is surely proving her dedication towards work.The actress has started shooting for her next– Wish List – the day she left French Riviera. Hina has an extended European schedule for Wish List, which will see her paired opposite a UK-based actor Jitendra Rai and is directed by Rahat Kazmi.According to a Mumbai Mirror report, the film is about a couple who learns that one of them is suffering from an incurable disease and has very little time to live. So, the couple embarks for a trip to enjoy life to the fullest.”Hina Khan’s role is very different from Lines in which she played a simple girl from Kashmir,” the source said.Confirming the news, the actress said: “It’s a touching film with a strong message, being shot in some of the most beautiful locations in Europe. As someone who loves to travel, it’s a treat as I’m getting to explore the best of Europe.”Speaking about her character, Hina said that the girl is like her in many ways. “She’s a workaholic who cheers everyone around her with her positivity. The film deals with regular issues and choices but in inspirational ways and offering a new perspective,” Hina concluded.Hina made a spell-bound debut at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2019 wearing a shimmery grey gown by Lebanese designer Ziad Nakad. Her pictures from the red carpet have gone viral on the internet with millions praising her for her big outing.However, Jitesh Pillai, a popular film magazine editor, chose to mock Hina’s Cannes appearance on social media. Sharing Hina’s picture from the red carpet, the editor commented on whether Cannes has become Chandivali with a question mark.While many of her colleagues came to her rescue and bashed Pillai, Hina too gave a befitting reply to the editor. Perhaps, Hina’s tweet brought some kind of realisation and Pillai took to Instagram to state that his comment was misconstrued and apologised the actress. Hina Khaninstagram
If you are a huge Forza fan you may want to invest in the just announced season pass which will be available to buy on release day alongside Forza Horizon. The season pass will grant access to the expansion pack when it comes out on December 18, as well as six car packs that will come out gradually during next year. These car packs include six cars and as a special bonus to season pass holders, they’ll also receive five exclusive season pass only vehicles. There’s also a launch day pack that season pass owners will get instant access to.It comes at a relatively high cost though, as the season pass will cost $50 or 4,000 Microsoft points. However, that does save you 17% compared to buying the DLC separately, so if you’re going to buy it all anyway, the season pass is worth the investment. The extra cars in the car packs will be revealed by Turn 10 Studios on their Twitter feed, so keep an eye out to see what’s heading to the Live Marketplace next.Planned DLC is not always popular with gamers, after all, having to pay $50 on top of the $60 (or $80 if you buy the Forza Horizon special edition) you’ve already paid for the game is a lot of money, so it’s a lot to ask from fans. This season pass is designed with true Forza fans in mind though, and as it lasts an entire year, many may decide it’s worth it.Forza Horizon will be released on October 23 exclusively on Xbox 360.More at Joystiq, via ShopTo
Geek Pick: Juku 3Doodler Create+ Is A 3D Printing Pen SetWatch: Rocker Tries to Break World’s First 3D-Printed, Smash-Proof Guitar Stay on target Researchers have fully 3D-printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface.In layman’s terms: We are one step closer to creating a “bionic eye.”The groundbreaking discovery is described in a paper published this week by the journal Advanced Materials.AdChoices广告“Bionic eyes are usually thought of as science fiction,” study co-author Michael McAlpine, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Minnesota, said in a statement. “But now we are closer than ever using a multimaterial 3D printer.“While a number of visual prosthetics are currently under development across the globe, none have tapped into technology in the same way as the Twin Cities team.Their clever hemispherical glass dome makes it easier to print ink and photodiodes (used to convert light into electricity) directly onto a curved surface—pretty ideal for replicating the human eye.The entire process, which is still in its infancy, takes about an hour to complete, according to the University.“We have a long way to go to routinely print active electronics reliably,” McAlpine admitted, adding that his 3D-printed semiconductors could one day rival those made in microfabrication facilities.“Plus, we can easily print a semiconducting device on a curved surface, and they can’t,” he boasted.Known for integrating 3D printing, electronics, and biology in a single platform, McAlpine & Co. previously designed a “bionic ear,” artificial organs, “bionic skin,” and cells, among other innovative products.This time, however, it’s personal.“My mother is blind in one eye, and whenever I talk about my work, she says, ‘When are you going to print me a bionic eye?’” McAlpine said.He’s working on it, Mom!The next step is to create a more efficient prototype with additional light receptors; there is also talk of printing on a soft hemispherical material that can be implanted into a real eye.3D printing has been used for project big (building a house) and small (creating color-changing accessories). Check out the coolest things to ever be 3D-printed, and find out more about the technology here.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.
Scientists in Australia announced a startling discovery this week when they revealed that a piece of rock brought back by the crew of the Apollo 14 moon landings was actually originally from Earth. Writing in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters, the scientists suggested that the rock may have been part of debris catapulted to the moon from Earth after an asteroid collided with our planet billions of years ago.Apollo 14 Commander Alan Shepard standing by the Modular Equipment TransporterAccording to The Guardian, the rocks were gathered on the Apollo 14 mission, which was launched in 1971 and was the third space mission to land successfully on the moon. Astronauts Alan Shepard, Stuart Roosa and Edgar Mitchell spent several days orbiting the moon conducting scientific experiments and observations, and Shepard and Mitchell took part in a 33-hour space walk on the surface of the moon itself.In addition, the astronauts brought back over 42kg of rocks with them. This haul of lunar material has provided us with a significant amount of important data about the composition and development of the moon itself.Sample 14321, aka Big Bertha, a 9.0 kg breccia that was collected at Station C1 near the rim of Cone Crater. Photographed in the Lunar Receiving Lab.However, recent analysis of some of these materials has revealed that at least one of the lunar rocks picked up by Shepard and Mitchell may actually have originated on Earth.According to Professor Alexander Nemchin, from the School of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Curtin University, Western Australia, the composition of one of the rocks found on the moon is very similar to granite, with significant amounts of quartz inside. While quartz often occurs naturally here on Earth, it is extremely rare to find it on the moon.Apollo Crew Big BerthaIn addition, the team also analyzed the zircon found in the rock, a mineral belonging to a group of neo-silicates that is found both on the earth and the moon. They discovered that the type of zircon found in the rock is consistent with terrestrial forms, but not with anything previously found in lunar material. The scientists concluded that the rock had been formed in an oxidizing environment, conditions that would be extremely unusual on the moon.Nemchin suggests that these findings present strong evidence that the rock was not actually formed on the moon, but rather that it originally came from Earth. Although he did not rule out the possibility that the rock could have formed under briefly occurring similar conditions on the moon, he argued that this would be extremely unlikely.The two moon-exploring crew men of the Apollo 14 lunar landing mission photographed and collected the large rock pictured just above the exact center of this picture.Instead, the team put forward another hypothesis. They suggested that it is possible for the rock to have been transported to the moon after its formation, possibly as a result of an asteroid collision with the Earth billions of years ago.According to this theory, the asteroid crashed into the earth billions of years ago, catapulting debris and rocks into space, some of which would have landed on the moon.This theory would explain why the rock seemed to have a chemical composition consistent with terrestrial rather than lunar planetary conditions. It is also consistent with theories about the nature of bombardment that modified the Earth billions of years ago.The crew of Apollo 14: Edgar Mitchell, Alan Shepard, and Stuart RoosaAccording to The Guardian, scientists believe that in the early stages of the Earth’s formation it may have been hit by asteroids and meteorites, causing significant disturbance to its surface.Furthermore, during this period it is thought that the mood was at least three times closer to the Earth than it is today, making it very likely that the moon would also have been hit by flying debris as a result of these collisions.If this theory is correct, the rock brought back by the crew of Apollo 14 is one of the oldest terrestrial rocks ever discovered. Analysis of the zircon dated the rock to around 4 billion years of age, slightly younger than the oldest known Earth rock, a zircon crystal discovered in Western Australia.Read another story from us: China has Just Grown a Cotton Plant on the Far Side of the MoonThese ancient pieces of stone may appear to be small, unassuming rocks, but they have the potential to transform our understanding of the Earth in its earliest stages of development.
Register Now » Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. April 15, 2010 Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals 1 min read Welcome to the age of the multi-media elevator pitch. The battery-powered, pocket-sized MPro150 from 3M projects a decently bright, 8- to 50-inch image on anything from an elevator wall to the back of an airline seat. It features a relatively crisp LED picture, 20,000 hours of lamp life, two hours of projection time, as much as 3 GB of memory and adapters and control software that can project everything from your PC’s desktop to those lingering episodes of Lost on your iPhone.The pico-projector demand is fueled by entrepreneurs who need to have a memorable pitch ready no matter where they are. “There is a coolness factor that can be a big advantage in a selling situation,” says William Coggshall, president of consultancy Pacific Media Associates in Menlo Park, Calif.The 3M projector (which lists for $395) also stores and manages most common business files such as Word, Excel and, yes, PowerPoint. Although not nearly as bright as traditional portable projectors, the MPro150 has built-in content management tools that are easy to use–and it is guaranteed to fit in your luggage. This story appears in the May 2010 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »
Holbox, Q.R. — Residents of the island of Holbox resorted to protesting after a slew of robberies have left them feeling unsafe.On Friday, residents of the island protested outside the mayor’s office demanding better security. Signatures were collected from locals who want the police and ministerial authorities to put an end to the wave of house and business thefts.Jenny Escobedo, administrator of the Golden Paradise hotel, said that although they have reported being robbed several times, the authorities do not take any action.“I hope that now they do take action on the matter because the public could take other more drastic measures that can affect the image of Holbox,” she said.In the height of high season, she said robberies are occurring almost every day, mostly in the early hours when people are sleeping.Due to a lack of budget, the Attorney General’s Office in Holbox was shut down several months ago which now forces people to lodge complaints in Kantunilkín, which residents say, only stays on paper.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)
Technology | Neuro Imaging | August 07, 2019 Synaptive Medical Launches Modus Plan With Automated Tractography Segmentation Synaptive Medical announced the U.S. launch and availability of Modus Plan featuring BrightMatter AutoSeg. This release… read more Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al. Technology | Contrast Media | July 15, 2019 FDA Approves Bayer’s Gadavist Contrast for Cardiac MRI in Adult Coronary Artery Disease Patients The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist injection for use in cardiac magnetic resonance… read more News | Neuro Imaging | August 16, 2019 ADHD Medication May Affect Brain Development in Children A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect development of the brain’s… read more News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 06, 2019 Canon Medical Introduces Encore Orian MR Upgrade Program Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. is helping to provide low-cost patient care solutions for its customers with the launch… read more News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | July 10, 2019 Insightec’s Exablate Neuro Approved With GE Signa Premier MRI in U.S. and Europe GE Healthcare and Insightec announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and CE mark for Insightec’s… read more Related Content 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 News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 01, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Medical Device Safety in MRI Environment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new draft guidance titled Testing and Labeling Medical Devices for… read more News | May 15, 2009 Medtronic’s Pacemaker for Use with MRI Shows Positive Results News | Neuro Imaging | July 05, 2019 Delta T1 Maps Provide Quantitative, Automated Solution to Assess Brain Tumor Burden Imaging Biometrics LLC (IB) a subsidiary of IQ-AI Ltd., is highlighting a recently published study in the American… read more May 15, 2009 – New data announced today at Heart Rhythm 2009, the annual congress of the Heart Rhythm Society, demonstrate that patients implanted with the investigational EnRhythm MRI SureScan pacing system experienced no complications related to the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Sponsored by Medtronic Inc., the study confirms that the pacing system can help cardiac device patients benefit from the use of MRI, a critical imaging technique commonly used in disease diagnosis. Currently, due to safety considerations, there are no implantable pacemakers or defibrillators approved for use with MRI in the United States. Commercially released in Europe last fall, the EnRhythm MRI SureScan system is the world’s first and only pacing system designed and approved for use with MRI. Patients with currently implanted pacemaker and defibrillator systems are strongly discouraged from receiving an MRI scan, according to medical guidelines and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Studies have shown that commonly used MRI scanners can interrupt or withhold pacing therapy, deliver unnecessary pacing therapy that may be hazardous and possibly life-threatening, and/or cause damage to the device, regardless of which company manufactured the device. “Each year, approximately one million people are implanted with a pacemaker, thousands of whom should receive diagnostic MRI scans,” said Bruce L. Wilkoff, M.D., director of Cardiac Pacing & Tachyarrhythmia Devices, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and professor of medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. “This investigational study showed positive results, indicating that many more patients may have access to MRI, a vital and often irreplaceable tool in detecting and managing conditions such as cancer and neurological disorders.” Dr. Wilkoff is a paid consultant assisting Medtronic in the development of this therapy. Results showed that Medtronic’s investigational EnRhythm MRI SureScan pacing system still performs as intended during and after an MRI when used according to the product’s labeling. The data showed no MRI-related complications, and no arrhythmias, or asystole (absence of electrical activity in the heart) during MRI scans. “Despite well-documented risks and warnings of MRI-related complications, pacemaker patients do receive MRI scans off label,” said David Steinhaus, M.D., medical director of the Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management business at Medtronic. “Physicians and patients faced with urgent clinical needs have had to make difficult risk/benefit decisions and accept the risks of an MRI scan. Through our development process, we identified real risks and designed a system to address these risks for pacemaker patients. We are encouraged by the clinical results of the EnRhythm MRI SureScan pacing system, as we believe that providing safe access to MRI for pacemaker patients can reduce risk and lead to better health outcomes.” This prospective, randomized, controlled trial involved 464 individuals successfully implanted at 41 centers in the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Middle East. After successful implant of pacemaker and leads, 258 patients were randomized to MRI and 206 to no MRI (control). All patients were evaluated before and after the scan, and one week and one month after MRI scan/control visit. There was no difference in performance between the MRI group and the control group.For more information: www.medtronic.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Two brain metastases from primary lung cancer are contrast enhanced in the brain of a 61-year-old male. Speakers at AHRA 2019 will state that ProHance and other macrocyclic MR agents present a very low risk to patients. 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