Cabinet rejig non-event for markets, all eyes on GST: DBS

first_imgMumbai, Jul 7 (PTI) Terming the Cabinet reshuffle as a “non-event” for markets, Singaporean brokerage DBS today said the key factor to watch out for is the progress of Monsoon Session of Parliament and if the government is able to make some headway on getting the GST bill passed.”The reshuffle will be a non-event for the markets… the focus is on Monsoon Session of Parliament that kick-starts on July 18,” it said in a note.Specifically, it said the investors will be looking for progress on Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Rajya Sabha where the Modi government lacks adequate numbers to get the landmark legislation passed.”While the government lacks a majority in Upper House, there are signs that more regional parties might back the legislation,” DBS said, while commenting on the long pending reform on the indirect taxation front.In the Cabinet reshuffle and expansion, which saw induction of 19 new members into the Council of Ministers two days ago, DBS said there has been a focus on the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh that sends 31 lawmakers to the Upper House.The foreign broking house said even though two new deputies have been announced for Finance Minister, there have not been any changes to the key Ministries, including Defence, Finance, External Affairs and Home Affairs.The “key change” has been in the Human Resource Development Ministry where Prakash Javadekar replacing Smriti Irani has hogged the headlines, the brokerage said.Beyond domestic politics, the markets will be focusing on the continuing impact of Brexit, which has rattled the world markets, it said.advertisement”Recent tentative calm has been derailed by renewed GBP (pound) depreciation and equity weakness threatening to spill over to global/Indian markets,” it said. PTI AA RSY ABK BASlast_img read more

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Mein Schiff 3 Joins TUI Fleet

first_imgMay 26, 2014 zoom TUI Cruises, has taken delivery of the Mein Schiff 3, the first out of two ordered from STX Finland Oy’s Turku Shipyard.Mein Schiff 3 is a sophisticated and highly innovative cruise ship, designed for the German premium-class cruise market.The environmentally friendly Mein Schiff 3 was floated out in November 2013. The ship provided some 5,500 man-years of labour to the shipyard and the network.She will start operating on 13 June 2014, with the maiden voyage starting from Hamburg and heading for Palma de Mallorca. Her sister ship, Mein Schiff 4, will be launched in September 2014 and delivered to TUI Cruises in spring 2015.With a gross tonnage of 99,500, the 294 metres long Mein Schiff 3 consumes around 30 per cent less energy compared to cruise ships of similar sizes.In the construction of Mein Schiff 3, STX Finland and TUI Cruises took a giant leap by integrating the most innovative emission-reducing technology. The result sets new standards with a combined exhaust gas treatment system specifically aimed at reducing emissions.The ship has 1,253 passenger cabins of which some 90 per cent are outside cabins and 82 per cent balcony cabins. By providing more than 80 per cent of the cabins with a balcony, the ship offers its guests the opportunity to enjoy many hours in private on their own balconies.Furthermore, the wide variety of cabin categories− for families and SPA-lovers among others − enables to cater for the individual needs and well-being of the guests on board. The cabins are produced by STX Finland Cabins Oy.“The building period of this cruise ship was record-breaking tight. With good co-operation, high motivation and a lot of hard work performed by thousands of people representing numerous different companies we were able to execute this project successfully. We are very satisfied as we are handing over this magnificent ship to TUI Cruises, and we are confident that this ship will be a great success on the German cruise market,” says Jari Anttila, Deputy CEO of STX Finland Oy.“It is a great pleasure to see how our ideas have turned into reality. Thanks to the great collaboration of the yard, the newbuilding -team, all companies involved, and, last but not least, our own people, we are now the owner of a brand-new cruise ship which sets standards within our industry,” comments Richard J. Vogel, CEO of TUI Cruises. “Within the context of our planned fleet expansion, we would highly appreciate the ongoing discussion by the Government about the future of STX Finland to come to a positive outcome in the near future securing the yard’s ongoing operation“, Vogel added.last_img read more

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Highway 29 closed between Chetwynd and Moberly Lake Road

first_imgUPDATE – The highway is now open in both directions.CHETWYND, B.C. – Highway 29 is closed from Chetwynd and the Moberly Lake Road.A collision has caused the closure and an estimated time of opening is not available as of 10:20 p.m. Friday. The only detour is through Dawson Creek and Fort St. says the next update on the collision will be released at 12 p.m. on Saturday, December 1.If you’re in the area, let us know what you see, email news@moosefm.calast_img

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Will the UAE Choose New Name of Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu?

Rabat – Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez was caught by cameras while speaking to Minister of Education and Sports of the community of Madrid, revealing what appears to be the new name of the club’s iconic stadium Santiago Bernabéu.According to Spanish sports magazine AS, the Los Blancos president was caught by ‘El Chiringuito de Neox’ cameras confessing to Lucia Figar a possible name of the Club’s stadium.“We will put IPIC Bernabéu or whatever they want…or Cepsa Bernabéu,” said Florentino Pérez after the presentation of an agreement between Real Madrid and Microsoft on Tuesday. IPIC is the name of the Abu Dhabi-based company (International Petroleum Investment Company) that signed an agreement on October 29 with Real Madrid for the construction of the new Bernabéu.Cepsa is a company bought by IPIC in 2011.Under their agreement with Real Madrid, IPIC, an investment fund owned entirely by the Abu Dhabi government will finance part of the new Bernabéu and they will also be permitted to name the stadium, added AS. read more

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UN ready to assist after major quake strikes eastern DR Congo

3 February 2008The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is preparing to assist local authorities help people in the far east of the impoverished country after a major earthquake struck the region this morning. Alan Doss, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative to the DRC and the chief of the mission, known as MONUC, has immediately asked the mission and other UN agencies operating in the region “to extend all necessary assistance” to authorities and the affected local population, according to a statement issued in Kinshasa, the capital.The mission said the initial assessments indicated that the earthquake has caused “a number of deaths and injured” but that an exact toll is yet to be determined. Buildings have been damaged in the DRC and in neighbouring Rwanda and Burundi.A daily worker at the MONUC office in Bukavu, the provincial capital of South Kivu in the eastern DRC, has been reported killed, but so far no other UN civilian or military personnel is known to have died.Media reports say a second serious quake struck several hours later in Rwanda, causing further death and destruction.Mr. Doss offered his condolences to the populations of all the areas in Africa’s Great Lakes region who have been affected by the earthquake.MONUC said the epicentre of this morning’s quake, which registered 6.0 on the Richter scale, was located in Kabaré, about 20 kilometres north of Bukavu. It struck about 9:35 local time. read more

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FORESTS UN forum endorses measures to improve sustainable forest management

The United Nations Forum on Forests concluded its tenth session in Istanbul in the early hours of Saturday after agreeing on a series of measures to improve the sustainable management of forests, and deciding to consider setting up a voluntary global fund to support this endeavour. The Forum, which met for the first time away from UN Headquarters in New York, adopted two resolutions as it wrapped up its two-week session, one on forests and economic development ­– the main theme of the session – and the other on financing. Recognizing the vital role of forests to lives and livelihoods, the 197 member countries of the Forum called on national governments to take a range of actions to improve sustainable forest management, from substantive data collection to addressing the causes of deforestation and forests degradation. Also, while recognizing that there is no single solution to meet all forest financing needs, the Forum agreed that multiple sources of financing, at the national, regional and international levels, was needed from various sources, public and private, including consideration of a voluntary global forest fund. Forests cover one-third of the Earth’s landmass and about 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihood. Three-fourths of freshwater comes from forested catchment areas and forests stabilize slopes, prevent landslides and protect coastal communities against tsunamis and storms. More than three billion people depend on forests for wood for cooking and heating. “There is now greater recognition than ever before that forests are essential to economic development and sustainable development,” said Jan McAlpine, Director of Forum’s Secretariat. “In this historic meeting, countries broke new ground and agreed to take actions that demonstrate the need to sustainably manage our forests so that they can continue to be a source of livelihoods, broader economic development, including clean air, clean water and biodiversity – all leading to poverty eradication.” The two-week session was attended by two Prime Ministers, one Vice President and over 50 ministers and high-level officials. Highlights included events showcasing sustainable forest management best practices and the individuals and countries that have actually put these practices into innovative use, as well as awards honouring activists, filmmakers and photographers from around the world. The Forum, set up by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 2000, is the only international body that addresses all forest and tree policy issues. Countries will decide at the next session in 2015 how the functions of the Forum will continue internationally, as well as whether there is a need to develop a global treaty on forests. “The successful outcome of [the session] proves once again the key and unique value-added role of the Forum as a global policy-setting body on all types of forests,” said Mario Ruales Carranza of Ecuador, the Chair of the Forum’s tenth session, hailing the outcome as “a new milestone” in financing forests and economic development. The deliberations over the past two weeks had paved the way for a positive future and would no doubt contribute significantly to the next session in 2015, when “crucial decisions” would be taken regarding the future of the world’s woodlands and the UN institutions promoting their proper stewardship, he added. read more

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Jones benched for Barrett but Ohio State defense stands strong in 2013

Former OSU coach Jim Tressel during the OSU vs Nothern Illinois football game on September 19 at Ohio Stadium. Credit: Samantha Hollingshead / Photo Editor The quarterback carousel continued for Ohio State on Saturday, as once again a strong defensive performance was needed to take the 20-13 victory over Northern Illinois.“That’s a heck of a football team,” redshirt sophomore linebacker Darron Lee said. “That felt more like a Big Ten team, to be honest with you.”Redshirt junior Cardale Jones started at quarterback for the third straight game this season and sixth overall, but a poor first-quarter performance had him benched in favor of redshirt sophomore J.T. Barrett for the second consecutive game.Despite hanging on for the victory, OSU coach Urban Meyer said his team is setting up for a letdown with its recent play.“I’m OK with winning games. I’m not OK with five turnovers and lacking execution and not being able to control the line of scrimmage, because that’s a recipe for failure, at some point you’ll fail miserably,” Meyer said.The Huskies (2-1) jumped over OSU (3-0) early, needing just three plays to eclipse the number of points OSU allowed the week before. After Jones airmailed a pass on third-and-long that was intercepted and returned to the OSU 25-yard line, the Huskies scored on an end-around run by junior wide receiver Aregeros Turner from five yards away.OSU’s following drive ended in another turnover, as junior running back Ezekiel Elliott fumbled the ball on a fourth-down run in Huskies’ territory. Two plays later, however, the turnover parade turned in OSU’s favor, as NIU’s redshirt junior quarterback Drew Hare was intercepted by redshirt sophomore cornerback Eli Apple.The interception was Apple’s first of the season and fourth of his career. The Buckeyes got something out of the opportunity, as a 25-yard pass to redshirt junior receiver Michael Thomas helped set up a 31-yard field goal by redshirt senior Jack Willoughby to make the score 7-3.After forcing a NIU punt, the OSU offense continued to struggle, as a three-and-out forced the Buckeyes to end the first quarter down by four.Jones struggled mightily in the opening quarter, going 4-of-8 for 36 yards and an interception against an NIU defense that was ranked 104th in passing yards allowed coming into the game.The change of quarter was not an immediate cure for Jones’ struggles as his first pass of the quarter was intercepted in OSU territory for his second interception and the Buckeyes’ third turnover. The Huskies used that to make a 37-yard field goal to go back up by seven.At that point, for the second consecutive game, Meyer gave Jones a second-quarter hook, inserting Barrett into the game.Barrett, who failed to take advantage of his chance against Hawaii by going 8-of-15 for 70 yards, did not start out much better on Saturday, completing a pitch for one yard and then nearly throwing an interception on third down for OSU’s second three-and-out.After the Buckeyes returned the favor by forcing a quick NIU punt, redshirt sophomore H-back Jalin Marshall gave the home crowd of 104,095 something to cheer about for the first time in about 15 minutes of play time by returning the punt 26 yards to the NIU 44-yard line.OSU took that momentum and worked quickly, using plays of seven, eight, six and 23 yards to tie the game. The touchdown came on a deep route to Thomas in the end zone, who kept a foot in-bounds while twisting to make the catch in one-on-one coverage.Barrett completed both pass attempts he had on the drive for 30 yards and his second touchdown pass of the season. The score was Thomas’ second, as well.A turnover on downs brought OSU’s first-half turnover count to four, one more than its total in the first two games.Barrett and Jones combined to go just 7-of-15 in the opening half for 67 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions, as the Buckeyes and Huskies went into the break tied at 10.Unlike the previous game in which Jones resumed the quarterback duties to begin the second half, the Cleveland native remained on the bench with Barrett continuing to handle quarterback duties.“We felt like he gave us the best chance to move the ball down the field,” Meyer said.Barrett and Elliott came out of the half quickly, with one or both being involved in every play on an 11-play, 73-yard drive. However, Elliott was stopped short on a third-down run, and OSU was held to a 24-yard field goal to take a 13-10 lead.Despite getting good field position on its next two drives, OSU was unable to add to the lead, with the second drive ending with Barrett throwing an interception.Just one play after that, though, Lee came up with an interception of his own and then some. Hare attempted a screen pass that the redshirt sophomore jumped and then returned 41 yards for a touchdown and a 10-point lead.The score was the first of Lee’s career, and his third interception after two in 2014.“(I) knew we need something,” Lee said. “(I) just tried to make something happen.”OSU’s defense continued to hold strong with the lead, holding NIU without a score on its next eight drives after scoring on two of its first five. The Huskies finally got back on the scoreboard midway through the fourth quarter with a 31-yard field goal following an 11-play drive.The Huskies got the ball back after an OSU fumble with just over four minutes to go, needing 75 yards to tie the game. However, they ended up losing yards after a sack by redshirt freshman defensive lineman Sam Hubbard and junior defensive lineman Joey Bosa on third down — Hubbard’s second sack of the day and Bosa’s first sack credit of the year.“It felt great. We both kind of collapsed on him at the same time, and it was a big moment,” Hubbard said. “We knew we had to get that play to get that stop and make sure they weren’t going to drive down and tie the game up.”After the Buckeyes failed to get a first down, the Huskies got one last chance starting from their own 20-yard line. Four incomplete passes by Hare later, OSU took over in victory formation for its nation-leading 16th straight victory.Hare, who came into the game fifth in the nation with 383.5 yards of total offense per game, was held to just 80 yards passing and 23 on the ground.“We knew that he was going to be a guy who could do a lot of things. He could throw the ball well, he could run well, so a big thing for us was discipline,” senior linebacker Joshua Perry said.Across from Hare, Barrett went 11-of-19 for 97 yards and ran for 18 more in his three quarters of work.Elliott had scored a touchdown in his last seven games coming into Saturday’s matchup, but he was held without one. He did, however, rush for 108 yards to extend his streak of games with at least 100 yards rushing to eight.OSU is next set to complete its three-game home stand with a game against Western Michigan. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Ohio Stadium. read more

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Mozilla devrait stopper le support de Firefox pour Mac OS X Leopard

first_imgMozilla devrait stopper le support de Firefox pour Mac OS X LeopardUn directeur d’ingénierie de la Fondation Mozilla a lancé l’idée de l’arrêt du support pour Mac OS X Leopard dans les 6 mois.Mozilla pourrait stopper le support Firefox pour Mac OS X Leopard (OS X 10.5) dans les 6 mois qui viennent. C’est Josh Aas, directeur d’ingénierie chez Mozilla, qui vient de formuler cette proposition sur un forum de discussion. Si rien n’a encore été décidé, la fin du support interviendrait au moment de la sortie de Firefox 13 prévue le 5 juin 2012, explique Zdnet.À lire aussiiPhone 6 : un smartphone fragile qui se plierait en restant dans une poche ?Pour justifier sa proposition, Josh Aas explique qu’Apple a lui-même cessé le support de cet OS en juin dernier pour se consacrer au dernier Mac OS X Lion (OS X 10.6 et OS X 10.7). Surtout, la part des utilisateurs Apple de Firefox est de 24% pour OS X 10.5, de 53% pour OS X 10.6 et de 14% pour OS X 10.7. “Ne pas maintenir le support de Mac OS X 10.5 nous permettra d’allouer plus de ressources au produit qui est utilisé par la majorité de nos usagers Mac OS X Lion (Mac OS X 10.6 et 10.7)”, explique ainsi Josh Aas. La décision définitive devrait être prise très prochainement. Le 3 décembre 2011 à 09:06 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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TCI World Cancer Day

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#TurksandCaicos, February 5, 2018 – Providenciales – The Ministry of Health, Agriculture and Human Services in collaboration with the Cancer Foundation and the Cancer Society observes World Cancer Day.  World Cancer Day is observed globally every year on the 4th of February.  This is a day when the entire world can unite in the fight against cancer.  The day aims to save millions of lives attributed to preventable deaths worldwide through awareness initiatives and programs. The theme for World Cancer Day is “We can, I can”.  It moves us to the understanding that everyone – as a collective or individually, can do their part to reduce the burden of cancer.“Cancer affects people in different ways but we all have the power to make various changes to reduce the impact on ourselves as individuals, our families and our communities,” stated Mrs. Robinson, Director of the Health Promotion and Advocacy Unit.  Observing World Cancer Day presents another avenue to inform, educate and make persons more aware of the risk factors for cancer such as tobacco use, being overweight or obese, low fruit or vegetable intake, inadequate physical activity, alcohol use, sexual transmission such as HPV-infection.The Hon. Edwin Astwood Minister of Health, Agriculture and Human Services encourages persons to get screened early.  “I would like to focus on the importance of persons making it a habit to go for regular screening for breast, cervical, prostate and colorectal cancers.  There is good evidence that these cancers with early detection and treatment will be able to save lives, when there is detection and treatment in the early stages, there are better outcomes,” stated Hon Astwood.There has been an alarming increase in the diagnosis of cancer within our country and the risk factors must be addressed at the national and local level.  With physical inactivity and nutrition being two of the risk factors that we seek to address, we invite you to join us this February 3rd at the Ministry of Health Office, Grand Turk at 6am where we will commence a walk for Cancer.Following the walk there will be an information booth outside of the office where persons can seek information on various forms of cancer.  There will also be a health screening booth and a Soca aerobics session and a bouncing castle for young children.A nutritious breakfast will be served showing various ways one can eat healthy and economically.On Monday February 5th a Health Screening and Information booth will be located at the front of Town Centre Mall from 8am- 12noon on Providenciales.  Join us as we fight back to reduce the incidence of cancer in our country.Steps that the Ministry of Health has taken to address cancer in the TCI includes the following;Development and implementation of a Non-communicable disease action plan;Promoting healthy lifestyles through various media and activities to educate the general public about steps they can take to live healthier lives;Development of National Cancer Screening Guidelines;Developed the Tobacco Control Bill which was approved in 2016;Developed a Nutrition Policy which will address risk factors associated with diet;Recent Assessment by Oncologist Dr. Sardi to inform strategies.For more information, please contact the Health Promotion and Advocacy Unit on 3382272.Press Release: TCIG Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

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Commission to get briefing Saturday about lower Columbia sturgeon

first_imgOLYMPIA — A briefing and public hearing on Washington’s lower Columbia River sturgeon management policy is scheduled to begin at about 10:45 a.m. Saturday before the Fish and Wildlife Commission.Cindy LeFleur, regional fish program manager, and Brad James, sturgeon biologist, will present a stock status and other information for the commission’s annual review.Sturgeon retention is scheduled to be closed in 2014 in the lower Columbia River, Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor and Puget Sound to allow the population to grow.last_img read more

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SR 836 lanes shut down overnight in parts of West MiamiDade

first_imgWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – Construction work on the Dolphin Expressway is causing overnight lane closures in two sections of the highway in West Miami-Dade, beginning Monday night.All westbound lanes between Northwest 27th and 42nd avenues closed at 11 p.m. and will reopen at 5 a.m. on Tuesday.In addition, all eastbound lanes from Northwest 57th to 45th avenues will be shut down and reopen at the same hours.Detours are currently posted.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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Apples Biggest Sale Has Been Initiated by BH – Here Are the

first_img Share Tweet Submit B&H has kicked off a mega Apple sale where the online retailer has discounted a ton of Apple-branded goods ranging from iMac, iMac Pro models, MacBook, MacBook Pro variants and more. We have selected our pick from the batch of several products so check them out below and let us know what you think.iMac & iMac Pro DealsApple 21.5″ iMac with Retina 4K Display (Mid 2017): $1,099 with $200 savings (Core i5 dual-core, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, AMD Radeon Pro 555 Graphics Card)Apple 21.5″ iMac (Mid 2017): $949 with $150 savings (Core i5 dual-core, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Intel Integrated Iris Plus Graphics 640)Apple 27″ iMac Pro with Retina 5K Display (Late 2017): $4,499 with $500 savings (Intel Xeon 8-core CPU, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56)Apple 27″ iMac with Retina 5K Display (Mid 2017): $1,549 with $250 savings (Core i5 dual-core, 8GB RAM, 1TB Fusion Drive, AMD Radeon Pro 570)You can check out more iMac and iMac Pro deals here.MacBook DealsApple 12″ MacBook (Mid 2017, Rose Gold): $1,149 with $150 savings (Core m3 dual-core, 8GB RAM, 256GB PCIe SSD, Intel Integrated Iris Plus Graphics 615)Apple 12″ MacBook (Mid 2017, Space Gray): $1,699 with $200 savings (Core m3 dual-core, 8GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Intel Integrated Iris Plus Graphics 615)Apple 12″ MacBook (Mid 2017, Gold): $1,099 with $200 savings (Core m3 dual-core, 8GB RAM, 256GB PCIe SSD, Intel Integrated Iris Plus Graphics 615)You can check out more MacBook deals here.MacBook Pro DealsApple 15.4″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (Late 2016, Space Gray): $2,199 with $700 savings (Core i7 quad-core, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, AMD Radeon Pro 460)Apple 15.4″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (Late 2016, Space Gray): $2,099 with $800 savings (Core i7 quad-core, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, AMD Radeon Pro 450)Apple 13.3″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (Mid 2017, Space Gray): $1,799 with $200 savings (Core i5 dual-core, 8GB RAM, 256GB PCIe SSD, Intel Integrated Iris Plus Graphics 650)Apple 13.3″ MacBook Pro (Mid 2017, Space Gray): $1,299 with $200 savings (Core i5 dual-core, 8GB RAM, 256GB PCIe SSD, Intel Integrated Iris Plus Graphics 640)You can check out more MacBook Pro deals here.If you want to check out more Apple products and deals, be sure to visit B&H whenever you can.last_img read more

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first_img News | Radiation Therapy | October 17, 2018 IBA Dosimetry Enters Interoperability Agreement With Varian for Dolphin Monitoring IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced it has entered into an agreement with Varian with the goal of validating the… read more Most Innovative New Technology at ASTRO 2018Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 12:31Loaded: 1.30%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -12:31 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Standard Imaging’s IMSure QA Software performs secondary checks of treatment planning system plans utilizing the patented 3-source algorithm from Stanford University. New in IMSure Version 3.1 is the ability to perform secondary calculations on decimal IMRT modulator- based plans providing a full solution that accurately calculates a true compensator factor for any point in a field, according to the company. Other new features in IMSure Version 3.1 include Cyberknife plan analysis and the ability to import patient DICOM structure sets along with the plan file for structure specific plan analysis. FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 The Beamscan 3-D water phantom with the Varian Halcyon radiotherapy system. Image courtesy of PTW. Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 10, 2019 IBA Launches Monte Carlo Patient QA for Varian Halcyon at AAPM 2019 IBA announced the launch of the latest functionality of the SciMoCa Monte Carlo Patient QA solution at the 61st annual… read more Videos | ASTRO | November 08, 2018 VIDEO: Editor’s Choice of the Most Innovative Radiation Oncology Tech at ASTRO 2018 ITN Editor Dave Fornell took a tour of some of the most innovative technologies on display on the expo floor at the  read more News | Quality Assurance (QA) | October 18, 2018 IBA Dosimetry Launches myQA Daily myQA Daily from IBA Dosimetry enables fast as well as high-quality daily… read more News | Proton Therapy | June 14, 2019 University Medical Center Groningen Performs First Automatic Log-based Proton Therapy Patient QA IBA announced the physics team of University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands has developed and… read more Related Content News | Quality Assurance (QA) | June 07, 2019 IBA Dosimetry Launches myQA iON IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the launch of myQA iON at the 2019 Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (… read more News | Radiation Dose Management | July 09, 2019 Radcal Exhibits Accu-Gold Touch Systems at AAPM 2019 Radcal Corp. will be presenting the new Accu-Gold Touch platform, a multi-analyzer the company says is the latest in X-… read more News | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 08, 2019 PTW to Feature New Dosimetry Technology at AAPM 2019 At this year’s American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) show, July 14-18 in San Antonio, Texas, PTW will… read more News | Quality Assurance (QA) | April 04, 2019 Varian Halcyon Commissioned at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center With IBA’s myQA Halo IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the successful commissioning of the Varian Halcyon at the Radiation Oncology… read more Technology | September 01, 2008 IMSure QA Features 3-Source Algorithm News | Quality Assurance (QA) | October 26, 2018 Sun Nuclear Surpasses 100 Units Shipped Milestone With SRS MapCheck Sun Nuclear Corp. announced the 100th shipment of its new SRS MapCheck for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). The… read more last_img read more

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first_img Technology | Mammography Reporting Software | July 25, 2019 Hologic Partners With MagView to Develop Unifi EQUIP Solution Hologic announced a partnership with mammography information solutions provider MagView to develop Unifi EQUIP, an… read more News | Mammography Reporting Software | July 26, 2019 Ikonopedia Releases Automated Combined Reporting Package at AHRA Ikonopedia showcased its recently released Automated Combined Reporting package and its entire suite of structured… read more Related Content News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more In the ongoing battle to improve breast cancer detection and diagnosis, full-field digital mammography has held steady as the first line of defense. But recent developments have given rise to technologies that are revolutionizing breast imaging, and have the potential to one day replace mammography as the gold standard.ABUS Advances on FFDMThe 2005 ACRIN Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial established full-field digital mammography’s (FFDM) superiority over film mammography in detecting significantly more cancers in women with dense breasts (who are at a higher risk for developing breast cancer) and women 50 and younger. This study has since driven the growing adoption of FFDM.When a mammogram is inconclusive, ultrasound is often the follow-up test. In a newly launched clinical study, researchers are comparing mammography alone to 3D Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) combined with routine screening mammography. The somo·InSIGHT multi-center clinical study is led by Marc F. Inciardi, M.D., radiologist at the University of Kansas Breast Imaging Center. Dr. Inciardi will use the somo-v Automated Breast Ultrasound technology, which is currently FDA approved for use as an adjunct to mammography, to examine whether digital mammography along with ABUS is more sensitive to detecting breast lesions compared to mammography alone in women with dense breasts. U-Systems, the study’s sponsor and manufacturer of somo-v, hopes to show that ultrasound is capable of finding cancer not visible with mammography in women who have dense breasts.According to the Kansas Cancer Center, one of 12 national sites participating in the study, ABUS is a breast imaging technology that is less affected by a woman’s breast density. Unlike mammography, which uses radiation, ABUS uses sound waves at a safe frequency to create images of the internal breast tissue. This technology has been shown to find cancer not visible in women who have dense breasts.While mammography remains to be the gold standard, “[a]utomated whole breast ultrasound may facilitate implementation and profitability of screening ultrasound.”1 U-Systems states on its Web site, “It is anticipated that the somo-InSIGHT study will prove that the somo-v is an essential tool and will make a positive difference in women’s health-care.”2Although ultrasound for breast is fast gaining credibility in the medical community, it is not without its own shortcomings. Although it provides excellent contrast, it does lack the spatial resolution provided by mammography. Another drawback is the requirement for a qualified sonologist to handle the transducer to obtain the quality images. Evolving 3D and even 4D technology that lessen the need for a sonologist, coupled with increased demand for low to no radiation diagnostic tools, are setting the stage for a day when breast ultrasound could hold its own as the diagnostic tool of choice for breast cancer imaging.Tomosynthesis: The Next FrontierThe promise of 3D mammography has been discussed in academic circles and detailed in medical imaging conferences and peer-review journals for almost a decade, but only recently has the technology caught up with the theory. The modality also known as tomosynthesis is now awaiting pre-market approval in the United States — it’s already being used in Europe with great reviews — and is currently being evaluated in a handful of U.S. trials.Joseph Lo, M.D., associate professor of radiology, biomedical engineering and medical physics at Duke University, is leading a trial investigating breast tomosynthesis in partnership with Siemens Healthcare. However, new modalities, while promising, are still mostly viewed as adjuncts to mammography.“[Mammography] has been the Holy Grail all along even though we know it is not perfect. So how do we improve upon that? Finally, the pay off is breast tomosynthesis,” he said. “Tomosynthesis is really the most exciting thing to come along in decades when it comes to breast cancer imaging. Really, nothing else out there has the potential to replace mammography in all its roles except for tomosynthesis. I’m talking about for screening, for diagnosing, for biopsies. It’s amazing how this one technique can cover the full spectrum of breast cancer imaging needs.”Down the road, researchers are also exploring tomosynthesis’ more far-reaching potential, such as its ability to characterize the extent of cancer and monitor response to treatment, added Lo.In simple terms, tomosynthesis is a 3D imaging technology that involves acquiring as many as 15 different images of a stationary and mildly compressed breast at multiple angles during a short scan. The images are captured by moving an X-ray tube in an arc over the breast, and mathematically synthesizing the tomogram into a volumetric view to show tissue as layers. A tomosynthesis exam typically takes only a few seconds longer than a conventional mammogram and dramatically increases accuracy by eliminating the problems of tissue overlap — and with less radiation exposure than more advanced modalities such as CT scans.Tomosynthesis claims to be exactly the missing prescription for diagnosing cancer in the sizable fraction of women with dense breast tissue. “Cancer is very often hidden away underneath dense tissue — that’s one of mammograms biggest disadvantages. With a 3D scan, it really doesn’t matter, because even if it’s hiding behind dense tissue, you can still see it from a different angle,” Lo said.He draws an analogy between tomosynthesis and searching for an ace of spades in the middle of a deck of cards: “If you hold the deck up to the light, you’re not going to see a darn thing. If you ruffle through and pull out the one card you need, there you go — that’s the card you want,” he said. “Same thing when dialing through these slices. If there’s something like a cancer, it jumps out at you. It literally just pops.”“If and when approved, tomosynthesis will hold the honor as the only modality to meet a short but crucial checklist: Ability to image entire breast and detect both masses and micro-calcifications; relatively inexpensive; short exam time; and doesn’t require a radiologist to the conduct exam,” explained Andy Smith, M.D., Ph.D., senior director of Holigic Inc.’s Image Science Group, the first and only imaging vendor thus far to submit the technology for pre-market approval. “3D X-ray imaging meets all those requirements. It addresses the fundamental limitations of regular mammography.”As a two-dimensional modality, conventional mammography is simply missing too many hidden cancers. “You can think of imaging as trying to find a certain tree in a forest of trees and the cancer can be thought of as being one of those trees inside the forest. When looking at a photo of a forest, it’s very difficult to see an individual tree,” Smith said. “3D is a way of walking into a forest and being able to look very clearly at the trees.”The transition from conventional mammograms to 3D mammograms should be a pretty smooth one for radiologist, said Lo. “They don’t need to be trained from scratch. In their eyes, it already instinctively makes sense,” he says. “When they see cancer on a tomosynthesis study, it just looks bigger, more obvious, easier to see compared to a regular mammogram, or you just see it where you don’t see it before.”As tomosynthesis awaits the rigorous pre-market approval, which experts agree is forthcoming although they’re not sure exactly when, the medical community is waiting for its promise to be delivered. “In general, the medical community has been overwhelmingly positive about this. We usually have to sell new techniques to doctors. In this case, it’s the other way around,” Lo said. “Even back 5 or 10 years ago, when we were just beginning to work out the initial details of this technology, doctors were already knocking on our doors saying, ‘Hey, I want that and I want it now.’”In the future, vendors will probably offer retrofitted mammograms systems that have the option to upgrade to 3D, not necessarily entirely new systems, for an incremental price hike. “Sometime in the relatively new future, our vision is that this will be the new way of doing both screening and diagnosing,” Lo said. “I think that this is really going to change how radiologist work and how patients perceive breast cancer screening. I think we will be catching breast cancer earlier and be able to treat them much earlier.”Breast MRI: Top of the Sensitivity Food ChainOne of the primary imaging tools used for high-risk patients with dense breasts – not for general screening – is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). “We want to detect [cancer] before it presents clinically,” Smith said.Unlike X-ray based modalities, MRI for the breast offers a completely new path to diagnosing breast cancer. Instead of using ionizing radiation, breast MRI uses a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce detailed pictures of organs, soft tissue, bone and virtually all other internal body structures. It is traditionally seen as a supplemental tool for detecting and staging breast cancer and other breast abnormalities. In recent years, it has gained a reputation for cutting-edge sensitivity across all patient groups.Compared to ultrasound and MBI, “breast MRI is at the top of the food chain,” said Steven E. Harms, M.D., FACR, radiologist at The Breast Center of Northwest Arkansas, which uses a dedicated breast MRI system from Aurora. “The sensitivity of breast MRI is high regardless of which group you segment out: women with dense breasts, young women, old women, any way you want to cut the pie.”Harms said he is one of the early developers of MRI for breast imaging, and has been using this technique since 1990. The early days of MRI completely changed the game, he recalls.“When we first came out, we were seeing cancers that we couldn’t see any other way,” he said. “The advantage of MRI is that its so highly flexible and there are so many different things that you can do. It’s like turning people loose to their own creativity, whereas a lot of other imaging methods are locked in to whatever manufacturers decide to do. With MRI there are many different ways of doing things, and there will be even more in the future.”The major drawback of breast MRI is the hefty price tag it carries, admits Harms. “The biggest problem with MRI is its cost. If an MRI was the same cost as a mammogram, I don’t think we would be having this discussion.”There’s a potential to make MRI more affordable down the road, especially if it is to remain competitive with emerging technologies, Harms adds. Regardless of the cost factor, he doesn’t see it being eclipsed by any other diagnosing tool – even the much buzzed about Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) technique. “The reason is that it’s so incredibly good. Something of that nature just comes along once every 50 years,” Harms said. “We’ve got resonating hydrogen nuclei telling a story about their environment that you can’t get from X-rays or ultrasounds. It’s not something easily replaced.”Molecular-based Breast Imaging: New ContenderIf MRI is at the top of the food chain when it comes to diagnosing breast cancer, the re-emergence of molecular-based imaging (MBI), also known as breast specific gamma imaging (BSGI), is providing some healthy competition.With MBI, the patient receives technetium 99 sestamibi, which cancerous cells absorb more of and appear as “hot spots.” MBI overcomes many of the limitations of MRI, such as the inability to image patients with pacemakers, claustrophobic or obese patients, and problems with insurance/expense restrictions. Perhaps most importantly for the patient, MBI eliminates the trauma over false positive readings more common with MRI, therefore preventing unnecessary biopsies.“MBI is an excellent and effective alternative for patients who don’t meet the criteria for MRI,” said Leora Lanzkowsky, MD, director of Women’s Imaging at Nevada Imaging Center. This includes patients who cannot tolerate breast MRI because they can’t stay in the machine or can’t tolerate the contrast injection, or simply can’t afford it. Patients with very dense breasts, as well as women over the age of 69 who are at an increased risk of developing breast cancer and often can’t tolerate MRI screenings for a variety of reasons, including patients with a cardiovascular implant device, are particularly great candidates for MBI. “As you get older, everything that is relatively harmless can cause harm,” Lanzkowsky said.And in patients of any age who have multiple complex findings on their other imaging studies and radiologists need to rule in or rule out an area to biopsy, MBI is also an excellent alternative. “There is every indication for BSGI and no contra-indications (i.e. pregnancy, allergy to pharmaceutical). It’s an extremely well tolerated test, it’s less expensive, easier for the radiologist to read. It’s got tremendous advantages, she said.”The proof is in the pudding, asserts Lanzkowsky, who herself has undergone two MBI procedures. “I’m no cowboy,” she said. “I won’t go and use a new technology without considering all the existing technology and studies that have been done. I have to see scientific evidence.”Still, Lanzkowsky sees the most promise in a technology that marries methodology and function.“That might be our great solution. A conjoined technology that can tell you, a scar area might on tomosynthesis like cancer, but it reacts like a scar,” she said. After all, each patient is different and might demand a different approach – or a combination of studies — to best diagnose breast cancer. “You can’t really lump women into groups. It’s becoming much more individualized now, as is the therapy.”References:1. JAMA 2008;299(18):2151-632. U-Systems, Inc. SOMO-INSIGHT Clinical Study. 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first_img“China needs to play a role in major international affairs, including the affairs of the Middle East, and China has been stepping up efforts in this respect,” he said.Last week, China’s Foreign Ministry said it would be willing to arrange a meeting between Abbas and Netanyahu, but with the Israeli side casting Netanyahu’s visit in largely commercial terms, the meeting didn’t take place. Instead, Netanyahu devoted much of his time on his trip to pressing for an expansion of his country’s $8 billion annual trade with China, and encouraging Chinese investment in Israeli industry.Following their meeting, Li and Netanyahu presided over the signing of five agreements on aerospace, agricultural research, financial cooperation, science and technology, and on Chinese language instruction.“There is a perfect marriage between our mutual capabilities,” Netanyahu said at a ceremony marking the signing of business agreements between Israeli and Chinese companies. “The Israeli government stands firmly behind cooperation between Israeli and Chinese companies, (and) between Israeli research institutes and Chinese research institutes.”Adopting a strongly pro-Palestinian stand in the mid-1950s, Beijing recognized Palestinian statehood in 1988, four years before establishing diplomatic relations with Israel. BEIJING (AP) – China’s premier has urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to remove obstacles to restarting talks with the Palestinians, as Beijing seeks to bring its growing international influence to bear on the Middle East peace process.Greeting the Israeli leader at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made no direct mention of his meeting two days earlier with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who leads his people’s efforts to achieve statehood. Talks between Israel and the Palestinians on the statehood issue have been deadlocked for four years, despite pressure on Jerusalem from the United States, Russia and the European Union, long the major players in Middle East diplomacy. Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Top Stories 3 international destinations to visit in 2019 The difference between men and women when it comes to pain Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementcenter_img Four benefits of having a wireless security system The Palestinian issue lies “at the core of factors influencing peace and stability in the Middle East,” Li told Netanyahu, according to the official Xinhua News Agency.“China expects Israel and Palestine to work together, take substantive measures to remove obstacles and create conditions for the restoration and progress of peace talks,” Li said. As a friend to both Israel and Palestine, China wants to work as a broker to bring the sides together, he said.The near simultaneous visits to China by Abbas and Netanyahu underscore China’s desire to play a greater role in the Middle East, a region Beijing has long seen as a key source of energy.“The Middle East confuses the Chinese,” said China expert Yoram Evron of Israel’s University of Haifa. “But in the past two years, there are people in China who think it needs to expand its activities in the region in order to safeguard its interests.”Evron’s view was echoed by Middle East expert Li Weijian of the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Studies, who said the region was far too important for China to ignore, particularly in light of Beijing’s increased economic and political clout elsewhere in the world. Sponsored Stories Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix While ties between Jerusalem and Beijing have expanded rapidly over the past 15 years _ China is now a major purchaser of Israeli know-how, from high-technology to agriculture, engineering and military-related services _ it maintains its Palestinian sympathies, amid a general critique of what it sometimes sees as Israeli belligerence in the area.After last weekend’s Israeli airstrike on a Syrian military complex, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying avoided criticizing Israel by name, but left little doubt that Beijing saw it as an unwelcome curtain raiser to Netanyahu’s visit.“We oppose the use of force and believe any country’s sovereignty should be respected,” she said.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Comments   Share   last_img read more

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first_imgSunday’s 23-7 loss to the San Fransisco 49ers was a quick,swift kick back to reality for the Arizona Cardinals. During the Cardinals six-game losing streak head coach KenWhisenhunt stressed giving the players time to learn thenew schemes. He said it was difficult for a newquarterback to learn a new system. The six-game losingstreak was about growing and maturing as a team.Then the Cardinals won two in a row, including a surprisevictory in Philadelphia, and people started to believethat the team was finally turning the corner andWhisenhunt’s words were having some effect. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   center_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Whisenhunt was back to his old sayings on Arizona Sports620’s Doug and Wolf.“Defensively we have to continue to grow,” Whisehunt said.“We didn’t play as well against St. Louis defensively lasttime but we’ve made strides over the last couple of weeksin growing up as a defense.”If the Cardinals don’t beat the Rams on Sunday, that two-game winning streak will look more like a fluke than asign of improvement. “We have to do a better job coverage-wise in the secondarythis week than we did,” Whisenhunt said. “We didn’t have agreat week, coverage-wise, against San Fransisco, we hadsome technique breakdowns and that’s an area we have toimprove.”Technique breakdowns happen because the players are eithernot good enough or they are under-prepared. The loss to the 49ers reminded people that these Cardinalsstill have a long way to go. If they can’t bounce backsuccessfully, count on Whisenhunt’s hot seat to get alittle warmer. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more

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first_img NEW YORK — James Patterson’s latest gift for literacy is a $1.25 million pledge to classroom libraries.On Tuesday, the bestselling author announced the fifth installment for his Patterson Partnership, formed in co-ordination with Scholastic Book Club. Patterson is giving $250 each to 4,000 teachers around the country to help purchase books. He is also distributing $500 each to 500 teachers with three years or less experience. Scholastic will match Patterson with gifts of 250 and 500 bonus points for its book club.Teachers can apply for grants through . The deadline is July 31.In recent years, Patterson has donated millions to schools, independent booksellers and literacy programs. Patterson said in a statement Tuesday that illiteracy was a “daunting issue” and giving kids access to books was “an excellent place to start.”The Associated Press FILE – In this Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, author James Patterson poses for a portrait in New York. Patterson’s latest gift for literacy is a $1.25 million pledge to classroom libraries. On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the best-selling author announced the fifth installment for his Patterson Partnership, formed in coordination with Scholastic Book Club. Patterson is giving $250 each to 4,000 teachers around the country to help purchase books. He is also distributing $500 each to 500 teachers with three years or less experience. Scholastic will match Patterson with gifts of 250 and 500 bonus points for its book club. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File) James Patterson donates $1.25 million to classroom libraries AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Associated Press Posted Apr 2, 2019 8:50 am PDTlast_img read more

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