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Transition in his family leads Colin Mochrie to champion transgender rights

first_img Twitter The funnyman says his tweet was partly prompted by the upcoming U.S. presidential inauguration, and the divisiveness that seemed to surround the election campaign.“My 90-yr-old mother-in-law and 87-yr-old mother love and acceptance of our trans daughter warms me. Wonder why some who are younger can’t,” Mochrie tweeted.He says his 26-year-old daughter Kinley, who was born Luke Mochrie, revealed she was transgender last April. The year before, she told them she was bisexual. “We knew this is something that she didn’t jump into lightly, she’s taking some therapy and is looking into hormones,” he says.For his part, Mochrie admits that he and his actress-wife Deb McGrath have needed time to adjust to using a new pronoun when referring to their child.“We knew Luke for 26 years so it was very hard to quickly change that. And even now, there’s still times when we slip. We’re certainly a lot better,” he says, adding that he’s noticed a generational divide among friends who learn about Kinley.“It’s unusual because all the young people we tell, they all go, ‘Congratulations!’ The people around our age, they all go (adopts a deep intonation), ‘How are you doing?’ They get very serious, like, ‘Oh. You’re going to lose a leg,’ or something.”Mochrie says his daughter came up with the name Kinley after consulting him and McGrath.“We had a bit of a bump at the beginning where she picked a name and it didn’t seem to go with her and we were all kind of pussyfooting around it. Finally, Deb said, ‘That name says nothing. All it reminds me of is my best friend’s dog.’ And so, again, Kinley went away and thought about that for a long time and came back and said, ‘You know what, I should have had you as part of this process because we’re all going through this together.’ ”McGrath suggested the Irish name Kinley to reflect her Irish heritage, and it stuck.“So we now have a Kinley,” says Mochrie.By Cassandra Szklarski LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Login/Register With: Canadian comic Colin Mochrie says he welcomes his new role as a champion for transgender rights after speaking out in support of his daughter.The Whose Line Is it Anyway? star says he didn’t expect to receive much attention when he took to Twitter on Sunday to ask why some people can’t accept transgender people, like his daughter Kinley.The revelation earned him immediate praise from like-minded fans who tweeted their support. Advertisement “I think I’ve gotten like 2,000 followers over the last day . . . It’s pretty cool,” Mochrie says from his home in Toronto.“If I can do something to help anyone who is perceived as different, then I’m always there. I truly don’t understand prejudices against colour, religion or gender or sexuality because I’ve met (jerks) of every race, creed and culture and I’ve met wonderful people from the same.” Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Enbridges McMahon Gas Plant requires a complete shutdown

first_imgFlaring is a common and safe process monitored continuously by highly trained personnel. There is no risk to the public as a result of this activity.For more information, please contact Michaela Bjorseth at 250-262-3538 UPDATE – Media representative says there was a pipe marked for further inspection, shutting the plant down and flaring is the safest way to remove the gas from the plant in order to inspect the pipe further. This was not due to an incident.TAYLOR, B.C.- A process concern that requires immediate attention will have Enbridge’s McMahon Gas Plant taken offline today to investigate.To facilitate safely, the plant requires a complete shutdown and operations personnel will begin flaring this afternoon expecting completion later on this evening.last_img read more

Morocco Renault Group Reaches Historic Sales in December

Taroudant – Morocco Renault Group reportedly realized, through its two brands Renault and Dacia, an outstanding rate of vehicles sold in December, reaching a market share of about 40%.The Group announced that it had sold about 6,933 vehicles in December, the largest number in the history of the company in Morocco.The company said in a statement that it has acquired 38.2 per cent of the national market share, in terms of personal and commercial cars. Dacia remains the favorite of Moroccans.The brand, which celebrated its 10 year anniversary in Morocco in May, is the leader of the national car market with a 29.2% market share as of December.Cumulatively, Dacia sold 37,392 vehicles last year with a 28.3% market share, up 0.7 of a point compared to 2014.Logan remained on the top of the list of Morocco Renault Group’s top 10, with 11,810 vehicles sold.Dokker, Sandero and Duster ranked second, third and fourth with (8,521), (6,355) and (6,009) vehicles, respectively.After the government decided to launch its renewal program for grand taxis as part of measures aimed at developing taxi transport services, Dacia, the first brand to have launched jointly with the government a project dedicated to large taxis, boosted its sales of the Lodgy, which brings the model into the top 10, ranking in 9th place with 3,634 units sold.Renault Clio 4 came 7th with 4,696 units sold, followed by Kangoo, a car designed for commercial use, in 8th position with 4,326 vehicles sold.Renault has increased the number of vehicles produced as well as its sales every year in Morocco since 2012.In 2015, Renault Morocco Group was able to sell a total of 50 394 vehicles, including sales of the Renault brand, which totaled 13,002 in the categories of light and commercial vehicles, an increase of 13.3 per cent compared to 2014.Last October, the Renault factory in Tangier announced it had produced 250,000 vehicles in 2015, an increase of 43 percent compared to 2014.In 2014, the Tangier plant, the spearhead of Renault’s industrial system in Morocco, had manufactured more than 174,000 vehicles, showing significant growth compared to 2013. read more

Half the world lacks access to essential health services – UNbacked report

“It is completely unacceptable that half the world still lacks coverage for the most essential health services,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), in a press release.“A solution exists: universal health coverage allows everyone to obtain the health services they need, when and where they need them, without facing financial hardship,” Mr. Tedros added.The study, Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2017 Global Monitoring Report, co-authored by the World Bank and WHO, notes that 800 million people spend at least 10 per cent of their household budgets on health expenses for themselves, a sick child or other family member.“A solution exists: universal health coverage allows everyone to obtain the health services they need, when and where they need them, without facing financial hardship” – WHO Director-GeneralFor almost 100 million people, these expenses are high enough to push them into extreme poverty, forcing them to survive on just $1.90 or less a day.“The report makes clear that if we are serious – not just about better health outcomes, but also about ending poverty – we must urgently scale up our efforts on universal health coverage,” said World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim.Wide gaps exist in the availability of services in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia. In other regions, basic health care services such as family planning and infant immunization are becoming more available, but lack of financial protection makes it difficult for families to pay for these services.Even in more affluent regions such as East Asia, Latin America and Europe, a growing number of people are spending at least 10 per cent of their household budgets on out-of-pocket health expenses.Inequalities in health services are seen not just between, but also within countries: national averages can mask low levels of health service coverage in disadvantaged population groups.In low- and lower-middle income countries, only 17 per cent of mothers and children in the poorest fifth of households received at least six of seven basic maternal and child health interventions, while 74 per cent for the wealthiest fifth of households did so.The report is a key point of discussion at the global Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017, currently taking place in Tokyo, Japan. In addition to Mr. Kim and Mr. Tedros, attendees include heads of State and ministers from over 30 countries. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will address the Forum on Thursday. read more

Ohio State running back Mike Weber says he wasnt 100 percent will

Redshirt sophomore running back Mike Weber (25) runs the ball during the Ohio State- Oklahoma game on Sep. 9. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorAfter Ohio State’s 31-16 upset loss to No. 5 Oklahoma, redshirt sophomore running back Mike Weber admitted he was not yet fully healthy, as he has been dealing with a hamstring injury that he originally suffered early in fall camp.“I wasn’t 100 percent,” Weber said. “The goal was to come in here and help the team the best way I can and it didn’t work, but I did what I could.”On his third carry during the second quarter, the running back tweaked his hamstring again and did not return until the final drive of the fourth quarter.Hamstring injuries tend to linger, and Weber said he was told by team doctors that he should continue to expect tweaks throughout the season. Weber didn’t play in Ohio State’s 49-21 season opening win against Indiana due to the injury. After the game, coach Urban Meyer said the redshirt sophomore was “80 percent” healthy, could’ve played if necessary and would play against Oklahoma.The head coach restated that Weber would play throughout the week leading up to the matchup against the Sooners. But in Saturday night’s loss to Oklahoma, Weber didn’t reach the field until the second quarter and only tallied three carries, picking up 29 yards. He also caught two passes for 10 yards. Luckily for the Buckeyes, freshman running back J.K. Dobbins has filled in aptly and, once again, led his team in rushing with 72 yards. Weber said that once he is healthy, the duo will impress.“It’s going to look scary, actually,” Weber said. “I get healthy and he gets better each game. I help him each game and he helps me.” read more

Womens Basketball No 18 Ohio State beats Wisconsin 6855 for third straight

Ohio State senior guard Kelsey Mitchell takes a shot during the third quarter of the Buckeyes’ victory against Penn State on Jan. 31. Credit: James King | Sports DirectorThe No. 18 Ohio State women’s basketball team (19-5, 8-3 Big Ten) came out with a 68-55 victory against Wisconsin (9-16, 2-10 Big Ten) Saturday afternoon in Madison, Wisconsin. After dropping three straight games, the Buckeyes have bounced back and reeled off three wins in a row.The Badgers were well within striking distance in the fourth quarter, but Ohio State ended their hopes of an upset by maintaining the lead and holding a 24-17 fourth-quarter advantage.Ohio State threatened to run away with an easy win in the first quarter. The Buckeyes jumped out to a 22-9 lead after one quarter and led by as many as 16 points in the opening quarter. Redshirt senior forward Stephanie Mavunga came out hot, dropping nine points in the first quarter. She finished with 21 points, 10 rebounds and four steals.The Badgers got back into the game with runs in the second and third quarters. Wisconsin went on an 18-2 run stretching from the second quarter to the third quarter to take a 36-35 lead. However, Ohio State senior guard Kelsey Mitchell made a layup to reclaim the lead with 5:08 left in the third. Mitchell finished the game with 16 points.The Buckeyes struggled shooting from deep throughout the game, hitting just 4-of-18 3-pointers. Ohio State badgered Wisconsin on the defensive end, picking up 14 steals and forcing 17 turnovers. Freshman forward Marsha Howard led Wisconsin with 20 points and eight rebounds. Senior guard Cayla McMorris added 15 points.Losing the lead in the third quarter wasn’t the most frightening moment for the Buckeyes. Redshirt junior Makayla Waterman went down with a neck injury with 2:08 remaining in the third quarter. She was carted off and taken to a local hospital.“Makayla was taken to a local hospital for precautionary evaluation,” athletic trainer Chalisa Fonza said in a statement an hour after the game ended. “As far as we know, she has full function in all of her extremities and is doing well.”Editor’s note (4:33 p.m.): This article has been updated a statement from Ohio State on Waterman’s condition read more

Quickfire Pooran half ton leads TT Red Force past Canada

After winning the toss and choosing to bat first, Canada put a competitive 207 for 7 on the board.  The total was in the end comfortably overhauled by the home team, who made 208 for 8 with 56 balls to spare.Canada captain Davy Jacobs (37) led a team effort from the visitors, which also saw Bhavindu Adhihetty (33) and Navneet Dhaliwal (33) get solid starts.  Rayad Emrit had the best bowling figures for T&T after taking 3 for 58.In response, the Red Force found themselves in early trouble after opener Lendl Simmons (1) was dismissed lbw by Romesh Eranga, with just 7 runs on the board.  His opening partner Evin Lewis (25) followed soon after, as he was dismissed by Cecil Pervez, to leave the hosts struggling at 2 for 35.  A responsible 50 from 84 from Shai Hope then got things moving for the Red Force.With Pooran joining Hope at the crease, following the dismissal of Ramdin, the pair put on 104 runs for the fourth wicket.  The partnership was broken when Pooran was bowled by Sukhdeep Brar in the 33rd over, leaving the team in touching distance at 4 for 161 with wickets in hand.  Hope departed two overs later.  Kieron Pollard made three runs after lasting for three deliveries, but a solid 18 from 21 from Emritt was enough to see the team home.Brar was Canada’s best bowler after claiming figures of 3 for 39. (SportsMax) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedSarwan out for rest of PCL campaignNovember 22, 2014In “Sports”Explosive Pooran blasts Windies past Emirates BoardSeptember 21, 2016In “latest news”CPL 2017: Tallawahs collapse to give Tridents a narrow winAugust 5, 2017In “latest news” Nicholas PooranA quick-fire half century from Nicholas Pooran led the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force to a two-wicket win over Canada in the CWI Regional Super50 Cup in Port of Spain on Sunday. read more

Spain celebrates the bronze medal

ManoloCadenas’ men insured there was nodeja vu of the 2012 Euro 3rd place match. Joan Canellaswho scored 8 goals tonight, paired with the goalkeeper Sierra who found his form tonight upon his merely average tournament to secure the Spanish celebration in Jyske Bank Boxen today. The bronze medal match came after a turbulent semifinal, which was married with harsh words and controversy mainly from the Croatian camp. Regardless of that, the team selected by SlavkoGoluža, who was previously devastated with the loss against Denmark, came to the Jyske Bank Boxen well focused and determined to give the World champions a run for their money. It was Spain who got the victory in the end 28-29 after an excellent performance from their key players. Despite Croatia showing a noticeable improvement in the secondhalf(15-13) after being 3 goals down at the interval(13-16),Duvnjak’s eight goals weren’t enough to stop the Spanish armada from winning their second European championship bronze medal in history.The fist half saw an equal contest between the two teams, as it was 7:7 mid-way through. It was a lackluster day for an otherwise very solid tandem of Croatian goalkeepers Alilović(3/12) and Losert(10/30) were subbed back and forth with no effect to their performance; Canellas was unmistakable from penalty with 4/4 in the first half to ad to their demise. Besides Duvnjak who played consistently throughout, the only shining example for the Croats was the right-back Buntić who was 4/4 from the field in the first half. Duvnjak who was 3/6 in the first half, followed byHorvat, gave a lifeline to the Croatian team as the duo drew level at 12:12 five minutes until the half time, but it was short-lived as Canellas and Aguinagalde brought the score to 12:16 upon a 4:0 run, before the youngster Slišković made it 13:16, the half-time score with three goals to catch for the defending bronze medalists.The beginning of the second period saw Duvnjakkept like a prized possesion by the Spanish defense, as Čupić lead Croatia into one-goal deficit in the first five minutes. Spain seem to be adding the throttle whenever they needed to, as mid-way through the second half Spain got a 3-goal lead with an effort from Aguinagalde, upon a string of excellent saves, from previously in the tournament less than impressive Sierra who found his form and motivation for this match, 20:23. Croatia came within one after Losert saved a truly awful effort from Maqueda. Kopljar was clumsy in the fast break, loosing the ball thus granting Sarmiento a chance to score from the breakthrough. Spain is leading by two, 23:25 as we enter the last ten minutes of the game.Aguinagalde increased the lead to 23:26; by the time Croatia couldn’t find their way past the goal kept by Sierra who was well beyond his first-half success rate.After Duvnjak decreased the difference to only one goal, five minutes until the final whistle;Losert was 9/25 successful in stopping Spanish shots,saving two in a row from Entrerios and Sarmiento, bith into the bottom left, with 26:27 the score. Saves from Losert marked the three minute goalless period married by turnovers at both sides of the pitch.  Last two minutes of the match it was Duvnjak against Spain as the World’s best player was the only thing keeping Croatia in this game. Duvnjak quickly responded to Aguinagalde’s goal to make it 27:28 in the last minute of the match but it was Pyrrhic victory for the amazing Croat, as he will finish the match on the bench being suspended after trying to cover for the defensive mistake from Vori.Canellas set 27:29 as the last minute progressed, but Sliškovićfailed to bring Croatia back within a chance by hitting the post. The experienced Igor Vori scored the last goal of the game, seconds after the miss from Slišković, but surely too late for Croatia as Spain were looking at the clock asking for a time-out in the very last seconds with the score remaining at 28:29, and Spain celebrating their Bronze medal all over the court like it’s gold.STATISTICSNEMANJA SAVICPHOTO: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud/Handballpix.com DenmarkEHF EURO 2014Spain ← Previous Story EHF EURO 2014 “ALL STAR” TEAM: Nikola Karabatic MVP! Next Story → IHF ANNOUNCED: Domagoj Duvnjak and Andrea Lekic are the best in 2013! read more

Dear Daughter director Louis Lentin passes away

first_imgUpdated at 15.05THEATRE, FILM AND television director Louis Lentin, best known for his work in highlighting institutional abuse in Ireland, has passed away aged 81.Lentin made the TV documentary ‘Dear Daughter’, which focused on the childhood abuse of campaigner Christine Buckley.Originally aired in 1996, the programme was re-broadcast by RTÉ earlier this year, a month after Buckley passed away following a long battle with cancer.Here Lentin speaks about the documentary and his interest in Buckley’s story:The Arts Council today expressed deep regret at Lentin’s passing. Chair Sheila Pratschke said:His was a strong and brave voice, and his documentaries, in particular, shone a light on a number of issues close to his heart. We offer our sympathies to his wife Ronit, and his children Alana and Miki. Born in Limerick in 1933, Lentin graduated from Trinity College in 1956 with a Bachelor of Arts and quickly began his professional career as a theatre director. The Arts Council said in a statement that Lentin established himself by setting up Art Theatre Productions in 1959, opening with the Irish premieres of Beckett’s ‘Endgame’ and ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’.In 1973, Lentin won the Jacobs Irish Critics’ Award for contribution to television drama. as well as three US International Film and Television Awards and three Banff nominations. He was appointed Head of Television Drama at RTÉ in 1978, and also wrote for theatre and radio, and taught television, direction and acting.Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Arts and Culture Seán Ó Fearghaíl paid tribute to Lentin, saying, “Louis Lentin was a highly respected theatre, film and television director whose career also saw him make very important contributions to public service broadcasting.Today Aosdána described Louis Lentin as a multi-award winning artist of great integrity and passion.  I know he will be greatly missed by his former colleagues in RTÉ and by his friends and colleagues in theatre, film and television.Lentin’s last production for RTÉ was ‘Grandpa, Speak to me in Russian’, a 2008 programme about his Jewish paternal grandfather who emigrated to Ireland in the 1890s from Lithuania.Lentin had over 40 years of experience working in the arts in Ireland. RTÉ Director General Noel Curran said Lentin made a “major contribution” to RTÉ’s evolution and output over his years with he broadcaster.“He was with us on the very first broadcast evening of 31 December 1961,” Curran said. “He was passionate about the impact and medium of television and he left a truly impressive legacy of work.”Read: “We are devastated”: Campaigner and abuse survivor Christine Buckley has died >last_img read more

Swansea City close to confirming Ostersund FK manager Graham Potter

first_imgSwansea City has agreed to personal terms and a compensation package with Ostersund FK boss Graham Potter, a move that draws them closer to confirming Potter as their new manager. The club have agreed on terms which include Potter bringing his assistant Billy Reid.The move will be finalized next week in Swansea, according to BBC.Swansea have been in search of a new manager since Carlos Carvalhal left following Premier League relegation. The deal also sees Ostersund recruitment analyst Kyle Macaulay move to south Wales.The 43-year-old Potter led Ostersund from the regional tiers in Sweden to the top-flight Allsvenskan with three promotions, winning the Swedish Cup along the way.Potter’s style since he arrived in January 2011 shows the manner in which his new club once shined in English football.Report: Sanches is on a collision course with Bayern chief George Patchias – August 21, 2019 Renato Sanches is apparently on a collision course with Bayern Munich chief after recent comments.According to beIN sports network, Renato Sanches has publicly criticised…They have been described as producing expansive, possession-based football with a tactical flexibility.A statement from the Swedish club said:“The club wants to congratulate all three as they face new challenges.“Because I knew how Swansea worked more than 10 years ago, I felt that such a project was intended for Graham.”last_img read more

Wilshere Ramseys a future Arsenal captain

first_imgArsenal must now allow a future captain in Aaron Ramsey to leave at the end of the season, says former midfielder Jack WilshereThe Wales international has spent a decade at the Emirates Stadium and is now regarded as one of the Premier League’s finest midfielders.But Ramsey’s current contract with Arsenal expires at the end of the season and talks have not progressed between either side.Latest reports indicate that Arsenal have reportedly withdrawn a new contract offer for Ramsey and are considering a January sale rather than allowing him to leave on a free transfer in the summer.Although Wilshere, who left the Gunners on a free transfer himself for West Ham in the summer, insists that they must do everything possible to retain Ramsey.Daniel Fark, Norwich City, Premier LeagueDaniel Farke, From mid-table in the Championship to the Premier League Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Norwich City manager, Daniel Farke, has taken his team from the middle of the table in the English Championship to play with the big boys in the Premier League.“For me, he’s a future Arsenal captain. I know he loves the club,” Wilshere told Islington Gazette.“It’s difficult for me to comment on because I’m not there but I do know he’s a great player – if it was me I know I would want to keep him around.“He’s a great guy to have around. He’s been at the club so long and knows it inside out. If you look at what he’s done for the club too.”Ramsey has managed 59 goals and 60 assists in 338 appearances across all competitions for Arsenal.last_img read more

NEW RIDE FOR PREMIER EWING

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 11 Dec 2014 – The country’s leader has likely had five or six rides now in his new black Chevy Suburban. While he was off on country business in London, the lease was finalized on the vehicle which caused some controversy. On the one hand exposing that elected government, due to new legislation cannot make purchases even when they are deemed sensible; and on the other hand outraging residents who say the cost of the suburban is too high at a rumored $80,000. The Premier corrected that it would only have cost about half of that, and shared that the double standards need to end. Bishop says peace & prosperity is everybody’s responsibility at Law Enforcers Church Service Beaches puts former Premier on blast about controversial pier Row over Grand Turk infrastructure reaches fever pitch in Parliament Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Recommended for you Related Items:chevy suburban, premier rufus ewinglast_img read more

Teen hit by car in Hazel Dell in critical condition

first_imgA 17-year-old Vancouver boy struck by a vehicle on Northwest 99th Street on Sunday remains in critical condition at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.Chase Pickens had been walking on the sidewalk on the north side of the street when he was struck by a black 2006 Mazda 4-door, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.The Mazda, driven by Chancellor Pruett, 18, of Vancouver was traveling west in front of Columbia River High School in Hazel Dell about 6:20 p.m. Sunday. Using the right-turn-only lane, Pruett passed a vehicle, cut back into the westbound lane and crashed into an eastbound 1997 Silver BMW that was turning left into a driveway, according to the sheriff’s office.The two cars collided, and then the Mazda crashed into Pickens.The driver of the BMW, Derek Gear, 42, of Vancouver, suffered injuries described as not being life-threatening and was taken to a hospital. Passengers in the two vehicles were not injured.Investigators have said that speed and reckless driving are suspected contributors to the crash. No citations or arrests have been made, but traffic detectives are continuing their investigation into the crash.“I would not wish this on anyone,” said Pickens’ father, Craig Pickens. The family welcomes thoughts and prayers from the community.A donation account to help cover medical expenses was set up for the teen at OnPoint Community Credit Union. People can stop by any branch to donate. Pickens is a junior at Skyview High School, where classes start today. his father said.last_img read more

This laptop only costs 69

first_imgThere’s a real laptop that you can order right now for just $69. Yes, the whole laptop. Not just a replacement battery or a charging brick for it.Let’s clarify right off the bat: the $69 price tag is for the first 200 units that will be shipped to Azpen Innovations’ Kickstarter backers. But those supporters really will get an actual laptop — with a screen, keyboard, touchpad — the whole works. Azpen is crowdfunding development of the Hybrx, an 11.6-inch laptop that runs Remix OS. For the unfamiliar, Remix is an aptly named popular Android remix that’s been tweaked to be a bit friendlier to use on desktops and laptops.How on Earth did they manage to build a laptop that they can sell — even as a pledge perk — at $69? It all starts with the CPU. The Hybrx isn’t running an Intel or AMD processor. It’s not even using an Exynos or Snapdragon. It’s powered by a quad-core AllWinner A64. It’s not going to blow you away with its performance, but it’s plenty capable for basic computing tasks like browsing, casual gaming, and streaming video or music. The base Hybrx config will come with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. They’re also offering a model with 2GB RAM and 32GB of storage, and it’s only an extra $20 to double up. Sure, these are crowdfunding prices, but if Azpen can afford to let several hundred go at these prices it won’t be long before other manufacturers start pumping out similar configs at the same price points.Oh and don’t worry if the lower tiers are all gone before you get a chance to pledge for a Hybrx of your own. Just opt for the $275 tier instead and yourself a new primary laptop and two spares — because why the heck not at that price?last_img read more

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first_imgNews | August 20, 2008 Lung Tumor Growth Controlled with Radiosurgery Treatment Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July.  News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center during a… read more Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). Mice treated with the PTP-sigma inhibitor displayed rapid recovery of blood cells (purple, right). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2019 IBA Signs Contract to Install Proton Therapy Center in Kansas IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a Proteus One solution… read more News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 07, 2019 Qfix kVue One Proton Couch Top Validated by Mevion Medical Systems Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton couch top is now both validated… read more Related Content Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec. News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 16, 2019 Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Radiation, Chemotherapy A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more News | Radiation Oncology | July 31, 2019 Laura Dawson, M.D., FASTRO, Chosen as ASTRO President-elect The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of… read more August 21, 2008 – Tumor control and survival outcomes in the first year following lung cancer treatment with the CyberKnife System were positive, according to the study “Fractionated Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Primary, Recurrent, and Metastatic Lung Tumors,” conducted at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).Control of tumor growth was achieved in 85 percent of primary cancer patients, 92 percent of recurrent lung cancer patients, and 62 percent of metastatic cancer patients during the first year of follow-up. This is drastically different from response rates for radiation therapy in this patient population, which are typically associated with poor local control and survival rates ranging from 10 to 30 percent at five-year follow-up, as noted within the study.The study followed three patient populations over an average 12 month period: 1) patients with primary stage I non-small cell lung cancer, 2) patients whose cancer recurred after it was surgically removed, and 3) patients with metastatic tumors in the lung. All patients were treated with CyberKnife radiosurgery over a three-day period as outpatients. These patients had limited treatment options because they were medically inoperable (unable to undergo surgery due to pre-existing medical conditions or prior surgery) or refused surgery.Additionally the study reported few of the complications or side effects that are typical with radiation or other more invasive treatments within the first 12 months of follow-up. Both invasive surgery and conventional radiation therapy can be associated with post-treatment complications that can negatively impact a patient’s quality of life. In addition, unlike conventional radiation therapy that is typically delivered over four to six weeks, patients completed CyberKnife treatment in three short outpatient visits. This is extremely significant for patients with a potentially life-threatening disease because it allows them to preserve their lifestyle and spend their time with family instead of taking trips to and from the hospital and spending months in treatment.”The CyberKnife System’s ability to non-invasively treat lung cancer with favorable local control rates and minimal toxicities make it an important tool in the fight against lung cancer,” said Dwight Heron, M.D., chairman of the radiation oncology department at UPMC Shadyside. “As demonstrated by our study, this is particularly important for patients who previously had few or no other options because it gives them a chance for a positive outcome while maintaining their quality of life.”UPMC treated all the study participants using the Synchrony Respiratory Tracking System, which can deliver beams that physically move in real-time with 3D tumor motion. The technology allows patients to breath normally throughout the treatment, while still achieving pinpoint precision and minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue. According to the study, Synchrony “can allow for reductions in planning target volume margins because of less movement uncertainty while maintaining the desired level of accuracy.”For more information: www.accuray.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the Mevion S250i proton… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019 Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019 Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance System, at the… read more last_img read more

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first_imgSource = Starwood Hotels & Resorts Sheraton on the Park has been voted “Australia’s Leading Hotel” at the 2010 World Travel Awards. The hotel was delighted to be a first time winner of this prestigious award taking this title from other Luxury hotels around Australia. Previously, Sheraton on the Park has been the proud recipient of “Australasia’s Leading Conference Hotel” in 2007, 2008 and 2009 at the World Travel awards which is a true tribute to the product that Sheraton on the Park offers to its guests. Sheraton on the Park has this time proven to be the absolute hotel of choice for domestic and international visitors. The award recognises the hotel’s commitment to providing a superior product with flawless delivery through the hard work and dedication of each and every one of their associates. This year, 185,000 industry professionals participated in the voting process for The World Travel Awards, described by The Wall Street Journal as the ‘Oscars’ of the travel and tourism industry. These awards are recognised globally by the travel, tourism and hospitality industry as the foremost recognition and acknowledgement of excellence in product and service worldwide. “We are delighted add another World Travel Award to our portfolio,” said Mr. Sean Hunt, Managing Director of Sheraton on the Park and Regional Vice President of Starwood Pacific Hotels. “This award cements Sheraton on the Park’s reputation as the hotel of choice for travellers when booking their accommodation and is testament to our commitment to continually investing in our Luxury product and our associates.”Sheraton on the Park – Featuring 557 luxury rooms and suites, Sheraton on the Park is the only five star hotel on Hyde Park and is renowned for being the benchmark of classic hotels in Sydney. The property features the Sheraton Club on Level 21, complimentary internet access in the Link@Sheraton, a Health Club with stunning rooftop pool and a variety of food and beverage outlets offering guests extensive dining options. The hotel stands in one of the city’s most desirable locations in the heart of Sydney’s business and premium shopping district. The Hotel was recently awarded ‘Function Venue of the Year’ in the 2010, 2009, 2008 & 2006 AHA (NSW) Awards for Excellence and ‘Best Luxury Accommodation’ at the 2007 NSW Tourism Awards and Australasia.last_img read more

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