The Most Impressive Health and Wellness Developments of 2016

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore10. Cancer Treatment Shows “Remarkable” Ability to Reverse Multiple Sclerosis SymptomsA medical treatment intended for cancer patients appears to be able to reverse the effects of multiple sclerosis (MS), as well–and some people paralyzed by the condition have been able to walk again.9. Dr. Saves Baby’s Life With $20 Google Cardboard Virtual Reality GlassesTeegan Lexcen was born with only one lung and half a heart. Doctors told her parents that surgery was impossible–and the little girl wouldn’t live long.But thanks to Google Cardboard, doctors at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami were able to load images from MRI scans into an app called Sketchfab and put on the Google Cardboard goggles. By turning their heads and moving around inside the images with the goggles, doctors could see the heart from all angles — and devise a strategy to repair the damage.8. Cardiac Arrest Victims Get Warnings Weeks Ahead – Know The SignsSudden cardiac arrest may not be so sudden after all. Doctors have discovered that early warning signs may be experienced up to a month before the condition hits–and knowing them could save hundreds of thousands of lives.7. Researchers Develop ‘Holy Grail’ Eye Drop to Prevent, Treat Cataracts Without SurgeryFor millions of people whose vision is clouded by cataracts, surgery has been the only option. Soon, they may be able to treat–and even prevent–the debilitating condition with simple eye drops.6. Simple Blood Test Could Detect Cancer Ten Years Before Symptoms ShowNow getting tested for cancer at the doctor’s could be as simple as a little prick of the finger – and it could save your life up to ten years in advance, before symptoms even start to show.5. FDA Finally Bans Antibacterial Soaps Containing Triclosan and 18 Other ChemicalsCompanies will no longer be able to market antibacterial wash products with any of 19 specific active ingredients because manufacturers have not demonstrated the safety of long-term daily use or show that they are any more effective than plain soap and water in preventing illness or the spread of infections.4. What Do You Get When You Cross a Segway With a Wheelchair? Brilliant.This revolutionary technology combines the hands-free interface of a segway with a wheelchair, giving paraplegics groundbreaking levels of free movement.White toilet bowl in a bathroom3. I Cured My Hemorrhoids in a Week Without Spending a Dime (It’s All About That Pee!)The doctor told her that the only cure for her hemorrhoids was a painful, invasive surgery – but after doing a bit of research, she found that all she needed was a little 7-inch step stool.2. Bold Trials to Kill Vicious Cancer Type is So Successful, FDA Will Fast Track to PatientsA bold cancer therapy that uses the polio virus to attack a form of brain cancer has been so successful, it’s been given “breakthrough status” from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).The status means hundreds of patients can receive the treatment, before testing is even completed, or the FDA has finally given its approval— a process that can normally take years.1. First Ever Quadriplegic Treated With Stem Cells Regains Motor Control in His Upper BodyFor the first time ever, neuroscientists from Keck Medical Center of USC have treated a total quadriplegic with stem cells, and he has substantially recovered the functions of his upper body only two months into the process.Click To Share The News With Your FriendsAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Seniors bond as doubles partners

first_imgSeniors bond as doubles partnersDaily File Photo, Lisa PerssonMinnesota doubles partners Mathieu Froment and Jack Hamburg celebrate after a victory against Tulsa at the Baseline Tennis Center. Danny ChenApril 8, 2015Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrintMathieu Froment and Jack Hamburg were randomly paired together for doubles during their sophomore year. âÄúWe won both matches, and weâÄôve been playing [together] ever since,âÄù Hamburg said. And itâÄôs worked out for the Gophers, as the two seniors have honed their game and built chemistry together. Winning the doubles point gives a team the advantage heading into the singles competition, and the duo has helped the Gophers do that for the past three seasons. Out of 21 meets this season, Minnesota has won the doubles point 17 times. And of those 17 times, theyâÄôve won a total of 15 meets. This year, though things havenâÄôt been smooth at all times, Hamburg and Froment have won 10 matches together. âÄúItâÄôs really important to win the doubles point, especially against a really good team,âÄù head coach Geoff Young said. âÄúIf you go into singles only needing to win three, instead of four, thatâÄôs a big lift. Plus, after you win the doubles point, it gets the guys really pumped up going into singles [play].âÄù In their first season together, Froment and Hamburg played well enough to be ranked 79th for one week of competition. In 17 matches together, the duo won seven. But despite the single-digit victories, the first year was just a stepping stone. In their junior year, Froment and Hamburg won nine of 12 matches to start the spring season, with two being unfinished matches and only one real loss. The success they had last season led to them ranking as high as 16th in the nation and consistently in the top 25. âÄúWe played some good doubles and had a couple good wins,âÄù Hamburg said. âÄúI think we just knew each otherâÄôs game really well, and it meshed really well. I had a pretty good serve, and he had a good return. We had a really good season last year.âÄù However, this year the duo had a slow start to their spring season. In their first seven meets, Froment and Hamburg only won three matches. Following that, they lost four of the next five contests. âÄúWe were not playing the best and just need a few wins to get it going,âÄù Froment said. âÄúWe just [had] to get back to how we played in the beginning of the [fall] season.âÄù Young said the losses donâÄôt necessarily represent a slump. âÄúWe had a really tough schedule, and I think it was a product of them playing tough teams that made it look like they were in a slump,âÄù Young said. âÄú[But] when you are playing top teams, itâÄôs tough to get the win. Sometimes, you play well and not get the win.âÄù Whatever the issue was, it started to disappear for the duo. They have now won six of the last eight matches and are currently ranked 49th in the nation. Froment said after they lost three in a row, he knew they had to get their momentum back. âÄúWe came back with two wins,âÄù he said. âÄú[And] we [have] to keep it going and play better.âÄù Hamburg said they are returning more now, which is a huge key to winning in doubles. âÄúWe started to make more balls, and IâÄôm starting to serve a little bit better,âÄù Hamburg said. âÄúI think playing more matches got us back into rhythm.âÄù The No. 1 doubles team has helped the team win five of the seven recent doubles points. âÄúTheyâÄôre seniors, and they know what theyâÄôre doing,âÄù Young said. âÄúThey know what it takes to give them a chance to win. âĦ Sometimes they will win, and sometimes they wonâÄôt. And thatâÄôs going to happen for the rest of the season. All we could ask is for them to put themselves in critical positions where they have a chance to win.âÄùlast_img read more

Ulferts & Wittrock chooses Nooteboom

first_imgUlferts & Wittrock opted for the MCO-PX with Multidolly due to its ease of operation, multi-functional uses, relatively low deadweight and lower running costs, said Nooteboom.The MCO-PX with six axle lines and Multidolly with two axle lines was purchased mainly to be used in the transportation of the superstructure of Ulferts & Wittrock’s Terex SL3800 and Demag CC2800 cranes.The option to extend the load floor between the Multidolly and rear axle makes this combination suitable for most special transport operations, including the transport of ultra-long steel structures and concrete elements, claims Nooteboom.For the transport of lighter loads the Multidolly can be detached due to its unique coupling system, which turns the vehicle into a six-axle extendible semi low-loader suitable for smaller transport jobs.The MCO-PX with Multidolly has an axle of 12 tonnes per axle line at 80 km/h, and Ulferts & Wittrock chose a distance between the axle lines of 1,510 mm instead of 1,360 mm because it is easier to obtain an exemption from the German authorities for a 12-tonne axle load, explained Nooteboom.  www.nooteboomgroup.comwww.ulferts-wittrock.delast_img read more

Sarri ‘not interested’ in comments by Courtois’ agent

first_img Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook See also:Agent urges Chelsea to let Courtois goChelsea vs Man City player ratingsChelsea well beaten by City at WembleySarri v Guardiola – the verdict after their tactical battle at WembleyBarkley ‘will be a very useful player’ for ChelseaChelsea could thrive without Hazard and Courtois, says LuizWillian states his commitment to ChelseaHazard and Courtois set to discuss Chelsea futuresCourtois fails to report for Chelsea training Maurizio Sarri plans to discuss Thibaut Courtois’ future with him on Monday. The goalkeeper’s agent this week declared that Courtois wants to join Real Madrid and should be allowed to leave. Courtois, who has a year remaining on his contract, was previously on loan at Atletico Madrid and his two children live in the Spanish capital.AdChoices广告But Blues boss Sarri said: “I am not interested in the agent. I want to hear if Courtois will say to me the same.“I have to speak to my club of course. I want only players who have a very high level of motivation.”Sarri was speaking at a press conference at Wembley following the 2-0 loss to Manchester City, who dominated a one-sided game to win the Community Shield.Sarri described his team’s pre-season campaign as “crazy” and added: “I think the first half not too bad.“In the second half there was a big difference from a physical point of view.”center_img [/media-credit] Maurizio Sarri is keen to keep Chelsea’s top playerslast_img read more

Man United have made ‘contact’ for Argentina international – ‘Track is…

first_imgIt was bound to come back at some point, but Manchester United are apparently interested in Paulo Dybala once more. The Argentine forward endured a rather disappointing season last year under Max Allegri, perhaps suffering the most out of everyone from Cristiano Ronaldo’s transfer to the Allianz Stadium.This led to him being seen as expendable by certain members of the media, with a profit possibly to be made by the Serie A champions.That’s why the rumours started flying, and with few clubs in the world capable of affording him, Manchester United were inevitably mentioned.There was a brief spell when it was quite a big story, only for it to disappear relatively quickly when everyone realised no movement was taking place.However, Gazzetta dello Sport bring it back, reporting the Red Devils have ‘made contact’ with Juventus.Embed from Getty ImagesThere’s even mention of a possible tête-à-tête taking place between the two sides, after which the possibility of a concrete offer will be evaluated.For now, Gazzetta state the ‘track is open’ for something to take place.There’s is one massive hurdle, however, and that’s the fact Paulo Dybala, at least for now, wants to stay at Juventus.That’s because Maurizio Sarri is now at the helm, and with the former Chelsea manager is thinking about using the Argentine as a false nine, there’s certainly more chance for him than there was last year.Furthermore, down Manchester United’s end, this all depends on whether Inter ever find the funds to sign Romelu Lukaku, which is by no means a guarantee.This seems like a lot of effort, and we all know how the Red Devils tend to fare when they have big hurdles to overcome during the transfer period.The answer, if you were wondering, is not very well.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must Have.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoDating.comWhere do attractive singles meet in Tung Chung?Dating.comUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥UndoSmart Tech TrendOver 55? You Have to Try Those Revolutionary Glasses!Smart Tech TrendUndoSingles50Hong Kong: A 40+ Dating Site That Actually Works!Singles50UndoLoans | Search AdsNeed a loan? Search hereLoans | Search AdsUndoGeeks Reviews價格僅為HK$771 的便携自拍無人機正席捲香港Geeks ReviewsUndolast_img read more