NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: An Ohio State Buckeye helmet is seen on the sidelines prior to the start of the game during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)From 2001 to 2011, Jim Bollman worked for Ohio State, serving as both the offensive coordinator and the offensive line coach. In his final year with the Buckeyes, as Eleven Warriors notes, he didn’t “seriously” recruit Taylor Decker, leading the four-star then-recruit to commit to Notre Dame. Decker eventually switched his commitment to Ohio State after Urban Meyer was brought in, and, as we all know, he’s become a star for the program.Monday afternoon, Decker was asked about having to face off against Bollman, who now works for Michigan State, this Saturday. Eric Seger captured his response.Taylor Decker wasn’t an OSU target til Meyer came. Prior regime incl. MSU TE coach Bollman: “He didn’t want me either. So hopefully we win.”— Eric Seger (@EricSeger33) November 16, 2015Monday night, Decker took to Twitter to issue a statement on the matter. He clearly wants to make his final home game a positive experience – he feels that what he said is being “spun” a bit.pic.twitter.com/0e9XiuY8Pd— Taylor Decker (@TDeck68) November 16, 2015Decker and the Buckeyes kick off at 3:30 PM ET against the Spartans. As you probably know, there’s a lot on the line this year.
NEW DELHI: There is a sudden spike in the pollution level in Delhi which remained persistent now for nearly 48 hours. On Friday, the pollution level remained between poor and very poor quality, on Thursday throughout the day the air quality remained very poor. A sudden change in wind direction covered the national capital in the dust, which was kicked up from the deserts in Rajasthan. The sudden change in the wind direction brought dust in the National Capital from the deserts in Rajasthan, leading to a rise in pollution level, said the weather officials. A scientist from Safar, a pollution forecasting agency under the Union Earth Sciences Ministry said, “Delhi has come under the influence of a dust storm that originated in Rajasthan. The change in wind direction transported high mineral dust… It will take at least two days to dissipate.”
The Canadian PressA Regina mother whose daughter went missing in 2007 is launching a multimillion-dollar class-action lawsuit against the federal government and the RCMP, alleging a “negligent” and “lackadaisical” approach to investigating missing and murdered Indigenous women.Danita Faith has been missing for more than 10 years, and her mother Diane BigEagle is the caretaker of her two children.Saskatchewan lawyer Anthony Merchant filed the suit on BigEagle’s behalf today and is seeking $500 million in damages and $100 million in punitive damages.Court documents say BigEagle met with the RCMP more than 50 times about her daughter’s disappearance, and allege they did not pay attention nor take notes during the meetings.The suit alleges systemic negligence on the part of the RCMP in investigating cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women.The lawsuit says family members have been forced to endure mental anguish because of the RCMP’s failure to properly investigate and prosecute the disappearances.
MANSEAU, Que. – Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. has signed a deal to buy Quebec company Atoka Cranberries Inc. from the Bieler Group.Financial terms of the agreement were not immediately available.In addition to acquiring the Atoka brand and processing facility, Ocean Spray says it intends to purchase the Bieler Group’s freezer and receiving facilities in the coming year.Atoka, based in Manseau, Que., was founded in 1984 as a cranberry farming operation.The Bieler Group is expected to retain its cranberry growing operations and become a farmer-owner of the Ocean Spray Co-operative.Ocean Spray is a co-operative owned by more than 700 cranberry growers in the United States, Canada and Chile.
TORONTO – The Toronto stock market closed lower Thursday, pressured by the financial sector as the latest batch of bank earnings disappointed, giving traders an excuse to take some more profits from a sector that has delivered solid returns all year.The S&P/TSX composite index fell 104.52 points to 13,200.4 with extra selling pressure coming from mining stocks amid falling commodity prices.The Canadian dollar erased early losses to rise a third of a cent to 93.98 cents US.Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD) shares fell $1.35 to $94.40 after it reported a quarterly profit of $1.622 billion, up from $1.597 billion a year ago. On an adjusted basis, TD earned $1.90 per share, up from $1.83 a year ago but nine cents less than analysts had expected.The bank also raised its dividend by a penny to 86 cents a share and announced a two-for-one stock split.Most of TD’s major units showed increases but net income from wholesale banking fell by 61 per cent to $122 million from a year earlier.Meanwhile, Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY) had $2.119 billion of quarterly net income, up 11 per cent from last year. Adjusted diluted earnings per share was $1.42, four cents higher than analysts had forecast. But its shares fell 83 cents to $68.17 as Barclays analyst John Aiken pointed to both the wealth management and retail banking divisions as performing weaker than he expected.RBC also announced that president and chief executive Gordon Nixon will retire next summer.CIBC (TSX:CM) shares dropped $1.23 to $88.82 as it reported a profit of $836 million in net income in its latest quarter, down from $852 million a year ago. After adjusting for one-time items, earnings were $2.22 per share, seven cents ahead of estimates and up 8.8 per cent from a year ago.Analysts pointed out that despite the pressure on the bank stocks Thursday, the financial sector was still up about 18 per cent year to date.“None of the numbers were bad per se, they just didn’t knock the lights out and it’s something that people got accustomed to with the Canadian banks,” said Sadiq Adatia, chief investment officer of Sun Life Global Investment.“There’s a lot of good things going forward, it’s just that at some point in time people’s expectations get higher than what a company can deliver.”U.S. indexes were lower as concerns about what the Federal Reserve will do with a key stimulus measure grew in the wake of more positive economic data.The Dow Jones industrials lost 68.26 points to 15,821.51 amid further positive news on the U.S. jobs front a day before the release of the government’s employment report. The U.S. Labor Department reported that applications for jobless benefits, which are a proxy for layoffs, dropped 23,000 last week to 296,000.The Nasdaq declined 4.84 points to 4,033.16 and the S&P 500 index was down 7.78 points to 1,785.03.Expectations for job creation in the government employment report moved higher after payroll firm ADP reported Wednesday that the private sector added 215,000 jobs last month. Prior to that report, markets had expected job creation of about 183,000.But while a stronger report would be welcomed as another sign of an improving economy, it would also raise concerns the Federal Reserve is getting close to cutting back on its US$85 billion of monthly bond purchases, a program that has kept long term rates low and supported a strong stock market rally this year.On the TSX, the financial sector was down about 0.66 per cent but still ahead about 18 per cent year to date.Scotiabank (TSX:BNS) shares fell 38 cents to $63.32 ahead of its earnings report coming out on Friday.But the gold sector was the biggest percentage decliner, falling almost three per cent. December bullion declined $15.30 to US$1,231.90 as the precious metal appeared less attractive on rising speculation the Fed will move sooner than thought to taper asset purchases. Goldcorp (TSX:G) fell 79 cents to C$22.14 and Kinross Gold (TSX:K) faded eight cents to $4.85.Base metals were also lower as March copper declined two cents to US$3.23 a pound. The base metals sector fell per cent and HudBay Minerals gave back 14 cents to $7.70.The energy sector declined 0.32 per cent while the January crude contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange gained 18 cents to US$97.38 a barrel. Suncor Energy (TSX:SU) gave back 84 cents to $36.27.A major mover on the TSX was Precision Drilling. Its stock fell 93 cents or 9.06 per cent to $9.33 on huge volume of 74.1 million shares. Most of the volume came from a block trade of 56 million shares by Alberta Investment Management Company. by Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press Posted Dec 5, 2013 6:27 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TSX drops 105 points amid mixed earnings from RBC, TD and CIBC, Fed concerns
by The Canadian Press Posted Jun 14, 2017 5:19 pm MDT Last Updated Jun 15, 2017 at 7:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Home Capital to pay $30.5M to settle OSC and class-action matters TORONTO – Home Capital Group (TSX:HCG) said it reached an agreement Wednesday to pay $30.5 million to settle Ontario Securities Commission and class-action lawsuit matters related to allegations of misleading disclosure.“Home Capital will accept full responsibility for failing to meet its disclosure obligations to the marketplace and appreciates the importance of the serious concerns raised by the (OSC) with respect to continuous and timely disclosure,” said Brenda Eprile, chair of the Home Capital Board, in a statement.“These settlements will enable us to move forward with regaining the confidence of our depositors and shareholders and creating value for all our stakeholders.”In April, staff at the OSC alleged that three Home Capital executives broke the law in their handling of a scandal involving falsified loan applications several years ago. In 2015, the company severed ties with 45 brokers over the fraud allegations. Two of those brokers have been sanctioned by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, while the other 43 have not.Under terms of the proposed deal with the OSC, the embattled alternative mortgage lender will pay $10 million to settle with the provincial securities watchdog and reimburse it costs of $500,000.Home Capital founder Gerald Soloway will pay an administrative penalty of $1 million and will be barred from acting as a director or officer of a public company for four years.Former CFO Robert Morton and former CEO Martin Reid will each pay an administrative penalty of $500,000, and will be prohibited from acting as a director or officer of a public company for two years.About $11 million of the payments being made to the OSC will go toward the $29.5-million, class-action settlement. The lawsuit, which is related to the allegations of misleading disclosure, was filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in February and has yet to be certified.Since the OSC allegations surfaced, Home Capital has been struggling to stay afloat as customers quickly pulled deposits. It has since secured a $2-billion lifeline from the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan.Note to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version incorrectly said Home Capital Group will pay 29.5 million to settle Ontario Securities Commission and class-action lawsuit matters. In fact, the total amount it $30.5 million.
Kenneth Faried has been a solid-but-not-amazing power forward since his rookie year. Any immediate Nuggets surge would likely require Faried to finally have a breakthrough year, but so far he has been extremely consistent. His true shooting percentage is high, but he doesn’t have a long-distance shot. Note that CARMELO hasn’t seen enough to consider Faried to even be on an upward trend. Again, the hopes of Nuggets fans are cast toward Mudiay. Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot of hard data about Mudiay to go on, so CARMELO‘s projections for him (and all rookies with only international experience) are based on a separate analysis of previous international players based on their draft position, age and height alone. Also our algorithm doesn’t watch the NBA summer league, where Mudiay impressed. So CARMELO isn’t high on the chances of an unknown 19-year-old point guard turning this team around. A quick glance through the history books suggests the same. Even if Mudiay were Rookie of the Year-quality (apparently he is a betting favorite), that rarely translates into team success. There hasn’t been a ROY winner for a winning team since Amar’e Stoudemire in 2002-03.Here’s what CARMELO has to say about the rest of the Nuggets squad: We’re inaugurating our NBA player projection system, CARMELO, with 2015-16 season previews for every team in the league. Check out the teams we’ve already previewed here. Learn more about CARMELO here. The oft-injured 6-foot-10 (i.e., big) small forward/guard is another unpredictable element for this team. It’s not so much that Danilo Gallinari has ever looked amazing or “due” for a breakout, but his career has been tumultuous enough that it’s hard to say for sure whether his true value is higher or lower than what we’ve seen so far. In other bad news for the Nuggets, his 35.5 percent 3-point shooting last year is the highest among the team’s projected starters. Jameer Nelson seems to be winding down his undistinguished career of burning up minutes for the Nuggets. Once an All-Star for the Orlando Magic (No, literally, once. In 2009.), he’s now good for 20 minutes of fill-in duty if called on. As with Chandler, a substantial role for Nelson would probably be bad news for the Nuggets, because if Mudiay can’t beat him out for minutes, the Nuggets are screwed. Randy Foye currently isn’t projected to start, but is the Nuggets’ most experienced shooting guard and ostensibly their best 3-point shooter (with a career 37.5 percent average from behind the arc). Yet overall he grades out as worse than a replacement player: CARMELO graded him as worth -0.4 wins last year, and ESPN’s Real Plus-Minus is even harsher — rating him 86th out of 95 shooting guards, and worth -1.4 wins. Wilson Chandler is a serviceable forward with some experience playing shooting guard from his time with the Knicks. But he played 85 percent of his minutes at small forward for the Nuggets last year. He will be competing with Gallinari for minutes and shots, so fans should probably be rooting for Chandler’s role to diminish. That is, if you’re hearing Chandler’s name called a lot over the next few years, it likely means things aren’t going well for the Nuggets. Jusuf Nurkic (“The Bosnian Beast”) could be limited by offseason knee surgery (CARMELO also doesn’t account for injuries), and he didn’t play all that much last year (averaged about 18 minutes per game when he wasn’t out for injury). He’s young, big and international — and thus more of an unknown. As I said, if the Nuggets are going to catch some breaks, his improvement may have to be one of them. But there’s not much else to go on. Between the Nuggets trading Timothy Mozgov in early January and Nurkic hurting his ankle in late February, he got a chance to start 22 games — of which the Nuggets lost 17. In 2012-13, the Denver Nuggets won 57 games — their highest win percentage since joining the NBA — and fired head coach George Karl in the ensuing offseason. It has not gone well since. They’ve had two disappointing losing seasons, including last year’s 30-52 campaign. The man they’ve hired to turn it all around: Mike Malone — most recently spotted being fired by the Sacramento Kings. Of course, that firing paved the way for the Kings to hire Karl, meaning the Kings and Nuggets are now coached by each other’s castoffs. (Worst. Trade. Ever?)Surely Carmelo has an opinion on George Karl and this coach swap, but CARMELO does not. It sees a team that hasn’t made many concrete changes since last year, and projects the exact same 30-52 record. The Nuggets’ major offseason move was switching point guards from serviceable but unspectacular Ty Lawson to complete wild card Emmanuel Mudiay. Which is not to say the team doesn’t have a chance: Its young core contributors Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari and Jusuf Nurkic have all shown flashes of potential. So if the Nuggets get a couple of breaks (meaning one or more of these players start to break out), they could be improved. And if they get a lot of breaks, they could even be good.Here’s the team overview:1In the following chart, we assume that in addition to the listed players, some portion of Denver’s minutes will be filled by generic players of “replacement level” quality — that is, the type of players who would be freely available off the waiver wire during the season. Read more:All our NBA player projectionsAll our 2015-16 NBA Previews
It seems like only yesterday the world marveled as HTC and Google created the Nexus One, powered by the first single core 1GHz mobile processor. Since then, the processor arms race has exploded to dual and even quad-core processors in mobile devices. The technology that powers our tiny handheld computers seems to double every time we blink. TSMC, the Taiwanese processor foundry, has revealed to the work their latest processor tests. In these tests, their dual core Cortex-A9 processor was able to exceed 3GHz in a “high performance” situation.Most of the processors we see in smartphones today stay under 1.5GHz in their stock configuration. The 28nm processor from TSMC claims to have a base speed range of 1.5GHz, and can go up as high as 2GHz while in a mobile device. The 3.1GHz configuration is for high performance environments where some form of cooling system would be implemented, perhaps like an Ultrabook or a Smart TV where there’s a little more room for basic cooling systems. TSMC notes that this new 28nm processor performs twice as fast as their 40nm processor when tested under the same conditions.The biggest question when it comes to putting that much power into a device is the power consumption. The tests performed here were purely to see how much power the processor is capable of, there’s no mention anywhere of how much energy was required to maintain something like 3.1GHz. While TSMC is clearly aiming for these powerful processors to be put in tablets and other mobile devices, it will be interesting to see if those processors are still capable of this kind of performance when put into a battery powered device.
Grossesse : la consommation d’antalgiques nuit à la santé du bébéLa revue Human reproduction vient de publier une étude démontrant que la consommation d’antalgiques pendant la grossesse peut entraîner des troubles endocriniens chez l’enfant.C’est une équipe de médecins danois qui a mené l’enquête en suivant les dossiers de 800 femmes enceintes et ensuite de leurs garçons. Les enfants dont les mères ont utilisé deux antalgiques différents pendant la grossesse ont été 7 fois plus atteints que les autres par la cryptorchidie, une anomalie de la descente des testicules.À lire aussiToxoplasmose : symptômes, traitement, grossesse, quels sont les risques ?Ce syndrome, qui ne touchait que 2 % des bébés dans les années 60, est en constante évolution dans les pays développés où il a explosé ces dernières années pour atteindre les 9%, ce qui laisse à penser à des facteurs environnementaux et comportementaux. La cryptorchidie à la naissance peut être synonyme d’infertilité lorsque l’enfant grandit. Elle augmente également les risques de cancer.L’étude démontre que le paracétamol, l’ibuprofène et l’aspirine seraient de puissants perturbateurs du système endocrinien. Les médecins concluent en demandant de plus sérieux avertissements sur ces produits pour les femmes enceintes, à qui ils recommandent de ne pas en consommer.Le 11 novembre 2010 à 12:29 • Emmanuel Perrin
While the evolution of the magazine media business often rests on the shoulders of experienced executives, the younger generation is a constant source of innovation and change. Here at FOLIO:, we’re always on the lookout for new ideas that change the way magazine publishers do business and in that spirit it’s time once again to turn the spotlight on the younger set with our 15 Under 30 list. With this annual recognition franchise, we profile selected rising stars and innovators across traditional publishing roles, never-before-seen positions in new lines of business, and market-shaping start-ups. Last year’s list featured a cross-section of talent responsible for ad ops, editing, technology and design.Tell us who you think deserves to be on the list by filling out our simple online form. Our list-makers will appear in the October issue.The only catch? All nominees must be younger than 30.The deadline for nominations is August 30. Good luck and thanks for participating!Nominate!
The search for the missing men started when family members notified the Alaska State Troopers that the pair of ATV drivers were overdue. Then the troopers asked the Coast Guard for aerial support in finding them.Coast Guard Petty Officer Nate Littlejohn is a 17th CG District public affairs specialist based in Anchorage. He said the men were able to make it to a cabin after being forced to abandon their ATVs.“An MH-60 Jayhawk crew from Air Station Kodiak located the men after detecting their heat signatures inside a cabin near Saltery Cove,” Littlejohn said. “As the helicopter approached the cabin the crew could see smoke rising from the chimney and the word ‘HELP’ spelled out spelled out in driftwood in the cabin’s driveway.”Littlejohn said it took two tries to find the men. The first trip out, helicopter crew searched for several hours in low visibility before finding the two ATVs — but not the drivers. But by then the copter was low on fuel so had to pause the search to return to the Air Station to top up.“After refueling they headed out and began double-checking some of the places where they had already looked, which included numerous cabins near the abandoned ATVs,” Littlejohn said. “The helicopter crew used a forward-looking infrared camera on the helicopter to look for human heat signatures and they found the men in a cabin they had already checked earlier in the day. The crew landed in a grassy area about 300 yards from the cabin and took the men aboard.”Littlejohn said the men were in the early stages of hypothermia when they entered the cabin and started a fire to get warm.He said the take-away from this incident is that the men did just what a person in trouble should do if they are out in the weather and facing hypothermia.“They found the closest logical option to warm themselves very quickly. And they also found a way to attract the attention of search crews,” Littlejohn said. “We were just very happy to be able to work with the Alaska State Troopers and bring these folks home to their families.”The two men were reunited with their families on the tarmac at Air Station Kodiak.They told the Coast Guard they became stranded after one ATV had broken down and the other got stuck in the mud. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, locates two missing men after detecting their heat signatures inside a cabin near Saltery Cove on Kodiak Island. As the helicopter approached the cabin, the crew could see smoke rising from the chimney and the word “HELP” spilled out with driftwood in the cabin’s driveway. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak.)Two men who needed help after being stranded near Saltery Cove this past weekend did just what they needed to do to be rescued—including using driftwood to spelling out the word ‘HELP.”
Suchitra Junction: Malla Reddy, the Minister for Labour, Women and Child Development will inaugurate the Suchitra Junction central park taken up with an outlay of Rs 25 lakh as part of the beautification of main junctions in Greater Hyderabad.Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Mayor Bonthu Rammohan, MLC Shambipur, MLA Vivekanand, GHMC Commissioner M Dana Kishore and other will be present in the inaugural function of the Suchitra Junction central park and Haritha Haram programme which will be conducting on Thursday at 8.30 am. Also Read – Hyderabad: Wall collapse in Kukatpally damages four cars Advertise With Us A water fountain has been installed at the Suchitra Junction which is famous for the Irani Chaai. Central median park works have been completed at main junctions like LB Nagar, Mettuguda, Suchitra Junction by the urban bio-diversity wing of GHMC. At these three junctions, theme-based idols were installed and water spayers and seasonal flowers saplings planted for the beautification of the junctions.
Mo Salah will be a key player for the Reds in their game against ChelseaClive Brunskill/Getty ImagesLiverpool is enjoying a highly-successful season in this year’s English Premier League and is on course to claim the trophy after a long gap of 29 years. They now host Chelsea in what may be their last really tough game of the season. A victory here should almost guarantee the title to the Reds.Where to watch?This marquee contest of EPL would begin at 4:30 pm local time and 9:00 pm IST.Star Sports Select 2 & HD 2 will provide live television coverage of the match in India. The live streaming will be available on Hotstar.Who will win?Liverpool is the overwhelming favourites going into this game. They are currently leading the points table, but only have a two points gap over Manchester City, having played one game more than their title rivals. However, the latter team are yet to face Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in their remaining matches. Jorgen Klopp’s team, on the other hand, have a smooth ride ahead. This means a victory for the Reds would bring them within sniffing distance of the title. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is looking to take his team to their first EPL title in 29 yearsJulian Finney/Getty ImagesHowever, the Blues can look towards history to motivate themselves. They haven’t lost at Anfield in their last six matches against Liverpool. Two of them have ended in a victory for the visitors. One has to go back to 2012 for the last time the hosts won against Chelsea at this ground.Even the overall record seems encouraging for Maurizio Sarri-led team. They have been unbeaten in their last five matches against this weekend’s opponents. But this domination would be up against an equally impressive streak — that of Liverpool having remained unbeaten in their last 17 home games in this season’s Premier League.So, it promises to be a thrilling match and one that would see either the Reds strengthening their chances of sealing the EPL title or opening the door for City to comeback.Key PlayersEden Hazard would be the star player for Chelsea. He has been in great form with 16 goals this season, not to mention many others that he has helped set up. Callum Hodson Odoi is likely to be back in the team also. For the hosts, Robert Firmino will be a key player as he has scored seven home goals this season. Mohammed Salah, though, is still the best bet for the Reds to breach Chelsea’s defence.History is on Chelsea’s side while current form favours Liverpool. Something is going to give in this clash of English giants.Probable XIsLiverpool: Alisson Becker; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil Van Dijk, Dejan Lovren, Andrew Robertson; Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Georginio Wijnaldum; Sadio Mane, Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino Chelsea: Kepa Arrizabalaga; Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso; Jorginho, N’golo Kante, Ross Barkley; Callum Hudson-Odoi, Gonzalo Higuain, Eden HazardGlobal TV ListingsUK: BT SportGermany: DAZNItaly: Sky SportSpain: Movistar+US: NBC SportCanada: TSNAustralia: Optus SportBangladesh: Star Sports
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 Figure 1: Example of an intentionally truncated CT image. The truncation percentage was calculated as the ratio of the patient border touching the field of view to the total patient border (red/(read+blue)). Image courtesy of Qaelum. September 20, 2016 — PACSHealth LLC announced that its DoseMonitor application will be the first software application to incorporate the National Cancer Institute dosimetry system for computed tomography (NCICT) for patient radiation dose monitoring. DoseMonitor automates the collection and reporting of medical imaging radiation dose indices to meet regulatory and operational compliance requirements in the United States and abroad.NCICT is a graphical user interface-based computer program designed to estimate dose descriptors including organ doses for patients undergoing CT scans.NCICT uses the latest computational human phantoms, the most realistic anatomical surrogates for patient anatomy to date. The phantoms are created from patient CT images for both standard and non-standard body sizes, which include the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) reference pediatric and adult phantoms and a comprehensive library of body size-dependent phantoms covering 350 pediatric and adult phantoms with varying height and weight.More than ten papers have been published in peer-reviewed journals on the fundamental dosimetry methods and experimental validation for NCICT.For more information: www.pacshealth.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | August 13, 2019 The Challenge of Pediatric Radiation Dose Management Radiation dose management is central to child patient safety. Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate… read more Related Content Technology | Radiation Dose Management | May 23, 2019 ControlRad Announces FDA Clearance and Launch of ControlRad Trace ControlRad Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for its ControlRad… read more News | Radiation Dose Management | April 10, 2019 Qaelum NV and Toyo Corp. Sign Japanese Distribution Agreement for Dose Monitoring Solution Qaelum NV of Leuven, Belgium, and Toyo Corp. of Tokyo, Japan announced they have entered into a cooperation agreement… read more News | Radiation Dose Management | September 20, 2016 PACSHealth’s DoseMonitor First to Integrate National Cancer Institute CT Dosimetry System NCI’s graphical user interface-based program designed to estimate dose descriptors including organ doses A 3-D printed tungsten X-ray system collimator. The tungsten alloy powder is printed into the form desired and is laser fused so it can be machined and finished. Previously, making collimators from Tungsten was labor intensive because it required working with sheets of the metal to create the collimator matrix. Technology | Radiation Dose Management | July 11, 2019 Fluke Biomedical Introduces RaySafe 452 Survey Meter Radiation measurement often requires different devices for varying applications, adding to the cost and complexity of… read more The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s. News | Radiation Dose Management | July 18, 2019 Low Doses of Radiation Promote Cancer-capable Cells Low doses of radiation equivalent to three computed tomography (CT) scans, which are considered safe, give cancer-… read more News | Radiation Dose Management | May 31, 2019 Applications Open for ASRT Foundation and Canon Medical’s Safety FiRsT Grant Program The ASRT Foundation and Canon Medical Systems are now accepting applications for the 2019 Safety FiRsT grant program,… read more Feature | Radiation Dose Management | July 15, 2019 | Niki Fitousi, Ph.D., and An Dedulle Can CT Image Truncation Cause False Dose Alerts? One of the main benefits of a radiation dose management system is the possibility to automatically generate alerts when… read more Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | April 29, 2019 | By Steve Jeffery The Development of Tungsten Collimators May Advance Medical Imaging In … read more News | Radiation Dose Management | July 15, 2019 Mirion Showcases Instadose2 Wireless Dual Detector Dosimeter at AAPM and AHRA Featuring dual detectors, the Instadose2 dosimeter addresses international requirements for independent deep [Hp(10)]… read more
Kenya will be hosting the 14th edition of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Kenya will be the only country hosting it for the second time after 1976.The Ministry of Tourism through the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) is supporting the preparations for the conference. At an information briefing session in March 2016, Kenya pitched its tourism offerings to delegates represented from 194 UN Member states.Dr Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General, UNCTAD, confirmed Kenya as the host to 4800 delegates who will be attending the conference, along with 80 ministers and various Heads of States. “It’s been a long journey preparing for this multi forum session that is expected to make deliberations on various areas including trade and commodities, globalization and development, investment and enterprise and technology and logistics among others’, Dr Kituyi added.H E President Uhuru Kenyatta, joined by the Secretary of the United Nations, Ban Ki moon and other high level leaders were present during the opening ceremony of the conference on July 17, 2016.Various international forums hosted by the country like The Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the 10th Ministerial conference of the World Trade organisation and the upcoming Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD) to be hosted later in August continue to enhance the destination brand on which the country’s tourism product thrives on. “The delegates are here just on time to experience the Maasai Mara Migration, the 8th wonder of the world. We have select tour operators at hand whom the delegates will have access to for planned tours”, said Jacinta Nzioka, Mbithi.
Third person arrested in attempted murder of touristA third person was arrested on Thursday in connection with a case which police are treating as attempted murder.The man, a 41-year-old British national, was detained at around 3pm.The other two men arrested earlier, on Wednesday, are aged 27 and 34. The former is a Greek Cypriot, the latter a Bulgarian national. They were remanded in custody for six days.They are suspected of assaulting a 28-year-old tourist in the Coral Bay area in Paphos.The victim, who is in critical condition, was located lying unconscious on a street at around 1.30 am on Wednesday.He initially appeared to be drunk, but after being transferred to the Paphos hospital he was diagnosed with head trauma.Due to the severity of his condition he was transferred to Nicosia general hospital, where he has been intubated.Paphos CID continue to investigate. You May LikeSaving with George for Bokksu3 Reasons This is The Most Fun Subscription BoxSaving with George for BokksuUndoNewsDHe Was The Most Decorated Marine Of All Time, Here’s What Made Him SpecialNewsDUndoHealevateTeens Destroyed 320 Million-Year-Old Landmark, People Are InfuriatedHealevateUndo Films and food at RialtoUndoFamagusta municipality says Varosha entry goes against UN regulationsUndoGreek Prime Minister in Cyprus for official visitUndoby Taboolaby Taboola
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