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  • Billionaire founder of Apotex wife found dead in Toronto home

    first_imgTORONTO – Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife have been found dead, Ontario’s health minister said Friday, calling the couple “wonderful human beings.”Barry Sherman is the founder of generic drug giant Apotex.“I am beyond words right now. My dear friends Barry and Honey Sherman have been found dead,” Eric Hoskins tweeted. “Wonderful human beings, incredible philanthropists, great leaders in health care. A very, very sad day.”Ontario’s minister of economic development has also tweeted about the deaths.“Deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman,” tweeted Brad Duguid. “Philanthropists and entrepreneurs who made our province a better place to live.”Sherman’s wife, Honey, was a member of the board of the Baycrest Foundation and the York University Foundation. She also served on the boards of Mount Sinai’s Women’s Auxiliary, the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the International American Joint Distribution Committee.Toronto police said they were investigating two bodies found at a home in the city, but did not release the names of the deceased.Canadian Business magazine recently listed Barry Sherman as the 15th richest person in Canada, with a net worth of $4.77 billion.Apotex Corp. describes itself as the largest Canadian-owned manufacturer of prescription drugs. It is the U.S. subsidiary of Apotex Inc.last_img read more

  • Torontos fascination with royals manifests in theatre

    first_imgCheck the New York Times travel section or your free Parks Canada pass: 2017 is the year of Canada 150.A century and a half has passed since the British North America Act in 1867, by which our country gained sovereignty from Britain. But we haven’t lost our fascination with our former rulers, or at least that’s what Toronto stages are telling us right now.This week, Mirvish Productions opens The Audience at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. Peter Morgan’s play depicting Queen Elizabeth II’s reign from 1952 to the present through her audiences with various prime ministers is highly anticipated. Directed by former Shaw Festival artistic director Christopher Newton, it features Fiona Reid as Britain’s monarch. Advertisement Advertisement Login/Register With: Twitter Facebookcenter_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement East of Yonge St., Soulpepper Theatre is also taking on a royal drama with The Last Wife, a contemporary retelling by Kate Hennig of the tale of King Henry VIII’s sixth and final wife, Katherine Parr (the only one to survive him).This production brings together the cast that premiered the play at the Stratford Festival in 2015, where it sold out even before rehearsals began. This summer, Hennig’s sequel, The Virgin Trial, will also appear at the festival. Adding to the royal confluence is the blockbuster Netflix seriesThe Crown (another Morgan project, partly inspired by The Audience), which just won two Golden Globes.We could thank Will and Kate for this resurgence in Canada’s royal obsession, but if you ask Hennig, there’s a deeper reason.last_img read more

  • Sri Lanka seeks to strengthen ties with China

    Sri Lankan officials have said they hoped to further strengthen cultural ties with China, the Xinhua news agency reported.Deputy Minister of Cultural Affairs Palitha Thewarapperuma said Sri Lanka and China had shared a very strong cultural bond since ancient times and the opening of this new building was a historic moment for both countries. The focus of the China Cultural Center is to provide opportunities to the school children, university students and teachers to learn about China.Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang said, “the cultural center should not be a center only for Sri Lankans or the Chinese nationals here. It is open for all nationalities from any part of the globe.” (Colombo Gazette) He was speaking at the opening of a new building of the China Cultural Center in Colombo The Chinese Cultural Center in Sri Lanka has been set up as the first in South Asia. Since being established as a formal institution to promote the exchange of cultural and educational ties between the two countries, the center has been actively involved in many programs to promote Chinese culture and language in the island country. read more

  • Mushroom marriage as Highline Produce acquires All Seasons Mushrooms

    LEAMINGTON, Ont. – Highline Produce Ltd. — the largest operator in the Canadian mushroom industry — says it has acquired All Seasons Mushrooms, one of the largest mushroom growers in Western Canada.A purchase price was not disclosed.All Seasons grows approximately 8.6 million kilograms of mushrooms per year at three facilities in British Columbia and one in Alberta.Highline, founded in 1961 and based in Leamington, Ont., operates five facilities in Ontario and Quebec and sells about 26.3 million kilograms of mushrooms annually.Highline says all nine locations will continue to operate as usual with approximately 1,400 employees across Canada. Mushroom marriage as Highline Produce acquires All Seasons Mushrooms by The Canadian Press Posted Sep 8, 2016 8:11 am MDT Last Updated Sep 8, 2016 at 9:20 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

  • Jeremy Paxman BBC patronised young people with pretty stupid skits

    first_imgJeremy Paxman during his time on Newsnight Senior broadcaster Kirsty Wark dances to Thriller The broadcaster left the BBC in 2014 after 25 years on the job, and has denied he had friction with a new editor Ian Katz and apparent plans to lighten the tone of the show by asking him to interview Russell Brand.He now works for Channel 4, and recently worked on their election coverage. “The great thing about Channel 4 is the clarity,” he told the newspaper.“The editorial structure is perfectly clear… “The BBC has a weakness for endless meetings with executives you’ve never heard of and don’t know what they do.” “I would have to say that the BBC is a parastatal organisation. They believe in the state. And not to recognise that there are those issues there is just silly.”On the existence of the licence fee, he continued: “I think it’s completely antediluvian, a tax on one piece of electronic equipment. Arguing that getting rid of the BBC would not make the world a better place, he nevertheless added: “Of course there is political correctness at the BBC. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Kirsty Wark performs a dance to Thrillercenter_img Jeremy Paxman during his time on Newsnight Senior broadcaster Kirsty Wark dances to Thriller Kirsty Wark performs a dance to Thriller It is “very patronising” to think young people need comedy skits to liven up their news programmes, Jeremy Paxman has said, as he laments “pretty stupid” Newsnight sketches.Paxman, former Newsnight host, condemned a BBC phase in which Emily Maitlis was “forced” to interview the Cookie Monster on air, and Kirsty Wark danced to Thriller.Both sketches were aired in 2013, with the Thriller dance created for Halloween night playout, and the Cookie Monster interview purporting to be about new children’s show The Furchester. “They did do some pretty stupid things,” Paxman told the Sunday Times of Newsnight. “I think it’s very patronising to think this is the sort of thing that appeals to the young.” “There’s no tax on that camera over there, or on that computer! It’s antediluvian.“So some other mechanism has to be found — and it seems to me that if Amazon and Netflix have the ability to do that, it’s not beyond the BBC to do the same thing.”A BBC source said: “Paxman left Newsnight a long time ago and it seems his views on the BBC are somewhat outdated and antediluvian.”last_img read more

  • Perfectionist teacher killed herself after therapist told her she was emotionally immature

    Chelsey Peart had been signed off work by her GP on a number of occasions dating back to November 2017Credit: Ben Lack  Recording a narrative verdict, Mrs Slater said she could not record a conclusion of suicide as the evidence she had heard did not prove Chelsey had intended to take her own life.Mrs Slater said it would “appear from the evidence that Chelsey found it difficult to accept that she was actually quite good at what she did”.”She was always striving to be better and perhaps she was a bit of a perfectionist,” she said.Mrs Slater added: “It’s clear, not just from the evidence in court but also the documents before me, where she is repeatedly going back to this report from the occupational assessment and I have no doubt that it had a very detrimental effect on Chelsey’s wellbeing.” Mrs O’Brien added: “Chelsey disagreed and contested with the occupational health report. I said I would speak to her GP to get a second opinion.”The door was kept open – at no point was Chelsey told she wouldn’t be able to return to school.” A “perfectionist” teacher killed herself after being told she was emotionally immature and unfit to return to work.  Doncaster Coroner’s Court heard Chelsey Peart, 27, who taught at Rawmarsh Community School and also ran a textiles business, was found by her husband Mark at their home in Rotherham in April. She had previously been signed off work by her GP on a number of occasions dating back to November 2017.Helen O’Brien, headteacher at the school, said she took Mrs Peart to the hospital in November last year, after she had told another member of staff she had had suicidal thoughts on the journey to work.The court also heard Mrs Peart attempted to take her life in February, information which was not shared with the school.In March Mrs Peart became “annoyed” by a letter from a therapist which labelled her as “emotionally immature”, something her mother, who was present in court, said “changed her completely”. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Assistant coroner for Doncaster, Louise Slater questioned the use of the phrase ’emotionally immature’ and said it was not a “medical diagnosis”. Chelsey Peart had been signed off work by her GP on a number of occasions dating back to November 2017 read more

  • Displacing coal with wood for power generation worse for climate change

    first_imgWood is increasingly being used to replace coal as a source of electricity generation in many regions such as the European Union, where policymakers have declared it “carbon neutral.” However, new research from researchers at MIT, Climate Interactive, and UMass Lowell reveals that displacing coal with wood for power generation can make climate change worse for many decades or more.In the new study, Does replacing coal with wood lower CO2 emissions? Dynamic lifecycle analysis of wood bioenergy, the researchers—John Sterman, the Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management at MIT Sloan School of Management; Juliette Rooney-Varga, Director of the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative; and  Lori Siegel, PhD, Senior Modeler for Climate Interactive—examine the climate impact of replacing coal power generation in the EU and UK with wood pellets sourced from forests in the southern US. The research is slated for publication on Friday, January 19, 2018 in the academic journal, Environmental Research Letters. The paper can be accessed online at http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aaa512/pdfThe researchers found that wood pellets burned in European and UK power plants, such as the Drax facility in North Yorkshire, England—which has transitioned some of its coal power generation capacity to wood pellets with the support of UK government subsidies—actually emit more CO2 per kilowatt hour than that generated by coal. This is because wood is both less efficient at the point of combustion and has larger processing and supply chain emissions than coal. Their research shows that using wood instead of coal in power generation increases the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere, worsening climate change until—and only if—the harvested forests regrow.US forests are a main source for EU wood pellet imports, which have been rising as demand has grown. These forests grow back slowly, so it takes a long time to repay the initial “carbon debt” incurred by burning wood instead of coal. For forests in the central and eastern US, which supply much of the wood used in UK power plants, the payback time for this carbon debt ranges from 44 to 104 years, depending on forest type—and assuming the land remains forest. If the land is developed, or converted to agricultural use, then the carbon debt is never repaid and grows over time as the harvested land emits additional carbon from soils.The research was conducted with the use of a system dynamics model, based on the award-winning Climate Rapid Overview and Decision Support (C-ROADS) simulator. Launched in 2008, the model was reviewed by an external scientific review committee, chaired by Sir Robert Watson, former Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). A summary of their review can be accessed here.The researchers also explored an increasingly common scenario in which hardwood forests harvested for bioenergy are replaced with faster-growing loblolly pine plantations. Surprisingly, replanting with fast-growing pine plantations worsens the CO2 impact of wood because managed plantations do not sequester as much carbon as natural forests.They found that continued growth in wood use, as many predict, will worsen climate change throughout the rest of this century, or longer. This is because the first impact of substituting wood for coal in power generation is an increase in CO2 emissions.  Even if the forests eventually regrow, notes Prof. Sterman, each year the new carbon debt from increased harvest and combustion outweighs the regrowth, just as borrowing more on a credit card each month than one is able to pay back will steadily increase what he or she owes. For countries using wood bioenergy as a component of their climate policies this could take them backwards. Indeed, bioenergy from wood made up 44% of the EU’s renewable energy production in 2015.“A molecule of CO2 emitted today has the same impact on the climate whether it comes from coal or biomass,” says Sterman. “Declaring that biofuels are carbon neutral, as the EU, UK and others have done, erroneously assumes forest regrowth happens quickly and fully offsets the emissions from biofuel production and combustion. One way to address the challenges raised in this study would be to count emissions where they occur, for example, at a power plant, and monitor and count carbon removed from the atmosphere by regrowth on the harvested land.”Critically, the analysis doesn’t support continued coal use as it is the most carbon intensive fuel and a major contributor to climate change. The researchers stress energy efficiency, solar, wind and storage as the cheapest, safest, and quickest ways to cut greenhouse gas emissions while meeting energy needs.The model behind the research is available for scientists and policymakers to design their own scenarios for bioenergy, conduct sensitivity analysis, and get immediate feedback showing the full dynamics, including both short and long run impacts.Drax produces about 7% of the UK’s power. The picture shows unloading wood pellets at ABP Immingham for this power plant.last_img read more

  • Open thread Whats your favourite cinema in Ireland

    first_img(Heneghan PR/Flickr)And there have also been historic ones in the past too, like that of the Ambassador Cinema at the top of O’Connell Street.(William Murphy/Flickr)As a former usher and shop girl at Bray Cineplex, I could be bias, but we’d love to hear about what makes a great cinema and which ones have made a lasting impression on you.The old Bray Cineplex in all its glory (The Ex-Bray Cineplex Workers Group/Facebook)Most of all we’d love you to send in some of your pictures of some of the quirky cinemas dotted around Ireland.Tell us your thoughts and cinema memories in the comments section below and send your pics to tips@thejournal.ie.Read: John Hurt and Jason Priestley set to visit Dublin for Jameson film festival>Read: Movie monsters of your childhood, ranked from least to most scary> THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER for the first time ever is asking readers to vote for their favourite cinema in the Guardian Film Awards.The Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin has appealed for people to nominate them – and with those colourful collection of seats, why wouldn’t you?(The Lighthouse Cinema Facebook page)But we wanted to ask you what your favourite cinema is – both past or present.Ireland has long had a love affair with the “picture house” and there are some gems in Dublin like the Irish Film Institute and the open-air cinema in Meeting House Square.This week one of Dublin’s most beloved cinemas has said a sad farewell to its iconic sign too, but we’ d like to hear about cinemas from all over the country.last_img read more

  • Bitcoin price takes a hit as largest trader halts withdrawals

    first_imgBITCOIN TOOK A hit in price as one of the digital currency’s largest traders, MtGox, was forced to halt all withdrawals because of a software bug.The company has said it’s been forced to take this action due to the way bitcoin withdrawals were being processed, going from a MtGox wallet to an external bitcoin address.The payment processor, which handles more than 80 per cent of all bitcoin transactions, says that the problem is being caused by “transaction malleability,” a bug in bitcoin software which makes it possible to use the network to alter transaction deals to make it seem like one didn’t occur when it did.The problem experienced by MtGox could be part of a broader problem that would affect the wider bitcoin community. Bitcoin itself has fallen in price since withdrawing bitcoins was halted. Back on 7th February, the price of one bitcoin was valued at $922 (€676), now it’s fallen to $615 (€451).MtGox said it will resume bitcoin withdrawals to outside wallets once the issue has been properly resolved.Read: So what’s the legal status of Bitcoin around the world? >Read: So what’s the next step for Bitcoin? > The problem we have identified is not limited to MtGox, and affects all transactions where Bitcoins are being sent to a third party.We believe that the changes required for addressing this issue will be positive over the long term for the whole community. As a result we took the necessary action of suspending bitcoin withdrawals until this technical issue has been resolved.last_img read more

  • Media Council of The Gambia Launched

    first_imgBy Kebba JeffangThe Gambia Press Union (GPU) has on Sunday, December 23 launched the self-regulatory Media Council of The Gambia (MCG) as part of a series of events marking the 14th anniversary of the assassination of veteran journalist Deyda Hydara.Sheriff Bojang Jnr, GPU president said the media council will be self-regulatory. He said the intent is to ensure and promote professionalism but not to be controlled by the state.“I urge the journalists to submit themselves to the Council,” he said.Cherno Jallow, a journalism trainer at Insight Training Center challenged journalists to pursue real issues like farming sector, the stories of fishermen and other underreported issues.“They have a story to tell. Go and tell their stories. Let’s hear from our women. They have stories. They are the most productive sector in this country.“The problem we face today is unverified stories. I congratulate you for a job well done. We are not disappointed by the Union,” said the veteran journalists.Baba Hydara, son of Deyda Hydara said the moment is to remember his father who was killed for his efforts and resilience in the cause of fighting for press freedom. He emphasised the need to revoke media laws which are inimical to media freedom as it makes no sense to retain them.Speaking on behalf of the Chairman of Constitutional Review Commission, Sainey M.K Marenah associated Deyda’s killing with his stance in promoting press freedom in the country.“The new media Council is to ensure protection of freedom of expression in the country,” he said.He said the CRC chairperson has urged for standardization of journalism in terms of respect for ethics. He cautioned journalists that citizens have expressed concerns about standards and urged them to take note, whether their queries are valid or not.Madi Jobarteh, Westminster Foundation country representative said “self-regulation will ensure that “we are our own keepers.”He said other alternatives like government controlling it might turn to be such regulations that will be abused.Jobarteh said the body will undoubtedly ensure ethical standard in the works of journalism.Agnes Thomas from West Africa Democracy Radio challenged female journalists to take up tough assignments in the news rooms including investigative journalism. She also encouraged journalists to pay attention when reporting about gender sensitive issues.Baba Galleh Jallow said: “TRRC is committed to ensuring a national response to ending crimes against journalists and the cause of the death of people like DeydaHydara are established and given closure.”He said Deyda was a Gambian who was helping Gambians to understand what they did not by telling the truth to power which eventually took his life. He said the truth he told was clear and powerful.Dr. Jallow assured that TRRC will leave no stone unturned to investigating the death of Deyda Hydara.Dr. Henry Carrol, representing the Attorney General and Minister of Justice AboubacarrTambadou, said the family of Deyda Hydara had taken a clean route in seeking justice at the ECOWAS court. He said the government will need to comply with the ruling and eventually pay the compensation.However, Ebrima Sillah, Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure said the government has already paid compensation on two cases regarding the ECOWAS Court ruling.He said they have tried to repeal all draconian laws before the end of the year at the National Assembly but could not because of circumstances beyond the control of the Ministry of Justice. Now he said this will be done early March.Sillah assured government’s support for the self-regulatory body. However, he made it clear that the state cannot finance it in any way including subvention. According to him, they cannot convince the National Assembly for approving such funding.He said he will support self-regulation that is backed by legislation and believes that they can work that out with the GPU at some later date.“We are not going to be a government that will harass or interfere in your work and we will continue to work with you,” he said.Minister Sillah went on to officially launch the first ever Media Council in the country, assuring his government’s support to the self-regulatory body.last_img read more

  • Meet future superstar Riccardo Lex

    first_imgRiccardo Lex a renowned personality of Europe, he has been given the tag of the most influential person from past two years due to his innovative work, innovative thoughts, using technology with right effect and posting lovely views with stunning images.His life can be an inspiration for many; Movie should be made on his life, and that should be released in every multiplex of the world. So that world can know how dedication and hard work can change a life. Riccardo is a quick learner, and he precisely knows what will work in the 21st century. When you see his Insta posts, you will find lots of messages attractive one-liners with an image.Riccardo loves to travel around the places; he is enjoying every second of his life with all the luxury available in today’s time. He deserves every good thing coz he has earned everything with his hard work and dedication. Riccardo is a family man who never forgets to give time to his family; he enjoys his quality time on vacation by travelling to beautiful places.Every day is a new beginning for him. He wakes up with a new dream for every day. He is a believer who loves to take chances in life. He is style Icon too Coz of his style, dressing sense and everything. His styling is copied by many of his fans. Riccardo is also having a massive following of celebrities.By going to his looks he can quickly become a top Hollywood star, Coz he is blessed with amazing looks. Adding to his charm is his dressing sense, and one more thing is his sense of humour and communication power, which can help him go a long way in any film Industry.Well to join any film Industry is his choice, we can only suggest by looking to his personality. Here’s wishing Riccardo Lex all the best for whatever he does in his life. We are sure this guy is going to make even prominent in the coming years.IBT does not endorse any of the above content.last_img read more

  • Lohri delicacies

    first_imgThe restaurant is all set to delight the guests with its mouthwatering Punjabi fare throughout the week, from January 12-18. During this week long festival, a delectable variety of Punjabi food from soups till desserts will be served. Treat your taste buds with non-veg delicacies like Tangri Masala , Tawe Wala Keema Meat, Machchi Amritsar to veg delicacies like Cholia Paneer, Aloo Vadian, Kadhi Punjabi, Mah Chollian Di Dal etc. The dishes can be paired with the finest selection of spirits available at Paatra, to make one’s experience truly memorable! Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Jaypee Hotels, one of the finest hospitality groups in India was established in 1981. It is a division of the conglomerate, Jaiprakash Associates Ltd. Presently the group has five luxury properties, strategically located to service the needs of discerning business and leisure travelers. In New Delhi, the group has two hotels: Jaypee Siddharth and Jaypee Vasant Continental.Where: Paatra, Jaypee Greens Golf and Spa Resort When: 12 January to 18 January 2015 Price: A la Carte menu.last_img read more

  • Body of patient found hanging

    first_imgKolkata: Mystery shrouds the death of a patient whose body was found hanging inside the toilet of the ESI Hospital in Uluberia, where he had been undergoing treatment for the past few days.The victim has been identified as Amar Pramanik. The family members of the victim staged a demonstration outside the hospital alleging negligence on the part of the hospital authorities. The incident triggered tension among the patients in the hospital. Senior police officers rushed to the spot to bring the situation under control. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsA resident of Chandipur area of Uluberia, Pramanik was admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain on last Thursday. Some of the staff members of the hospital found the patient hanging. They immediately informed the police who later rescued the victim. He was later declared dead by the doctors.The hospital authorities reported the matter to the family members of the victim. They rushed to the hospital and staged a protest demonstration. They alleged that the patient was not given adequate treatment in the hospital. After the patient was admitted to the hospital, the patient was not given proper attention by the doctors. As a result of this, the health condition of the patient deteriorated. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedThis resulted in frustration inside the patient, which might have prompted him to take such a drastic step.The demonstration was later lifted following the intervention of the senior police officers of the district. They promised the agitated family members of the victim that the matter would be looked into. Police assured them that action will be taken against the accused if any negligence is found. Police have started a probe in this regard and are probing all possible angles into the incident.last_img read more

  • North Kolkata Puja committee dedicates street graffiti to sex workers

    first_imgKolkata: Ahiritola Jubak-brinda unveiled the world’s first street graffiti dedicated to the work rights of sex workers on Monday, the auspicious day of Mahalaya.The North Kolkata puja committee is depicting the theme Utsarito Alo this year, with an aim of giving back the dignity and acknowledgement the sex workers deserve and standing by the demands of their work rights. A street graffiti about 300 feet in length has been drawn, portraying the immense contribution of this community and featuring their untold story which the society has always been ignorant of. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal life”We have seen many wall graffiti dedicated for the sex workers but a street graffiti as this is the first of its kind. The combined use of lively and gloomy colours has been made to illustrate the varied shades of the life of sex workers. The street painting vividly represents the journey of a sex worker in a timeline sequence,” a Puja organiser said. The grafitti begins with a door with three women’s faces peeping from behind, to a distorted ‘Kumkum Line’ on a woman’s forehead, signifying the tragedy of her fate- it depicts the touching story of this community with the palette of emotion and expertise. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killed”Since ages, our orthodox society has looked at the community of sex workers with a view of negligence. They also have a family which should get their right to live a life with love and dignity from people, instead of bearing their torture and hatred. We wanted to spread the awareness among people, highlighting the life of sex workers through this street graffiti and the Puja theme,” said Uttam Saha, working president of Ahiritola Jubakbrinda. He added that it is an endeavour to light the lamp of joy in their souls and enlighten the humanity in us, by supporting the movement of sex workers to get their labour force right and treating them with the dignity and respect they deserve. Representatives from the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee- an organisation of 65,000 sex workers, added a special dimension to the event.last_img read more

  • Worldwide Insulin Delivery Devices Market Share Growth Statistics by Application Production

    first_imgThe Global Insulin Delivery Devices Market is expected to reach US$ 22,830.0 Mn by 2025 from US$ 11,869.0 Mn in 2017. The market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 8.7% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2025.The growth of the insulin delivery devices market is primarily attributed to the rise in obesity and increasing technological advancement in insulin delivery devices are the major factors that are anticipated to propel the growth for the insulin delivery devices market.Global insulin delivery devices market, based on the product was segmented into insulin pens, insulin pumps, insulin syringes, pen needles and others. The insulin pens segment is further segmented into reusable insulin pens and disposable insulin pens segments. The insulin pumps segment is also further bifurcated into tube pumps and patch pumps.Based on pen needle segment, the market is further segmented into standard pen needles and safety pen needles. In 2017, the insulin pens segment held the largest market share among the product segment.Get Sample Copy of this Report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-sample/3206853?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=ShifaliThe global market of insulin delivery devices was classified into: patients/homecare and hospitals & clinics segments, by the end user. The increasing diabetic population and increasing adoption of the insulin delivery devices are majorly helping in the growth of this market. Moreover, the ease of use, availability, and accessibility of insulin delivery devices has also increased the adoption of self-administration among patients that proportionally upsurge the rate of using insulin delivery devices in patients or homecare settings.The insulin delivery devices market was estimated through extensive primary and secondary sources that included a vast array of government authorized websites such as:Chinese Diabetes Society (CDS)Food and Drug Administration (FDA)International Diabetes Federation (IDF)National Health Service (NHS)National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and others.Get a discount on this research report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-for-discount/3206853?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=ShifaliAbout Us: Big Market Research has a range of research reports from various publishers across the world. Our database of reports of various market categories and sub-categories would help to find the exact report you may be looking for.Contact Us:Mr. Abhishek PaliwalBig Market Research5933 NE Win Sivers Drive, #205, Portland,OR 97220 United StatesDirect: +1-971-202-1575Toll Free: +1-800-910-6452E-mail: help@bigmarketresearch.comlast_img read more

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    first_img Feature | Information Technology | June 27, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Smart Algorithm Extracts Data from Radiology Reports Radiology reports may contain information essential to figuring out a patient’s condition. read more News | Enterprise Imaging | July 29, 2019 Philips Announces 10-year Enterprise Informatics Agreement With Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Nancy Philips and Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire (CHRU) de Nancy, a leading academic hospital in the Grand Est… read more November 7, 2011 — Sectra Breast Imaging PACS (picture archiving and communication system) streamlines workflows of high-volume mammography screening and advanced diagnostic breast imaging procedures. It features true multimodality capabilities and now supports display and review of breast tomosynthesis images.Sectra also expands its women’s health offering with Sectra OneScreen, an online solution to identify patients in the risk group for osteoporosis. With a single, standard X-ray image of the hand, the woman’s bone mineral density (BMD), or bone health, is estimated using the Sectra patented digital X-ray radiogrammetry (DXR) technology. The image is taken at the same time as breast images, using the same radiology equipment.For more information: www.sectra.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 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 News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019 Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners With DiA Imaging Analysis for AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. to expand analysis capabilities of… read more Technology | Cybersecurity | August 07, 2019 ScImage Introduces PICOM ModalityGuard for Cybersecurity ScImage Inc. is bridging the gap between security and functionality with the introduction of the PICOM ModalityGuard…. read more Technology | November 07, 2011 Sectra Offers Breast Tomosynthesis Review Capabilities, Online Osteoporosis Assessment 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 | PACS | August 08, 2019 NetDirector Launches Cloud-based PDF to DICOM Conversion Service NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has diversified their radiology automation options… read more Technology | Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2019 Hyland Healthcare Adds ImageNext Imaging Workflow Optimizer to Enterprise Imaging Suite Hyland Healthcare is launching ImageNext, a vendor-neutral imaging workflow optimizer that combines intelligent imaging… read more News | PACS | July 02, 2019 Laurel Bridge and 3M M*Modal Partner to Improve DICOM Structured Reporting July 2, 2019 — Laurel Bridge Software announced an expanded relationship with 3M M*Modal, a provider of clinical docu read more Related Content News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more last_img read more

  • Tracking the Mortgage Markets Movement

    first_img in Daily Dose, Featured, News, Origination Mortgage rates remained flat for most of September compared to August, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA’s) indices. The survey provides monthly information on interest rates, loan terms, and house prices by property type, loan type, and lender type.According to the FHFA, the National Average Contract Mortgage Rate for the purchase of previously occupied homes by the Combined Lenders Index was one basis point down from 4.43 percent in August to 4.62 percent in September. While the average interest rate on all mortgage loans remained unchanged at 4.63 percent during the month, the interest rate on conventional 30-year fixed-rate mortgages of $453,100 or less were down one basis point to 4.77 percent in September.The FHFA report indicated that effective interest rates on all mortgage loans increased one basis point to 4.72 percent in September and accounted for the addition of initial fees and charges over the life of the mortgage. The average loan amount declined by $12,500 to an average of $306,100 in September.However, rates have been creeping up since October and according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey, they inched forward by one basis point during the week to 4.86 percent. A year ago in October, the rate stood at 3.94 percent.”Despite volatility in the stock market, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage inched forward just one basis point to 4.86 percent this week,” said Sam Khater, Chief Economist, Freddie Mac. “We expect rates to continue to rise, which will put downward pressure on homebuying activity. While higher borrowing costs will keep some people out of the market, buyers with more flexibility could take advantage of the decreased competition.”Freddie Mac, which also measures the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage and five-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARMs) said that these rates also rose slightly from last week to 4.29 percent and 4.14 percent respectively. Tracking the Mortgage Market’s Movement October 25, 2018 659 Views center_img FHFA Freddie Mac mortgage rates 2018-10-25 Radhika Ojha Sharelast_img read more

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    first_imgGo back to the enewsletterHalong Bay is bracing itself for its biggest and most luxurious cruising vessel yet replete with 46 spacious cabins, an evening piano bar, spa, fine dining restaurant and two expansive sun decks.New luxury Vietnamese cruise operator Lion Asia will debut the first of two President Cruises ships at the UNESCO World Heritage site on 12 November 2018. The second vessel will take to the water in 2019.The 1,200-tonne steel craft measures 86 metres long, 13.9 metres wide and 13 metres high, making it the largest overnight ship to ever ply Halong Bay’s waters. But it is the five-deck vessel’s sublime selection of onboard entertainment and conveniences and elegant cabin design that promise to impress its first passengers the most.A Brazilian jazz duo will stage nightly performances in the stylish piano bar that evokes the refined atmosphere of a 1920s New York jazz café. An a la carte menu of innovative Japanese, Korean, and European-inspired dishes to be plated up at the ship’s fine dining restaurant. Renowned Vietnamese wellness group Kaia Spa will offer indulgent world-class treatments at the six-treatment room spa.“It’s bigger, it’s bolder and it’s better than anything Halong Bay has ever seen,” said President Cruises’ Canadian-born General Manager Franco Muzzone. “Our debut takes cruising in the bay, and possibly worldwide, to a whole new dimension with unsurpassed dining, entertainment and relaxation options so that time spent on the ship is hands down the highlight of the cruise.”The vessel stakes a claim to being the first on Halong Bay to feature an elevator system catering to people with disabilities and the elderly.The ship is also home to two capacious sun decks totalling 324-square-metres and 250-square-metres that each have the capacity to accommodate all 120 passengers, lending themselves to large corporate events, weddings and other special occasions to a backdrop of the bay’s dramatic limestone karsts.Ranging from an ample 30-square-metres to an immense 130-square-metres, the 46 high-design cabins across five non-smoking cabin types are bedecked with dark parquet wooden flooring and neutral and earthy palettes, and include walk-in closets and large windows providing spectacular views of the bay.The 30-square-metre Ambassador Balcony and Premier Balcony cabins are equipped with private balconies while the Cabinet and Treasury suites span 35-square-metres and 38-square-metres respectively and offer outside terraces and bathtubs.Situated on the upper deck at the front of the ship, the 130-square-metre Presidential Suite is the largest and most lavish cabin on Halong Bay with a generous private terrace, private bar and dining area, and floor-to-ceiling windows affording sweeping vistas of the bay.“Our Presidential Suite really is the ultimate penthouse on the sea, completely redefining luxury on the bay in a whole new way,” said Dang Hang, the General Director of Lion Asia Tourism and Trading JSC.A limousine transfer service with reclining seats connects Hanoi with Halong Bay on a new highway that has cut the drive time between the destinations in half to two hours. Arriving passengers immediately embark on the ship rather than waiting in a lounge.President Cruises offers one and two-night itineraries with a luxury speed boat transporting passengers to a host of destinations around the bay including caves, beaches, floating villages and a pearl farm. The ship also offers sunrise tai chi and cooking classes on board.With more than 2,000 limestone karsts jutting from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin, Halong Bay makes for a mystical landscape that lures millions of tourists each year.President Cruises’ rates start from US$450 (VND 10,500,000) per person with the Presidential Suite priced at US$7,800 (VND 181,000,000) inclusive of attractions on the itinerary, meals and transfersFor more info, see www.presidentcruiseshalong.comGo back to the enewsletterlast_img read more

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