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NI health system ‘at point of collapse’ say surgeons

Northern Ireland’s healthcare system is “at the point of collapse” the Royal College of Surgeons has claimed after waiting times reached an all-time high. More than 300,000 people are waiting to see a consultant, according to figures from the Department of Health. Mark Jones from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) described the figures as “distressing” and “unacceptable”. “Patients in the ... Read More »

Health-care leaders mourn Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson, who unexpectedly died at age 60

Kaiser Permanente chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson died unexpectedly in his sleep Sunday, the health care giant announced. One of the nation’s leading health care executives, Tyson was 60. He rose through the ranks during a 30-year career at Kaiser to become CEO in 2013. Over his tenure, the integrated health care system and health insurance giant grew from 9 million ... Read More »

Mobile phones out of bounds at Madhyamik venues

The 2020 Madhyamik examinations will start on February 18(Shutterstock) Madhyamik invigilators, teachers or any other staff member will not be allowed to enter test venues with cell phones and they will not be allowed to deposit the device in the headmaster’s office after switching them off as they did till this year. An arrangement is likely to be made outside ... Read More »

US, EU health care giants jump at opportunities in China during import expo

SHANGHAI – Some of the world’s largest medical and health care companies are stepping up their bets on the Chinese market, regardless of slowing economic growth and trade tensions. At this week’s China International Import Expo in Shanghai, health care giants such as AstraZeneca, Boston Scientific, Eli Lilly and Thermo Fisher Scientific unveiled massive floor displays to promote their products in the Chinese market. The companies are looking ... Read More »

Sigh of relief at RJD camp as Lalu Prasad’s health recovers

Lalu Prasad Yadav. (Photo: Tejashwi Yadav on Twitter) Amedical update from Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) on Lalu Prasad Yadav’s health has come as a sigh of relief for his family members and RJD supporters. Last week, the RJD supremo had undergone surgery for an abscess on his buttock and subsequently was administered with antibiotic for the drying up ... Read More »

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has demanded obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal have tarnished the reputation of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps. Francis told envoys they may have reservations about papal policy but they don’t represent themselves and can’t “criticize the pope behind his ... Read More »

10 most exciting PC games spotted at the PC Gaming Show 2019

The PC Gaming Show 2019 was definitely epic at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles ahead of E3 2019, and we have the E3 trailers of the top 10 games shown at this PC game-dedicated showcase. Our PC Gaming Show games list would be too much to fit on one page if we added everything, so we’ve whittled it down to ten, including ... Read More »

9 gadgets to help you improve your productivity levels at work

Be it at work or any other activity; it can be quite challenging to keep your focus zeroed in on a single process. And more so at work, given the monotony, it brings along. Though it is challenging, it is not highly impractical to improve work productivity either. Irrespective of the industry you are in, productivity is probably the most sought after ... Read More »

Deal: brand new T-Mobile iPhone 8 for $499.99, 8 Plus just $599.99 at Costco

A few days ago Apple started selling refurbished iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units, starting at $499 and $599, respectively. That’s a good deal, but what if you want a brand new device instead? Well, you’re in luck if you’re a Costco member and don’t mind having T-Mobile as your carrier. The retailer is offering the iPhone 8 for ... Read More »

Iron Fist Cancelled at Netflix, but There May Yet Be Hope for Fans

Netflix and Marvel Television have decided to cancel Iron Fist, making it the first series to fall from the slate of five, which also includes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and The Punisher. That means the show won’t be back for a third season, despite showing slight improvement in the second season that released last month. In a joint statement, the two producing partners said: “Marvel’s Iron Fist will not ... Read More »