0 Have your say A woman who suffered life-threatening sepsis, is sharing her personal story to help celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service. Bharti Dhamecha, 63, from Leeds, was taken ill in July 2018 and went into a coma leaving her chronically ill.She spent almost six months in hospital, chronically ill with an infection in her back and spine, which meant that she couldn’t move her legs or arms, and had to be tube fed.She said: “Everybody helped me when I couldn’t do things for myself.“The doctors would come and talk to me and encourage me and they gave me very positive feedback.”Bharti has high praise for the medical staff from Leeds General Infirmary, St James’ Hospital and at Chapel Allerton, where she received her physiotherapy.Bharti’s story, and those of other people from both within and outside the NHS, has inspired the creation of a series of doctor’s screens and a chair which are printed with … [Read more...] about Hospital stories help to celebrate 70 years of the NHS in Leeds
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Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week's Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Mid-Summer's Day Edition June 23, 2013 Chuckles, Solstice, COP19+, Post-G8, UK Meeting, Indian Monsoon Sumatran Smog, European Flood, World Bank, Cook Fukushima: Note, News, Policies Melting Arctic, Arctic Birds, Methane, Antarctica Food: Crisis, Fisheries, GMOs, Production Hurricanes, Notable Weather, Extreme Weather, New Weather, Temperatures GHGs, Aerosols, Clouds, Paleoclimate, Oceans, Extinctions, Bees & CCD Impacts, Forests, Climate Refugees, Desertification, Tornadoes Wildfires, Corals, Acidification, Glaciers, Sea Levels, Floods & Droughts Mitigation, Cities, Biomimicry, Designed Endurance, Transportation Buildings, Sequestration, Geoengineering, Conservation, Adaptation Journals, Other Docs, Misc. Science, Models, Mees, … [Read more...] about Another Week of GW News, June 23, 2013
SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS PHOTO TAKEN BY DAI SUGANO–031002 Embryologist Amanda Medcalf dumps the rest of liquid nitrogen into a storage tank for many embryos to be frozen. One tank holds 66 patiences. **FILE PHOTO** Dr. Francis Collins in his office in Bethesda, Md., in a July 6, 2005 file photo. President Barack Obama said Wednesday, July 8, 2009, he will nominate Collins to head the U.S. National Institutes of Health. (Marty Katz/The New York Times) LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 14: Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and daughter Luna attend Disney On Ice Presents Dare to Dream Celebrity Skating Party at Staples Center on December 14, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Feld Entertainment, Inc.) In this Oct. 9, 2018 photo, an embryologist adjusts a microplate containing embryos that were injected with gene-editing components in a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China’s Guangdong province. Most Americans say it … [Read more...] about Rise of custom babies sets off ethics alarms
"I could have gone on flying through space forever." -Yuri Gagarin It was April 12th, 1961, or fifty years ago today, that Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to leave Earth -- the ground, the atmosphere, the stratosphere -- and to soar into outer space. Image credit: GETTY images. What was unimaginable just half-a-century ago has become an amazing journey full of accomplishments, setbacks, disasters and unmitigated triumphs. And to recap some of our greatest achievements, I thought I'd make up a fun little ten-question quiz for you, with answers (and pictures) below! Ready? 1.) What type of rocket was it that launched Yuri on his historical flight in 1961? 2.) Who was the first American in space, and what was his famous prayer on the launchpad? 3.) Who was the first woman in space, and when did that happen? 4.) Who took the very first picture of the entire Earth from space, and when did that happen? 5.) Who was the "third man" on the Apollo 11 mission? You all know Neil and … [Read more...] about Celebrating 50 years of humans in space!
THE Prince of Wales turns 70 today – and to mark the occasion he will celebrate alongside inspirational Sun readers also reaching this landmark birthday. From fundraisers to football coaches, we are honouring Britain’s most deserving people at this birthday party like no other. We asked for nominees who have brightened up the lives of others and who, like Prince Charles, were born in 1948. Today the super 70 – including Age UK volunteer Eileen Thomson, inset top, who also met Charles in 1982, above – will attend an exclusive tea party at posh Spencer House, in central London. Prince Charles – joined by the Duchess of Cornwall – will be guest of honour at our exclusive bash. We profile the winners of this special birthday honour. ‘Meeting Charles? Things like this don’t happen to people like me’ WOMEN’S Institute group treasurer Kathleen Jowett visits elderly villagers with food she has rustled up for them in her kitchen. … [Read more...] about Our inspirational readers celebrating their 70th birthday alongside Prince Charles over tea