KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD – “Dave” – Yvette has her reservations when Dave, another celestial being, pops up looking to join her and Kevin on their latest mission: Reconciling Kristin and her mother under the most challenging of circumstances. Elsewhere, Nate tries to work up the nerve to ask Amy out, completely unaware of her budding chemistry with a potential beau, on “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World,” TUESDAY, NOV. 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Guy D’Alema) This was posted Friday, May 11 by RODNEY HO/[email protected] on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog ABC this season had one big new hit in “The Good Doctor,” a big comeback with “Roseanne” and a decent return in “American Idol.” But most ABC’s other freshman offerings failed to find big enough audiences so the cancellations came fast and furious today: “Deception,” “The Crossing,” “Ten … [Read more...] about ABC axes “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World,” “Quantico,” “Designated Survivor
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NEW YORK (AP) — Divine designs floated up the red carpet at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala in shimmering golds, reds and fuchsia, in crowns and in crosses, and even a pair of giant wings.One lesson of the night: If anyone can make a mitre modern, it's Rihanna. The Grammy-winning artist — never one to shy away from a grand entrance — arrived dripping in pearls and crystals in a Maison Margiela by John Galliano minidress, ornate robe and beaded papal headgear.The annual fundraising fete in New York brings out Hollywood's elite for an evening of fashion and charity and to celebrate the spring exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute — this year, "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination."Along with Rihanna, who reigned supreme, other standouts included supermodel Gigi Hadid in a one-shouldered, beaded Versace gown seemingly inspired by stained-glass windows (or butterflies), and Zendaya, a fierce Versace warrior princess in … [Read more...] about Holy haute couture: Divine designs grace carpet at Met Gala
Doris Tyler lay on the examining table as the doctor stuck a long, thin tube into her belly. The doctor pulled back a plunger, and the syringe quickly filled with yellow blobs tinged with pink.“Look at that beautiful fat coming out. Liquid gold!” one of the clinic’s staff exclaimed in a video of the procedure provided to The Washington Post.Hidden in that fat were stem cells with the amazing power to heal, the Stem Cell Center of Georgia had told Tyler. The clinic is one of hundreds that have popped up across the country, many offering treatments for conditions from Parkinson’s disease to autism to multiple sclerosis.Federal regulators have not approved any of their treatments, and critics call such clinics modern-day snake-oil salesmen. But on that day in 2016, Tyler trusted the clinic to extract stem cells from her fat and inject them into her eyes, where she was told they could halt or even cure the macular degeneration threatening her sight.Five days after … [Read more...] about Miracle cures or modern quackery? Stem cell clinics multiply, with heartbreaking results for some patients.
Evaluating Ebola interventions: adaptive designs should be commonplace Author : Steve KantersSteve Kanters is the senior statistician at Global Evaluative Sciences in Vancouver, Canada The weekly number of new Ebola virus disease infections is growing exponentially, and stopping the epidemic is likely to take months or years. Consequently, a panel of experts convened by WHO announced on Sept 5 that the use of select unapproved drugs and vaccines to fight the Ebola outbreak is imperative. But the shortage of therapeutics in question and the urgency of the situation point to the need for more flexible, and ethical, methods with which to test them.There are no established cures or treatments for Ebola. There is, however, a collection of experimental drugs and vaccines at various stages of development. Whether any of these new interventions offer a benefit to patients is unknown and there is some reason for cynicism. The two treatments that have garnered the most attention … [Read more...] about Evaluating Ebola interventions: adaptive designs should be commonplace
PUBLISHED: 07:00 28 November 2017 Kat Hopps These developments will ease pressure on Newham University Hospital by easing more services into the community. Picture: Zac Macaulay © Zac Macaulay MMXII Newham Council is to pool resources with local NHS partners to build and own health and care premises in a UK first. The £1 billion joint venture will see the acquisition and redevelopment of sites across the borough to provide 28,000 square metres of health and care space, including offices and shared facilities for partners. East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) and Newham Council, partnered by Newham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), hope to start acquiring purchases in the new year after the scheme’s official launch, pending final approval from all parties. The local authority will inject a capital investment of £2 million, subject to their funding being matched by the health partners. In addition, about 250 affordable homes will be built and allocated as a … [Read more...] about Pioneering partnership to see modern health sites built across Newham