Sport

Roses, sharks and diving belts: Paul Gascoigne’s battle to save his career

In modern-day football the medical team of Premier League and Championship clubs can be made up of a large number of staff, but back in the late 1980s and early 90s it was a completely different story. Tottenham’s medical staff consisted of Dr Brian Curtin, myself, my assistant, Dave Butler, and a couple of part-time […]

Lifestyle

Epilepsy research reveals previously unknown trigger for seizures

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have uncovered how problems in cortical microcircuits in the brain can trigger epileptic seizures. The researchers say that targeting the problem could lead to new treatments for a devastating form of the disease. UVA epilepsy researchers Eric R. Wengert and Manoj K. Patel and their team […]

Business

$24 billion in goods is floating outside California’s biggest ports

Extreme port congestion has become a major nuisance that just won’t go away this year. Unfortunately, it could be one of the biggest problems of 2022, too. Backlogs and elevated shipping costs are likely to persist “at least” through the middle of next year, Goldman Sachs warned clients in a note Monday. “No immediate solution […]

Technology

Aurora’s autonomous trucks and taxis will be available to customers via subscription

Aurora, the autonomous vehicle company founded by the former lead engineer for Google’s self-driving car project, announced that its autonomous trucks and taxis will be available to customers via subscriptions. Aurora doesn’t expect to roll out its self-driving trucks and ride-hailing vehicles until 2023 and 2024, respectively, but the company is providing more detail about […]

News

Wedding guests in stitches as bride whacks rounders ball at groom’s privates

On their big day, the happy couple decided to liven things up with a game of rounders but things went badly wrong for the groom, and a video of the funny moment has been shared online This hilarious video shows the moment a bride accidentally whacked a rounders ball at her husband’s privates on their […]

Sport

Becky Downie’s world championships place a triumph of supreme resilience

Even for the rare competitors who progress seamlessly throughout their careers, gymnastics is an unfathomably difficult sport. It pounds down on muscles and joints, it requires singular focus for success and because there are so few major meetings four years of unbridled discipline can be undone with a misjudgment by a millimetre or less. Over […]

Lifestyle

Researchers find novel means of flagging inpatient pharmacy orders for intervention

Medication order errors are a significant, and preventable, public health problem. The widespread deployment of electronic health records and computerized order entry systems has largely reduced medication order errors and inefficiencies in the inpatient setting. Emerging research suggests, however, that they have also introduced new sources of error related to the interaction between the provider […]

Business

Russian group that hacked SolarWinds is still attacking America’s computer networks

Nobelium, the Russian hacking group responsible for breaching SolarWinds, is still at it. The Russian hackers behind that successful 2020 breach of US federal agencies compromised as many as 14 technology firms since May as part of another apparent espionage campaign, Microsoft said Monday. The hackers have been hitting a different part of the supply […]

Technology

Call of Duty’s new anti-cheat system includes a kernel-level driver to catch PC cheaters

Activision is finally cracking down on cheating in Call of Duty: Warzone. A new Ricochet anti-cheat system is arriving in both Call of Duty: Warzone and Call of Duty: Vanguard. The system will use a combination of a PC kernel-level driver, machine learning algorithms to examine player behavior, and a “team of dedicated professionals” working […]

News

NHS worker’s inspiring weight loss after dropping 6 stone and 12 dress sizes

NHS worker Amy Newall, 31, lost six-and-a-half-stone (91lb) and trimmed her dress size from a size 20 to a size 8 through four years of hard work attending bootcamps and one-on-one personal training session A woman’s incredible weight loss has seen her slash dress sizes from size 20 down to a size eight. NHS worker […]