Youssef Chreiba is a fashion blogger who has partnered with Hicham Benslimane, as a fashion model and promoter, in creatively designing the Fashion Filter Mask for COVID prevention.The Fashion Filter Mask for COVID prevention has been a light bulb moment for Youssef and the Instagram populous who ve quickly gravitated to the trend. It continues to be marketed on Instagram where inquiry s increase daily.
There was a significant decline in newly diagnosed cancer patients in the U.S. during the initial months of the coronavirus pandemic, a new study shows.
Various treatments for hyperthyroidism were not found to be associated with significant differences in risk of death from solid cancers, according to the results of a large, multicenter cohort study published in JAMA Network. The study included data on 31,363 patients with hyperthyroidism who were part of the Cooperative Thyrotoxicosis Therapy Follow up Study, which was a cohort study of patients who were treated for hyperthyroidism at US and UK medical centers between January 1, 1946, and December 31, 1964. Treatments included radioactive iodine, antithyroid drugs, surgery, or a combination of therapies. US patients were followed through December 31, 2014, translating to a median follow up of 26 years. Most patients 71.3% were treated with an antithyroid drug alone or in combination; radioactive iodine alone or in combination and surgery alone or in combination were used less frequently (62.5% and 43.6%, respectively). Baseline characteristics for each treatment group varied by age, underlying diagnosis, and comorbidities. The analysis initially showed that patients treated with antithyroid drug only appeared to have increased mortality rates for solid cancer (standardized mortality ratio SMR 1.31; 95% CI, 1.11 1.53), breast cancer (SMR 1.85; 95% CI, 1.31 2.62), and nonbreast solid cancer (SMR 1.22; 95% CI, 1.01 1.46). However, when patients with prior cancers were excluded from analysis, these risks were attenuated. The elevated risks were found to be restricted to the first 5 years of follow up and disappeared when patients with prior cancers were excluded from the analysis.Continue ReadingIn an adjusted analysis, the hazard ratio (HR) of solid cancer death did not differ by treatment when patients with prior cancers were excluded. The analysis did, however, reveal a modest positive association between risk of solid cancer death and total administered activity among patients treated with radioactive iodine (HR 1.08 per 370 MBq; 95% CI, 1.03 1.13; P .001). After accounting for known sources of bias, we observed no significant differences in risk across treatment groups based on external and internal cohort comparisons, the study authors concluded. Notably, we found no evidence of an increased risk of solid cancer death associated with use of antithyroid drugs . Disclosure: A study author declared affiliations with the pharmaceutical industry. Please see the original reference for a full list of authors disclosures. Reference Kitahara CM, Preston DL, Sosa JA, Berrington de Gonzalez A. Association of radioactive iodine, antithyroid drug, and surgical treatments with solid cancer mortality in patients with hyperthyroidism. JAMA Netw Open. Published online July 23, 2020. doi:10.1001 jamanetworkopen.2020.9660
While the coronavirus pandemic prompted Disney to accelerate the streaming release of some movies like Pixar;s ;Onward,; and to send certain lower profile movies like ;Artemis Fowl; straight to Disney , until now the company has chosen to delay its bigger releases like ;Mulan; and ;Black Widow.; In fact, ;Mulan; and Christopher Nolan;s ;Tenet; were expected to be the first big movies in theaters whenever they reopened.However, with the pandemic showing no real signs of subsiding in the United States, and no clear date for theatrical reopenings in key markets like New York and California, Warner Bros. recently announced that "Tenet " will not follow a traditional theatrical release schedule, and instead will open internationally this month before coming to select North American cities on September 3.
It is Horizon Technologies 2nd registered patent. John Beckner, CEO, stated, This new patent for our transformational Xtender technology represents a key milestone for Horizon Technologies. Xtender enables the users of even the smallest UAVs to have the same Sat Phone SIGINT capability of larger UAVS and manned aircraft. Even more importantly, our patented Xtender technology is one of the building blocks of our Amber #x2122; CubeSat constellation and Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) space based intelligence system. Our Amber #x2122; CubeSat constellation, will not only have the ability to geolocate L band emitters like Sat Phones, but actually allow for the real time demodulation of the signals. This capability is unique in the emerging field of LEO (Low Earth Orbit) CubeSat driven SIGINT. Beckner also added We also believe that the issuance of this patent enhances Horizon Technologies ability to attract financial and industry strategic partners to help further the company s continuing profitable growth. Horizon Technologies is a world leader in airborne satellite phone monitoring systems for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) applications, equipping governments worldwide by enhancing their Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) capabilities. They are the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for the FlyingFish #x2122; which is in operation on numerous ISR aircraft worldwide, including NATO and FRONTEX. In 2021, Horizon Technologies, as part of a Public Private partnership with the UK Government, will be launching the first of their AMBER #x2122; commercial SIGINT CubeSats to provide customers with an enhanced Maritime Intelligence Data Service.
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Apple Central World is build up with the first ever all glass design, under a cantilevered Tree Canopy roof. There are two levels, the customers can travel between them via a spiral staircase and it wraps around the timber core. Otherwise, the customers or the employees can use the unique cylindrical elevator.Entry gates are placed on both floors. The entrance of the first floor is connected with the Skytrain and City ''s largest shopping center. The outdoor plaza is the perfect place for community gathering, with benches and large Terminalia trees.
How has Covid 19 impacted AM NS India plans? What is your outlook on steel demand and price?Covid 19 is an unprecedented global crisis. Even though the lockdown started on March 24, there was a quantum jump in performance in Q4FY20, year on year. The first quarter of 2020 21 has also been quite satisfying considering the pandemic, lockdown and slowdown in the economy. Since June, we are running at full capacity. Domestic demand is reviving with rural economy taking the lead. Domestic sales are certainly not a substitute for exports.The Hazira plant produces flat products. Long products used in infrastructure projects are in great demand in India.Steel is front and centre in India s recovery, a point that we, representing the ISA, have placed before the steel ministry and the government for uniform policy implementation for the sector. Infrastructure projects must be front loaded to further speed up the economic growth and steel consumption.We do not plan to get into manufacture of long products immediately. In future, we may consider it.Is there a plan to set up a plant in a state with high mineral deposits for long products?The Gujarat government has been providing a lot of support to industries. . I am sure the state will provide the right environment. I must say that Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, where we have pellet facilities, have also been very supportive, especially during the Covid 19 crisis. The second pellet plant will come into operation in Odisha in another six months, taking our pellet capacity in India to 20 million tonne. We already have acquired two mines to meet our iron ore requirement partially.As the head of Indian Steel Alliance, how do you see the association ''s role, especially after Tata Steel ''s exit?The vision of ISA is to work towards transforming the Indian steel industry as a responsible global leader acclaimed for its competitiveness while focusing on health, safety and environment. This is a collective approach and we will try our best to take steps for the betterment of the industry at large.India may be one of the world s largest economies by GDP, but our per capita steel consumption is very low. We simply do not use steel in the multiplicity of ways that is common in a developed economy. That must change if we are to grow in commercial and value terms.Yes, one of the key tasks is to bring back Tata Steel into the association and we are in consultation with them.You have been batting for border adjustment tax , but going by the total value of imports in June, 56% were those products which are available domestically and are the most basic products such as scrap. Doesn t it indicate that domestic prices are at an elevated level or is it a case of dumping?Indian steel manufacturers bear multiple local taxes electricity and cross subsidy duties, clean energy cess and royalties on ore and there are more. There is no input credit available. These taxes make up 12% of the price of steel. In rival markets, these levies either do not exist or are comparatively lower. So, Indian steel is subjected to unfair competition even before it leaves our plants. So, if taxes are reduced or BAT introduced, it would create a level playing field. For the same reasons, the export incentives also need to be enhanced. The steel ministry shares these concerns.India s steel exports have more than trebled in just three months to stand at 1.55 MT in June, mainly due to higher volume to China. Since China is ramping up production, will this trend continue for months to come? Or is just a temporary phenomenon?Indian steel s guiding light is a steel ministry vision of 300 MT of capacity by 2030. We are currently at about 138 MT. The pandemic will put additional pressure on this target. Recent stimulus packages as well as monetary policy adjustments to improve liquidity and credit for MSMEs, reflect the enormity of the challenge. But, the Indian steel industry has to be more competitive, enhance the overall export ratio, and government can support the endeavour by creating a level playing field in the sector. Export incentive must be enhanced to make us more competitive in the international market and BAT in the domestic market. In spite of many such odds, exports formed a significant portion of sales in Q1FY21. The exports to China will come down in the coming months. Right now, they are importing because of the price arbitrage.
The apex court also directed the Centre to allot a 5 acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque. is considered as one of the defining moments of Indian political history. A lot has changed in last three decades, we take a look at the leaders associated with the Ram Janmabhumi agitation along with other significant political figures of the country in that era.LK Advani
New homes and hospitals will be granted the automatic permission to be built as part of sweeping planning reforms in England as said by the housing secretary. Robert Jenrick had announced a permission in principle and will be given to the developments on land which has been designated for renewal to speed up the building process.It comes after the Prime Minister had pledged 5 billion to build and also to help and soften the economic impact of Corona virus and the Shelter has been warned against any kind of reforms that can lead to the bad quality of the housing and also the homeless charity has been said a number of 280,000 homes have received the permission to build houses in England between the year 2011 and the year 2016 but were never built.
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"Gold smuggling was done in an organised way. This is not only a gold smuggling case but it is related to India''s security. It is also related to the financial network of terrorist organisations. Kerala CM and his office are also under the scanner. The fair investigation should be done in a transparent way. There should be no political interference in the probe," Rao told ANI. The BJP had launched an 18 day long ''satyagraha' demanding the resignation of Kerala Chief Minister.
Before we answer that question, let s quickly review the hurricane naming process. According to a NOAA website, Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms had been named from lists originated by the National Hurricane Center....They are now maintained and updated through a strict procedure by an international committee of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO. There is a rotation of six lists that are recycled every six years, which means the 2020 list will come back around in 2026. Occasionally, a name is retired from the list if it is of historical significance in terms of cost or fatalities.
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East Africa Revival Museum is about three kilometres off Mbarara Bushenyi Road at Kamomo Stage on Ruharo hill, the home of Ankole diocese in Kamukuzi division, Mbarara city. Sitting in a soothing environment, surrounded by trees, birds chirp, and a signpost that stands opposite Ruharo Mission Hospital reads: East African Revival Museum. If you use a boda boda it costs Shs2,000 and by cab Shs10,000 from Mbarara City centre.
Autographed headshots of celebrities, Polaroids of customers, and other photos and posters overlap one another to paper the walls inside Sam s Bar B Que, in East Austin. Most are curled at the corners from age. In a room behind the counter is a massive brick pit that also looks like it s from another era. Along with the sagging sign outside the front door, secured to the building by a trio of chains, it all looks as if Sam s has held fast to this corner of East Twelfth and Poquito Streets forever, but most of what you see was built (or rebuilt) after a devastating fire in 1992, the second time we almost lost Sam s.