Twelve Nova Scotia wildlife species have been added to the province’s endangered species list. The list, created under the Endangered Species Act, now includes a freshwater mussel, three new plant species and a number of other new animals. The freshwater mussel species, the yellow lamp mussel, has been categorized as a threatened species. It is found in only two rivers in Canada, including Sydney River on Cape Breton Island. Threatened species are defined as species that may become endangered if sufficient conservation action is not taken. Three plant species — Eastern white cedar, lileopsis and prototype quillwort — were all categorized as vulnerable. Under the act vulnerable means: “a species of special concern due to characteristics that make it particularly sensitive to human activities or natural events.” Eastern white cedar has always been recognized as uncommon in Nova Scotia and is currently found at only 32 sites. Department of Natural Resources staff will work with landowners and the conservation community to increase awareness about that cedar in the province and develop a management plan to support its conservation. “By addressing the impacts of our activities on species at risk we contribute to our broader goal of environmental sustainability,” said Natural Resources Minister Brooke Taylor. “While many people in Nova Scotia are taking the situation seriously, I encourage all Nova Scotians to learn what species are at risk in their communities and to support wildlife conservation efforts.” During this round of assessments, several species were categorized as extinct or extirpated. Extinct species no longer exist in the world. An extirpated species no longer exists in the wild in Nova Scotia, but exists in the wild outside the province. Sea mink, great auk, Labrador duck, passenger pigeon and eelgrass limpet have been listed as extinct while Eastern wolf, woodland caribou and Atlantic walrus were listed as extirpated. Provincial and federal legislation together provide protection for species at risk. Nova Scotia’s Endangered Species Act prohibits activities that could disturb or destroy threatened or endangered species. A total of 36 species have now been listed under the Endangered Species Act in Nova Scotia. Species at risk are determined by the Nova Scotia Species at Risk Working Group, a group of independent science experts. A complete list of species at risk and the reasons for their listings are available atwww.gov.ns.ca/natr/wildlife/endngrd/specieslist.htm .
“We are still extremely concerned for Kokulavathani’s welfare and we would urge anyone who sees her or knows where she is to contact us immediately.”Kokulavathani is originally from Sri Lanka, she is described as being around 5ft 4in with a heavy build.She has long dark hair and it is thought she could have been wearing a long black coat. Earlier, police said they had arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of murder. People with information on her whereabouts are asked to contact police via the 101 number. (UKPA) But Detective Superintendent Simon Atkinson has now confirmed the man had been released. He said: “Following further investigation we believe this to be a missing person inquiry.“As a result the 31-year-old Gloucester man, who was arrested in connection with her disappearance, has been released without charge. A man detained by British police on suspicion of murder has been released without charge as fears grew for the welfare of a missing woman.Kokulavathani Mayuran, 31, was last seen in Gloucester at around 11pm on Tuesday and was reported missing to police at around 10.15pm, two days later.
In a bid to support the Government of Sierra Leone’s efforts to continuing building on the peace process, the Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in the country (UNAMSIL) for six months.The Council’s action follows on the heels of recent proposals by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to adjust the mandate of the Mission, which was to expire on 30 September, and eventually downsize the operation as the first step towards a gradual handover of security and other responsibilities to the country’s Government.In today’s unanimously adopted resolution, the Council urged UNAMSIL, guided by an evaluation of the current circumstances and the Government’s capacity to take responsibility for security, to complete the first two phases of the Secretary-General’s plan, including a reduction of 4,500 UN peacekeepers within eight months, taking into account the necessary arrangements that need to be completed.The Council also emphasized that the development of the administrative capacities of the Government of Sierra Leone, particularly an effective and sustainable police force, army, penal system and independent judiciary, was essential to long-term peace and development. It urged the Government, with the assistance of donors and UNAMSIL, to accelerate the consolidation of civil authority and public services throughout the country, and to strengthen its operational effectiveness in the security sector.Meanwhile, amid concerns over ongoing fighting in neighbouring Liberia and regional instability, the Council encouraged the Presidents of the Mano River Union – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – to continue dialogue and to implement their commitments to building regional peace and security. The resolution also encouraged the renewed efforts of the Economic Community of West African States and Morocco towards a settlement of the crisis in the region.As for the Special Court for Sierra Leone, which will deal with war crimes committed during the country’s decade-long civil war, the Council welcomed the start of the tribunal’s operations, and encouraged donors to contribute generously to the court’s Trust Fund and to disburse existing pledges rapidly. UNAMSIL was also urged to negotiate rapidly a memorandum of understanding with the Special Court in order to promptly provide all necessary administrative and related support.
Grassley mulls subpoenas for Mylan, DOJ over EpiPen WASHINGTON – The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday he is considering a subpoena or another method of compelling testimony from the pharmaceutical company Mylan, the Justice Department and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.All three parties have refused to attend a committee hearing next week.Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a statement that he is postponing the Nov. 30 hearing on a possible settlement between Mylan and the Justice Department over Mylan’s life-saving EpiPen. Grassley said that because of the parties’ refusal to participate, “we must now consider compelling their participation.”Mylan has said it agreed to pay $465 million to settle allegations that it overbilled Medicaid for EpiPen. At issue was whether the product should have been classified as generic under a Medicaid program.But according to Grassley, the Justice Department has said there is no “executed settlement.”Grassley said it appears that the misclassification of the EpiPen has forced taxpayers and states to foot higher bills.“This committee will not stop until our questions are answered and any appropriate actions are taken,” he said.In September, a House panel grilled Mylan CEO Heather Bresch about the skyrocketing cost of the devices, which many parents rely on when their children have allergic reactions. The list price of EpiPens had grown to $608 for a two-pack, an increase of more than 500 per cent since 2007. by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press Posted Nov 23, 2016 6:30 pm MDT Last Updated Nov 23, 2016 at 7:01 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email
← Previous Story Marko Curuvija to PICK Szeged! Next Story → Odorhei HC win Challenge Cup! The tournament that will decide the final participant on the Women’s World Championship in Denmark will be played in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 15 to 17 June 2015. The best non-qualified teams from Africa, Asia, Oceania and Pan America will search to book the final ticket available for Denmark on a round robin tournament which will guarantee their participation in Denmark for the summit of the best women’s handball nations in the World.Australia, the Congo and Kazakhstan have secured a spot through their Continental Championships while the final participant on the tournament will be known once the women’s Pan American Championship has been played. The women’s Pan American Championship will take place in Cuba from 21 to 28 May 2015The match schedule for the Event as well as the throw off time will be determined once the final participant to this qualification Event is determined. Only the tournament winner will qualify for the Women’s World Championship which will take place in Denmark in December 2015source: IHF IFIHF
iPad : les prix sont annoncésFrance – Le site du magazine LSA a dévoilé les tarifs des différentes versions de l’iPad sur le marché français.Alors que plus de 300.000 iPad ont été vendus aux États-Unis, la tablette risque de décevoir bon nombre de Français. En effet, détail important : son prix serait nettement supérieur à celui pratiqué outre-Atlantique. En moyenne, les tarifs seraient supérieurs d’une soixantaine d’euros. Par exemple, la version 32 Go sera disponible pour 649 euros, contre 599 dollars aux États-Unis tandis que la version 64 Go sera vendue 749 euros au lieu de 699 dollars. Écart identique en ce qui concerne la version Wi-Fi/3G qui sera disponible fin avril : 679 euros pour la 16 Go contre 629 dollars, et 779 euros pour la 32 Go contre 729 dollars. Enfin, la dernière version (64 Go) sera accessible pour 879 euros contre 829 dollars. D’après Eureka Presse, l’iPad Wi-Fi sera disponible en France fin avril et sa version 3G quelques semaines plus tard.Le 30 mars 2010 à 14:45 • Emmanuel Perrin
Stay on target Cascara’s the Coffee Tea Juice You’ve Never Heard OfIt took this guy 11 hours to make a cup of tea I’m a caffeine enthusiast. I try to moderate these days, but I grew up loving Mountain Dew. I pine for the days of Jolt Cola, and I pick up a bottle or two of Bawls whenever I go to Micro Center (and I usually leave Red Bull, because while it’s the biggest energy drink name, it also tastes like soup made from Flintstones Vitamins bouillion). So when I saw that the Coffee and Tea Festival Festival NYC was last weekend, I shlepped up to Greenpoint to attend.Sadly, the days of comically caffeinated coffee is gone. Coffee and tea have evolved with more subdued sensibilities and aesthetics, and I generally approve of this change if only for the health of my kidneys. I still saw two interesting coffee and tea purveyors at the festival, whose wares I’ve been sipping all day. Javazen is a coffee company that infuses tea into its blends, and Zest Tea is a tea company that sells tea with as much caffeine as coffee.Javazen takes the herbal health and relaxation aspects of tea and adds it to their coffee (which itself is sourced from certified organic coffee farmers in Central and South America, though they don’t get much more specific than that). Their standard Balance blend mixes coffee with matcha green tea (processed Japanese green tea powder, not to be confused with sen cha, hoji cha, or kaki cha, which are leaves and stems more conventionally brewed like tea) and cacao nibs.I dislike matcha as a flavor, so I was pleasantly surprised by the Balance blend’s taste. Hints of cacao came through and made the coffee quite smooth, but I didn’t detect more than a tiny note of matcha (usually a sharp, bitter taste) that actually complimented the coffee flavor. I liked it enough that I picked up a 9-ounce bag of the blend and a new French press (I keep losing them) at the booth.Javazen is currently available in four blends: Balance, Boost, Relax, and Pumpkin Spice. Boost has a higher caffeine content and adds yerba mate and acai. Relax has little caffeine and adds Rooibos tea and Goji berry. Pumpkin Spice adds Tulsi tea to an already Chai-like spice blend. They’re available as regular ground coffee, or you can get boxes of brew bags that let you brew the coffee like tea in a cup. The brew bags are about $1.75 per cup, so the grounds are much, much more economical if not quite as convenient.Zest Tea makes caffeinated tea blends. Black tea (and even green tea) already contains caffeine, but Zest Tea blends add more on top. Each cup of Zest Tea has two to three times the caffeine of a cup of black tea, and as much or slightly more caffeine than a cup of coffee. According to Zest Tea, it produces less jitters and crashes than coffee (Javazen makes the same claim), because of the benefits of the tea basically blunting the edge that just coffee creates.I personally can’t tell, because I get jitters even without caffeine and I don’t usually crash from even chugging energy drinks. However, they make a pretty good tea, and after trying it at the show, I bought a bag of Earl Grey which I’m sipping as I write this. Their Earl Grey has approximately 155 milligrams of caffeine per cup, with a pleasant, bright taste that has a hint of lemon. I can sip it without any sweetener if I don’t steep it for too long, which is very nice to see.Zest Teas come in bag form, which is fortunately much less expensive than Javazen’s brew bags at about $0.50 to $0.60 a bag. Besides Earl Grey, Zest Tea has more herbal flavors like a green-and-mint-tea-based Pomegranate Mojito, an orange-pekoe-and-hibiscus-tea-based Blue Lady, and an orange-pekoe-tea-based Apple Cinnamon.If coffee-tea and tea-coffee seem a bit too normal for you, here’s another brewable beverage purveyor I saw at the festival. Four Sigmatic makes mushroom-based coffees and elixirs. They claim mushrooms have tons of health benefits, so they load up their drink mixes with them. I tried their Stay Awake mushroom coffee mix (with cordyceps and chaga), and, well, it tasted like coffee-flavored mushroom broth. I love mushrooms, and I’d certainly consider drinking their stuff again, but you can’t get away from that mushroom flavor.I got a sample packet of their Mushroom Hot Cacao mix with reishi, which I’m afraid to try. Actually, you know what? I’ll try it now, for you readers.Okay, it’s mixed, currently cooling.Smells very cinnamony.You know what? It’s not terrible. Doesn’t taste like hot chocolate at all, but has a pleasant cocoa and cinnamon flavor. Very relaxing, almost like a thin Abuelita. And unlike the coffee, I can’t taste the mushrooms in it. It’s pretty good.
Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 01 Apr 2015 – As the Department of Social Development and Gender Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Home Affairs, continues to recognize Social Work Month 2015, we celebrate the dedicated and committed Social Workers for the roles they have played in the Turks and Caicos Islands in “Paving the way for change”.The question was asked these serving officers “Why social work?” It is amazing to see that the most common factor is the desire to help others and bring about change in the communities they live and serve.These are the Social Workers of the Turks and Caicos Islands:Nicole WintSocial Worker, South CaicosInline images 2I believe it was Confucius who said “If you choose a job you love, you will never have to work a day in your life.” This is one philosophy that had stuck with me throughout my Social Work Career. The one thing I have always known I would like to do with my life is to assist others and intercede on their behalf.I was the youngest one in my class in College. People habitually asked me what I knew about Social Work being so young. Sometimes I would ask myself the same question but after realizing that my zeal to mediate on the behalf of others would not diminish, I knew I had chosen the right path.Having spent the last eight years as a professional Social Worker, I realize more each day that I am fulfilling my purpose. I am a better person due to my profession. I have learned how to be humble and put the needs of others before my own. Frankly, I would not have it any other way.Olivia DayeSenior Social Worker, ProvidencialesInline images 3I entered the Social Work profession out of a genuine desire to improve the lives of others. Making a difference in someone’s life, no matter how small or how great has always been important to me. As a child growing up, my first career choice was to become a medical doctor and as such, I was mentored by one. I observed my mentor giving of herself to the children of a Children’s Home that was located in close proximity to where she had her private practice. She got so involved to the point where she adopted two of the children from the home.My parents also were highly involved in the nurturing of other children and caring for persons in need within our community. The influence of these positive role models in my life inspired me to make a difference in the lives of others. Working with different personalities of varying background on a day-to day basis has proven to be challenging and sometimes overwhelming but no doubt rewarding. For me, my work is not just an interest but a divine calling. I have been in this profession for 13 years and in spite of the challenges encountered, I am still very passionate about improving the lives of others.Jaala KennedySocial Worker, Grand TurkInline images 4I reflect on the theme for Social Work Month 2015 “Pave the way for Change” and my reason for pursuing the profession of Social Work. I realized that today it is somewhat different from what drove me to become a social worker ten years ago.I initially wanted to empower others. Today I have decided to continue striving in this noble profession because it allows me the opportunity to be empowered myself.The clients I have served and encountered as a Social Worker have amazed me by their unexplainable bravery to fight the odds they daily face by choosing to Believe despite their persecutionsDream beyond their current situationsLive in spite of their limitationsI have recently decided to broaden my prospective and adopt the mindset of many I serve and have dared to believe, dream and live. These are the first three steps needed in paving the way for change in this profession and the world in which we live.Tania Allen-LewisSenior Social Worker, Grand TurkInline images 5To say that Social Work was my first area of interest as a Profession would be disingenuous because my desire was to become a Psychologist. Although this desire was not actualized and has not vanished, I strongly believe that it was my destiny to become a part of the Social Work Profession because of the innate qualities that makes me who I amMatthew 22:14 says that “Many are called but few are chosen”. Throughout my eight years of experience as a Social Worker, there is no doubt in my mind that one has to be chosen for such a Profession as this. I have always been of the opinion that if everyone contributes positively in the communities they live and help their fellow men by way of giving of themselves and their support, this world will be a better place.The theme for Social Work Month 2015 “Social Work pave the way for change” not only encompasses what Social Workers have done to bring about change in their communities but also the positive changes brought about within all of us.Tiffany Thomas-BrowneDeputy Director, Grand TurkInline images 6I first became fascinated with the field of Social Work by observing a Social Worker who was practicing and working directly in the field. I was amazed and excited with the way she conducted investigations, interviews, interacted and engaged the client on a child abuse case.I got my foot wet and was introduced to this field as a Clerical Officer/Welfare Assistant in South Caicos in 1999. I grew a keen interest and became inquisitive on how to become a Social Worker. I observed that there were certain skills that one must possess including: compassion, empathy, problem solving, confidentiality, communication and an overall passion and desire to help people help themselves. What’s most fulfilling about my career is being able to connect, engage and get through to clients; seeing clients follow through with services and eventually leave the system; and providing counseling, mentoring and long-standing programs. We will continue to pave the way for change.Are you committed to our cause? If so, join us! Become a Social Worker and begin paving the way for change. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:recognize, social worker, TCIG Recommended for you Editorial: Listen to your Mama TCI Premier Responds To Beaches’ Letter Announcing Closure Seriously, Sixth Form registration begins at Clement Howell High Aug 15
The market capitalisation of companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) fell to a 10-month low in the concluding week, as overseas investors offloaded shares in the domestic stock market amid growing worries on the Indian economy.The BSE market capitalisation fell to Rs 93.83 trillion on Friday, reaching a level not seen since October 2014. The benchmark BSE Sensex plunged 562 points or 2.2% on the last trading day of the week to close at 25,201 points, posting a 13-month low. Overall, the Sensex lost more than 1,000 points in the week.Banking, auto, real estate, oil and metal stocks saw a massive erosion in their market capitalisation due to a high volatility in the markets.Market capitalisation of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) fell by over 15,300 crore during the week despite the company’s overseas arm buying a 15% stake in Vankorneft, a subsidiary of Russia’s oil giant Rosneft.ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) has reportedly paid $1.25 billion (Rs 8,250 crore) for a stake in Vankorneft, a source familiar with the development told Reuters.Profit booking led to a sell-off in the IT stocks, resulting in a decline in their market capitalisation. IT stocks have shown some strength in the past few weeks due to a deprecating rupee.Weak gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter, concerns on China slowdown, rising crude oil prices and rising expectations over the interest rate hike by the US central bank were the major negatives that hit the markets during the week.
SpaceX has identified the cause of its Crew Dragon capsule explosion in April.A leaky valve reportedly allowed propellant to enter high-pressure helium tubes some 100 milliseconds before the spacecraft’s thrusters were due to ignite.A slug of liquid oxidizer—known as nitrogen tetroxide (NTO)—wound up in a high-pressure system, resulting in a structural failure and, ultimately, an explosion, according to SpaceX.In partnership with NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the aerospace manufacturer led an investigation into the “anomaly.”It helps that the blast happened on land, leaving behind debris and intact parts that are easier to examine than, say, components lost in outer space or scattered across an ocean.The ruined rocket was a test version of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon—a capsule being built for NASA to take astronauts to and from the International Space Station.This particular module was the first Crew Dragon launched into space: In March, the unoccupied vehicle successfully docked with the ISS, before splashing down in the Atlantic Ocean in a flawless test mission.A month and a half later, the spacecraft detonated, sending clouds of orange gas into the Florida sky.“It is worth noting that the reaction between titanium and NTO at high pressure was not expected,” SpaceX said this week, defending the long-established use of titanium on spacecraft “from all around the world.”“Even so, the static fire test and anomaly provided a wealth of data,” the firm continued. “Lessons learned from the test—and other in our comprehensive test campaign—will lead to further improvements in the safety and reliability of SpaceX’s flight vehicles.”The company initially planned to start ferrying astronauts between Earth and the ISS by the end of the summer. It remains unclear whether the April eruption will delay future launches, but SpaceX said it expects its commercial crew program to “stay on track.”More on Geek.com:FCC Allows SpaceX to Fly Starlink Internet Satellites in Lower OrbitSpaceX’s Cute ‘Zero-G Indicator’ Sells Out After Space DebutElon Musk ‘Confident’ SpaceX Ticket to Mars Will Cost Less Than $500K Stay on target Elon Musk’s Cheeky ‘Nuke Mars!’ Post Is Taking Over TwitterSpaceX’s Starhopper Is Ready for Its Biggest Hop Test
Kolkata: The state Forest department has made a significant achievement in bringing down human deaths resulting from conflict with elephants across the state.Statistics recently compiled by the department has revealed that the number of persons killed in human-elephant conflict, which was 89 in 2014-15, has come down to 52 in 2018-19. The number of persons injured in connection with jumbo attacks has also dropped drastically from 102 in 2014-15 to 33 in 2018-19. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataThe fall in the number of deaths has been more or less the same in both North Bengal and South Bengal forests. There have been instances when the jumbos had entered villages adjoining forest areas and caused havoc at farmlands, resulting in damage to crops. “However, strong vigil from Forest department officials has also resulted in improvement, with crop damage caused by the pachyderms being much less. 8,340 hectares of farmland was damaged in 2014-15, which has come down to 416 hectares in 2018-19,” a senior official of the Forest department said. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateThe damage caused by elephants to village huts has also fallen from 4,357 to 336 in number, in the last five years. “Fire torches are used to scare away the animals but there has not been a single case of inflicting torture on the animals,” the official added. The Forest department has been constantly undertaking measures to address the issue of human-elephant conflict. Habitat improvement for the jumbos, regular awareness generation campaigns, rapid response force of the department, regular training of staff etc. are some of the steps that have been taken. “The Airavat vehicles equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for better management of conflicts between elephants and villagers living near forests that were launched in September 2017, have also yielded good results,” the official said. The vehicles are GPS-enabled and have space to keep tranquilliser guns, which are needed to control marauding elephants. The department is also maintaining liaison with the Railways and holds meetings every month to prevent elephant deaths on railway tracks, which still pose a major concern. Till December 2017, as many as 30 elephants had died in Bengal after being hit by speeding trains in the last five years. “We are trying to use technology in rail tracks to curb jumbo deaths. Three censor-based technologies- seismic, acoustic and infrared, have been exhibited in detail at a national level workshop in Chalsa in November last year. The technology can be interlinked with artificial intelligence to track movement of tuskers or other animals along rail tracks,” the official added.
She may have told only her partner and her parents, but data collected by Castlight Health could predict a female employee’s pregnancy before she has announced the news to her co-workers.The San Francisco-based company will make this determination by looking at a woman’s age, the ZIP code she lives in, the number of children who live in this woman’s household, the woman’s search history within the platform’s internal health resource library, what doctors the woman has visited lately, whether a woman has filled a prescription for prenatal vitamins, whether a woman has filled a prescription for birth control and other related digitized data. If the Castlight Health analytics software thinks that a woman may be pregnant, its system sends the individual relevant, personalized health information and advice within the platform.The goal is to empower employees to make better decisions about their health, says Alka Tandon, the Castlight Action product lead. Pregnancy is just one of any number of health conditions that the Castlight Health system can predict. Others include lower back pain, diabetes, hip and knee issues that may require surgery and cardiac care.These conditions be disruptive, expensive or even tragic, so getting personalized healthcare advice when you need it can be crucial — such as when taking steps to prevent a future child from being born with a birth defect. But this peek into the future comes with a high price.“Let’s be clear: There is always risk,” says Kevin Johnson, CEO of the cybersecurity firm Secure Ideas, a team of white-hat hackers paid by companies to break into their security systems. “If anybody tells you that there is no risk involved, punch them in the throat because they are lying to you.”Image credit: ShutterstockYour doctor has your personal health information. So does your insurance company. Now, many companies give employees the option to invite a third-party analytics company into the exam room. That means more eyeballs on your chart — and more potential cracks for that information to get out, according to Johnson.Related: Ready, Set, Hack: Pentagon Invites Hackers to Break Into its Computer SystemsThe question here — and with all exchanges of information in the digital realm — is whether the risk to the individual is worth it. Will this data actually help you make better health decisions? The potential benefits are huge — life changing — but the risks are just as great. The danger of having your health information tampered with is greater than the danger of having almost any other information tampered with. If your credit card security is breached, you can order a new credit card. It’s annoying, Johnson says, but it’s not going to put your life in jeopardy.In some cases, you may not become aware that your health information was tampered with until it’s too late. Johnson explains how this scenario could work. “One of the reasons that people steal health records is to qualify for insurance for themselves. So this person who has stolen my health records so that they can get healthcare is allergic to penicillin, but I am not,” he says. “All of a sudden, I have an emergency and my lungs are having problems, I am sick, I go to the hospital, they pull up my medical records, and because of this bad guy, they now believe that I am allergic to penicillin, so they don’t use it even though it would be the most effective treatment.”The business of analyzing your healthcare data.Healthcare costs have ballooned in the U.S. Employers are hiring these outside, third-party healthcare tech companies because there is more data and computing power than ever before. The goal is both to empower individuals to be proactive in their own care and to lower overall healthcare costs for employers.Image credit: ShutterstockFor example, Castlight Health’s software may help steer an employee away from costly back surgery to a less invasive, cheaper alternative. With the software, every employee gets access to a single, personalized healthcare dashboard that breaks down options by cost. In a testimonial on Castlight Health’s website, IT infrastructure services company Pomeroy said it had been facing projections that healthcare costs for its 3,500 employees would increase by 50 percent over the next four years. It’s been able to save millions of dollars on healthcare costs since implementing Castlight’s software.That has made healthcare tech big business. Other Castlight Health customers include Adobe, CVS Health, Nielsen and Viacom. Last year, Castlight Health had total revenues of $75.3 million, up 65 percent from 2014.Related: Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate AmericaAnother healthcare tech company, Dallas-headquartered HealthMine, collects historic health data from medical and prescription claims, biometric data from fitness and activity trackers and laboratory data from national labs that handle blood screening. Other data that HealthMine uses, such as an individual’s health and exercise habits, is self-reported. All of that information is used to generate a personal health score for employees. That health score is designed to provide recommendations that people understand — and allow them to fully comprehend diagnoses.“If you are diagnosed with hyperlipidemia, do you even know what hyperlipidemia is? Do you know what impact that has onto your life and your lifestyle?” asks Christopher Chang, the company’s chief technology officer. HealthMine aims to make sure the answer to both of those questions is yes.HealthMine does not disclose financial information, but companies like it are part of an exploding sector of the economy sitting at the intersection of healthcare and technology. By 2020, the global healthcare IT market is expected to reach $104.5 billion, according to a report from San Francisco-based market research and consulting company Grand View Research. In the coming years, investors are expected to seek out companies driving innovation around digitizing and integrating health records systems, the report predicts.Playing offense when it comes to privacy concerns.To be sure, these healthcare technology companies are aware of the fence they are dancing on. They understand that consumers are always living with the fear of their private medical information being compromised. “This is definitely a concern that we have addressed from the very beginning as we started to build the product,” says Tandon of Castlight. “It was one that we heard a lot from folks that we interviewed before we even wrote a single line of code.”Castlight keeps all of the data it collects about employees confidential, and its software is HIPAA compliant. “Employers that use our system never, under any circumstance, see individual employee data … the employee data is anonymized, aggregated,” says Jim Rivas, a spokesperson for Castlight, in an email with Entrepreneur.Instead, the Castlight software is able to see the size of a group of no fewer than 40 employees who may be at-risk for a specific condition. Then, Castlight can send tailored recommendations and advice. The minimum size of the at-risk group that Castlight contacts is almost four times the minimum size of 11 individuals for research cells that Medicare and Medicaid require, according to the Research Data Assistance Center for those using Medicare or Medicaid data. Image credit: Ariel Skelley | Getty ImagesRelated: The 12 Trends That Will Drive the Tech Conversation Over the Next YearTo ensure these messages aren’t too invasive, each one goes through a nearly two-day consumer testing process. “If, at any point in those 40 hours, the content is flagged as creepy or insensitive or too personal, we will throw out that content and start again,” Tandon says.At HealthMine, there are only a select few people within the company who have access to data tied to a person’s name. HealthMine also trains support staff to be hyper-vigilant in sniffing out fraudsters who try to break into technical systems by smooth-talking customer service agents. Often data breaches are the result of human error, not technical error, Chang says.And there’s always a way for employees to opt out, although knowledge of the extent of these programs plays a large role, Johnson says. Often, new employees are largely oblivious to what they are agreeing to in the first-day blur on a new job. “This idea that you have to ‘opt in’ sounds really, really, good, but when you start to think about benefits, when you start to think about the amount of paperwork people fill out when they join a company, nobody understands everything they are opting in to,” Johnson says. “So, that isn’t really a protection.”Transparency does go a long way, Chang says. “We explain exactly why we are gathering information, how they might benefit from this, and we try to create a habit loop: What is in it for me? What can I do about it? What do I get out of it?” he says. “You either trust or you don’t trust your employer. And if you don’t trust your employer and you believe that such data will be used against you, you simply opt out. You don’t have to participate.”HealthMine, healthcare management firm Jiff and Castlight Health all encrypt data both at rest and in transit, each company says. That’s a bit technical-wonky, but while it’s relatively standard practice for data to be encrypted, or scrambled, while it’s traveling from one source to another, encrypting data while it is at rest is a higher level of data protection than most companies employ. Having data encrypted at rest means that even if a hacker were able to penetrate a server where data is stored, the hacker would not be able to understand or retrieve that data.CEO Derek Newell (center, striped shirt) working with his team at a Jiff office.Image credit: JiffWe are more willing than ever to live our lives online, but our health information is still private. Consumers are living more and more of their lives online. Our expectations of privacy are being outweighed daily by the desire to get feedback and information. Mark Zuckerberg is partially to thank, or blame, for that.“In the last five years, with the explosion of smartphones and especially social media, people are just so much more comfortable. LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram, their lives are online and are shared largely publicly so their tolerance for sharing, they are more likely to share now than they were five years ago for sure,” says Derek Newell, CEO of Jiff.Related: 5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Health CareEven as consumers live more and more of their lives online in a public format, they are still more hesitant to share health information than they are to post their latest vacation snapshots on Instagram. “Let’s say Facebook took people from willing to share 10 percent to willing to share 90 percent in their personal lives. We have gone from 1 percent willingness to share in the same time period to maybe 50 percent willingness to share” personal health information, Newell says. “People do not want their health information shared in any public way.”Image credit: Portra Images | Getty ImagesMountain View, Calif-headquartered company Jiff works with large corporate clients including Johnson & Johnson, Qualcomm, Activision Blizzard and Red Bull. In addition to gathering medical and biometric data, Jiff uses the search history of employees within the Jiff healthcare system to classify individuals in one of five categories depending on their engagement with their own healthcare: engaged, aspirational, independent, unmotivated, moderate. The company adjusts its outreach to employees based on their personality category.Beyond manila folders.Doctor’s offices aren’t going back to a world filled with manila folders that could easily be misplaced or stolen. Going forward, we are going to have to find a way to manage in a reality where our healthcare data is online and more and more parties are sifting through and sorting it for us.Customers of these third-party data analytics companies need to demand that the companies have gone through rigorous third-party cyber security checks, says Johnson, who runs a company that does just that.Also, one opportunity for the world of healthcare technology to become more secure is for there to be a centrally regulated database that all healthcare data checks against. Then, any malfeasance could be noticed, tracked and flagged. “A great business opportunity is out there right now for somebody right now to solve the problem of the decentralized medical records,” Johnson says.Related: Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 BusinessesAbout 15 percent of employees opt out of using Jiff’s healthcare software, Newell says. But that means that a solid majority of employees working in companies that Jiff serves opt in. Individuals are willing to take on some level of risk in sharing personal data if they get a service in exchange that improves their life, he says.HealthMine says it’s not in the business of convincing customers to participate in its program. Instead, it presents the potential benefits and lets individuals measure their own temperature for perceived risk.“What we do is expose the value proposition to them such that it outweighs what they perceive as the risks,” Chang says. “It’s no different from you getting up in the morning and getting in a car, bus or subway and going to work and understanding that there is an innate risk in doing so. It’s not our job to basically tell you what you think is risky or not.” 12 min read June 3, 2016 Register Now » Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. 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Microsoft Desktop App Converter Guide by Martin Brinkmann on August 22, 2016 in Development – Last Update: August 22, 2016 – 6 commentsMicrosoft showcased its Desktop App Converter program some time ago to highlight how easy it is to convert some desktop programs to Universal Apps format.The main idea behind the tool was to make it easier for developers to turn legacy desktop programs for Windows into Store apps.Programs turned into apps this way would benefit from Store-exclusive features such as security sandboxing. Developers may furthermore benefit from extra exposure on Windows Store.The Desktop App Converter that Microsoft released some time ago is still only available as a preview. The program is being worked on, and updates are released regularly that introduce new features or fix issues.Microsoft Desktop App ConverterYou may only install and run the Desktop App Converter if your computer meets the following requirements:Windows 10 Anniversary Update installed on Enterprise or Pro edition.64-bit processor.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization and Second Level Address Translation (SLAT). Most modern cpus should support those.You may only convert installer files and not portable programs.Converted apps may only be deployed to 64-bit Windows devices.Desktop App Converter SetupFirst thing you need to do is download a couple of files to your system as you require them to install the Desktop App Converter on the computer. Please note that one of the files is a Windows base image that has a size of 3.3 Gigabyte.Visit the official Microsoft download page for the Desktop App Converter. Click on the download button, and select DesktopAppConverter.zip and one of the base images. The Base Images are based on different versions of Windows. Version 14939 is the Anniversary Update version. You need to select the base image that matches your Windows version.There is a doc file as well that you may want to download as it offers information on the tool.Also, download the Windows Software Development Kit for Windows 10 from here. I have downloaded the Windows Standalone SDK for Windows 10, but there are others.Extract the DesktopAppConverter.zip file once it is downloaded. I suggest you move the downloaded BaseImage file to the same directory as it makes it a bit easier during setup.To start the setup, do the following:Tap on the Windows-key, type cmd.exe, hold down Shift and Ctrl, and hit enter. This opens an elevated command prompt.Type powershell.I suggest you use the cd command to go to the DesktopAppConverter directory, e.g. cd c:\DesktopAppConverter.Run the command: Set-ExecutionPolicy bypassRun the command: DesktopAppConverter.ps1 -Setup -BaseImage BaseImage-14939.wim -VerboseSetup runs automatically from that point onward. Please note that you need to restart the PC before you can start converting programs into apps.Windows will update during reboot, and open a PowerShell command prompt automatically when the desktop loads. Setup is then completed, and you may start using the program to convert programs to apps.Using the Desktop App ConverterThe app converter may converter legacy Win32 programs or Microsoft .NET Framework 4.61 programs to the UWP format.Run the command get-help .\DesktopAppConverter.ps1 -detailed to get detailed information about the parameters and options that the converter supports.To convert a program, run the following command:.\DesktopAppConverter.ps1 -Installer C:\Installer\MyApp.exe -InstallerArguments “/S” -Destination C:\Output\MyApp -PackageName “MyApp” -Publisher “CN=publishername” -Version 0.0.0.1 -MakeAppx -VerboseYou need to adjust the command, for instance to match the program path and name of the program you want converted, the name, publisher and version. Please note that version seems to reject too short or too long versions. The compiler will throw an error if you use 0.8 or 1 in the command. Use four digits, that works, so that version 0.8 shows as 0.8.0.0 in the command.You may get other error messages, but the messages usually point you in the right direction so that you know what went wrong.If the command is accepted, the following happens:Checks are performed to make sure the environment meets all requirements.Checks are performed on the selected installer.The output directory is created if it does not exist.The Conversion environment is set up.The installer is run inside an isolated environment.The resultThe Desktop App Converter tool creates an .appx package which is the UWP version of the program. You can run the following command on an elevated PowerShell command prompt window to test the new app before signing it:Add-AppxPackage -Path PATHTOAppxManifest.xml -RegisterReplace PATHTOAppxManifest.xml with the path to the manifest file. You find it in the same directory as the .appx package.You may then run the app like any other using the Start Menu. 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The University of Cyprus (UCy) announced on Wednesday that it has undertaken, in cooperation with seven other organisations from Cyprus, Greece and Israel, a new European programme aimed at reducing the harmful effects of desert dust storms (DDS) to human health.The €3.3m programme, titled “Mitigating the Health Effects of Desert Dust Storms Using Exposure-Reduction Approaches” (Medea), aims at establishing scientific evidence for the adoption of a strategic plan to reduce the effects of desert storm dust on human health in south-east Europe.According to an announcement, Cyprus, Greece and Israel are the Mediterranean countries most affected by desert storm dust.“Over the past 15 years, several scientific studies have shown that desert dust storm episodes, mainly from the deserts of the Sahara and the Arabian Peninsula, have increased in number and intensity in the Eastern Mediterranean countries, possibly due to desertification, climate variability and global warming,” the announcement said.European authorities, it said, believe that these incidents are impossible to prevent, “tolerate them tacitly as harmless” and calculate them into their national daily and annual air quality limits for particulate matter up to 10 microns (PM10).“In fact, however, recent scientific data from epidemiological studies associate exposure to PM10 during desert dust storm episodes with significant increases in mortality and hospital admissions with cardiovascular and respiratory problems,” it said.It added that there is an urgent need for European Union policies to be modernised to reduce population exposure to PM10 and to enhance the flexible adaptation of EU citizens, populations and organisations to the increasing incidence and intensity of desert dust storm episodes.“The ultimate goal of the Medea project is to demonstrate that a strategy for adapting to DDS incidents is feasible and effective and to provide relevant documentation to EU decision-makers,” it said.Head of the programme is Professor of Paediatrics and Paediatric Pulmonology at the UCy medical school, Dr Panagiotis Gialouros, with main associate researchers Adjunct Professor of the medical school from the Harvard School of Public Health Dr. Petros Koutrakis and Assistant Professor of the University of Technology (TEPAK) Dr Stefania Papatheodorou.The other Cypriot organisations that participate in the four-year programme that is to begin in September, are TEPAK, the Department of Air Quality, the Meteorological Service, and the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation. You May LikeTruthFinder People Search SubscriptionOne Thing All Liars Have in Common, Brace YourselfTruthFinder People Search SubscriptionUndoFigLeaf Beta AppHow to Become Fully Anonymous Online in Less Than 3 Minutes? Better safe than sorryFigLeaf Beta AppUndoCity BeautyDo This To Fix Sagging Jowls Without SurgeryCity BeautyUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoIsraeli rape suspects freed, woman who alleged assault arrested (Updated)UndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoby Taboolaby Taboola
By Elias HazouA DELEGATION of Houston-based Noble Energy is reportedly in town to talk shop over a potential deal for an onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, while an energy official has stressed that the window for such a terminal may be fast closing.Daily Politis wrote that a Noble team has arrived for more talks geared at a final LNG project agreement with the government. The on-and-off talks, described by the government as “ongoing,” began last year, were halted in November, then were set to resume in earnest in January of this year but never did – until now.The Mail learns that at least two senior Noble officials – Barry Shelden (Cyprus Business Unit Manager) and Greg Beard (Commercial Manager, Cyprus LNG) – are currently on the island, but it was not clear whether they’re part of the mission cited by Politis.Mike Efthymiou, a non-executive director with the Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC) and special adviser to the President on energy affairs, told Politis there still exists an opportunity for Cyprus to pool its gas reserves with Israel’s massive Leviathan gas field in a mooted LNG plant at Vassilikos.Currently, Cyprus’ proven gas reserves are on their own insufficient to warrant operation of an onshore LNG facility.The proposal for joint Cyprus-Israeli exports – initially floated by Noble’s Leviathan partner Delek – dates back to 2010 or 2011.Late last year, Noble unveiled their development plans for their East Med gas finds. The first phase of development would see Noble and their partners supply Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan. The second phase is a floating LNG (FLNG), and the third phase is regional supply agreements – with Turkey, Egypt and lastly Cyprus being potential destinations.Efthymiou conceded that, where the Leviathan project is concerned, the FLNG option is gaining ground over a land-based solution, diminishing the prospects for an LNG terminal in Cyprus. He said the government is currently assessing “all options,” though the onshore facility remains its number one strategic choice.Eftymiou opined that a Cyprus LNG plant is still possible. But time is running out – the Leviathan partners are expected to reach a decision on the second phase of development (FLNG) by autumn. That in turn indicates that discussions between the government here and Noble over the next few weeks or months will be critical.At any rate, were a final LNG project agreement with Noble to be clinched, that would not mean a land-based terminal is a dead cert; such a deal would most likely feature get-out clauses for both parties.Alternatively, should an agreement with Noble fail to materialise, that is not the end of the road for the onshore LNG project due to the possibility of additional discoveries in other Cypriot concessions.ENI-KOGAS are expected to drill sometime in the summer, and France’s Total will start exploration in the second half of next year. And Noble is planning a second exploratory well in their Block 12 concession by the end of 2014.As it stands, the Aphrodite prospect in Block 12 contains 3.2 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas, at a 90 per cent probability – the probability that energy companies rely on when making commercial decisions. At a 50 per cent probability, Aphrodite has 3.6 tcf to 6 tcf.Hypothetically, if it were possible for the 3.2 tcf to be monetised, it would fetch some $10bn in profit, 60 per cent of which would go to Cyprus, said gas expert Charles Ellinas.He noted, moreover, that by the time Cyprus is able to export LNG to Europe – as an alternative to Russian gas, as media outlets have been suggesting amid the Ukraine crisis – the pricing would not be viable.That’s because the cost of building a pipeline and an LNG plant would be in the area of $8 to $9 per million British thermal units (BTU), not including even regasification expenses.But LNG in Europe by that time (after 2020) is expected to go for $9 to $10 per million BTU – not much of a profit margin for Cyprus and its partners.The only way exports to Europe would be commercially viable is via ships transporting gas from floating LNG platforms, said Ellinas.Meanwhile, in an interview with Bloomberg, energy minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said Cyprus will have “a pretty good idea” of its gas and hydrocarbon reserves within about 12 to 15 months.Lakkotrypis said ENI and KOGAS will start intensive exploration within weeks in their licenses in blocks 2, 3 and 9, a campaign to last 12 to 18 months.You May LikeLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoKelley Blue BookYou Won’t Believe How Affordable These Ford Car Models AreKelley Blue BookUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCruise passenger airlifted to Paphos hospitalUndoRemand for pair in alleged property fraud (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboola
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