Archive : 上海夜网SU

Schumacher is being treated in Paris Hospital secretly: Reports

first_img COMMENT The Formula 1 star Michael Schumacher is secretly admitted in a hospital in Paris and will be treated with cutting-edge stem-cell therapy, as reported by a local newspaper of France. The F1 Champ suffered a fatal head injury in an accident that took place while skiing in the French Alps in 2013. There has been no appearance of Schumacher ever since as his family is maintaining strict privacy. Earlier reports suggested that he is bedridden and various treatment are being done. The hospital, however, refused to comment on it stating privacy issues. READ: Michael Schumacher Update: Formula 1 Legend In Paris For Cell TherapySecrecy maintained over the treatmentAlong with the Paris hospital Georges-Pompidou, the manager of Schumacher also denied commenting on the treatment. The report even claimed that according to its sources, Schumacher was twice in the same hospital earlier with a different name with a team of doctors. It even said that there are over ten guards with few equipped with earphones to keep a check on the patient. The family is strict about the privacy of their patient. His home at Geneva is surrounded by forest and huge walls to protect him from unnecessary limelight. This year in January, his family issued a statement where they said that he is in the best of hands. READ: F1 Pays Tribute To Stricken Schumacher On His 50th BirthdayThe fatal accidentOn December 29 of 2013, Michael Schumacher went for skiing with his son Mick in the French Alps. While skiing he met with a deadly accident where he fell and his head hit a rock. There were really serious and lethal even though he was wearing a helmet to protect him. The doctors treated him said that if he had not been wearing a helmet, he would have died in the accident. Schumacher had to undergo many surgeries since then of the seriousness of his condition. He was also put into a medically induced coma due to the traumatic brain injury. In the year 2014, there were reports that he is paralysed and is also suffering from memory problems. The world’s favourite Formula One player hasn’t been seen since then and many reports came suggesting a lot of things about his health. Reports earlier this year suggested that his condition is improving and all is being done to get him back to normal. Schumacher has a lot of die-hard fans across the world who really wish for his speedy recovery.READ: ‘Very Similar’: Ferrari Chief Sees Shades Of Father In Mick SchumacherREAD: Chip Off The Old Block: Mick Schumacher Wins Key Formula Racing Crown First Published: 10th September, 2019 20:54 IST Last Updated: 10th September, 2019 23:27 IST Schumacher Is Being Treated In Paris Hospital Secretly: Reports Michael Schumacher is secretly admitted in a hospital in Paris and will be treated with cutting-edge stem-cell therapy, as reported by a local French newspaper. 1 year ago ‘Queen of Indian track and field’ PT Usha gets nominated for IAAF’s Veteran Pin LIVE TV WE RECOMMEND SUBSCRIBE TO US Avantika Shukla center_img FOLLOW US 1 year ago CWG 2022 | Shooter Heena Sidhu and National Rifle Association back IOA’s call to boycott event over non-inclusion of shooting WATCH US LIVE 1 year ago Red tide sweeps Milan as Ferrari and Italian GP mark 90th anniversary 1 year ago Manu Bhaker secures India’s 7th Olympic quota in shooting, misses medal narrowly Written By 11 months ago Michael Schumacher update: Formula 1 legend in Paris for cell therapylast_img read more

Fantasy Injury Updates: Julian Edelman, Will Fuller, Ryan Griffin among key Week 14 active/inactive worries

first_imgInjured WRs and TEs are wreaking havoc on the first round of the fantasy playoffs, as T.Y. Hilton, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Evan Engram, Gerald Everett, and Greg Olsen have already been declared out (and Adam Thielen is “doubtful”). There are also a few key pass-catchers (Julian Edelman, Will Fuller, Marquise Brown, Ryan Griffin, David Njoku) who enter the weekend with “questionable” tags, and at least a couple figure to be true game-time decisions. We’ll have the latest updates below throughout the day to help with your Week 14 fantasy start ’em, sit ’em decisions. For updates on injured RBs Josh Jacobs and Jordan Howard, click here; for the Week 14 weather report, click here. Follow us on Twitter for more news and updates @SN_Fantasy. WEEK 14 NON-PPR RANKINGS:Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | KickerIs Julian Edelman playing Week 14?UPDATE: Edelman is officially ACTIVE.Edelman (shoulder) is “questionable” for what feels like the 14th-straight week, but once again, he’s in no danger of missing this week’s game. Despite a tough matchup on paper against the Chiefs, Edelman is a must-start in all formats. WEEK 14 DFS LINEUPS:DK Cash | DK GPP | FD Cash | FD GPP | Y! Cash | Y! GPPIs Will Fuller playing Week 14?UPDATE 2: Fuller is officially OUT. UPDATE: Fuller is expected to miss Week 14, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Fuller (hamstring) got in limited practices all week, and he figures to be a true game-time decisions for Sunday’s early-afternoon game against Denver. If Fuller plays, consider him a boom-or-bust WR3, as he is most weeks. If he’s out, bump up Kenny Stills into WR3 territory. WEEK 14 PPR RANKINGS: Running back | Wide receiver | Tight endMarquise Brown injury updateUPDATE: Brown is officially ACTIVE.Brown (ankle) is once again “questionable” despite practicing most of the week. This is fairly common for him, so it’s likely he suits up for Sunday’s early-afternoon game against the Bills. The exciting rookie has been the definition of a boom-or-bust WR3 this year. Given his matchup against Buffalo’s stout secondary, he’s riskier than usual in all formats, but we thought that two weeks ago against the Rams when he caught two scores. If you need higher-ceiling players in your lineup, you can stick with Brown. MORE WEEK 14: Sleepers | Busts | Start ’em, sit ’emIs David Njoku playing Week 14?UPDATE: Njoku is officially ACTIVE. Njoku (wrist) has been officially activated from injured reserve and is fully expected to play on Sunday against the Bengals. Njoku hasn’t played since Week 2, so it’s tough to know what to expect here, but given his talent level and the relatively soft defense he’ll be facing, he’s a legit low-end TE1 this week. MORE WEEK 14 DFS: Stacks | Values | Lineup Builder Ryan Griffin injury updateUPDATE: Griffin is officially ACTIVE. Griffin (illness) manged to get in limited practices on Thursday and Friday, but he’s still listed as “questionable” for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins.Considering he got some practice time in, it’s unlikely he’ll miss the game like teammate Le’Veon Bell. As long as he’s active, have him in your lineup. If he’s out, Daniel Brown and Trevon Wesco will split time at tight end.last_img read more

United States bans most government scientists from travel to Cuba

first_img By Richard StoneNov. 28, 2017 , 4:50 PM HAVANA—To celebrate its 80th anniversary, the Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK) here is throwing a birthday bash: a conference next week that several U.S. collaborators were planning to attend. All but one has backed out, says IPK virologist María Guadalupe Guzmán. Some, she says, were unsettled by recent claims that U.S. diplomats in Cuba suffered what the Department of State has described as “health attacks.” And two researchers with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told IPK they had to pull out because agency officials forbade them from traveling to Cuba.Three years after the United States and Cuba announced the restoration of diplomatic relations, the atmosphere for cooperation has grown sharply chillier. In June, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he would roll back the rapprochement, and his administration followed through last month with rules that limit travel to Cuba from the United States, and where Americans can spend money on the island. The new regulations don’t explicitly target science and have exemptions for academics. (The CDC referred Science to the State Department; a spokesperson explained that “short-term travel by U.S. government officials to Cuba is currently limited to those involved with the ongoing investigation” into the alleged attacks.) And the closure of the U.S. consulate here in October means that Cubans must travel to a third country to apply for a U.S. visa, all but shutting down visits by Cuban scientists to the United States.The United States’s “new hostile policy towards Cuba undermines confidence” in joint research, says Luis Montero-Cabrera, a chemist at the University of Havana. The Trump administration, adds John Van Horn, a neuroscientist at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, “has likely shut the door to many U.S.-Cuban interactions.” FRANKLIN REYES/ASSOCIATED PRESS Click to view the privacy policy. Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*) An insecticide fog fills the air in Havana after fumigation against the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Country * Afghanistan Aland Islands Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia, Plurinational State of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Christmas Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d’Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard Island and McDonald Islands Holy See (Vatican City State) Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran, Islamic Republic of Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People’s Democratic Republic Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macao Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Moldova, Republic of Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Norway Oman Pakistan Palestine Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Qatar Reunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Barthélemy Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Martin (French part) Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten (Dutch part) Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Vietnam Virgin Islands, British Wallis and Futuna Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwecenter_img United States bans most government scientists from travel to Cuba Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! Country Email The toxic political atmosphere injects uncertainty into several budding initiatives. One focuses on arboviruses, mosquito-borne pathogens that include the Zika, chikungunya, and dengue viruses. After a call for proposals on arbovirus research with Cuba, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved in June four 1-year grants, each paying up to $50,000. Modest by U.S. standards, the grants—administered by CRDF Global, a nonprofit in Arlington, Virginia—are a bonanza for Cuban scientists, who have scarce resources for research. IPK won all four grants, including studies of dengue immunity and tests of the Wolbachia bacterium’s ability to tamp down arbovirus transmission.According to Guzmán, NIH informed IPK that the grants have been “put on hold.” An NIH spokesperson was unable to confirm the grants’ status before Science went to press. A CRDF official says the holdup is not political; it involves long-standing difficulties in transferring funds to Cuba.Other U.S. science activities on the island are in limbo. In 2015, Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, became the first NIH awardee ever to receive funds for use in Cuba, says Arachu Castro, director of Tulane’s Collaborative Group for Health Equity in Latin America. “We continue to plan joint research and teaching activities,” Castro says, “but in light of the new U.S. regulations, we are mindful of the need to have a plan B.” Contingency planning is also underway at USC, which last year inked an agreement with the Cuban Center for Neuroscience here. And Cuba’s Ministry of Public Health is unsure whether a memorandum of understanding signed in June 2016 with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services continues to carry weight. “We don’t know what will happen,” says the health ministry’s Ileana Morales Suárez. “But we aren’t ready to give up on exchanges with U.S. scientists.”The news for Cuban science is not entirely dispiriting. In October, the European Union’s flagship research program, Horizon 2020, announced it would allow Cubans to apply for grants together with European colleagues. And some U.S. collaborations remain on track. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sponsored a joint research cruise last summer with the National System of Protected Areas of Cuba (SNAP) that circumnavigated the island, assessing coral reefs. This month, SNAP will host several U.S. scientists here to discuss next steps, including joint publications.But SNAP’s workshop is an exception, as U.S. visits to Cuba are tapering. About 80% of U.S. chemists who signed up to attend Hot Topics 2018, a workshop here in January on chemistry collaborations, have pulled out, Montero-Cabrera says. (Several U.S. scientists confirmed to Science that they will not attend.) And it’s more daunting than ever for Cubans to reach the United States. Cubans seeking visas are being steered to other U.S. embassies—prohibitively expensive trips for many Cuban scientists. IPK had planned to send five young scientists to the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston for training in molecular studies of arboviruses and how to organize a bank of viral strains. It’s unclear when that will happen, Guzmán says.Earlier this week, two UTMB scientists ran a workshop at IPK on how to safely operate its new biocontainment laboratory. Now, Guzmán is wondering when she will have another chance to work with U.S. colleagues. “I suppose this is the last activity we do together” for the foreseeable future, she says.last_img read more