Ebola kills 2 more doctors in Sierra Leone – CTV News

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Clarence Roy-MacAulay, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 6, 2014 9:24AM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 6, 2014 9:33AM EST FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Two more Sierra Leonean doctors have died from Ebola, further depleting the West African country’s ability to respond to the devastating outbreak, health officials said Saturday. The deaths bring the number of Sierra Leonean doctors killed by Ebola to nine. The disease is spread through the bodily fluids of people showing symptoms and people who have died of the disease. Because transmission requires close contact with those fluids, health workers are among the most at risk of contracting it and hundreds have become infected in this outbreak. Dr. Thomas Rogers, who…

SA astronomers discover black hole system – Eyewitness News

Sending failed. It’s possible that the address you are trying to mail is unsubscribed from EWN mailers. SA astronomers discover black hole system Email Share Print Keep for later Keep for later FILE: A team of South African astronomers, led by Roger Daene has discovered a triple massive black hole system. Multimedia Previous line Next line one day ago Eyewitness News | CAPE TOWN – A team of South African astronomers has discovered a triple super massive black hole system. The research team, funded by the South African Square Kilometre Array, was led by Cape Town astronomer Roger Daene. He says many more black holes are expected to be discovered. “The way in which we…

Why Subaru has the longest-lasting midsize sedan on the road – Torque News

The all-new 2015 Subaru Legacy sedan is about to make its dealer debut. Why are its roots important? With the 2015 Subaru Legacy sedan about to make its dealer launch here in the U.S, we can go back to its roots and learn what makes it a good car for sedan buyers. Subaru has been long criticized for their cheaper interiors and boxy styling, but they have been known to last longer than many brands. Based on findings from Polk, who is an automotive data information gathering organization, they have found that 96 percent of Subaru Legacy sedans are still on the road today. In fact they say that 96 percent of all Subaru cars…

23-Kilo Tumor Removed From Woman’s Abdomen – Discovery News

Bulgarian surgeons removed a giant tumor that weighed 23 kilograms (50.7 pounds) from a woman’s abdomen on Monday, likening the curious case to something out of an old medical textbook. The 67-year-old patient was hospitalized with complications and high temperature after a flu. But doctors from the university obstetrics and gynecology hospital in Sofia discovered that a giant mass was squeezing a number of vital organs. “We removed a 23-kilo tumor, which is the size of a seven- or eight-year-old child,” surgeon Bozhidar Slavchev said in a hospital statement. “I have not seen such a bad case of neglected health in my entire long-time career,” he added. The woman told the doctors she had known…

Blu-ray successor plan unveiled by Sony and Panasonic – BBC News

29 July 2013 Last updated at 15:09 ET Falling Blu-ray film prices have been unable to prevent a fall in demand for disc-based movies Sony and Panasonic have announced plans for a successor to Blu-ray discs. The firms say they want to develop an optical disc capable of holding at least 300 gigabytes of data by the end of 2015. By contrast, normal dual-layer Blu-rays can only hold up to 50GB. Sony has previously said that 4K ultra-high-definition movies – which offer four times the resolution of 1080p video – were likely to take up more than 100GB of space. It recently launched a device that allows 4K films to be streamed over the internet,…

Kim heading back to spotlight, but not at Kylie’s expense – New York Daily News

The world’s about to go Kimsane. Kim Kardashian will be smoked out of hiding at her mom, Kris Jenner’s, place by her sister Kylie Jenner’s Sweet 16 party on Aug. 17 — but she plans on stepping out publicly before then so as not to steal Kylie’s thunder, Confidenti@l can exclusively reveal. “Believe it or not, it’s not all about Kim,” says a source. “She really wants to go to Kylie’s party, and when it comes to the family, Kris wants everyone there. Kim is just working with Kris to figure out the best plan of action.” The new mom and her momager have been in discussions for Kim to make that first public appearance…

Young Teens at Raised Risk of Kidney Transplant Failure: Study – U.S. News & World Report

MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) — Teens who receive a kidney transplant may be at increased risk of transplant failure, and the risk is especially high among young black patients, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 169,000 patients in the United States who received a first kidney transplant between 1987 and 2010. Patients who were aged 14 to 16 when they received their first transplant had the highest risk of transplant failure, beginning at one year after transplant and increasing at three, five and 10 years after transplant, said Dr. Kenneth Andreoni, of the University of Florida, Gainesville, and colleagues. In this age group, the risk of transplant failure was highest among…

Yellowstone wolves spur recovery of bears’ berries – BBC News

Yellowstone wolves spur recovery of bears' berries

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Of Good Report director wants to sue – Eyewitness News

Sending failed. It’s possible that the address you are trying to mail is unsubscribed from EWN mailers. Of Good Report director wants to sue Email Share Print Keep for later Keep for later Mothusi Magano plays the role of teacher Parker Sithole who falls for a pupil in the movie Of Good Report. Picture: Durban International Film Festival Facebook page Multimedia Previous line Next line 17 hours ago Mia Lindeque | The director of the controversial film Of Good Report intends to pursue a defamation case against the Film and Publication Board (FPB) for smearing it as child pornography. The film, directed by Jahmil Qubeka, was unbanned by the FPB Appeal Tribunal on Saturday and…