State-of-the-art gaming facility on the University of Texas campus

University of Texas unveils state-of-the-art gaming facility Kelly Saberi of FOX 7 Austin has more about The Longhorn E-Sports Lounge on campus. Austin, Texas – There is a new amenity on the Forty Acres that is a gamer’s dream. Called the Alienware Longhorn Esports Lounge, it features desktops, laptops, and a multiplayer console. It is … Read more

Hamilton’s Mohawk College Offers Game Design Program Amid Global Gaming Boom – Hamilton

Mohawk College will use the backdrop of Hamilton’s Comic Con event this weekend to recruit students for a three-year game design program. The learning facility will offer a Game-Design Advanced Diploma program to take advantage of the expansion in the game design industry expected in the Greater Hamilton region in the coming years. Angela Stukator, … Read more

How to Recognize the Signs of a ‘Sensory Processing Disorder’

Photo: myboys.me (Shutterstock) sensory processing disorder (or SPD) is a neurological disorder in which a person is unable to interpret external or internal stimuli as a “neurotypical” person would. You know your five senses: sight, sound, touch, taste and smell. A person with SPD may not like bright lights, loud sirens, or… pungent smells. However, … Read more

Ex-Methodist Ladies’ College teacher accused of ‘grooming’ Bridget Malcolm dropped out of school in Queensland

A former Methodist Ladies’ College teacher accused of “grooming” ex-student and model Bridget Malcolm is now under investigation by a Queensland school. Aurelio “Bobby” Gallo lost his teaching license in WA for at least 3½ years last month after admitting that he had “grooming behavior” with Malcolm between 2007 and 2008. The State Administrative Tribunal … Read more

Trained radiographers perform as well as radiologists on double-reading screening mammograms

According to a study published in Radiologya journal of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Double reading, the process of interpreting a radiological image with two or more pairs of eyes, is standard of care across Europe and has been shown to improve cancer detection while keeping the recall rate low. The National Health … Read more

Study identifies mechanism behind ‘cytokine storm’ in lungs of COVID-19 patients

A new study by scientists at the HSS Research Institute identifies a mechanism by which SARS-CoV-2 induces the inflammatory response in the lungs of COVID-19 patients, the so-called “cytokine storm”, which can lead to permanent tissue damage and poor patient outcomes . The lead researcher Dr. Franck J. Barrat and Dr. Lionel B. Ivashkiv of … Read more

Widening gap found in diabetes-related deaths between urban and rural areas in the US

A new study published in Diabetology (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) [EASD]) notes that there is a widening gap in diabetes-related deaths between urban and rural areas in the US, and that reductions in death rates seen primarily in urban areas have been mainly limited to female and elderly … Read more

Booster vaccination maintains high efficacy against malaria in African children

Researchers from the University of Oxford and their partners today reported new findings from their Phase 2b study after receiving a booster dose of the malaria vaccine candidate, R21/Matrix-M™ – which previously showed a high efficacy of 77% in the following 12 months in young West African children in 2021. In their findings (reported in … Read more

DraftKings uses The Miz and Tony Hawk for its new responsible gaming campaign: Practice Safe Bets

published 18 hours ago Submitted by DraftKings BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2022 /CSRwire/ – DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (“DraftKings” or the “Company”) today announced its latest responsible gaming initiative – the Practice safe bets advertising campaign – as the company marks the American Gaming Association’s inaugural Responsible Gaming Education Month in September. Produced by DraftKings creative … Read more

New British Prime Minister Liz Truss says year in BC ‘changed my outlook on life’

The UK has a new Prime Minister and it turns out she has some roots in British Columbia. Liz Truss was officially sworn in as the UK’s new Prime Minister after meeting Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday, following her victory in the Conservative Party leadership race to replace Boris Johnson. Read more: Liz Truss becomes Britain’s … Read more