Four weeks later, his grisly fate was revealed.This case spawned a fearful rumor that tapped into the Satanic Panic of the 1980s, that cultists were planning to kidnap children for their rituals.The man who d convinced his followers to join in his madness—the bodies found at Rancho Santa Elena were just some of the casualties—was El Padrino, the Godfather his real identity: he was 26-year-old Adolfo de Jesus Constanzo , with help from 24-year-old Sara Aldrete, a.k.a.Rolling Stone s in-depth investigation of the case excellent reading if you re not faint of heart, as is this Texas Monthly take on the story quotes an anthropologist as calling Constanzo the Pied Piper of death.Costanzo had grown up in the Santería religion, but his beliefs had morphed into something far darker, of his own design, as he gained more power.Jouret, a doctor, was the face of the organization, delivering the lectures that—despite warning of the looming environmental apocalypse—were magnetic enough to attract new followers.
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p Did Nasa astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin really walk on the moon in 1969, or was it part of an elaborate ruse directed by Stanley Kubrick?Are aircraft leaving 'chemtrails' in the sky, chemical agents sprayed for mysterious and nefarious purposes?Is there actually a cure for cancer, suppressed by pharmaceutical companies in order to protect valuable 'alternative' medicines?Unfortunately for the more imaginative conspiracy theorists among us, the answer to all of these questions is likely to be a resounding no.The equation, which has been published in Plos One, is made up of three factors: the number of conspirators involved, how much time has passed since the alleged conspiracy took place, and the "intrinsic probability of a conspiracy failing".This intrinsic measure was estimated by looking at data from conspiracies that had later been revealed to be true – the PRISM surveillance program, which was revealed by Edward Snowden after several years, the Tuskegee syphilis scandal, which withheld the cure for syphilis from African-Americans and was revealed after 25 years, and an FBI scandal which led to the execution of innocent people, unveiled by a doctor after six years.
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Rolled out on Tuesday to users around the world, Trip Tracker lets you follow a family member s ride in real time so you ll know exactly how the journey is progressing.Whether you have a spouse traveling for work, a daughter heading home from college, or a parent going to a doctor s appointment – ensuring your loved ones are taken care of when you re not together extends beyond just covering the cost of a ride, Uber said in a post announcing the feature, adding, So, the next time one of your family members is headed out, you ll know when they are on their way, which route they are taking, and when they ve arrived.Of course, it could also be a useful way to find out exactly when your partner s going to walk through the door, handy if you re prepping dinner … or watching a TV show when you should be doing something more productive.Tapping the notification takes you to a map so you can follow the ride s progression toward its destination.Oh, and you don t actually have to be related – Uber lets you decide who s family.The company describes the service as a way to help loved ones, friends, or coworkers get where they want to go while you foot the bill, which sounds pretty darn great if you re the one who s not paying, that is .
Foundation Medicine, a company that got its start with backing from Google Ventures, Bill Gates, and other major tech investors, received a patent this morning that protects its cancer genomic sequencing process.Now, it's using that patent to sue a competitor, Guardant Health."We certainly intend to pursue the value of this patent, we also have always been focused on and remain focused on a very patient-centric mission," Foundation President Steve Kafka told Business Insider on Tuesday."So our intent here is not to block other laboratories from their testing ... but really to develop strategies to recognize the value that we've captured or we've created, rather.Guardant declined to comment on the patent.Cancer genome sequencingWhen people are diagnosed with cancer, there's a pretty standard course of treatment to fight off the disease: the doctor may start with surgery or a regimen of drugs that are known to work on a particular type of cancer.But after a while, if that first round doesn't knock out all the cancer cells, the cancer can come back and be even trickier to treat.Those harder to treat and rare cancers is where cancer genomics companies, including Foundation Medicine, are trying to help.And earlier this month, the company launched its liquid biopsy test, which looks for circulating tumor DNA in the blood.That data also goes into a Foundation Medicine database, where people ranging from doctors looking for methods to treat a certain rare cancer to pharmaceutical companies interested in finding the patients who will respond the best to a drug that's in development could look at it.NOW WATCH: Only in San Francisco — inside the 232-square-foot micro apartment that sold for nearly $425,000Loading video...
Colourbox Professor of Traffic Medicine Timo Tervo evaluated in Helsingin Sanomat that the doctors do not necessarily have to comply with the instructions given in the assessment of driving ability. I have known quite certain cases. Sometimes it was even suggested that the patient has been threatening, and not because the doctor did not dare to deny this authority for the movement. Tervo says that doctors do not always want to follow the instructions, and this allows for the fact that the Directive has been the possibility of an exemption. Tervo, this is a mistake. Basically, the situation may be, we have a drug addict, who is in substitution treatment but disappears after Subutex car from the parking lot because the doctor considers him in running order, Tervo says.
Today at the Upfronts, where networks tease shows coming next season, CBS offered a shiny glimpse of the worlds where its new Star Trek series will take us in January 2017.It almost has the feel of the Doctor Who credits sequence, with its kinetic ride through spacetime.This trailer does confirm that we'll have "new crews," which was something many had suspected but had not yet been confirmed.So don't expect the Seven of Nine spinoff we were all hoping for.The good news is that Nicholas Meyer who wrote and directed Wrath of Khan is in the writing room, and smartypants Bryan Fuller Hannibal, Pushing Daisies is the showrunner.The bad news is that the show's pilot will air on CBS, but all subsequent episodes will only be available on CBS streaming.
Betsy DerrVerizon CEO Lowell McAdam is baffled.For the past 16.5 years, I ve worked as a Customer Service Representative at Verizon s Customer Sales and Service office in Bloomsburg, PA.I help them with homework every night, and you can find me cheering at every one of their swim meets and after-school events.I can t simply pack up my entire life and move to Scranton.Now I have a question for Mr. Lowell McAdam: Is that money worth dismantling the lives of so many families?Though because the Bloomsburg office hasn t hired anyone in eight years, forced overtime can bump my pay to as much as $70,000 a year.
Theranos' business model is built on the idea that it can offer more than 100 simple blood tests directly to patients at a much lower cost than traditional blood labs, ideally using its own technology to test that blood with only a finger-prick.But it has faced accusations about the validity of its technology since last year, and in January the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found problems with its Northern California lab in January, saying some of its practices "pose immediate jeopardy to patient health and safety.Its founder Elizabeth Holmes said in a TV interview recently that, "we stopped testing and have taken the approach of saying, 'Let s rebuild this entire lab from scratch so that we can ensure it never happens again.Take a consumer genetics test, for example: Rather than making an appointment at the doctor, sitting for an array of expensive genetic tests, waiting days for the results and then having to trek back to the office to discuss them at your physician's convenience, the company offered a simple, straightforward alternative: Spit in a tube, mail it in, and get results online in a visual, simple-to-understand format.Theranos has been doing something similar, but with blood instead of spit."We've taken comprehensive corrective measures to address the issues CMS raised in their observations.Many "disruptive" Silicon Valley health companies have run into this regulatory problem as well.But because Theranos focuses on blood tests, which provide information that the average person could act on, like diagnosing a sexually transmitted disease or monitoring an existing diagnosis, Theranos faces an additional scrutiny.For example, a patient who had gotten a blood test through Theranos went to the emergency room in 2014 after a blood-test result that showed abnormally high results, The Journal reported."Holmes then went on to explain, in veiled terms, a bit about how the company runs its tests in an attempt to dispel some claims about dilution methods.
Drop too low, and you go into coma while your brain, starved of food, dies.Beyond averting disasters, it likely helps the diabetic maintain a more consistent blood glucose level - the key to long-term management of diabetes.We re only at the beginning of understanding how to do that, but it s interesting that Estonia is experimenting with the use of public-key cryptography - giving each Estonian a public/private key pair - to allow an individual s medical data to be freely shared - in encrypted form.Until the patient grants a cryptographic release to a medical provider, the data remains locked up - but it s already at the hospital, emergency room, and doctor s office.- yielded amazing results.Now that we ve got all sorts of sensors and systems and everyone s walking around with a supercomputer in their pocket, we can completely rewrite how we deal with illness, even develop new ways to help us lean into wellness.
Chinese O2O healthcare services startup, Ping An Health Cloud Co. Ltd., announced a hefty round of Series A funding on Friday.The Ping An Insurance subsidiary raised $500 million USD, putting the company at a valuation of around $3 billion USD.The development of China s online healthcare industry is still in its early stages, said Tao Wang, the Chairman of Ping An Health Cloud, in an article by NetEase Finance link in Chinese .This round of funding will help Ping An Doctor 平安好医生 open the era of internet healthcare 2.0′.Users can make doctor appointments through the app, pay for private online consulting, purchase medicine, find nearby pharmacies and hospitals, track how many steps they ve taken, post pictures of their gym workouts, and more.According to Ping An Insurance s annual financial report for 2015, Ping An Doctor has partnered with 40,000 external doctors and has about 30 million users.Last September, WeDoctor announced a $394 million USD round of Series C funding, following a $100 million USD round of funding from Tencent in 2014.Launched in June 2015, Ping An Doctor is just one piece of Ping An Insurance s internet finance ecosystem, which includes Ping An Haoche Ping An Good Car, our translation , an automobile e-commerce services platform, and Ping An Haofang Ping An Good House, our translation , a platform for crowdfunding, trading, renting, and obtaining loans for real estate property.These internet finance businesses are a way to boost Ping An Insurance s customer base and encourage customer migration across the company s various businesses, such as insurance, banking, and asset management.Ping An Insurance also has a venture capital arm called Ping An Ventures, whose investments include Chinese e-commerce app Mogujie in 2015 and U.S biotech startup 20/20 GeneSystems in January.A spokesperson from Ping An Health Cloud did not respond immediately for a comment.Image credit: Shutterstock.
The topic on many kitchen tables and workplaces have most likely been Thursday's incident where one of Egyptairs aircraft between Paris and Cairo disappeared from radar in the middle of the Mediterranean. Statistics from IATA, an international umbrella organization for about 260 airlines, shows that 136 people died in four fatal accidents in 2015, a year in which a total of 3.5 billion passengers were transported around the world. For example, it is about we get very influenced by the availability of images in memory that is very visual and powerful. But in the air, you are completely in the violence on one or two people that control this entire vehicle, and death is as inevitable if one were to crash, says Olsson. - It's so big and massive as many suffer at the same time and the agonizing, which can rub off. It did get too much attention, rightly, says Anna gaudy, doctor of psychology at Mid Sweden University in Östersund.
Photo: ShutterstockAs the Chinese healthcare market continues to boom, Ping An Good Doctor, a medical service mobile app, backed by Ping An Insurance Group , announced on Thursday a Series A funding round of a total of US$500 million.Set up in April last year, the app has hit a reported valuation of US$3 billion, with 77 million registered users and more than 50,000 doctors, Xinhua reported.The app has recruited 1,000 full-time medical professionals and partnerships with 50,000 doctors from public and private hospitals as of last month.Domestic Internet giants and various investors are racing to raise funds to compete for the dominant position in China s digital healthcare market.Tencent-backed doctor appointment website Guahao.com, reportedly with links to 100,000 Chinese doctors and 37 million users, raised nearly US$400 million in September last year, led by Hillhouse Capital, Goldman Sachs and Tencent Holdings.Ali Health, Alibaba s healthcare subsidiary, launched a mobile application in Beijing late last year to connect doctors from grassroots medical institutions and nearby residents.
It may not be even remotely close to what The Doctor uses, but a team at the University of Bristol has created a sonic screwdriver that utilises the powers of acoustic levitation to move objects.The screwdriver, along with what they re calling a Gauntlet of Levitation, were created as a way to help humans control acoustic levitation in order to interact with dangerous materials.The presented prototypes still have limited forces but symbolise a milestone in our expectations of future technology, the researchers stated in an abstract posted on the Bristol Interaction Group s website.As shown in the video, smaller pieces can be rotated, which can be helpful in medical procedures or experiments involving dangerous materials.Single-beam levitation could manipulate particles inside our body for applications in targeted drug delivery or acoustically controlled micro-machines that do not interfere with magnetic resonance imaging, the study stated.So we re not exactly close yet, but maybe we will be in a few thousand years.
The whole world watched as the four men and four women entered the 3.14-acre structure in the middle of the Sonora Desert in Arizona.It was awesome, riding around on horseback, mending fences, doing cool ecological work.Poynter eventually entered the sealed artificial world on September 26, 1991, along with medical doctor and researcher Roy Walford, Taber MacCallum - whom she later married - Mark Nelson, Sally Silverstone, Abigail Alling - who replaced Silke Schneider - Mark Van Thillo, and Linda Leigh.It wasn t even a concept then.We were a bunch of type As, so you can imagine.. YouTube Poynter delivering a Tedx talk about her experiencesThe project was dogged by controversy and bad press.Jane Poynter was speaking at the first One Young World expert event, which focused on the environment and allowed young leaders to come together with world experts to create solutions to tackle one of our most pressing global problems.
GIFIt may not be even remotely close to what The Doctor uses on Doctor Who, but a team at the University of Bristol in England has created a sonic screwdriver that utilizes the powers of acoustic levitation to move objects.The screwdriver, along with what they re calling a Gauntlet of Levitation, were created as a way to help humans control acoustic levitation in order to interact with dangerous materials.The presented prototypes still have limited forces but symbolize a milestone in our expectations of future technology, the researchers stated in an abstract posted on the Bristol Interaction Group s website.As shown in the video, smaller pieces can be rotated, which can be helpful in medical procedures or experiments involving dangerous materials.Single-beam levitation could manipulate particles inside our body for applications in targeted drug delivery or acoustically controlled micro-machines that do not interfere with magnetic resonance imaging, the study stated.So we re not exactly close yet, but maybe we will be in a few thousand years.
During my undergraduate degree in Human Anatomy, I found the brain and it was my first love!I became particularly interested in how our brain cells communicate to make us who we are and how we lose these functions in brain diseases.With support from both the University of Sussex's Neuroscience Centre and the Sussex Genome Damage and Stability Centre, using cell models, my project, has employed a wide range of cell and molecular biology techniques to identify how amyloid beta and Tau may interact to prevent brain cells from functioning in a healthy manner.These findings recapitulate what happens in the different stages of the disease, indeed confirming the relevance of our findings.As a scientist, I cannot express how exciting it is to think about a problem in the laboratory, design experiments, and seek and find answers to these problems, in ways that are relevant to finding an end to the tyranny of diseases like Alzheimer's.As the most common cause of dementia, causing severe emotional, economic and healthcare burden, David Cameron has pledged more support for research into the disease and hopes for a cure by 2025.
photographer: All Over Press DEBATE. Digitalization has totally redrawn the map of the taxi hotel and the music industry. It is no longer enough to improve the business model - companies need to create entirely new. The opportunities are great, but it takes courage to lead, writes Mattias Axelson, School and Dan Brännström, FAR. It is not surprising that the most important issue for the leaders of the world's 500 largest companies, according to Fortune 500, is the rapid development of technology. Mattias Axelson, doctor of business administration and worked at the Center for Innovation and Operations Management at the Stockholm School of Economics Dan Brännström, General Secretary of the FAR, the professional association of accountants, auditors and consultants comments Welcome to have your say on new technologies.
Here are some examples:If you re at the doctor s office it s better to combine the pain of waiting into one segment.Do the Painful Things FirstA delightful customer experience combines the painful experiences into a single segment that occurs early in the process and then improves over time.However, if you decide to stack the pain early in your day—for example, if you pay your bills in the morning before you go to work and then read the email from your friend on your lunch break—you will remember your day as going from bad to good.And when you remember your workouts as positive, it s more likely that you ll show up next time and workout again.In the beginning, you may feel stupid while learning a new skill or frustrated while sacrificing current pleasure for a future payoff, but when you make the choice to go through the pain early, you get to enjoy the benefit of delight later on.Using this strategy allows you to move toward happiness even when there are annoying or painful things you have to get done.