It has been described as a disease of 1,000 faces, affecting some 5 million people worldwide. TV personality Kris Aquino recently made the news when she admitted she is fighting a "form of lupus" that makes her allergic to "everything in the environment" including trees and high temperatures. Kris Aquino says she is battling a ‘form of lupus’ In revealing photos, Kris shows flare-ups from disease in effort to raise awareness Her admission, which came amid a legal battle against former business partner Nicko Falcis, follows her earlier revelation that she was diagnosed with chronic spontaneous urticaria and was just "one fatal allergic reaction from anaphylactic shock." According to the Lupus Foundation of America, lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body including the skin, joints, and/or organs. "Chronic" means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years. Rheumatologist Sandra … [Read more...] about ‘Disease of 1,000 faces’: Understanding lupus
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Opinion PUBLISHED: 16:58 26 December 2018 Andy Warren Jon Nolan battles with QPR's Massimo Luongo at Loftus Road Picture Pagepix Pagepix Ltd 07976 935738 Ipswich Town were beaten 3-0 at Queens Park Rangers this afternoon. Andy Warren gives his take. Ellis Harrison with a first half headed effort on goal at QPR Picture PagepixCostly Christmas giftWe’ve been here before this season.Ipswich Town were well in this game prior to the opening goal; moving the ball around nicely, winning their fair share of the physical battle and using possession to make space for Ellis Harrison.But Pawel Wszolek’s opener was a body blow which they never truly recovered from.Ellis Harrison with a first half effort on goal at QPR Picture PagepixJon Nolan’s excellent work in the final third looked like it would be creating an attacking opening for the Blues, but he was crowded out and tried to recycle possession at the back. His attempted pass to Matthew … [Read more...] about Andy’s Angles: Five observations from Ipswich Town’s 3-0 Boxing Day loss at QPR
Matt Charboneau and Angelique S. Chengelis The Detroit News Published 12:22 PM EDT Oct 19, 2018 The News' Matt Charboneau and Angelique S. Chengelis break down Saturday's Michigan-Michigan State game (noon, Fox/760, 950). When MSU has the ball MSU pass offense vs. UM pass defense While the offense, overall, has struggled, Michigan State has found some success through the air, ranking fourth in the Big Ten in passing yards per game at 271.5. It hasn’t truly taken off for two reasons — turnovers and health. Quarterback Brian Lewerke has thrown seven interceptions through six games, the same number he threw all of last season, while two of those have come in the end zone. And while the Spartans entered the season with arguably the best threesome in the conference at receiver, they’re without Cody White (hand) and might be without Darrell Stewart Jr. (ankle). On top of that, MSU’s tight ends have caught just nine passes. Michigan’s pass defense is … [Read more...] about Michigan at Michigan State: Who has the edge?
It has been an epochal year for the British technology industry, provoking searching questions about protecting people’s privacy and safety, and regulating Silicon Valley’s behemoths. At the centre of it all was Facebook, humbled by the Cambridge Analytica scandal which took place on British soil. But at the same time there has been cutting edge technological developments, blockbuster funding rounds, and exciting new players entering the space. Every year, Business insider publishes the UK Tech 100 – a ranking of the 100 coolest people in the UK tech scene. It celebrates the vibrant array of people working to scale companies, develop exciting new research, and shed light on the latest advances (and scandals) in the industry. We define “cool” as having done influential and interesting things since we last compiled this list in October 2017 – whether that’s getting a new job, raising money, growing a giant audience on YouTube, or just being … [Read more...] about The 100 coolest people in UK tech
PUBLISHED: 19:00 17 September 2018 | UPDATED: 21:56 17 September 2018 Brad Jones Harrison Farrow with his girlfriend Fifi Kent Picture: RACHEL EDGE From healthy teenager to fighting a cancer which nobody in the world has suffered for 10 years – this is the extraordinary battle faced by Ipswich teenager Harrison Farrow. Harrison Farrow with his family looking to raise awareness for Harrison's rare form of cancer and supporting the Teenage Cancer Trust Picture: RACHEL EDGEIt started with what felt like an insect bite. Teenager Harrison Farrow brushed his leg to flick away what he thought was a bug, thinking nothing else of it. A tiny lump had appeared on the 17-year-old’s leg but at the time, it seemed innocuous. However, it would be the start of an extraordinary six months for Harrison and his family, which has seen him fighting a highly rare form of cancer – believed to be the first case of its kind in the world for 10 years.Today, the … [Read more...] about Ipswich teenager Harrison fights rare cancer – the first case of its kind worldwide for 10 years