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
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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?
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
It’s a good time to be a healthcare or biotech startup. In the first half of 2018, healthcare startups raised $US15 billion in funding, the most raised in the first half of the year in the last decade, according to Forbes. By July, a new crop of unicorns – startups with valuations over $US1 billion – were born, while others increased their already billion-dollar valuations. From companies harnessing the plant microbiome to buzzy biotechs working on cutting-edge technology, here are the US and United Kingdom-based unicorns to keep an eye on for the rest of 2018, according to data from PitchBook. Tempus — $US1 billion Chicago-based Tempus got its start in 2015, and in the last three years has rocketed into unicorn territory. The startup, founded by Groupon founder Eric Lefkofsky, aims to use data to come up with better cancer treatments, using both clinical data – information such as what medications patients have taken and how they have responded to them … [Read more...] about The billion-dollar healthcare unicorns you should be watching in 2018
At 26, Dara Leinfelder had a toddler and two babies in diapers. After she and her then-boyfriend agreed they were done having children, the Bolingbrook mother considered options for permanent birth control.At her gynecologist’s office in October 2015, Leinfelder for the first time heard about Essure, a medical device designed to permanently prevent pregnancy. A small, coil-shaped insert, which contains no hormones, could quickly be placed into each of her fallopian tubes, and she could be back on her feet the same day, Leinfelder recalled.But immediately after the Essure inserts were placed, Leinfelder felt intense cramping and bloating in her abdomen. She woke up the next morning with painful blisters covering her legs, hips and feet, she said. Leinfelder, who had to have a hysterectomy at 27 to end the side effects caused by an allergic reaction to the nickel used in the inserts, eventually would become one of more than 35,000 women across the U.S. urging the Food and Drug … [Read more...] about ‘We want to make our voices heard:’ Women battle FDA over contraceptive device they say made them sick