Sport

Kenny Pickett enters the game for the Steelers

Well, it finally happened. With the Steelers offense once again struggling, starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky is out. And rookie Kenny Pickett is in. Before exiting, Trubisky completed seven of 13 passes for 84 yards and an interception. Ten days ago, coach Mike Tomlin said he’s not thinking about changing quarterbacks. Obviously, that has changed. It’s […]

Lifestyle

Study finds less expensive noninvasive test is an effective alternative for colorectal cancer screening

Commercially available noninvasive screening tests for colorectal cancer—a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) and the multi-target stool DNAtest (mt-sDNA; or Cologuard®)—are equally effective for screening patients with early-stage colorectal cancer. However, a FIT costs about one-fifth of the multi-target DNA test, according to new study results presented at the Scientific Forum of the American College of […]

Business

Russian aluminium producer Rusal reshuffles sales team

Russia’s Rusal has reshuffled its sales team, the giant aluminium producer said on Tuesday, signalling the intensifying fight to keep its sales book solid despite the effect of Western sanctions imposed on Moscow. Rusal, the world’s largest aluminium producer outside China, has not been hit directly by the sanctions imposed on Moscow since it sent […]

Technology

FIFA launches football-themed Roblox “immersive experience”

FIFA has launched its first video game venture since its split with EA – a vaguely football-themed Roblox “immersive experience” intended to tie-in with this year’s Qatar world cup. Following the termination of FIFA’s partnership with EA earlier this year – which will result in the latter’s long-running football series being rebranded as EA Sports […]

News

Staying up late? You could be at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, study finds

People who naturally stay up late and wake up well past sunrise may be more productive in the evening, but researchers have warned that night owls face an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study, led by researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey, found that an abnormal sleep schedule can have a […]

Sport

Shaquille Leonard out with a concussion

Colts linebacker Shaquille Leonard was making his 2022 debut on Sunday. It’s now been cut short. Leonard has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Titans with a concussion. Leonard collided with linebacker Zaire Franklin on tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo‘s touchdown in the second quarter. Leonard was holding a towel against his head for […]

Lifestyle

Timely surveillance with chest imaging may benefit colorectal cancer patients

Colorectal cancer patients with certain clinical characteristics may benefit from more frequent chest imaging to help identify and target cancer that has spread to the lungs, according to new research presented at the Scientific Forum of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2022. These findings have the potential to improve long-term outcomes of […]

Business

IMF raises Latam 2022 growth forecasts; sees inflation dip in 2023

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its 2022 economic growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean and lowered its growth projection for 2023 on shifting commodity prices and external financing conditions. The IMF lifted its growth estimate for this year to 3.5% from 3.0% forecast in July, while its projection for global output […]

Technology

Sony reveals new games for PlayStation Plus catalogue in October

Sony has revealed the next round of games to hit its PlayStation Plus subscription service this October for Premium and Extra subscribers. The headline addition is Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, the definitive edition version previously remastered for PS4 and PS5. But Dragon Quest fans will be happy with five games from the series added […]

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Tourist almost banned from dating app over ‘graphic’ image of her being ‘beheaded’

A tourist who used a picture of her being ‘beheaded’ from a visit to Edinburgh Castle was almost banned from a dating app for ‘graphic’ content. Shelby Daun, 30, visited one of the capital’s top tourist attractions and posed on the ground next to a knight that put a fake head next to her body […]