Monthly Archives: March 2020

Talking Horses: Newton Abbot feels pinch from ‘cruel hand’ of coronavirus | Sport

Richard Dunwoody leads Grosvenor (centre, with noseband) to victory in the Weatherbys Turf News Handicap in 1999.

Newton Abbot is one of British racing’s great delights: a small, independent jumps course a short walk from a station on the famous Riviera line from Exeter to Paignton. However your luck runs at the races, the train ride down from Exeter St David’s with the sea, at times, just …

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Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — As most 2020 medical conferences have, one by one, been canceled or rescheduled as virtual meetings in the time of a pandemic, some physicians and other healthcare professionals are wondering if this is the year that will change …

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Microsoft converting Office 365 to Microsoft 365, new features and subscription plans incoming

Microsoft is rolling-out many new Microsoft 365 features and new subscription plans

Microsoft’s popular Office 365 cloud platform as has a current subscriber base of 38 million users on its Office 365 Personal and Home plan, up form 12.4 million, five years ago. Now the Redmond giant has a plan to further solidify its position with a new wave of features, as …

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The Fiver | A society based on patience and willingness to tolerate each other | Football

Oh, er, hello?

THE MORE THINGS CHANGE … When all this is over, we will have learned to practise kindness and become more generous towards our fellow man. The flatmate you’ve spent the last 12 weeks in isolation with who leaves the oven on overnight and never flushes? He’s only doing his best. …

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The Best iPad Pro 11-inch (2020) Cases

The Best iPad Pro 11-inch (2020) Cases

If you’ve recently dropped a pretty penny on one of the new iPad Pros, you’ll want to protect your investment with a new case. We’ve put together a list of the best cases currently available to help protect your new tablet from drops and scratches. These five options vary across …

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Football authorities fear season is unlikely to resume before start of June | Football

Uefa will lead Europe-wide conference calls on Wednesday to try and find a solution.

Senior executives contemplating how to steer football through the unprecedented crisis of Covid-19 are now talking about June being optimistic as a potential time to restart the season rather than the previous hope of having 30 June as a date to conclude it. At conference call meetings of Europe’s 55 …

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EMA Says Stay on Angiotensin Drugs During COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a statement advising that patients continue treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), despite widely circulated reports that the agents could worsen coronavirus disease. “It is …

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Rory McIlroy: ‘I had to take a long, hard look at myself after Portrush’ | Sport

Rory McIlroy at Portrush

Rory McIlroy turned responses to personal adversity into an art form long ago. His Masters capitulation of 2011 was followed up by winning the US Open. A courtroom appearance against his former management and the high-profile cancellation of a wedding preceded the hitting of professional heights. McIlroy was at it …

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D.I.Y. Coronavirus Solutions Are Gaining Steam

D.I.Y. Coronavirus Solutions Are Gaining Steam

Health care workers around the world are asking for help. “What do you want?” “PPE.” “When do you need it?” “Now.” They’re in desperate need of more PPE, also known as personal protective equipment. Stocks of the critical gear are disappearing during the coronavirus pandemic. Doctors say they are rationing …

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Is Primary Care Ready to Switch to Telemedicine?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — For decades, we’ve been promised that telemedicine will save primary care money and time. Yet somehow, for most NHS GP services, face-to-face consultations have remained standard operating procedure. Why go to the hassle of introducing video consultations, …

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