Sport

Mariya Agapova to undergo knee surgery after UFC on ESPN 15 loss to Shana Dobson

Mariya Agapova will have to go under the knife to fix a right knee ACL tear she sustained during her UFC on ESPN 15 defeat to Shana Dobson on Aug. 22, her manager Alex Davis told MMA Fighting. Agapova was a huge favorite (-1400) going into the match, especially after the Kazakhstani flyweight dispatched Hannah […]

Lifestyle

New virtual screening tool eases, accelerates routine diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension

The COVID-19 pandemic has increasing numbers of doctors caring for patients virtually. While critical to protecting patient health during a pandemic, however, virtual care presents unique challenges, especially when it comes to diagnosis. Now, cardiologists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), have come up with a virtual screening tool that […]

Business

Pub industry warns latest local restrictions a “significant blow”

The British Beer and Pub Association has said new local restrictions in parts of the North East are a “significant blow” as the sector tries to recover from Covid-19 disruption. The organisation, which represents brewers and pubs, made the comment after it emerged tighter restrictions will be coming in tomorrow for Northumberland, North Tyneside, South […]

Technology

Sony denies PS5 production issues report, alleviating shortage fears

Sony has denied reports that it will be producing four million fewer PlayStation 5 units at launch than originally planned, leading to speculation that the next-gen consoles would face shortages upon release.Bloomberg yesterday reported that Sony was cutting its estimated initial production run for the PS5 by four million units to around 11 million by […]

News

One family’s desperate, deadly attempt to flee Lebanon

Mohammed Sufian did not dream of much: a job, food on the table, the chance to buy his 2½-year-old son the little things a toddler wants. So when he heard that smugglers were taking people from his hometown of Tripoli to the nearby Mediterranean island of Cyprus, he decided to take the chance with his […]