The race to understand the impact of Covid-19 on the heart

A study of 100 Covid-19 patients found 78 suffered cardiovascular damage of one form or another linked to contracting and recovering from Covid

Cardiovascular diseases account for 36%  of deaths in Ireland. High blood pressure is experienced by one in four Irish men. All told around 10,000 people in Ireland die from heart disease every year

It was apparent not just in obvious brand extensions, like Banana Republic’s “Mad Men” collection (designed in collaboration with the show’s costume supremo, Janie Bryant), but in more pervasive, unspoken ways: in silhouette and print; in hemline and seam. And in the clear belief, visible on catwalks everywhere, that the 1960s were the answer to every moment of pallid inspiration, or aesthetic doubt.
Gitanjali said she wanted to further refine the device so it could eventually go on the market.
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The pandemic has prompted many people in Ireland to postpone out-patient cardiovascular appointments, but studies are emerging that show SARS-CoV-2 may have massive consequences on the coronary system itself.

China's box office sales hit a record high in 2015, by pulling in 44 billion yuan, or some 6.8 billion US dollars, with domestic films accounting for a large chunk of that growth.
教育行业基本上还未受到在线服务交付的影响——但可能会在2018年经历戏剧性的变化。
Zhaopin.com received 93,420 effective samples for the survey, which covered new grads completing higher vocational, undergraduate, master's or doctoral programs.

A study by researchers in Germany, Italy and Moscow of 100 Covid-19 patients in Frankfurt published in July found 78 suffered cardiovascular damage of one form or another linked to contracting and recovering from Covid.

The number of candidates for the 2016 national civil service exam has surpassed last year's numbers, with more than 132,000 applicants on Tuesday-the most in a single day-deemed qualified for the exam.
[di'rekt?, dai'rekt?]

Washington's twin-obsessions in election year 2010 will be to create jobs and cut the deficit. Little will be accomplished on either count.
It was apparent not just in obvious brand extensions, like Banana Republic’s “Mad Men” collection (designed in collaboration with the show’s costume supremo, Janie Bryant), but in more pervasive, unspoken ways: in silhouette and print; in hemline and seam. And in the clear belief, visible on catwalks everywhere, that the 1960s were the answer to every moment of pallid inspiration, or aesthetic doubt.
“Total new business increased at a modest pace that was little-changed from October. However, November data indicated that foreign demand continued to soften, with the latest expansion of new export business the slowest since June. ”

6. 《出租车》(Taxi),导演贾法·帕纳西(Jafar Panahi)。
单词addition 联想记忆:
伊朗持不同政见电影人扮演一个几乎不合格的德黑兰出租车司机,带来一部狡猾的伪纪录片,深入探讨电影的悖论,以及专制统治下日常生活中的矛盾。
One of the few lots to sell significantly above its estimate, at Sotheby’s, was a 1780 landscape by Joseph Wright of Derby showing a cavern in the Gulf of Salerno with the figure of Julia, the banished daughter of Emperor Augustus.
The shortage of supply-chain talent explains why 48% of U.S. companies plan to snap up logistics grads in 2011, according to a new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
卡恩在宣布收购交易的博客文章中表示,尽管移动设备在改变我们的日常生活,但“大多数文章和网页的格式是为PC端设计,适合用鼠标点击浏览。在手机或平板电脑上浏览它们可能构成重大难题——读者希望更方便地找到对自己重要的内容。”

从10年和20年的时间跨度来看,地域和资产类别的多元化已经证明对投资回报和风险管理有益。不幸的是,在12个月内,不一定能看到此种战略的好处。在如今这个140字微博消息和2分钟短视频盛行的时代,投资者不能以长期的表现来判断其投资组合的成败,又有何奇怪?
英国门萨首席执行官约翰·斯蒂门尼奇说他为妮诗感到高兴。他说:“我希望她能充分利用好成为门萨会员的机会,结交志趣相投的新朋友,不断挑战自己。加入门萨,就为你打开了一扇大门。门萨是一个会员超过10万人的世界网络,很多会员会成为终生好友。”

The PPI fell 5.3 per cent year-on-year in January, moderating from December’s -5.9 per cent pace. PPI has remained in negative territory since March 2012, reaching a low of -5.9 per cent for the five consecutive months since August 2015.
[ri'frid.reit?]
Song “The Sacred Land” (Sun Nan)

单词deprivation 联想记忆:
Phil Baty, editor of the rankings, said: "it seems that China's relentless march up the global league tables has stalled, after making major gains in recent years. This new data shows just how hard it is for emerging powers to break into the traditional global elite."

Body’s organs

n. 紧张,压力
就零工经济的命运来说,英国将是一个值得关注的关键国家。英国政府将对一份关于英国法律是否跟得上这一新趋势的独立评估做出回应。考虑到政府的脆弱性和耗时的英国退欧进程,现在似乎不太可能出台大胆的政策行动——无论是支持还是反对在线劳动力平台。
3. Elasticity of Demand.The cure for low prices is low prices. That cliché can be applied to both the supply and demand side of the equation. Will oil selling at fire sale prices spur renewed demand? In some countries where oil is more regulated, low prices may not trickle down to the retail level. Countries like Indonesia are scrapping subsidies, which will be a boon to state coffers but will diminish the benefits to consumers. However, in the U.S., gasoline prices are now below $2.40 per gallon, more than 35 percent down from mid-2014. That has led to an uptick in gasoline consumption. In the waning days of 2014, the U.S. consumed gasoline at the highest daily rate since 2007. Low prices could spark higher demand, which in turn could send oil prices back up.

下面是开发一个商业平台时需要考虑的主要元素。这些元素可以帮助任何新公司制定明智的策略:
Most people’s impression of Sweden is that it’s cold, gloomy and beautiful. But that’s not the whole story. As the largest Scandinavian country with a small population, it’s a paradise for people who hate crowds and love their peace and quiet. It’s the perfect setting in which to enjoy the country’s local delicacies, such as fresh seafood, berries, and regional cheeses.
根据报告显示,2016年第三季度增长的工作人员需求还包括拥有品牌推广技能的人,很可能要感谢“小型企业”需要为他们的公司在线网站创造一种有凝聚力的一致性的策略。

单词intended 联想记忆:
This quiet, intense Israeli film unfolds like a psychological thriller. A poetry-loving teacher discovers that one of her young pupils is a literary prodigy, and takes increasingly extreme measures to protect his gift from an indifferent world. As the story unfolds, it becomes clear that Mr. Lapid is engaged in a stealthy, ferocious critique of a society that has sacrificed its spiritual values and its cultural inheritance on the altar of power and materialism.

Science and engineering fields dominate the list of highest-paying college majors, with software engineering, bioscience, and electronic information engineering among the most lucrative majors.

“We know that patients with high blood pressure, obesity and heart disease are at increased risk of developing a severe Covid-19 illness in the case of infection with the virus. All three of these conditions have a high prevalence in Ireland compared with other countries,” says Prof Robert Byrne, director of cardiology at the Mater Private Hospital.

A screening of more than 5,000 people last year found 72 per cent of Irish men and 52 per cent of Irish women are overweight or obese, according to Layla Healthcare statistics.

香港房地产价格过去十年大幅上涨,但在去年9月见顶,那时中国经济引发的紧张占据了主导。
中国的科技巨头联想仍是PC市场的老大--占有市场份额的20%以上。惠普和戴尔分别名列第二、第三,苹果和华硕电脑并列第四。
Make it dangerous, this will help you keep your Watson happy.

虽然仿生腿对截肢者来说是巨大的福音,但是它们与人体缺乏真正的神经联系,导致依靠仿生腿走路十分麻烦和劳累。但是去年,西雅图的居民Zac Vawter 安装了世界上第一支思想控制的腿,一种直接接受从他大脑发出信号的仿生肢体。
[di't?:min]
I mean, is it worth to be a No. 8 seed with Serge Ibaka and Jeff Green leading the way? Maybe it is. This all just seems awfully backwards.
上周发布的一份报告表明,还有很多人在使用password(密码)一词登录账户。
“我只是想保持专业的一面。我不想让别人认为我是脑残粉。我是表演嘉宾之一,不仅仅是伴舞者,我是一名舞者演员。”
最坏习惯奖
Pay is an issue, he says (the median salary for reporters in 2010 was $36, 000); he's not sure he can raise a family and send kids to college on a reporter's salary. And yes, the stress and the hours can be taxing. But he says, 'I'm not sure I'd be happy in another setting. I can't think of any job that would be as exciting or as fulfilling as this.'

Coronary system

Scientists confirmed Monday that a skeleton found under a carpark in the English city of Leicester was that of King Richard III, in a bizarre end to a 500-year-old historical mystery.
历史学家希望解开有关理查三世的谜团,公开证据以反驳他杀害了两个年轻侄子的说法,重点关注他在位两年期间的成就,包括建立了保释制度和法律援助制度。
I am calling this the Wan Long prize, after the Chinese meat magnate who once uttered the clearest sentence ever spoken by a CEO: “What I do is kill pigs and sell meat.” Mr Wan will surely approve of my winner, a BNSF railway executive who told a conference: “We move stuff from one place to another.”

The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio is heading up an initiative called Covid-19 and its Cardiovascular Impact Rapid Response Grant, one of the biggest efforts of its kind under way.

It and 11 other medical agencies at Columbia, Johns Hopkins, Stanford and Harvard universities and others are currently working towards “actionable outcomes” on how to protect the heart from Covid-related damage.

“We do have a list of the projects, which span from basic to clinical. We are getting a website up soon that will have this information. Hopefully (we) will get an update in a couple of weeks,” says lead researcher Mina K Chung of the Cleveland Clinic.

小女孩名叫Neshama Spielman,来自耶路撒冷。她是4年前在“圣殿山筛选项目”中发现这个护符的。该项目旨在检查从神圣犹太教遗址移来,未经考古检测过的泥土。当年,Spielman只有8岁。
Zhang Guoli to host 2014 Spring Festival Gala

The 54-year-old has already said he wants Bain to be recognised as a go-to provider of digital expertise. The question is whether this will be achieved through acquisitions, poaching teams or retraining the existing workforce.
Company: Eventbrite
The government is keen to encourage lending to small and medium-sized borrowers, many of whom do not have credit histories. Analysts estimate the number of Chinese consumers who are financially active but without access to credit to be 500m.

The study, whose findings are expected in 2021, will be co-ordinated from the Mater Private’s 人造板行业面临新一轮工业化革命 (CVRI), together with the 购房签阴阳合同可构成犯罪 (RCSI) and investigators from Beaumont Hospital and University College Dublin, and potentially the HSE.

这种现象部分原因可能来自人民币汇率总体的疲软,原因是这会令境外的商品变得更加昂贵。今年1月人民币汇率下跌了1.3%,而在2015年最后一个季度人民币贬值了2.2%。不过,中国的出口仍未因人民币贬值而受到提振。
根据FlightAware网站为福布斯编制的数据显示,总部位于落基山脉以西的航空公司在节假日期间的航班晚点率最低。

Experts in pulmonary rehabilitation at the Hp2 Lab at the Grenoble Alps University in France suggest that for survivors of the virus, physical exercises such as walking are essential to regaining muscle tissue – including those in the coronary system – lost due to being horizontal for a long period. Unlike organs such as the lungs and skin, once the heart suffers significant damage it has little ability to repair itself.

Viral illnesses

Echoing many specialists, professor of cardiovascular medicine at Trinity College and RCSI professor emeritus of preventive cardiology Ian Graham believes it is too early to draw ironclad conclusions on how the virus directly affects the coronary system.

Another indicator of bitcoin’s momentum is the number of mainstream businesses that accept it. In 2014, Microsoft MSFT -0.84% , PayPal, Dell, and Dish Network DISH 2.24% , among many others, announced they would accept bitcoin as payment for a range of products. Those companies joined companies such as Target (which accepts Gyft, which can be purchased with bitcoin), Overstock.com, and WordPress. Even the publisher of Fortune, Time Inc. TIME -0.40% ,began accepting the cryptocurrency for magazine subscriptions. Yahoo YHOO -1.02% also added bitcoin to its Yahoo Finance tracking site last year, lending the currency additional legitimacy, and Google Finance GOOG -1.30% quickly followed suit. “Adoption of bitcoin is becoming more commonplace, and we feel it is relevant to our industry and to our users,” a Yahoo spokesperson told CoinDesk. Don’t be at all surprised if Yahoo soon goes even bigger on bitcoin—whether by acquiring a bitcoin startup or some other announcement—as part of CEO Marissa Mayer’s ongoing effort to make the stalling search giant more hip.
二,7月与空客和国家发改委签署谅解备忘录后,上月份商飞以一份十年期债务投资计划成功融资150亿人民币。融资和签署备忘录旨在帮助形成一个成熟的、有竞争力的国内供应链,前者通过注入研发资金,后者通过整合中国供应商在空中客车的全球供应网络。“中国制造2015”计划中提到,到2025年中国供应商有望能提供80%的飞机零部件。
用这个背带背孩子更加方便舒适。
排行榜的最新单曲有Shawn的《There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back》,击败DJ Khaled 的《Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna》和Ed Sheeran的热播曲目《shape of you》,以及放了播破纪录Addy Yankee & Luis Fonsi的《Despacito》。

年度最佳艺人:卢克·布莱恩
7. Dental hygienist
节目23 《直通春晚》①《山路十八弯》(表演者:阿普萨萨)②《我是一只小小鸟》(表演者:许艺娜)③《我爱你中国》(表演者:平安)

现在的勇士队已经是NBA历史上最好的球队之一,你可以把他们的冠军阵容和NBA历史上的任何一支球队相提并论,因为他们打出了有史以来最好的季后赛表现。但同时也有一个“篮球”的问题。如果历史上最好的或者第二好的球员都没有机会对抗这支球队,那对这项运动的竞争力意味着什么呢?到目前为止,幸运的是这个问题并没有凸显出来,这可多亏了一个非常狂野的休赛期,但问题仍然存在:当一个最高水品的竞技体育联赛缺乏真正的竞争时,它会发生什么?
n. 失业,失业人数
A schoolgirl aged 11 has been honoured as "America's top young scientist" for inventing a quick, low-cost test to detect lead-contaminated water.
We will ensure that foreign trade continues to pick up and register steady growth.

The 23-year-old country music darling was awarded the honour by DoSomething.org, which released its list of Top 20 Celebs Gone Good of 2012 this week. According to the organisation, Taylor topped the list after donated $4million to the Country Hall of Fame museum.
国家新闻出版广电总局官员表示,中国电影业在2016年经济发展“新常态”下保持了稳定的发展势头。
"This film was about survival, adaptation and the triumph of the human spirit and more importantly it was about trust.”

Still, there’s much the general population can do. Graham suggests at-risk individuals may be able to take steps to protect themselves.

他编写出的第一款软件是个音频播放器,可以播放他偶像史蒂夫?乔布斯(Steve Jobs)演讲的音频片段,而音频来自一个乔布斯的传记,内容没有经过授权。如今达洛伊西奥笑着回忆道,软件因为音频受版权保护、性能不流畅、过于简单之类的各种原因,被苹果拒绝了。他早期设计的另外一个应用软件能让用户触摸一张木头的图片时发出敲击的声音。第三个应用则将智能手机的屏幕变成一个锻炼手指的跑步机,这一次,软件第一天便赚了120美元。
This way you can tell everyone to shut up and get out so you can go to your "mind palace".
adj. 代理的,副的
梅瑟威一场拳赛的要价可以高达7000万英镑,但是他去年的收入只排在榜单上位居第16位。去年梅瑟威的拳赛收入达到了2000万英镑,此外他的服装品牌TMT(The Money Team)也给他贡献了500万英镑。