Tag Archives: Problem

Orthopaedic service plan is ‘band-aid solution for a big problem’

THE current plan to expand orthopaedic services at Bathurst Hospital is nothing but a band-aid solution, the Bathurst health action group spokesperson has said. The statement was in response to local member Paul Toole’s promise of more beds and increased orthopaedic services at the hospital. Mr Toole said there would be two orthopaedic lists in… Read More »

A Sticky Solution to a Hard Problem : Interview with Dr. Luis Alvarez, CEO of Theradaptive

The development of biomaterials for orthopedic applications is a crowded space with several large and small companies designing innovative materials. One approach is the use of these materials to deliver therapeutic proteins that enhance healing. Theradaptive has developed a novel method to modify the proteins themselves so that they coat the surface of implants like… Read More »

YouTube and Facebook have an illegal steroid problem, according to new report

Image Source | Getty Images Google-owned YouTube and Facebook make it easy for prospective steroid users, especially teens and young adults, to buy steroids and other drugs that enhance performance and appearance, according to a new study by several non-profits, including the Taylor Hooton Foundation and Digital Citizens Alliance. After some simple searches for steroids,… Read More »

Alert fatigue a big problem for cybersecurity professionals too

Security operations center analysts are being overwhelmed by alerts, and say their jobs are too busy with chasing down and investigating what are too often false alarms, according to a new report. WHY IT MATTERSThat burnout isn’t without its cost on workforce readiness and staff morale. The survey, from CriticalStart, a security vendor specializing in… Read More »