Tag Archives: Thousands

'We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years' – Irish family on their shock wake-up call

Pat and Paula Twomey, and their children Ava (20), Regan (17), Ella (13) from Clane, Co Kildare ‘We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years’ – Irish family on their shock wake-up call Independent.ie An Irish family who estimate they spent over €250 on three… Read More »

Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives'

A new rapid test for earlier diagnosis of sepsis has been developed by University of Strathclyde researchers, which they say could save thousands of lives. A microelectrode device analyses the patient’s blood, with results coming through in two-and-a-half minutes. Diagnosing sepsis currently can be a complex process. The researchers hope the low-cost test could come… Read More »

This town is like thousands that are vulnerable to contaminated water, with no fix in sight

“When mine comes out, it comes out black,” Enterprise resident John Tiser said as he watched Edwards work. Tiser, Enterprise’s newly appointed water board president, was giving Edwards a tour around this rural community in central Louisiana, where residents have struggled with water problems. He says his wife drives 20 miles each direction to do… Read More »