Sport

Simone Biles: support has made me realise I am more than my gymnastics

Simone Biles has expressed her thanks for the support she has received since withdrawing from two gymnastics events at the Tokyo Olympics. “[T]he outpouring love & support I’ve received has made me realize I’m more than my accomplishments and gymnastics which I never truly believed before,” she wrote on Twitter on Thursday. The four-time Olympic […]

Lifestyle

Complexities of relationships and communication in treatment of chronic pain

A foundation of trust is crucial to help patients with chronic pain have productive conversations about pain management with their clinicians as well as better overall health outcomes, especially when it comes to opioids, according to a viewpoint article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine written by authors from Regenstrief Institute, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of California, Davis.   Shared […]

Business

BOJ cuts this year’s growth forecast, unveils outline of climate scheme

The Bank of Japan cut this fiscal year’s growth forecast on Friday but maintained its view the economy was headed for a moderate recovery, signalling that monetary policy will be on a holding pattern for the time being. At its two-day rate review that ended on Friday, the BOJ also released an outline of its […]

Technology

Microsoft reports weaker Surface and Windows revenue amid global chip shortage

Microsoft posted the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2021 financial results today, reporting revenue of $46.2 billion and a net income of $16.5 billion. Revenue is up 21 percent, and net income has increased by 47 percent. While cloud and Office services have boosted Microsoft’s revenues, it’s clear that the global chip shortage is taking […]