Medical News Today: How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the ankles?

Rheumatoid arthritis can affect the ankle joints in a similar way to other joints, causing stiffness, swelling, and pain. Most often, rheumatoid arthritis or RA affects the hands and feet, but, less commonly, it can also affect the ankles. The condition typically impacts on smaller joints first, such as the toe joints in the foot.…

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The 52 Places Traveler: The 52 Places Traveler: Finding the Real Prague

Under Austrian rule, Mr. Trejtnar explained, all official theater in big cities was performed in German. The only outlet for Czech people to see culture in their native language came from families who traveled in caravans from town to town performing puppet shows. “The message of these puppeteers was kept by writers and poets, and…

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Basics: How Teeth Became Tusks, and Tusks Became Liabilities

GORONGOSA NATIONAL PARK, Mozambique — We are flying in a Bat Hawk aircraft — which may be named for a raptor that preys on bats but looks more like a giant, lime-green dragonfly — and my hair, thanks to the open cockpit, has gone full Phyllis Diller. Scudding above flood plains the color of worn…

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Lasker Awards Given for Work in Genetics, Anesthesia and Promoting Women in Science

Advertisement The coveted prize was awarded to a Scottish veterinarian, two scientists who championed an overlooked protein and a pioneering researcher who helped advance the careers of other women. Image Dr. Kyung-Min Noh and Dr. C. David Allis in a lab.CreditCreditAlbert and Mary Lasker Foundation Sept. 11, 2018 The Lasker Awards, which are among the…

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Sasha Velour Gives New York Fashion Week the ‘Gift of Showz’

Advertisement The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star collaborated with Opening Ceremony on a drag show that ended with a glittering surprise performance. By Osman Ahmed Sept. 10, 2018 Opening Ceremony may be known for its unconventional fashion presentations, but the brand’s latest event was perhaps its most radical yet: a drag show curated by “RuPaul’s Drag…

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Gabrielle Hamilton and Ashley Merriman Exit the Spotted Pig

Their flagship was always the Spotted Pig, the only one of the restaurants that Mr. Friedman still owns. (In August, he closed White Gold Butchers on the Upper West Side.) In June, Ms. Hamilton, a longtime friend of Mr. Friedman’s, shocked many people in the food world when she announced she would be taking over…

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Winter Is Coming

Styled by Alberto Zanoletti Sep 10, 2018 Get ready now by choosing from the top trends in outerwear—from warm and fuzzy to slick and spotted. Puff Piece The quilted parka, that mainstay of the slopes, takes to the streets in city-chic silhouettes. Nylon Down Coats, $3,565 each, both Moncler Pierpaolo Piccioli Courtesy of the designer…

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Medical News Today: Seven exercises for shoulder arthritis

Arthritis can affect any joint in the body, including the shoulder joints. Performing specific exercises on a regular basis can help relieve the symptoms of arthritis, which include pain and swelling. Approximately 54.4 million people in the United States receive an arthritis diagnosis every year. Arthritis causes flares of inflammation in the joints, leading to…

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Off the Runway: Photos from New York Fashion Week

Advertisement Off the Runway Scenes from Tory Burch, Jason Wu, Milly and more on Day 2. Image Tory Burch, spring 2019.CreditCreditJohn Taggart for The New York Times Sept. 8, 2018 The second day of New York Fashion Week showed signs of spring, from the garden settings at Tory Burch and Jason Wu, the electric palettes…

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The Kith Recipe: 2 (or 7) Parts Collaboration, 1 Part Stars

Advertisement LeBron James and Justin Bieber were among the high-profile guests at the Kith show, which turned out to be one of the major events of New York Fashion Week. Image Ronnie Fieg, left, the founder of Kith, backstage at his New York Fashion Week show.CreditCreditShawn Brackbill for The New York Times Sept. 10, 2018…

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