Update: The Rise of Halal Tourism

For one of the fastest-growing sectors of the global travel industry, there is no pork on the hotel dinner menus. There are flights with no alcohol on the drink carts, resorts with separate swimming pools for men and women, and daily itineraries with built-in break times for the five daily calls to prayer. Since 2016,…

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Vows: She Crumbled the Fortress Around His Heart

When Sting married Trudie Styler 26 years ago, his close friend, Simon Astaire, served as the best man. Last month, in New York, Sting was finally able to return the favor. “I’ve known him for 40 years; I never thought I’d be the best man, because I never thought he would marry,” said Sting, a.k.a.…

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Check In: Hotel Review: Eaton DC, Washington

Rates From $139. The Basics Given that people of opposing political persuasions tend to live, eat, shop, work and worship in self-selected bubbles, it was probably only a matter of time before someone decided that Republicans and Democrats needed their own hotels too. Enter the Eaton DC, in downtown Washington, the flagship hotel of the…

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What’s So ‘Indecent’ About Female Pleasure?

A personal massager, a sperm counter, virtual-reality pornography, something described as “the world’s first ebook-driven sex toy”: All of these products have been exhibited at CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention. Two of them won awards there. So Lora Haddock was surprised when Osé, a hands-free sex toy she designed with a team of…

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Ask Well: What Is a Fecal Transplant, and Why Would I Want One?

Q. What is a fecal transplant, and why would I want one? A. Fecal transplant is a medical procedure in which stool from a healthy donor is introduced into the intestine of a patient as a treatment for a disease. The idea is that the stool from the donor contains a healthful mix of gut…

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Nerve growth factor: Early studies and recent clinical trials

Nerve growth factor has been playing an important role in development of adult neurobiology. This is because of the regulatory functions that it possesses on survival, growth and differentiation of nerve cells in both of the central and peripheral nervous systems. Nerve growth factor plays an action in survival and growth of peripheral, sympathetic and…

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Untargeted metabolomics for atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases

IMAGE: Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Four out of five CVD deaths are due to myocardial infarction or stroke. Despite many initiatives that have… view more  Credit: Geoff H. Werstuck, Bentham Science Publishers CVD (cardiovascular diseases) are proven to be the leading cause of deaths throughout the world. If…

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