University forms new center to battle Miami’s HIV epidemic

IMAGE: The College of Arts and Sciences’ Steven Safren, center, leads the new Center for HIV and Research in Mental Health, or CHARM, with the Miller School’s Daniel Feaster and Deborah… view more  Credit: Photo: TJ Lievonen/University of Miami The United Nation’s goal of ending AIDS around the world by 2030 is undeniably ambitious, but within…

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Surgery patients are getting older every year

IMAGE: A new British Journal of Surgery analysis reveals that people undergoing surgery in England are getting older at a faster rate than the general population. view more  Credit: British Journal of Surgery A new BJS (British Journal of Surgery) analysis reveals that people undergoing surgery in England are getting older at a faster rate than…

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Scientists discover novel genes responsible for regulating muscle cells

TORONTO, May 22, 2019 — York University scientists have uncovered a unique set of genes that play a role in muscle cellular gene expression and differentiation which could lead to new therapeutic targets to prevent the spread of muscle cancer. The researchers analyzed gene networks in muscle cells and found that the Smad7 and β-catenin…

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Medical News Today: What to know about gargling with salt water

Sore throats and mouth sores are common conditions that most people experience. Saltwater gargles can be a cheap, safe, and effective way to ease pain and relieve symptoms from conditions that affect the mouth and throat. While pharmacies and other stores sell medicated mouthwashes and similar products, some people prefer saltwater gargles and other home…

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Snakes on an Astral Plane

No one could understand why I wanted a snake massage. “That sounds like some kind of punishment, like ‘You’re sentenced to 30 minutes of snake massage,’” my father said when I told him I was getting one. Over dinner, my friend Rachel asked, “Are you afraid of snakes?” I told her I didn’t think I…

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Nancy Wigginton, First Woman to Read National News on BBC, Dies at 93

LONDON — Nancy Wigginton, better known as Nan Winton, who was the first woman to read the national news on BBC television, died on May 11 in Dorset, England. She was 93. The County of Dorset coroner’s office said on Tuesday that she had died after a fall. Ms. Wigginton had worked on the BBC’s…

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Teenage Girls and Dating Violence: Why We Should Be Paying Attention

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. “This is a public health issue that should be taken seriously.” — Avanti Adhia, the lead author of a new study about teen dating violence It’s no…

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The Hamptons Prepares for Its Summer Season

The start of the summer season brings an expected crop of new restaurants to the Hamptons, but this year, there are more than ever, with an expanded list of chefs and restaurateurs branching out from home bases in Manhattan. Not all will have their tables set by Memorial Day. Here’s what to expect. Southampton Blu…

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9 ELLE.com Editors On the Summer Work Basics They’re Buying from the Net-a-Porter Sale

Pia Floral-Print Wrap Dress

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«I’ve been Goldilocks-ing for a work-appropriate floral dress for a while now. I’ve tried on what feels like hundreds and they’re all either too bright, too busy, or too juvenile. This one with its muted palette, sophisticated silhouette, and vintage vibe seems just right.»— Katie Connor, Digital Director