Study shows asthma drug salbutamol’s potential as Alzheimer’s treatment

A new study reveals that the common asthma drug salbutamol may offer potential as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting 47 million people worldwide and its prevalence is expected to triple to more than 130 million cases by 2050. No effective treatments that cure the disease…

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SUNY Downstate study finds wide variation in trust of health information by Hispanics

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (July 1, 2020) — Hispanic adults vary widely in their reported trust of health information sources, suggesting that information tailored to specific ethnic subgroups and targeted by age group may be beneficial, according to results of a study by SUNY Downstate Assistant Professor Marlene Camacho-Rivera, MS, MPH, ScD. The study is highlighted in…

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Coronavirus Was Moving Through NY in Early February

A new study offers the first physical evidence that the coronavirus was circulating at low levels in New York City as early as the first week of February. The city confirmed its first infection on March 1. Mathematical models have predicted that the virus was making its way through the city weeks before then, but…

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In Early February, the Coronavirus Was Moving Through New York

A new study offers the first physical evidence that the coronavirus was circulating at low levels in New York City as early as the first week of February. The city confirmed its first infection on March 1. Mathematical models have predicted that the virus was making its way through the city weeks before then, but…

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Gucci Launches Off the Grid, Its First Sustainable Collection

Between rising consumer demands for sustainable practices and the secondhand clothing industry estimated to be valued at $64 billion by 2025, you can’t not practice eco-friendly fashion solutions. That’s the Herculean task that Gucci is taking on with Off the Grid, the Italian fashion house’s first environmentally-conscious collection heralded by creative director Alessandro Michele. «Gucci…

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The Real Lessons of Telfar, Kanye and the Gap

Late last week, when the embattled Gap brand announced, with great fanfare, that it was embarking on a 10-year partnership with Kanye West to create a new brand, Yeezy Gap, in an all-in bid for relevance and revitalization, a corner of the panting internet noticed one thing was amiss. “What about Telfar?” people asked. They…

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This Cookbook Raises Money for Restaurant Workers

The Lineup is an organization that sponsors dinners, open to the public, for which unheralded line cooks, chefs de cuisine and sous chefs — the heavy-lifters in the kitchen — prepare the food. Now, more than 30 of these chefs have contributed recipes for “On the Line,” a new digital fund-raising cookbook to support the…

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