The T List: A New Kyoto Hotel, Comfortable Party Shoes and More

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’re sharing things we’re eating, wearing, listening to or coveting now. We hope you’ll join us for the ride. (Sign up here, if you haven’t already, and you can reach us at tlist@nytimes.com.) Visit This A New Kyoto Hotel, Complete…

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Working at Equinox: ‘It’s Very Hunger Games’

Equinox, the high-end gym chain, calls its five-story facility on Greenwich Avenue in Manhattan a “fitness mecca.” It features a juice bar and a boxing studio, a eucalyptus steam room and a saltwater lap pool. But until a recent renovation, a less glamorous side of Equinox emerged in the gym’s break room: a spindly, wire-framed…

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Can mammograms show who is at risk of heart failure?

Mammograms have, so far, had the single role of identifying potentially cancerous tumors in the breast. However, could they also help doctors identify women at risk of heart disease and heart failure? Share on PinterestSome researchers believe that mammograms could also help doctors identify women with a high risk of heart failure. Mammograms work by…

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A Graffiti Museum Where the Writers Are in Charge

MIAMI — When Alan Ket was a teenager growing up in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn in the 1980s, he fell hard for the graffiti that still decorated New York City trains. Sometimes he was the one painting, but more often, he was a detective, figuring out the best locations to snap pictures of the…

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Palettes Are What Every Teen Wants for the Holidays

In early November, teenagers across America were sent into a frenzy over makeup. Two popular YouTubers with tens of millions of followers between them had been hyping a beauty line collaboration for weeks, using documentary-style videos and social media to tout the collection’s crown jewel: a palette of 18 eye shadows for $52. On the…

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Chronic disease prevention could ease opioid crisis

Preventing chronic disease could help curb the opioid epidemic, according to research from the University of Georgia. The study is the first to examine the relationship between hospitalizations due to opioid misuse and chronic disease. «When we look at the opioid crisis, most of the response has been to treat opioid overdose, making naloxone more…

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Next generation of CAR-T cells possible

A new approach to programing cancer-fighting immune cells called CAR-T cells can prolong their activity and increase their effectiveness against human cancer cells grown in the laboratory and in mice, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The ability to circumvent the exhaustion that the genetically engineered cells often…

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‘Virtual biopsy’ allows doctors to accurately diagnose precancerous pancreatic cysts

Research from doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds a new «virtual biopsy» allows them to definitively diagnose cysts in the pancreas with unprecedented accuracy. This means they can eliminate precancerous cysts and potentially save lives. The current standard involves testing the fluid inside the cysts. It correctly identifies them as benign…

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Though safe, nilotinib does not show promise for benefit for Parkinson’s disease

CHICAGO (December 5, 2019) — Northwestern University and the Parkinson Study Group announced that the Nilotinib in Parkinson’s Disease (NILO-PD) study showed that nilotinib, an FDA-approved treatment for chronic myelogenous leukemia being tested for potential repurposing as a Parkinson’s drug, was safe and tolerable in its trial population of 76 participants with moderate to advanced…

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