Plant-based diet leads to Crohn’s Disease remission, according to case study

Eating a plant-based diet may be an effective treatment for Crohn’s disease, according to a case study published in the journal Nutrients. The case study followed a man in his late 20s who had been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease after experiencing fatigue, bloating, episodic severe abdominal pain, nausea, and occasional ulcers for several years. His…

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Virtual reality takes a leap into taste

IMAGE: From edible to irresistible: Creating virtual taste realities with light. view more  Credit: Diogo Matias, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown The fly hasn’t eaten for an entire day and it’s starving. Finally, it finds a pile of edible gelatinous goo. It begins eating when suddenly a green light appears, and the food, which was far…

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Medical News Today: What to know about bruising easily

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About the Idea That You’re Growing Horns From Looking Down at Your Phone …

You may be hunched over your phone right now, worrying about reports that young people are growing horns on their skulls from spending too much time hunched over smartphones. O. K., cellphones are making us rude and inattentive, but medical experts don’t totally buy the idea that technology is also warping our skeletons. The area…

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Mary J. Blige Still Slays

“I created the Love Ball out of pain,» said Susanne Bartsch, the indefatigable night life promoter. She was referring to a pioneering AIDS fund-raiser, first held in 1989, that was styled after the vogueing balls that, in those days, were anything but a pop culture phenomenon. “I felt like the fashion community at that point…

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World Cup Players Say Muscles and Makeup Mix Just Fine, Thanks

For her third World Cup, Francisca Ordega wanted to stand out. She had worn her hair in dreadlocks for her first and had a wavy, blonde ponytail for the second, but this time she wanted something bolder. “I was looking for green and white,” she said about her search for hair extensions in the colors…

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5 Alternatives to Corporate Pride Merch

Each year, when the month of June rolls around, big brands emerge awash in rainbow colors. There are rainbow-soled Pride sneakers from Puma and reusable rainbow cups courtesy of the world’s largest coffee corporation. Urban Outfitters is selling a line of Pride merchandise, and Snapchat created a special filter for the month. This week, Taylor…

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Princess Diana’s Most Underrated Style Moments

Known as the people’s princess, Lady Diana Spencer was one of the most well recognized, and influential style icons in the world. Paving the way for future fashionable royals like Kate Middleton and Queen Letizia of Spain, Diana made bold statements with her sartorial choices, from the bright suits and dramatic gowns to her famous…

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Outfit Dissecting with Juliana Ramirez

Juliana in her apartment in Brooklyn. LULU GRAHAM Name… ​Juliana Ramirez. What do you do all day? ​I’m the brand manager at Lizzie Fortunato, a soon-to-be cowboy boot maker, and a photographer. Juliana showing off her cowboy boots. LULU GRAHAM Where do you live and where did you grow up? I live near Prospect Park…

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Would You Return This Wallet?

It’s obvious: Someone finding a lost wallet is less likely to return it if money is inside, right? That’s what top economists, as well as regular people, usually predict, given what most of us assume about human nature. But according to a clever new study involving thousands of people in 40 countries, what most of…

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