CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms

A small study into the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy on menopause showed that it may reduce hot flashes, depression, and sleep disorders. CBT may be a valid alternative to other menopause treatments. Menopause marks the end of a person’s menstrual cycles. During and after this process, they will no longer be able to conceive…

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Medical News Today: Why scientists are searching the ocean for new drugs

As medical researchers continue their efforts to improve human health, some are turning their attention to the ocean because they believe that the Earth’s seas might harbor novel disease-fighting chemistry. Could human health depend on the creatures of the ocean? The oceans cover more than two-thirds of Earth. As the adage goes, we know more…

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Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight

Image Edward Crutchley in London.CreditAlexander Coggin for The New York Times LONDON — If the London men’s wear scene resembles a playground of youthful provocateurs intent on blurring boundaries and questioning gender, then Edward Crutchley has emerged in recent years as one of its grown-ups. The affable 38-year-old Yorkshireman, who is to unveil his spring…

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How do foams collapse?

IMAGE: The film is seen to recede into surrounding films, while a droplet is released which penetrates other films and causes further collapse. view more  Credit: Rei Kurita Tokyo, Japan — Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have successfully found two distinct mechanisms by which foams can collapse, yielding insight into the prevention/acceleration of foam rupture in…

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Long-term islet transplant recipients show near-normal glucose control

IMAGE: Continuous glucose monitoring tracings of 5 islet transplant recipients with long-term insulin independence. Data points represent the continuous glucose monitoring hourly average over a 7-day period. Error bars indicate standard… view more  Credit: Diabetes Research Institute/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) evaluations in islet transplant recipients who have been insulin…

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Medical News Today: What to know about brittle asthma

Brittle asthma is a rare form of severe asthma. Usual treatments, such as bronchodilators and steroids, do not control this type of asthma very well. People with asthma typically experience inflammation and narrowing of the airways, which makes it hard for them to get air into their lungs. In brittle asthma, the symptoms are severe,…

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The Four Seasons Is Closing, Less Than a Year After Reopening

Less than a year after the Four Seasons Restaurant opened in its new location on East 49th Street in Manhattan, it is closing. The restaurant once known for the power lunch will cease service after lunch on Tuesday. In an email statement, Alex von Bidder, the managing partner, said: “Regretfully, after nearly 60 years, The…

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Warning of ‘Pig Zero’: One Drugmaker’s Push to Sell More Antibiotics

Facing a surge in drug-resistant infections, the World Health Organization issued a plea to farmers two years ago: “Stop using antibiotics in healthy animals.” But at last year’s big swine industry trade show, the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, one of the largest manufacturers of drugs for livestock was pushing the opposite message. “Don’t…

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What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact as Biden Reverses His Stance

As a wave of highly restrictive state laws have made abortion a key issue in the 2020 campaign, the Hyde Amendment has drawn new scrutiny. Numerous presidential candidates had already come out against the provision before Wednesday, when former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. became the only one to say he supported it, prompting…

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A Piece of Myanmar in Queens

Once, Asian Bowl in Forest Hills was a Chinese takeout shop; now it specializes in Burmese food, including gin thoke, a salad of pickled ginger, dried shrimp, crushed peanuts, fried garlic, sesame seeds and a hundred minuscule but distinct shifts in crunch.