Medical News Today: What causes back pain on the lower right side?

Conditions that affect the muscles, bones, nerves, or organs can contribute to pain on the lower right side of the back. In this article, we explore the possible causes of back pain on the lower right side. We also cover some causes specific to females and males and explain when to see a doctor. Sprains…

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Courting the Ultrarich With Chateaus and Chefs

Image The Château de Saran, the centerpiece of the Moët & Chandon empire, after a five-year refurbishment. CreditDmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times EPERNAY, France — In rolling vineyards under rosy skies, a four-course dinner by two Michelin-starred chefs was held in front of one of the grandest 19th-century homes in Champagne this week. The…

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Alone, Happily Alone, in the Tatra Mountains

The 52 Places Traveler Empty hiking trails and winding roads suit the 52 Places Traveler’s mood in Slovakia. May 21, 2019 Image One particularly beautiful trail begins in the village of Stary Smokovec and climbs up into the mountains, past waterfalls, chalets and dense alpine forests.CreditSebastian Modak/The New York Times Our columnist, Sebastian Modak, is…

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Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant

The celebrity chef Mario Batali, who built a formidable restaurant empire before retreating amid accusations of sexual harassment by several women, is now facing a criminal assault charge that he groped and kissed a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Mr. Batali, 58, has been charged with indecent assault and battery and is to…

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The Last, Best Press Agent

Several women were accusing Joseph R. Biden Jr., about to announce he was running for president, of touching them inappropriately. Sy Presten had a newsy item for the gossip columns. “Listen to this,” Mr. Presten said. He was sitting on a leather sofa in the living room of his apartment on West 26th Street. His…

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So What Does Rihanna’s First Fenty Collection Actually Look Like?

Image Looks from Rihanna’s debut collection for Fenty. PARIS — The rollout continued in Paris on Wednesday afternoon, as an army of international fashion editors descended on a glossy shop in the Marais. There was a heavy security presence outside and crushed velvet couches within. They were there for the first official viewing of the…

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Trace metal exposure among pregnant women living near fracking wells in Canada

The Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology last week revealed the findings of a 2016 pilot study that measured pregnant women’s exposure to environmental contaminants in northeastern British Columbia, an area of intensive natural-gas production through hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The study, directed by Marc-André Verner, a professor at the School of Public Health (ESPUM)…

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Systems biology of antibiotics

IMAGE: Dr. Ana Rita Brochado investigates the effect of antibiotics on bacteria. view more  Bacteria have fascinating properties. They adapt excellently to their respective environment, and they existed long before humans. Their toughness has led to the fact that bacteria have successfully spread all over the world for three billion years — even in places where…

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Vadim Gladyshev to present at the 6th Aging Research for Drug Discovery Forum in Basel

IMAGE: Vadim Gladyshev, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, to present at the 6th Aging Research for Drug Discovery Forum in Basel, Switzerland. view more  Credit: Insilico Medicine Thursday, May 23, 2019 — Today Insilico Medicine, a biotechnology company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial…

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