A Nazi Version of DDT Was Forgotten. Could It Help Fight Malaria?

What if, after the Allies won World War II, world health officials had employed a Nazi version of DDT against mosquitoes that transmit malaria? Could that persistent disease, which still infects more than 200 million people a year and kills 400,000 of them, have been wiped off the planet? That is one of the musings…

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H.E.R, Kendall Jenner, and More Star in the Giambattista Valli x H&M Campaign

I’ve never frolicked through a rose-filled garden in a frothy tulle gown before, or sashayed through an ancient Roman mansion in an embellished cropped jacket and billowy floral dress, but I imagine that’s the feeling Giambattista Valli’s elaborate, ethereal designs evoke. In fact, that’s exactly what H.E.R, Kendall Jenner, Chiara Ferragni and the rest of…

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Taking Ayahuasca When You’re a Senior Citizen

At 74, the venture capitalist George Sarlo might not have seemed an obvious candidate for an ayahuasca experience. Mr. Sarlo, a Hungarian Jewish immigrant who arrived in the United States in 1956, has had great professional success as the co-founder of Walden Venture Capital. He lives in an upscale San Francisco neighborhood, in a large…

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You’re Only as Old as You Feel

Not long ago, Stephanie Heller, a New Jersey realtor, was leaving her gym after a workout when she noticed a woman in the parking lot struggling to bend down. “I don’t know if she dropped something and had to pick it up, or if her shoe was untied,” Ms. Heller said, but she eagerly bounded…

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Donte Colley, the Hope We Need on Instagram

Name: Donte Colley Age: 22 Claim to fame: Mr. Colley, a Toronto native, began posting dance videos to Instagram in 2015, when he was in high school. While he dances — be it to Drake, the theme from “The Office,” Ariana Grande — emoji and affirmations flash across the screen in time with the beat…

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Wheels Up on More Flights to the African Continent

Want to plan a trip to Africa but are intimidated by the flight time? Your concern is reasonable. Flights from the United States to the African continent can take 30 or even 40 hours depending on the routing, and many travelers face lengthy layovers in Amsterdam or London, or Dubai or Doha in the Middle…

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Starting Chemotherapy, When You’re Ready

First thing Monday morning my patient, a man in his early 60s, showed up to start chemotherapy. It had not been a smooth road for him over the past few months. He had myelodysplastic syndromes, a cancer of the bone marrow that impairs the production of red and white blood cells and platelets, to varying…

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The Jean-Georges Recipe for Restaurants

On Monday, May 13, Jean-Georges Vongerichten got into a car outside his apartment in the West Village and asked to be taken to the airport. It would have been an odd time to leave town: The next day he was opening a new restaurant, the Fulton, in Lower Manhattan, on the waterfront facing Brooklyn. But…

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Estrogen exposure may stave off cognitive decline in women

New research suggests that taking estrogen as part of hormone replacement therapy may help women fight off cognitive decline. Share on PinterestDoes estrogen therapy have any cognitive benefits for postmenopausal women? The study paper — titled «Lifetime estrogen exposure and cognition in late life: The Cache County Study» and appearing in the North American Menopause…

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Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about parasite cleanses

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