Some Signs of Recovery From Severe Covid Lung Damage

When Annie Coissieux tried to stand up for the first time after weeks in the hospital battling Covid-19, she couldn’t get on her feet. “My first day after I.C.U., I couldn’t leave the chair without the help of two nurses,” she recalled from her home in the Drôme region in southeast France. She felt breathless…

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Big babies could be at higher risk of common heart rhythm disorder in adulthood

Beijing, China 19 Oct 2020: Elevated birth weight is linked with developing atrial fibrillation later in life, according to research presented at the 31st Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology (GW-ICC). GW-ICC 2020 is a virtual meeting during 19 to 25 October. Faculty from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) will participate in joint scientific…

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IVF success rates higher at clinics that provide more outcomes data

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 18, 2020) — Success rates for in vitro fertilization are higher at clinics that voluntarily share more information than required by government regulators, according to new research by faculty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. In a review of data reported between 2014 and 2017, CU researchers found that clinics…

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Sports to Watch This Week

The N.B.A. and W.N.B.A. titles were claimed, the N.H.L.’s Stanley Cup won and the French Open champions crowned — all in the last three weeks. But there’s still a lot for sports fans to look forward to. Here, some of the biggest events of the next week. Football In Week 6 of the N.F.L. season,…

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Halloween Word Games

There are 19 Halloween-themed words or phrases waiting for you in the grid here. Drawing lines to connect the letters will reveal 10 hidden images. To find them, follow the basic rules of word search: Letters can connect along any compass direction (see diagram below). Credit…Andrew Dore and Sam von Ehren Letters can be used…

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Have a Safe Halloween

In some ways, 2020 would make for the perfect Halloween: the holiday falls on a Saturday, and it’s a full moon (specifically, a “blue moon,” an event that occurs only once every couple of years). But it’s no surprise that Halloween will look very different in 2020. With coronavirus rates rising in some parts of…

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Despite Everything, People Still Have Weddings at ‘Plantation’ Sites

The resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement this spring spelled the end for many Confederate symbols. Monuments have been removed, by vote and by force. But those symbols include the romanticized imagery of weddings on Southern “plantations,” a practice that carries on. These properties were forced work camps, where enslaved Africans and their descendants…

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Sacha Baron Cohen on the ‘Borat’ Sequel and Playing Abbie Hoffman

Borat uses the flower bed in front of the Trump hotel at Columbus Circle as a men’s room. Sacha Baron Cohen plays the cello and is planning to take some Zoom classes from the masters. Borat keeps his teenage daughter in a cage. (“Is it nicer than Melania’s cage?” she wonders.) And when he takes…

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The Comforts of Clutter

The Look 2020 Objects saved and accumulated can be a balm for uncertain times. Photographs by Leonard Suryajaya Text by Laila Lalami Oct. 17, 2020 ImageAn exploration of accumulation in quarantine: Clorox, blenders, origami and fruit.Credit…Leonard Suryajaya for The New York Times Except for my writing desk, where books, manuscripts, index cards and journals are…

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Balenciaga and Vibram’s Toe Shoes Are the Chaotic Footwear 2020 Deserves

Courtesy Toe Lace-Up Balenciaga balenciaga.com $1,290.00 If you were concerned that it’s been quiet on the ugly shoe front, Balenciaga is here to shake things up. As they do. The label debuted a collaboration with the Italian brand Vibram on its fall-winter runway back in February, but they’re finally hitting the market today to fulfill…

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