Medical News Today: How a dietary change might boost cancer therapy

In a recent study, mice that ate a diet with reduced levels of a particular amino acid responded better to cancer treatments. The findings are intriguing, but the authors call for caution. Meat and eggs contain particularly high levels of methionine. Doctors and other experts now understand the significant role that nutrition plays in health.…

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The Forbidden City Opens Wide as China Projects New Pride in Its Past

Image Visitors now throng the Forbidden City in Beijing.CreditYan Cong for The New York Times BEIJING — For much of the past century, the Forbidden City has been an imposing void in the otherwise bustling heart of Beijing. The 180-acre compound, where emperors and their advisers plotted China’s course for centuries, was stripped of its…

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Danielle Kinsella, David Fowler

Danielle Grace Kinsella and David Barrows Fowler were married Aug. 3 in Nantucket, Mass. The Rev. Dr. Ruth Herron Smalt, a Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony at the First Congregational Church, where she is the associate minister. Dr. Fowler, 29, is a pediatric physical therapist at Blythedale Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. She graduated from…

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Lauren Weisenfluh, Daniel Obenshain

Lauren Ann Weisenfluh and Daniel Stuart Obenshain were married Aug. 3. The Rev. Dr. Steven Larsen, a United Methodist minister, officiated at the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley. Ms. Weisenfluh, 29, is a senior data consultant in San Bruno, Calif., at Kaiser Permanente, the health care company. She graduated from the University of…

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Stephanie Ginsberg, Zachary Kaplan

Stephanie Tova Ginsberg and Zachary Benjamin Kaplan are to be married Aug. 4. Rabbi Jerry Cutler is to officiate at the Bel-Air Bay Club in Los Angeles. The couple met at the University of California, Irvine, though they didn’t begin dating until 2015, after both had graduated. Ms. Ginsberg, 32, was until June a marketing…

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Janna Wandzilak, John Colucci

Janna Katherine Wandzilak and Dr. John Luke Colucci were married Aug. 3 at Riverside Farm, an events space in Pittsfield, Vt. The Rev. Lara K-J Campbell, a Unitarian Universalist minister, officiated. Mrs. Colucci, 27, is a summer associate in the Menlo Park, Calif., office of the Alumni Ventures Group, a venture capital firm. She graduated…

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Crosby Burns, Jonathan Herczeg

Crosby Hamilton Burns and Jonathan Arthur Dale Herczeg were married Aug. 3 at Snake River Ranch in Wilson, Wyo. EB Kelly, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Mr. Burns (left), 32, is to begin working, in September, as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in San…

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Sheryl Stoeck, Peter Stranges

Sheryl Denise Stoeck and Peter Bartles Stranges were married Aug. 3 at the La Vista Terrace overlooking the Alamo in San Antonio. Stephanie Riceman, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Ms. Stoeck, 42, is a librarian at Sandra Day O’Connor High School in San Antonio. She…

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Emily McAllister, Aaron Katz

Emily Ann McAllister and Aaron Edward Katz were married Aug. 3. Charles S. McKeown, an uncle of the groom who became a First Nation minister for this event, officiated at a private ski area in Olympic Valley, Calif. Ms. McAllister, 29, is a creative producer and leads a marketing team at Northstar California, a ski…

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Carly Scher, Harris Feibischoff

Carly Blair Scher and Harris Scott Feibischoff were married Aug. 3 at the Angel Orsensanz Foundation in New York. Rabbi Jeffery Leynor officiated. Mrs. Feibischoff, 34, is a Manhattan-based freelance TV producer who has worked on shows for the Food Network, Netflix and the Lifetime channel, among others. She graduated from the University of Miami.…

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