Medical News Today: Antibiotics may help curb Alzheimer’s symptoms

Research showed that an antibiotic mix impacted the gut bacteria in mice to the point that it slowed the growth and development of Alzheimer’s, but only in males. New research in mice suggests that antibiotics may reduce Alzheimer’s symptoms by impacting the gut bacteria. The study, conducted at The University of Chicago, IL, demonstrated how…

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Medical News Today: Plastic pollution harms oxygen-producing bacteria

Did you know that a species of bacteria that resides in the ocean is responsible for producing 10% of the oxygen that we breathe in? Now, a new study has found that the plastic polluting the world’s oceans is negatively affecting the oxygen levels that these bacteria produce. The plastics that people throw in the…

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Mariko Ashley, Michael Han

Mariko Mae Ashley and Michael Ye Han were married May 24 by Paula Brownhill, a judge at the Clatsop County Circuit Courthouse in Astoria, Ore. The bride, 30, works in San Francisco as a labor and employment lawyer for Jackson Lewis a law firm based in White Plains. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College in…

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Johanna Jetton, Philip Narodick

Johanna Delaney Jetton and Philip Howard Narodick are to be married May 26 at Camp Navarro in Navarro, Calif. Ilyse Iris Magy, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, is to officiate. The bride, 30, is a certified nurse midwife at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa, Calif. She…

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Alexandra Ignatius, Thomas Weishan

Alexandra Sarah Ignatius and Thomas James Weishan were married May 25 in Washington. The Rev. Brooks F. Hundley, an Episcopal priest, officiated at the Little Sanctuary, the chapel at St. Albans School, where he is a chaplain. Ms. Ignatius, 31, is a senior account supervisor for corporate affairs and crisis communications at Edelman, the Chicago…

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Shruti Sehgal, Julian Horwitz

Shruti Sehgal and Dr. Julian Kravtin Horwitz were married May 25 at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah. Rabbi David Levinsky officiated. Earlier in the day, Pandit Vineet Chander led a ceremony with Hindu influences. Ms. Sehgal, 30, is a vice president for technology and innovation clients at BerlinRosen, a public relations firm…

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Lindsey Citron, Bradley Herbig

Dr. Lindsey Elizabeth Citron and Bradley Andrew Herbig were married May 25 in a self-uniting ceremony at the Ballroom at the Ben, an events space in Philadelphia. Dr. Citron, 29, recently received a veterinary doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. In June, she is to begin an internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington.…

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Amy Marsh, Seth Freedland

Amy Ruth Marsh and Seth Michael Freedland are to be married May 26 at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, Ore. Rabbi Elizabeth Dunsker is to officiate. Mrs. Freedland, 33, is a senior interactive producer at Wieden & Kennedy, an advertising agency in Portland. She graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis. She is a daughter of…

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Julia Duncan, John McDonough

Julia Lee Cardwell Duncan and John Joseph McDonough are to be married May 26 in Portola Valley, Calif. The Rev. Jennifer L. Warner is to perform the ceremony at Valley Presbyterian Church, where she is the pastor, with the Rev. Martin J. Mager, a Roman Catholic priest, taking part. Ms. Duncan, 31, is a change-management…

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Harvey Rosenstein, David Rubeo

Harvey Martin Rosenstein and David Anthony Rubeo are to be married May 26 at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, a synagogue in New York for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jews. Rabbi Yael Rapport, the assistant rabbi there, is to officiate. Mr. Rosenstein (left), 60, is a performing arts consultant in New York. Until 2017, he…

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