Medical News Today: A new blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer’s

Doctors may find it hard to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease before the obvious symptoms set in, and many of the current tests for it are expensive and complicated. However, researchers recently devised a blood test that could accurately detect this condition. Recent research aimed to develop an accurate blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s. According to the…

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The Pour: From 2018, Indelible Messages From the Past

It’s a privilege and necessity of my job to drink many wines over the course of a year. All have a story to tell, sometimes dull, other times fascinating. Some are simply unforgettable. The wines that stay with me are not always the best or the most profound. Sometimes the surprise of a discovery can…

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U.N. AIDS Agency Is in ‘State of Crisis’ and Needs New Leader, Report Says

GENEVA — Independent experts investigating allegations of sexual abuse at the United Nations agency fighting AIDS have called for the appointment of new leadership, saying in a damning report that its executive director tolerated harassment and bullying in a toxic organizational culture. The agency, U.N.AIDS, was “in a state of crisis that threatens its vital…

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Laura Harrier Talks BlacKkKlansman, Cocktails, and Red Carpet Style

It’s been a big day for Laura Harrier. The actress woke up to news of her recent film, BlacKkKlansman, being nominated for a Golden Globe, then zoomed through the NADA art fair in Miami, ending up at Casa Casuarina—a.k.a. the infamous Versace Mansion—for Bombay Sapphire’s Artisan Series Finale. What can we expect from the Louis…

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Medical News Today: Pictures and symptoms of common STDs

Understanding symptoms and seeing pictures of STDs can help people identify the signs and encourage them to see a doctor. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are on the rise. In 2017, researchers saw an increase in STDs for the fourth year in a row, and the highest ever rates of…

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Six Michigan Doctors Charged in $464 Million Insurance and Opioid Scheme

Six Michigan doctors have been charged with insurance fraud and unnecessarily prescribing opioids to patients in a $464 million scheme, according to court documents filed this week by federal prosecutors. The 56-count indictment, filed on Tuesday and made public on Thursday, named Dr. Rajendra Bothra, 77, of Bloomfield Hills, who owned and operated the Pain…

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Taylor Swift? Cardi B? The 2019 Grammy Nominations’ Snubs and Surprises

Like most major awards shows, the Grammys in recent years has attempted a precarious balancing act: maintaining its status as the music establishment’s kingmaker — and live CBS concert event — while also trying to confront the reality of its staid, overwhelmingly white and male history. [Kendrick Lamar leads nominees and women dominate major categories:…

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2019 Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Women Lead the Way

The rap stars Kendrick Lamar and Drake lead the list of nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards announced Friday, but right behind them is a crop of young and less heralded artists, notably women, after years of friction about diversity, including a major dust-up over gender representation after the last ceremony. The Instagram star turned…

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