New insulin compound could improve therapy for diabetes patients

MELBOURNE, Australia — In a promising discovery that could improve the clinical delivery of insulin for people living with diabetes, scientists have developed a non-fibrillating form of human insulin. Using a novel glycosylation technique, an international research team led by Associate Professor Akhter Hossain from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, has successfully…

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China Identifies New Virus Causing Pneumonia-Like Illness

Researchers in China have identified a new virus that is behind a mysterious pneumonialike illness that has sickened 59 people in Wuhan and caused a panic in the central Chinese region. There’s no evidence that the virus, a coronavirus, is readily spread by humans, and it has not been tied to any deaths. But health…

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For Prince Harry and His Wife, Meghan, a Tricky Balancing Act

She was too bold, too outspoken, too difficult, too American, too multicultural, the critics said. She should not have alienated the news media by refusing to join in their celebrity games. She should not have spent so much money renovating the house the royal family was kind enough to bestow upon her and her husband.…

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New York State Investigates Christian Health Cost Sharing Affiliate

New York State officials are investigating a business representing a major Christian group offering an alternative to health insurance, joining several states scrutinizing these cost-sharing programs that provide limited coverage. On Wednesday, New York state insurance regulators issued a subpoena to Aliera, which markets the Christian ministry run by Trinity Healthshare, according to people who…

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After a Measles Scare, Seattle Cracks Down on Vaccine Compliance

SEATTLE — After a measles outbreak sickened dozens of unvaccinated children in southwestern Washington State last year, school health administrators around the state went into crisis mode, intent on confronting the relatively low vaccination rates in the region. First, they got an assist from the State Legislature, which passed a law in May tightening exemption…

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Would You Work for Nothing at Disney? 10,000 Superfans Applied

At 7:30 in the morning on a recent Saturday, 14 people gathered on the 10th floor of Disney’s Riviera Resort in Orlando, Fla., at the Topolino’s Terrace restaurant. The resort would open in two days, and this group had been among the first to experience it — a treat for many, but especially for this…

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The Hottest Critics’ Choice Awards Looks of All Time

In honor of the 25th annual Critics’ Choice Awards, which celebrate the year’s most renowned movies and TV, we review the hottest looks in red carpet history. From Kim Kardashian’s fiery Vera Wang moment in 2011 to Mandy Moore’s white hot showing in 2019, an ode to the event’s best.

The Most Jaw-Dropping Critics’ Choice Awards Looks of All Time

On Sunday, January 12, the critical community anoints the best in film and TV at the 25th annual Critics’ Choice Awards. While the voting body decides between Marriage Story and Little Women, we review our red carpet faves. From Lady Gaga in sweeping Calvin Klein to Regina King in royal purple Michael Kors, these looks…

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