Understanding cardiac anomalies at perinatal phase

In Perinatal Cardiology, fetal cardiology experts provide key information on tools for fetal evaluation through echocardiography / cardiac ultrasonography, with a primary focus on the nature and prenatal detection of structural and functional cardiac heart defects (CHDs). This two-part book will enlighten the readers with details about different types of fetal cardiac abnormalities along with…

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Genetic mutations predispose individuals to severe COVID-19

Current observations suggest that the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 causes severe symptoms mainly in elderly patients with chronic disease. However when two pairs of previously healthy young brothers from two families required mechanical ventilation at the intensive care unit in rapid succession, doctors and researchers at Radboud University Medical Center were inclined to consider that genetic factors…

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Dana-Farber to offer first CAR T-cell therapy for mantle cell lymphoma after FDA approval

Today’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the first CAR T-cell therapy for mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) represents a key advance for patients with relapsed or treatment-resistant forms of the disease, say Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators who helped conduct the decisive clinical trial of the therapy. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) will be…

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Testing Bottlenecks Threaten N.Y.C.’s Ability to Contain Virus

Nearly four months after the pandemic’s peak, New York City is facing such serious delays in returning coronavirus test results that public health experts are warning that the problems could hinder efforts to reopen the local economy and schools. Despite repeated pledges from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio that testing would…

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Eight Artists on the Influence of Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland’s influence is so vast that it can be hard to calculate. Through sheer force of imagination, the artist was able to manifest a hyper-real, hypermasculine style of queer erotic illustration that would end up inspiring not just legions of visual artists but entire subcultures. Any time a stylist puts a young pop…

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When Grandparents Are Estranged From Their Grandchildren

For years, Pat Hanson composed letters, hundreds of them, to a granddaughter she wasn’t permitted to see or speak to. She described her travels, chatted about books and movies, envisioned a trip they’d one day take together to New York City. At first, she wrote by hand, storing her letters in a wooden box; later,…

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An Upended Fitness Industry Sweats Over Black Lives Matter

Before the pandemic changed the way we work out, possibly forever, Sarah Levey was among the boutique fitness industry’s fastest-rising stars. She and her husband, Mason Levey, are the founders of Y7, a yoga company with 14 studio locations in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, with classes costing $25 each, taking place in candlelit…

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These Hand Sanitizers Smell Good, Kill Germs

At Cecconi’s in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn and in West Hollywood, Calif., diners are offered more than a grind of fresh pepper or a spoonful of grated Parmesan with their meal. On many tables, where you may expect to find a bottle of olive oil or hot sauce, there’s Amass Botanic Hand Sanitizer, a…

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Suggestions, Distractions and Diaries. Our Staff Is an Open Book.

Welcome. It’s a funny thing, what’s happening with us, with this growing community of ours at home and At Home. We’re anxious about the coming months, about what happens when schools start or don’t, when the sun stops coming up early and falling late, when the temperature drops and we can’t be outside so much,…

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Who Gets the Covid-19 Vaccine First? Here’s One Idea

When a coronavirus vaccine becomes available, who should get it first? A preliminary plan devised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this spring gives priority to health care workers, then to people with underlying medical conditions and older people. The C.D.C. has not yet decided whether the next in line should be Blacks…

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