39 Times Kate Middleton Dressed Like Diana

1 of 40 Diana, visiting Barnados Children’s Charity on November 8, 1984; Kate in a Smythe blazer during her visit to Coach Core in Essex on October 30, 2018. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 2 of 40 Diana in a Moschino suit while attending Sunday service at Sandringham Church on December 23, 1990; Kate in…

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What to know about HPV and fertility

Human papillomavirus or HPV is the name for a group of viruses transmitted by skin-to-skin contact. HPV can affect fertility in both men and women. It is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI), but people can also acquire it in other ways. According to the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

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How Emotions Can Affect the Heart

A century ago, the scientist Karl Pearson was studying cemetery headstones when he noticed something peculiar: Husbands and wives often died within a year of one another. Though not widely appreciated at the time, studies now show that stress and despair can significantly influence health, especially that of the heart. One of the most striking…

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What to know about laparoscopy for infertility

Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure that allows a doctor to see inside the body. When the procedure is part of fertility testing, the doctor is evaluating the structures of the reproductive system, including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and uterus. Laparoscopy can help a doctor diagnose many conditions that affect fertility, such as: endometriosis blocked fallopian…

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Medical News Today: How and why our bodies starve gut bacteria

Do bacteria have an unlimited supply of nutrients in the gut? In the past, scientists tended to believe that the gut is a kind of paradise for these microorganisms; but, as it turns out, that assumption is incorrect — which is good news for us. Do our guts starve bacteria? If so, why and how…

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Your Kid’s Apps Are Crammed With Ads

Image Siblings, ages four and one, and their tablet. A study found that 95 percent of commonly downloaded apps marketed to be played by children ages 5 and under contain at least one type of advertising.CreditMark Makela/Corbis, via Getty Images Many developers market apps for children as being educational. So Jenny Radesky, a pediatrician who…

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He Promised to Restore Damaged Hearts. Harvard Says His Lab Fabricated Research.

For Dr. Piero Anversa, the fall from scientific grace has been long, and the landing hard. Researchers worldwide once hailed his research as revolutionary, promising the seemingly impossible: a way to grow new heart cells to replace those lost in heart attacks and heart failure, leading killers in the United States. But Harvard Medical School…

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Exuberant Diwali Sweets From a Rock-Star Chef

RALEIGH, N.C. — As a child growing up in Chandigarh, India, the chef Cheetie Kumar knew that Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, was approaching by the aromas emanating from the kitchen. She remembers catching the scent of whole milk simmered with freshly cracked cardamom and carrots in the air as she ran outside to…

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