Rebecca Minkoff Hasn’t Made a ‘Single Dime’ Off Her Feminist Tees

For the millions of women who own Rebecca Minkoff bags, the brand’s messaging—»truth to power, but make it fashion»—is part of the charm. From Instagram to online, the American designer loves mixing quotes and advice with shots of pretty shoes. For fall 2018, she takes it a step further by launching I Am Many, a…

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Medical News Today: Why does hormone therapy worsen some prostate cancers?

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer does not always work; the tumor can become resistant and continue to spread. Now, new research reveals how the therapy alters the environment of tumor cells to make this happen. Hormone therapy can actually make some prostate cancers worse, but how? Scientists at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles,…

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Once There Were It Girls. Now There Are Eat Girls.

Advertisement The English model-cook Tess Ward champions imperfection. But you wouldn’t know it from her Instagram feed. Image Tess Ward, a model and a cook, doesn’t think food should be fussy. But she loves a pretty dish.CreditCreditLauren Fleishman for The New York Times Sept. 5, 2018 Riotous hues are no longer expected just on the…

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Medical News Today: Eating whole grains can prevent type 2 diabetes

A large study indicates that people who eat whole grains of any kind every day are much less likely to develop type 2 diabetes. The researchers urge people not to mistakenly avoid whole grains if they intend to follow low-carb diets. New research has found that eating whole grains daily can prevent type 2 diabetes.…

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Noon By Noor Designers Celebrate 10 Years

Purple PR Advertisement — Continue Reading Below This year, cousins and best friends since childhood, Shaikha Noor Al Khalifa and Shaikha Haya Al Khalifa celebrate the ten-year anniversary of their label Noon By Noor. Known for creating modern silhouettes that play with traditional views of femininity, this Bahrain-based duo have dressed the likes of Jennifer…

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Medical News Today: What can cause a bump on the lip?

Lip bumps can sometimes be painful or uncomfortable, but they are often harmless and will clear up without treatment. There are many possible causes, including infections, allergic reactions, and lip injuries. Lips bumps can vary in size, appearance, and associated symptoms. Treatment depends on the cause, but a person can often use over-the-counter (OTC) medications…

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Medical News Today: How uncontrolled inflammation leads to brain cell loss

In a study of inflammation mechanisms in the brain, researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany have identified how, as we get older, a vicious cycle of poorly regulated inflammatory responses leads to the loss of brain cells. How does chronic inflammation occur in the brain? Recently, those researchers conducted a study that investigated…

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As Animal-Assisted Therapy Thrives, Enter the Cats

Studies in this field are also “hard to randomize,” said Dr. O’Haire, whose own research has looked at the potential benefits of classroom guinea pigs for children with autism. Scientists who are testing a drug, for example, can easily give some participants a look-alike placebo. But what is the equivalent in a trial that pairs…

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Nonfiction: Bill Cunningham: An Enigma in a Blue Sanitation Worker’s Jacket

On a related note, we have Bill’s make-do-and-mend, zero-waste sensibility. Costumes and hats are often made from discards and objets trouvés. Any garret, no matter how grim, can be transformed into a nifty salon de chapeaux with a dollop of white paint and some moth-eaten Austrian drapes bought from the Salvation Army. Just be sure…

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