Can human breast milk reduce intestinal injury following bone marrow transplant?

IMAGE: Breastfeeding Medicine presents evidence-based research advances and explores the immediate and long-term outcomes of breastfeeding, including the epidemiologic, physiologic, and psychological benefits of breastfeeding. view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, April 4, 2019—A new pilot study compared the use of human breast milk to formula in children less than 5…


Researchers determine how a major tumor suppressor pathway becomes deactivated

(Boston)—The Hippo pathway is an important biological tumor suppressor program that controls cell growth and organ size in humans. Cancer cells have been found to frequently deactivate Hippo signaling in order to achieve increased cell growth and become more aggressive. However, how the Hippo pathway becomes deregulated in human cancers is still poorly understood. Researchers…


How to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness

Coconut oil is a popular natural option for relieving vaginal dryness. Some studies suggest that coconut oil is safe to use on the skin, and it is an effective moisturizer. Many people use vaginal moisturizers or lubricants to help ease vaginal discomfort and to make intercourse more comfortable. A 2014 study involving 1,021 women found…


‘Predatory’ Scientific Publisher Is Hit With a $50 Million Judgment

In the world of scientific research, they are pernicious impostors. So-called predatory journals, online publications with official-sounding names, publish virtually anything, even gibberish, that an academic researcher submits — for a fee. Critics have long maintained that these journals are eroding scientific credibility and wasting grant money. But academics must publish research to further their…


A Shakespeare Festival Presents Modern Translations. Cue the Debate (Again).

Four years ago, the news that the Oregon Shakespeare Festival had commissioned modern English “translations” of all of Shakespeare’s plays drew headlines, and no small alarm, from purists who saw it as a kind of literary vandalism. Now, the public will have a chance to judge the full fruits of the effort for itself. The…


Every Time Meghan Markle Dressed Like Princess Diana

White Button-Ups and Jeans

Diana in a white button-up shirt, brown belt, and high-waist jeans during her visit to Bosnia on August 9, 1997; Meghan in a Misha Nonoo button-up and Mother Denim jeans, making her first appearance with Harry at the Toronto Invictus Games on September 25, 2017.

Timeouts for Everyone

[Click here to get NYT Parenting in your inbox once a week.] There aren’t many topics in the parenting space where the research is clear, but spanking is one of them. In 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics reaffirmed its position that spanking isn’t effective discipline, and physical punishment in general may lead to increased…


No Regrets: Art at the Shed. Rock at the Museum.

Michael R. Bloomberg may have forgotten that he’s not running for president. Wearing a Ralph Lauren stars-and-stripes sweater under a blazer with a flag pin, the former mayor was pumping hands with everyone at the Shed, the new arts center at Hudson Yards that his administration was instrumental in creating. Mr. Bloomberg helped guide the…


25 Non-Boring Gifts to Give Your Dad on Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, think outside the tie. It’s easy to cave with gifts that speak to classic dad tropes (he does love beer), but why not try something else? Introduce him to new hobbies with entry-level kits, help him indulge with beauty products he would never buy himself, or trick him with Dad Fashion that’s…