Predicting vulnerability to Alzheimer’s disease and delirium

Boston, Mass. — Marked by acute temporary confusion, disorientation and/or agitation, postoperative delirium is the most common post-surgical complication in older adults, striking as many as half of adults older than 65 who undergo high-risk procedures such as cardiac surgery or hip replacements. Postoperative delirium is also tightly linked to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Although each…

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New model for predicting kidney injury after common heart procedure

New Haven, Conn. —A Yale-led group of doctors has developed a new mathematical model that can predict the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients undergoing a common heart procedure. For patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), commonly known as angioplasty, exposure to contrast agents — material used in the procedure to help…

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Contact lens for childhood myopia coming to the US in 2020

SAN RAMON, Calif., November 21, 2019—CooperVision announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval on Nov. 15, 2019 of its innovative MiSight® 1 day contact lens1. The cornerstone of a comprehensive myopia management approach to be offered by CooperVision, this daily wear, single use contact lens is the first and only FDA-approved…

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Suiting Up for the Impeachment Battle

The fourth presidential impeachment hearings in the history of the United States, whose public phase came to an end on Thursday afternoon in the columned environs of the House Ways and Means Committee hearing room, may have hewed to decorum, but they were a battlefield nonetheless. It was clear in the language, between those who…

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Jim Meehan Has Left PDT, the Influential Bar He Helped Found

The bartender Jim Meehan, a pioneering figure in the craft-cocktail revival, is no longer involved in PDT, the acclaimed East Village speakeasy that he helped found 12 years ago. He confirmed this week that he was forced out of his position as a managing partner, as part of an organizational restructuring in March. “It’s almost…

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Medical News Today: What to know about fissured tongue

A person’s tongue is generally flat and free of significant grooves. Fissured tongue causes a person to develop one or more grooves on the top portion of their tongue. Fissured tongue is neither contagious nor painful. However, other conditions, such as geographic tongue or food caught in the groove, can cause pain. Fissured tongue is…

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Of Course Normani Is Savage x Fenty’s First Brand Ambassador

At Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty runway show this past September, Sean Paul’s early-2000s hit «Get Busy» blared from the speakers as the dim lights in the venue brightened to reveal a silhouette, the Normani, modeling a printed bra and matching gloves, black tights, and black heels before she performed a fiery dance number with other…

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Medical News Today: Pink eye in toddlers: Everything you need to know

Pink eye, which doctors call conjunctivitis, is inflammation and redness in the conjunctiva of the eye. The conjunctiva is the transparent membrane that lines the front of the eye and eyelids. Pink eye is more common among toddlers and young children, who may rub their eyes and transmit infections to other children at preschool, daycare,…

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The T List: What to See, Drink and Wear This Week

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’re sharing things we are eating, wearing, listening to or coveting now. We hope you’ll join us for the ride. (Sign up here, if you haven’t already, and you can reach us at tlist@nytimes.com.) Drink This Something Flavorful to Sip…

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