Living With Cancer: In Praise of Gentleness

Often I have lain under a sheet on a gurney in a hospital hall, dreading what would happen during some ghastly procedure related to my ovarian cancer. One incident, filtered through a narcotic haze, still haunts me, though it must have occurred more than five years ago. I watched the ceiling roll by as someone…

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Medical News Today: Why green leafy vegetables can protect liver health

New research that features in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) discovers that a compound present in green leafy vegetables helps prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in mice. Green leafy vegetables, such as lettuce and spinach, contain high concentrations of nitrate, a compound that may keep fatty liver at bay. Nonalcoholic…

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Juul May Get Billions in Deal With One of World’s Largest Tobacco Companies

E-cigarette maker Juul, which has vowed to make cigarettes obsolete, is near to inking a deal to become business partners with Altria, one of the world’s largest tobacco companies. The union — which would create an alliance between one of public health’s greatest villains and the start-up that would upend it — entails cigarette giant…

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6 Signs You’re Emotionally Addicted to Your Partner

It happens that in a relationship one of the partners is emotionally dependent, and the other partner is emotionally distracted. The first one complains about the lack of time to be spent with the partner, whereas the other person feels the need for personal space. It is interesting that both aspects of this system have…

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Top Cancer Doctor Resigns as Editor of Medical Journal

This article was reported and written in collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. Dr. José Baselga, the former chief medical officer of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, resigned under pressure on Wednesday as one of the editors-in-chief of Cancer Discovery, a prominent scientific journal, after he failed to accurately disclose his conflicts of interest…

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Is David Lee Roth the Estée Lauder of Tattoos?

“This is my first interview in nearly 10 years,” David Lee Roth said one recent morning. The Van Halen frontman’s trademark mane has been shorn to a bleach-blond crop, but neither time nor the long interval between interviews has mellowed Mr. Roth much. He shoulder-shimmied in the middle of Harry Cipriani and, in short order,…

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8 Trends That Are in for 2019…and 6 That Are Out

IN: Craftwork As the temperature heats up, expect to see more artisanal craft details, experts say. «But on very minimalist silhouettes like at Loewe, JW Anderson, Victoria Beckham, and Jacquemus,» says Tiffany Hsu, Mytheresa Fashion Buying Director. Barneys New York Fashion Director, Marina Larroude agrees: «Nothing screams summer more than crochet and macramé. From Missoni…

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Medical News Today: What is bowel obstruction?

A bowel obstruction is a blockage in the small or the large intestine. It is a potentially dangerous condition and has several causes. Someone with a full obstruction will find passing a stool or gas difficult, if not impossible. A partial obstruction can cause diarrhea. Obstructions cause a buildup of food, gastric acids, gas, and…

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