New study identifies greatest risk factors of mortality from COVID-19

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients have a greater risk of dying if they are men or if they are obese or have complications from diabetes or hypertension, according to a new study conducted by University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers. In a study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, the researchers evaluated nearly 67,000…

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Join us virtually: 2021 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®

Dec. 18, 2020 — The Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®, the premier conference for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) health care providers and researchers, invites media to register for the virtual 2021 meeting experience. A partnership of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the Congress will disseminate the latest research and care…

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Researchers propose process to detect and contain emerging diseases

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A University of Arkansas biologist is part of a global team of researchers developing a strategy to detect and intercept diseases emerging from wildlife in Africa that could eventually infect humans. Assistant professor Kristian Forbes, along with colleagues from Africa, Europe and North America, have proposed a four-part approach to detect and…

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Sacklers Deny Personal Responsibility for Opioid Epidemic in House Hearing

Members of Congress on Thursday hurled withering comments and furious questions at two members of the billionaire Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, seeking to use a rare public appearance to extract admissions of personal responsibility for the deadly opioid epidemic as well as details about $10 billion that records show…

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F.D.A. Panel Endorses Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna is developing eight other vaccines that use mRNA. The company has tested them in animals and in 1,700 people, and has not had cases of anaphylaxis or other severe allergic reactions linked to the vaccine, Dr. Jacqueline Miller of Moderna said. One anaphylaxis case occurred two months after vaccination, in a person with a…

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States Complain of Smaller Covid Vaccine Shipments Than Expected

The company also said it had shared with the federal government “every aspect” of its production and distribution process. “They have visited our facilities, walked the production lines and been updated on our production planning as information has become available,” the statement said. Covid-19 Vaccines › Answers to Your Vaccine Questions With distribution of a…

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Remember Shopping…In Stores? Colette Mon Amour Will Make You Nostalgic

Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world.To watch Colette, Mon Amour, the new documentary about the beloved Paris boutique, at a time when “going inside a store” and “mingling with other people” both feel like alien activities hits, as they say, different. Watching, I was immediately transported to…

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Valentino Opens the Doors of Its Virtual Home, and It’s Beautiful

Valentino is diving deeper into the virtual realm. This week, the Roman luxury brand launched Valentino Insights, an immersive experience that invites fans to walk around a digital 3D replica of a modernist Mediterranean villa inspired by creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli’s own home in Nettuno, Italy. It comes on the tails of other innovative digital…

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Play in Dolce & Gabbana’s Virtual Boutiques From Around the World

Offering a bespoke personal shopping experience is integral to Dolce & Gabbana. The Italian luxury label’s boutiques across the globe are staffed with skilled professionals who guide customers through the glamorous, often gilded world that designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana built. So in a holiday season when its safest to shop online, the brand…

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All the Best Looks From Pre-Fall 2021

Courtesy of Moschino Pre-fall is when designers bust out the best of basics. With collections dropping in stores around mid-May, it’s the time when lightweight outerwear, easy dresses, and year-round layers make their debut. Usually it’s easy on the eyes and a reprieve from the hot off the (digital) runway looks we’re used to, but…

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