Surgeons Transplant a Testicle From One Brother to His Twin

A 36-year-old man born without testicles received one transplanted from his identical twin brother in a six-hour operation performed on Tuesday in Belgrade, Serbia, by an international team of surgeons. The surgery was intended to give the recipient more stable levels of the male hormone testosterone than injections could provide, to make his genitals more…

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Holiday Hero Pieces That Bring on the Glamour

The holiday season is prime time for glamour, thanks to the thrill of glitzy nights, the romantic glow of glittering lights, and the brimming potential of an imminent new year. And with the social circuit in full swing, the best part of every party is, admittedly, the excuse to get dressed up. It’s less about…

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A Tall Girl’s Guide to Cozy Weather Shopping

As a Tall Girl™, I struggle firsthand when shopping for denim that extends past my ankles, or sweaters that cover my wrists. Dressing for summer is feasible, but cold weather present stylistic, shall we say, shortcomings, for taller women. The U.S. Department of Health determined that the average height for an American woman is 5’4»,…

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Denmark Raises Antibiotic-Free Pigs. Why Can’t the U.S.?

BILLUND, Denmark — How many rounds of antibiotics does it take to raise a Danish pig? If it is one of the 35,000 piglets raised each year on Soren Sondergaard’s sprawling farm, odds are the animal will get just a single course before it goes to slaughter. At times, a quarter or more of his…

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Medical News Today: Average IQ: What is it?

Schools have historically used IQ scores in the placement of students on programs or to identify students with mental difficulties. However, IQ scores and tests are no longer the only measure of a person’s cognitive ability or potential. Nowadays, IQ scores are somewhat controversial, as cultural and environmental factors may also play a role in…

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Our 50 Best Recipes of 2019

Assembling cassoulet, proofing sourdough bread or constructing a Harry Potter Sorting Hat croquembouche are all worthwhile pursuits, but, for many people, the word “cooking” means weeknight cooking: recipes that are fast and easy without sacrificing a little excitement. Those are exactly the kind of recipes NYT Cooking readers loved most this year. The top five…

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Cold Stopped a Woman’s Heart for 6 Hours, Then Helped Save Her Life

LONDON — Audrey Mash arrived at a Spanish hospital cold to the touch and all but dead: Her heart had stopped beating hours earlier, as she clung to her husband in a mountain snowstorm and her body temperature collapsed. But the cold that nearly killed her also helped to save her life. After six hours…

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Medical News Today: What to know about testosterone injections

Testosterone injections are hormone treatments. Their primary use is as a treatment for sexual dysfunction in males and postmenopausal symptoms in females with a testosterone deficiency. Transgender men and nonbinary people may also use testosterone injections as part of masculinizing therapy. Testosterone injections are safe for many people, but they can have side effects. The…

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Cheesy and Spicy

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. The word at NYT Cooking headquarters this week is cookies: We have just published our holiday spectacular, which we have so humbly titled “12 Stunning Cookies That Will Impress Everyone You Know.” And yet, unless you know only professional pastry chefs, I really do believe this is truth.…

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Love Letter: A Loving Gray Divorce

Love found on reality TV is often proven to be the kiss of death. In this week’s Vows column, however, Joe Anglim and Sierra Dawn Thomas, who met in 2014 while competing on the 30th season of “Survivor,” beat the odds and eventually won at love. And, many turn to social media and online dating…

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