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The Chef Curtis Duffy Plans His Next Chicago Restaurant

The end of Grace, a sleek, modern Chicago restaurant with three Michelin stars and a reputation as one of the nation’s best, was quick and messy: The chef, Curtis Duffy, and the general manager, Michael Muser, abruptly stopped working there in December 2017 after a dispute with their business partner. Two days later, Grace unceremoniously…

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A Year in Paris That Transformed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

In August 1949, a 20-year-old Jacqueline Bouvier arrived in France and began a year that would change her life. Before her marriages to Jack and Aristotle, before the glamour and the tragedy, before she lived in the White House or worked at a publishing house, she was a college student boarding a ship to spend…

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Medical News Today: People with fibromyalgia have different gut bacteria

A study that compared women with and without fibromyalgia has, for the first time, linked gut bacteria to the long-lasting disease and its main symptoms. Researchers examined the gut bacteria of people with fibromyalgia and found that they differ from those of people without the condition. Researchers in Canada identified 19 species of gut bacteria…

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For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope

Stella Pavlides has vitiligo. It’s an autoimmune condition in which the body attacks the cells, called melanocytes, that give skin its color. She was 22 years old and studying to be a court reporter when she first developed unsightly white patches on her hands and feet, then around her mouth, eyes, arms, legs and groin.…

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Helping Students With Test Anxiety

Test anxiety is not just about how the child feels in the room taking the test, said Nathaniel von der Embse, an assistant professor of school psychology at the University of South Florida, who was the first author on a 30-year review of test anxiety published in 2018. The review showed that test anxiety is…

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Interim scan during prostate cancer therapy helps guide treatment

IMAGE: 68Ga-PSMA11 PET MIP images at baseline and after 2 cycles of 177Lu-PSMA radioligand therapy in a patients with mCRPC. view more  Credit: Andrei Gafita, Matthias Eiber, TUM School of Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany. New prostate cancer research shows that adding an interim scan during therapy can help guide a patient’s treatment. Prostate-specific…

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Alzheimer’s disease: Sex affects tau accumulation in the brain

IMAGE: Sex Modulates the ApoE ε4 Effect on 18F-AV-1451 Tau PET. view more  Credit: Paranjpe M, Liu M, Paranjpe I, et al. The strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease is the apolipoprotein E type 4 allele (ApoE ε4). Research presented by Manish Paranjpe at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and…

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