Medical News Today: New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial

People who experience acute migraine may soon find relief in a new treatment. The results of a clinical trial of a novel drug revealed that it can eliminate head pain and reduce other symptoms of migraine. New research uncovers the benefits of a novel drug for treating acute migraine. Many people with acute migraine rely…

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This Is the Tart of the Summer

Good morning. Dorie Greenspan’s back! She’s been off skylarking around Paris, working on books, being fantastic, but now she’s returned to the pages of The Times with a perfect recipe for your weekend kitchen workshop, a tumbly-jumbly strawberry tart (above). As she wrote in a column for us, it’s a treat she’s been making every…

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Snapchat Message Leads to Longer Story for Hunter McGrady

Hunter McGrady has not always benefited from her own no-judgment approach to people of all shapes and sizes. Before she became a plus-size model in her early 20s, she succumbed to industry pressure to be thin, at times starving herself to a level that scared her. Now Ms. McGrady, 26, has the kind of career…

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Move Over Therapy Dogs. Hello, Therapy Cows.

NAPLES, N.Y. — Even without a psychology degree, Bella’s natural talents made her an excellent therapist: She is calm and accommodating of a range of personalities, with the patience to listen to endless problems without so much as a judgmental moo. From a lush, secluded pasture on the Mountain Horse Farm, a 33-acre bed-and-breakfast in…

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When Our Daughter Walked in on Us

One sunny Sunday morning, my husband and I were in bed, right in the middle of things, when he shouted and pulled the comforter over us. But it was too late: We’d been caught. We don’t usually do it on top of the covers. My feet get cold and I like to feel all snuggled…

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What Leonardo da Vinci Couldn’t Finish

The 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci will bring big doings to Paris this fall with the largest-ever and one-stop-only career survey at the Louvre. And New York gets a shot of buzz in advance with the opening at the Met on July 15 of a single-painting show of one of the…

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The voice is key to making sense of the words in our brain

Scientists at the Basque research centre BCBL conclude that the voice is fundamental for mentally presenting the meaning of words in the brain. This finding implies a greater knowledge about how sound waves bring additional information to words. For years, neuroscientists have been trying to find out whether the voice influences the processing of information…

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