Airline food study 2019-20

NEW YORK, NY (November 25, 2019). The Thanksgiving holiday season is traditionally the busiest travel time of the year, and 2019 is expected to be busier than ever before. There will be more than 31.6 million passengers in the air, according to trade group Airlines for America. Knowing the «best» and «worst» choices is a…

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Search for the source of antibodies would help treat allergies

Researchers of Sechenov University together with their colleagues from Russia and Austria summarised everything known about cells producing group E antibodies. These molecules are responsible for most of the allergic reactions, including such dangerous diseases as asthma, Quincke’s edema and anaphylaxis. Studying them and deepening our understanding of how to manage these reactions would help…

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Concussions in high school athletes may be a risk factor for suicide

Concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicide in adults. Now new research published by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) suggests high school students with a history of sports-related concussions might be at an increased risk for suicide…

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Geriatricians, internists, and cardiologists surveyed about deprescribing

As you grow older, you’re more likely to develop health conditions that require taking multiple medications—some of which you may take for a long time. Many older people also take over-the-counter (or «OTC») medications, vitamins, or supplements as part of routine care. As a result, older adults have a higher risk of overmedication, also known…

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Study reframes the history of LGBT mental health care

ITHACA, N.Y. — New research reveals that community-based clinics and clinicians play an essential role in reshaping both mental health care for LGBT people and broader attitudes about sexuality and gender. Stephen Vider, assistant professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences, is a co-author with David S. Byers, assistant professor at Bryn…

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All the Looks From the 2019 American Music Awards Red Carpet

One of music’s final big nights of the year, the American Music Awards, are beginning. And the stars have brought out their best red carpet statement fashion as the holiday season begins. Here, what everyone, from Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez to Lil Nas X and Lizzo, wore on the red carpet, updated as they…

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University to Students on Medicaid: Buy Private Coverage, or Drop Out

Emily and Kullen Langston were enrolling in classes for the winter semester at Brigham Young University-Idaho when they hit an unexpected roadblock. The school, like many others, requires all students to have health coverage. But this month, the university made an unusual announcement: It would no longer accept Medicaid. Ms. Langston, 20, enrolled in the…

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‘Public Option’ Draws Voters Unsure About ‘Medicare for All’

CONCORD, N.H. — One after another, voters at a recent campaign event here for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed utter comfort with the centerpiece of his health care platform: an idea once so controversial that Democrats had to drop it from the Affordable Care Act to get the landmark law passed. The…

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The Newest Tech on Cruise Ships

People who work on cruises often describe ships as “cities at sea,” but cities usually have speedy Wi-Fi, food delivery services you can summon on your phone, and homes with voice-activated assistants like Alexa, Siri and Google to answer questions and provide information. Now, cruise companies, realizing that an expectation that people disconnect from their…

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