Virginia Woolf Is Trending

PARIS — Virginia Woolf is proving one of the more unexpected fashion muses of the moment. First, the author was announced as the inspiration for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s coming Costume Institute blockbuster and gala, “About Time: Fashion and Duration.” Then her book “Orlando” formed the basis of a new production at the Vienna…

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Do Our Babies Need to Move More?

In a world that encourages inactivity, even our babies may be moving too little, according to an innovative new study of physical activity patterns during a child’s first year of life. The study, which used tiny activity trackers to monitor babies’ movements, found associations between infants’ squirming, kicking, crawling or stillness and the levels of…

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Treating Regret

They say time is brain: Every minute you’re not treated for a stroke you lose two million brain cells. It’s a piece of medical trivia which, remarkable as it is, hardly captures the devastation that can be wrought on a body that suffers a stroke. My patient — a jogger, a gardener, a grandfather with…

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Hopkins news: Climate change could unlock new microbes and increase heat-related deaths

The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) recently published “Viewpoint” articles by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professors who warn that global climate change is likely to unlock dangerous new microbes, as well as threaten humans’ ability to regulate body temperature. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Distinguished Professors Rexford Ahima, M.D., Ph.D., and Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D.,…

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