Gambling With Fashion Fame

In fashion, a designer who is enjoying breakout success and buzz tends to be described as “having a moment.” Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy had a moment when she was revealed as the designer of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress. When Vetements lured the whole of the front row to an obscure Chinese restaurant in a…

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Comprehensive review analyzes vocal-cord restoration in 18 Grammy Award-winning singers

A retrospective review of laser microsugery performed in 18 Grammy Award-winning performers treated by surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Division of Laryngeal Surgery has revealed insights into the treatment and management of vocal-cord disease in elite performers. Detailed photo-documentation is provided which demonstrates a range of microsurgical techniques that were created at MGH.…

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Minimally-invasive surgery for brain bleeds may not be better at restoring function than standard me

HONOLULU, Feb. 7, 2019 — Minimally-invasive surgery to remove blood from the brain along with intermittent dosing of a clot-busting drug after a brain bleed may not improve function better than medical therapy but it was associated with fewer deaths, according to late breaking science presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019,…

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Size and time impact outcomes when mechanical clot removal used for large core strokes

HONOLULU, Feb. 7, 2019 –Mechanical clot removal has been shown to be safe and effective in stroke patients with minimal damaged brain tissue. Ideal patient selection may also someday hold promise for strokes damaging large areas of brain tissue, according to late breaking science presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019, a…

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Finding clues to a functional HIV cure

IMAGE: George Mason University College of Science Professor Yuntao Wu is part of a team researching a protein that mobilizes cells to fight against infection. #MasonSolveX view more  Credit: Photo by Evan Cantwell George Mason University‘s Yuntao Wu is the lead scientist on a research team that has identified a measurable indicator that could prove instrumental…

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High-risk sexually transmitted HPV virus associated with increased CVD risk

DALLAS, February 7, 2019 – Infection with high-risk strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which have been linked to cancer, might increase the risk of heart and blood vessel or cardiovascular disease, especially among women with obesity or other cardiovascular risk factors, according to new research in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal. While…

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