Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019 Beauty Trends: Beauty Is in the Eye

MILAN — Leave bold lipsticks and complex contouring procedures in 2018 and start getting armed with tons of mascara, shimmering eye shadows and eyeliners for summer 2019. Makeup artists during Milan Fashion Week opted for natural, glowing skin and nude lips to concentrate their efforts on enhancing models’ gaze through three main trends. POWER TO LASHES: Lashes were key on […]

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Brigatinib becomes potential new first-line option for ALK-positive non-small lung cancer

Results of a 275-patient, multi-national phase III clinical trial known as ALTA-1L published today in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented concurrently in the press program at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference on Lung Cancer 2018 argue for brigatinib as a first-line treatment option for advanced ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer. […]

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Clinical trial investigators violate EU regulations—entries in EU Register are incomplete

According to EU legislation, clinical trials must be prospectively registered in the European Union Clinical Trials Register (EUCTR) and the main results must be reported there one year after completion of the trial. The information is thus publicly available. But in fact, results are only reported for half of drug trials (49.5 percent). According to an analysis recently published in […]

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Gender ‘nonconformity’ takes mental toll on teens

(HealthDay)—American teens whose behavior, appearance or lifestyle do not conform to widely held views on what it is to be a “normal” male or female face a high risk for mental distress and drug abuse, new research warns. The findings were culled from a national survey exploring the psychological risk profiles of teens who described themselves as “gender nonconforming.” The […]

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Prosthetic valve mismatches common in transcatheter valve replacement, ups risk of death

In the largest multi-institutional study to date, led by researchers from Penn Medicine, the team found that among patients who underwent a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a high number experienced severe and moderate cases of prosthesis-patient mismatch (PPM)—meaning the implanted heart valve is too small for the patient which can lead to inadequate blood flow. The team also found […]

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Online diabetes prevention programs are as effective as in-person programs for weight loss

Researchers examined participation and weight loss results in an online diabetes prevention program; an in-person diabetes prevention program; and the Veterans Administration’s face-to-face standard-of-care weight management program, called MOVE! In the primary analysis, enrollees in the online diabetes prevention program saw a mean weight loss of 10.3 pounds at 6 months and 8.8 pounds at 12 months. In a secondary […]

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Kit Harington Reveals the Hidden Meaning Behind Jon Snow’s Hair Through "Game of Thrones"

There are plenty of things we’ll miss after Game of Thrones rides off into the sunset following its eighth and final season, set to air next year. But above all else, saying goodbye to the Kit Harington's signature long hair could take the greatest emotional toll. Fans of HBO’s juggernaut fantasy saga have been closely following the evolution of his […]

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