New & Noteworthy

The sports concussion crisis has fueled much research assessing concussion through imaging, behavioral evaluation or impact studies, but little to no research has combined these three modalities for...
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC, and its affiliate Janssen Biotech, Inc., to develop immunology-based cancer treatments...
U sing breath to divine the inner workings of the human body is a practice as ancient as Hippocrates, who described the fetor hepaticus of liver failure that manifested itself in the fishy odor of...
Mapping biochemical information in the brain has the potential to unlock the biochemical processes involved in neuropsychiatric disorders, which remain poorly understood. Although techniques such as...
Japan’s southernmost island of Kyushu is a patchwork of rolling country hills and vibrant beach cities.
New guidelines issued by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology may potentially expand the number of patients using statins as a first-line therapy in hyperlipidemia...
It takes only a few hours to have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placed in your chest. During the procedure, which may be performed under local anesthesia and a sedative, the...
At the beginning of the 20th century, the maker of the most stylish and practical custom luggage in Paris was not Louis Vuitton or Goyard, but Pauline Moynat.
In a noisy world and with an aging population, hearing loss is an increasing concern. Early intervention is important. Almost half of American adults 75 or older have impaired hearing, according to...
The need for new therapies for Alzheimer disease (AD) is urgent: Approximately 5.3 million Americans suffer from AD, and that number is projected to rise to 13 to 16 million by 2050 if no means of...
There is no question MitraClip is an incredibly effective option — more so than expected. Most patients experience a significant decrease in regurgitation, their ventricle shrinks, heart-failure...
One night a patient got out of bed, fell and hit his head; the incident report that clinicians submitted through the hospital’s patient safety reporting system simply stated that the fall occurred...
There’s a long and winding road to Food and Drug Administration approval for a new drug. First the medication has to be tested in animals, followed by three phases of human clinical trials with...
During the past 25 years, as mounting research has demonstrated the efficacy of treating patients with means that go beyond a standard physician’s prescription, “integrative medicine” departments...
Recent breakthroughs in immunotherapy and targeted therapy have improved outcomes for patients with advanced melanoma. For decades, the median survival time for patients with advanced melanoma...
Eppie Lederer and Pauline Phillips were one of the most famous pairs of identical twins in the United States during the 20th century. Born 17 minutes apart, both women became wildly popular...
The challenge posed by Alzheimer disease (AD) is stark: If no means of preventing or delaying AD is identified, the number of Americans suffering from the disease is projected to rise from 5.3...
Xiaowei Zhuang couldn’t believe what she was seeing. Utilizing super-resolution microscopy techniques she had developed, Zhuang, a Harvard University biophysicist and chemical biologist, was trying...
The Iconic Santorini cave hotel seemingly hangs over the rim of Greece’s famed volcanic caldera.
This Easter, Fabergé will debut a limited-edition Spiral Tassel Pendant (price available upon request), which will be available only at Harrods in London from April 1 to 21 for the exhibit A Fabergé...
On May 17, at the second annual Carroll Shelby Tribute and Car Show, auto fans and aficionados are invited to take part in a one-day public event honoring the iconic accomplishments of the legendary...
The original Legacy Machine No. 1 was conceived as a watch that would exemplify the sort of forward-thinking timepiece that MB&F (Maximilian Büsser and Friends) would have created had the brand...
On March 12, Eclipse Aerospace announced the delivery of its first all-new Eclipse 550 personal jet, and the company plans to continue rolling them out from the assembly plant in Albuquerque, N.M.,...
With the opening of the Portrait Firenze, the picture-window views from one of the Ferragamo family’s favorite hotels just got better.
The Geneva International Motor Show, now in its 84th year, is held each March in the Geneva Palexpo, a massive convention center located across from the airport.
When Robb Report readers took to the roads of the Napa Valley in 14 spectacular examples of contemporary automotive engineering, one vehicle sped straight toward an overwhelming victory.
Guitar making, or lutherie, is a fine art, and Antonio de Torres, John D’Angelico, Orville Gibson, and C. F. Martin, among others, are the medium’s equivalents of Rembrandt, Picasso, Renoir, and...
From April 2 through 5, collectors, connoisseurs, and other serious sippers of single-malt scotch and related spirits will be able to sample some of the world’s rarest ultra-premium whiskies (most...
Germany’s Lotus Motorcycles has teamed up with the German conceptual-vehicle designer Daniel Simon to create the C-01 motorcycle.
In less than a decade, the Turin, Italy, custom car builder Studiotorino has developed an impressive stable of revamped automobiles, including ones based on vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, and...

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