18 best places to travel for the summer of 2018

18 best places to travel for the summer of 2018

(CNN) — Deciding where to take that long-anticipated summer vacation can be a daunting challenge. Consider one of the following destinations where off-season deals, fewer crowds or special events make this the right time to go. Here are 18 great places to travel in the summer of 2018: 1. St. Barts While some of the island’s more famous hotels are still closed due to damage from hurricanes Irma and Maria (Hotel Le Toiny, Le Guanahani), about 60% of St. Barts’ villas have reopened, with some new additions. The five-star Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa just introduced two…

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18 home decor and design trends we’ll be watching in 2018

18 home decor and design trends we’ll be watching in 2018

Bold colors and vintage styles are some of the big trends for 2018. (Jungalow; Anthropologie; Design Storms LLC / Houzz; Sherwin-Williams) Forget crystal balls and psychics. Trend forecasters are pinning their predictions on data and consumer research to reveal what’s hot and what’s not for the year ahead. Visual, image-driven home decor and design websites like Houzz and Pinterest identify trend direction through consumer interaction and keep track of our evolving interests with every click, upload and search word. Along the same lines, a new wave of decorating apps can also foresee the future…

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Breakthrough malaria drug likely by ’18

Breakthrough malaria drug likely by ’18

Breakthrough malaria drug likely by ’18 (Getty Images) Contrary to the perception that drug research is mostly focused around the diseases of the elite, the antimalarial drug pipeline has increased nearly three-fold since 2008, with at least three new medicines expected to be launched in two to five years. India, where a lot of clinical trials have already begun, is likely to get a breakthrough anti-malarial drug Tafenoquine by 2018. The drug, a one-day-two-dose treatment, has already entered phase-three trials and once approved will replace the current 14-day treatment for…

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AIIMS reports 9 dengue deaths, toll 18

AIIMS reports 9 dengue deaths, toll 18

The hospital said a total of 96 patients were admitted to AIIMS, of whom 56 have been discharged. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday reported nine deaths of patients suffering from dengue since September 1, taking the toll in the national capital from the mosquito-borne disease to 18 so far. “AIIMS has reported the death of nine patients suffering from dengue since September 1. A total of 96 patients suffering from dengue were admitted in the hospital of whom 56 have been discharged till now,” said a…

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