Overweight, obesity may up early mortality risk in pediatric ALL

(HealthDay)—For Mexican children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), overweight and obesity are predictors of early mortality, according to a study published online July 18 in BMC Cancer. Juan Carlos Núñez-Enríquez, M.D., from the UMAE Hospital de Pediatría in Mexico City, and colleagues conducted a multicenter cohort study involving 1,070 children younger than 15 years old with ALL who were followed […]

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New Dress Code Targets All Students, Not Just Girls

A school district in Virginia will roll out a brand spankin new dress code this fall that uses completely gender-neutral language throughout with nary a “distraction” mention in sight. It doesn’t target either boys or girls, which is a fresh perspective of how basically every other school district in the country formats its dress code. The Roanoke County School Board, […]

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Study shows widespread global implementation of WHO’s ‘Treat All’ HIV recommendation

A new study published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society shows that the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2015 recommendation for immediate treatment of all people living with HIV has become the standard of care across HIV clinics in countries around the world. While most countries have adopted the WHO’s “Treat All” recommendation, the extent to which these guidelines […]

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Less than 40 percent of all U.S. adults have ever had HIV testing

(HealthDay)—The percentage of U.S. adults undergoing HIV testing nationwide is less than 40 percent, according to a study published online June 27 in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Marc A. Pitasi, M.P.H., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta, and colleagues analyzed data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to determine the percentage of adults […]

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Amber Rose Says She Wants To 'Barf All Day' Due To Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Model Amber Rose is pregnant with her second child, and is not having an easy pregnancy. According to a new Instagram video, Amber is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum Hyperemesis gravidarum is extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, and is different from typical morning sickness. Model Amber Rose is expecting Baby number two—but according to her newest Instagram post, pregnancy hasn’t […]

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Only about half of elderly newly diagnosed with ALL receive Tx

(HealthDay)—Almost half of elderly patients newly diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) do not receive treatment, according to a study recently published in Leukemia & Lymphoma. Christopher Kim, M.P.H., Ph.D., from Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks, California, and colleagues analyzed Medicare ALL data from 2007 to 2015 to describe patient characteristics and treatment patterns among elderly patients (≥66 years) newly […]

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OMG! Angelina Jolie’s Kids Look All Grown Up at NYC Movie Premiere: Pics

A family affair! Angelina Jolie attended the New York City movie premiere of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind with all six of her kids on Monday, February 25. The Maleficent actress, 43, posed for pics with her brood at the event, pairing a navy blue coat with a black top and matching pants. Maddox, 17, Pax, 15, Zahara, 14, […]

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We all sweat 'down there,' but there are things that help

Let’s face it, we all get a little sweaty while working out — and yes, that includes your vagina and vulva. Engaging in a legs-together workout such as running tends to cause the most amount of sweat in your groin and vaginal area, so it’s no wonder women experience this persistent problem. While vaginal wetness and odor can be slightly […]

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Here's Eddie Murphy With All 10 of His Kids — for the First Time

Who’s your daddy? If you’re not sure, you might want to check with Eddie Murphy. The comedy legend, 57, has 10 kids — all of whom appear with him in a holiday photo posted by his daughter Bria Murphy on her Instagram. It’s the family’s very first photo all together. Check out this posse: View this post on Instagram Merry […]

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