Uninfected individuals born to mothers living with HIV at risk of obesity and asthma

Adolescents and young adults who were born to mothers with HIV but remained uninfected themselves still face a greatly heightened risk of obesity and asthma-like symptoms, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found. In a study published in Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS), the team revealed for the first time that HIV-negative teens and young adults with […]

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Looking at the way we walk can help predict cognitive decline

The way people walk is an indicator of how much their brains, as well as their bodies, are aging. Scientists reporting in a special supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD) say that gait disorders, particularly slowing gait, should be considered a marker of future cognitive decline. They propose testing motor performance as well as cognitive performance in older […]

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Machine learning model flags individuals with familial hypercholesterolemia for first time at national level

The FH Foundation, a leading research and advocacy organization, announced today that a machine learning algorithm effectively identified individuals with probable familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) for the first time at a national scale through its FIND FH initiative. FH is a common genetic disorder that carries a 20-times higher risk for life-threatening cardiovascular disease, but today less than 10 percent of […]

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Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace

Vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. are still rising, though at a slightly slower pace. Health officials of Thursday said there have been 1,479 cases and at least 33 deaths in the mysterious outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been releasing new case counts each week. The latest jump—180 cases—was the lowest increase since mid-September. The outbreak appears […]

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Kylie Jenner Enjoys Fun Fall Day With Stormi, True at Pumpkin Patch: Pics

What a trio! Kylie Jenner took 20-month-old daughter Stormi and 18-month-old niece True to the pumpkin patch for a day of fall fun. “Let the festivities begin,” Jenner, 22, captioned an Instagram post on Wednesday, October 16, that showed the cousins frolicking in fields and playing with pumpkins. Stormi wore a jack-o-lantern outfit and white sneakers, while True — whom […]

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K-Pop Star Sulli Has Died At Age 25 At Her Home In South Korea

K-pop star and former f(x) band member Sulli, Choi Jin-ri, was found dead at her home in South Korea. The police investigation is ongoing, but at this time her cause of death is apparent suicide. Sulli was outspoken about cyber bullying and reportedly dealt with severe depression. Choi Jin-ri, best known by her K-pop stage name Sulli, was found dead […]

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Prince George Is Prince William's Mini-Me at Soccer Match With Family: Pics

Like father, like son! Prince George cheered alongside his dad, Prince William, as the family took in a soccer game. William, 37, George, Duchess Kate and Princess Charlotte watched as Norwich City played Aston Villa in Norwich, England, on Saturday, October 5. The 6-year-old prince stole the show, however, standing by his father with a serious look on his face […]

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Amanda Stanton, Ex Nick Buonfiglio 'Constantly Work at' Coparenting

Doing it for their daughters! Amanda Stanton and Nick Buonfiglio make the effort to amicably coparent Kinsley, 7, and Charlie, 5. “I don’t think there is a trick,” Buonfiglio told Us Weekly exclusively of raising his girls with the Bachelor alum, 29, at the L.O.L. Surprise! Winter Disco Fever Launch Party on Friday, September 27. “I just think [with] coparenting, you have to […]

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Jon Voight Gushes Over 'Good Mommy' Angelina Jolie at Premiere With Kids

A family affair! Five of Angelina Jolie’s six kids accompanied her to the Maleficent: Mistress of Evil world premiere on Monday, September 30. “I think there are many things and many different themes, from the strength of a family to the importance of equality and strength in diversity,” the Oscar winner, 44, told Us Weekly and other reporters of the […]

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Student, 22, who was diagnosed with blood cancer at 14 is now thriving

Student, 22, who was diagnosed with stage four blood cancer at 14 is now studying for a master’s at Oxford after beating the killer disease Amelia Brown became fatigued and suddenly lost weight in October 2010 Was diagnosed with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma on April 15, 2011 Endured six months of chemo on top of two weeks of radiotherapy  Told the […]

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