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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'Mother's Day' cupcake topper stuck in man's throat for a week

Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 23 Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 23 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com Scarfing down a cupcake left one man with more than a sugar high. He downed a Mother's Day dessert so fast he failed to notice that he had swallowed the 2-inch cupcake topper. The topper, which […]

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High blood sugar levels and BMI linked to stillbirth in mothers with diabetes

High maternal blood sugar levels and BMI are risk factors for stillbirth in mothers with diabetes, according to a new study in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes), with babies at the lowest and highest weights being most at risk. Mothers with pre-pregnancy diabetes are at a four to five times increased risk of […]

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Mother’s told she looked like a ‘corpse’ after breast implants

Mother of four, 27, is left ‘like a walking corpse’ after 32F breast implants left her ‘without any energy and feeling faint and fuzzy’ Alyssa Kirk went from a 32C to a 32F in 2016 to boost her confidence  Six months later, she began experiencing memory loss and random fainting  Her health got worse until she was bed-bound from January […]

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Lionel Richie Has Mother’s Day Plans With Nicole Richie’s Mom Brenda Harvey

Family time! Lionel Richie will spend Mother’s Day with his ex-wife Brenda Harvey-Richie. “In my case, my mother passed … but then I’ve got Nicole [Richie’s] mom,” the American Idol judge, 69, told Us Weekly exclusively at a Sunday, April 28, taping of an upcoming episode. “I’m going to be busy on Mother’s Day. … We’ll have a semi-family reunion.” […]

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Preeclampsia treatment for mothers also benefits offspring

An estimated six to 15 million people in the U.S. are children born of a pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia. New research performed in rats reveals that treating preeclampsia with sildenafil citrate (Viagra) may help protect the cardiovascular health of the offspring. Preeclampsia occurs when women with otherwise normal blood pressure experience elevated blood pressure during pregnancy. Children of women with […]

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Baby born in withdrawal from kratom tea mom drank during pregnancy

Baby born with withdrawal symptoms from kratom tea that his mother drank during pregnancy A baby boy born in Florida showed signs of the neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)  Babies with NAS are born in withdrawal from opioids their mothers used  His mother had been off opioids for two years and mother and son both tested negative for opioids but drank […]

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