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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Many patients with iNPH develop Alzheimer’s disease, too

Up to one in five patients treated for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, iNPH, also develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. The researchers were able to predict the development of Alzheimer’s disease by using the Disease State Index, DSI, that combines patient-specific data from various sources. The results were […]

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New strategy for encapsulating nutrients makes it easier to fortify foods with iron and vitamin A

About 2 billion people around the world suffer from deficiencies of key micronutrients such as iron and vitamin A. Two million children die from these deficiencies every year, and people who don’t get enough of these nutrients can develop blindness, anemia, and cognitive impairments. MIT researchers have now developed a new way to fortify staple foods with these micronutrients by […]

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More hospital days seen with antipsychotic use in Alzheimer disease

(HealthDay)—Alzheimer disease patients who initiate treatment with antipsychotic medications spend more days hospitalized than those who do not initiate antipsychotics, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Marjaana Koponen, Ph.D., of the Kuopio Research Center of Geriatric Care at the University of Eastern Finland, and colleagues used a nationwide exposure-matched cohort to […]

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Round 2! Blac Chyna Celebrates Dream's 3rd Birthday With 'Aladdin' Party

A whole new year! Blac Chyna celebrated her daughter Dream’s 3rd birthday with an Aladdin-themed party on Sunday, November 10. “Happy 3rd birthday Dreamy,” the reality star, 31, captioned a mother-daughter Instagram upload featuring herself, the toddler and an actress in matching Jasmine costumes. The Lashed creator and Rob Kardashian welcomed the little one in 2016, but split the following […]

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Study: Children with intellectual disability have less access to healthcare than children with autism

A study completed by researchers at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has found that children with Intellectual Disability (ID) have less access to medical care than children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The investigation was led by Kelly Haller, a second-year medical student. Haller, from Strongsville, Ohio, has always been highly interested in behavioral pediatrics. This led […]

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Woman suffers near fatal reaction after sex with husband

Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 7 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 7 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A couple’s sexual intercourse nearly ended in tragedy after the woman had an anaphylactic reaction to a medication her husband was taking, which she was exposed to through his semen. According to the case report, published […]

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Spike in millennials with depression could 'hamstring US economy'

Depression spike among millennials hits their pockets: Spending on medication is expected to rise to $4,500 a year in US and could even start to harm the economy Experts say millennials will fork out an extra $4,500 on medications annually They will be more likely to take off work or become unemployed completely  Warning was issued by Blue Cross Blue […]

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Only-children more likely to be obese than children with siblings

Families with multiple children tend to make more healthy eating decisions than families with a single child. A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier, found that only-children, who researchers refer to as “singletons,” had less healthy family eating practices, beverage choices, and total Healthy Eating Index 2010 score, coming in lower on three […]

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Abbie Duggar Struggling With Hyperemesis Gravidarum During 1st Pregnancy

Abbie Duggar (née Burnett) is expecting her and John David Duggar’s first child, but has not had an easy pregnancy so far. “It hit her hard, and she was down for probably seven weeks with severe morning sickness,” the dad-to-be, 29, tells Us Weekly exclusively in this week’s issue. “She got diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum, and she was hospitalized a […]

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