Overweight Moms May Have Dangerously Big Babies
THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy isn't a license to gain weight, say researchers who have found that heavier moms-to-be tend to have fatter babies at greater risk for serious health issues.
Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens
THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It might seem surprising for a condition with "hyperactivity" in its name, but a new study finds that kids who had attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder during childhood were more likely to be inactive and obese as teens.
Hearing Loss Tied to Depression in Study
THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hearing loss is associated with depression among American adults, especially women and those younger than age 70, according to new research.
Doctors Cautiously Optimistic About 'Cure' for HIV-Infected Babies
THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The hope that newborns can be "cured" of HIV -- the virus that causes AIDS -- with early, aggressive drug treatment was bolstered this week with the announcement that a second baby appears to be free of the virus following therapy that began just four hours after her birth.
2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking daily walks
of at least two miles can reduce hospitalizations from severe
episodes of a life-threatening breathing disorder, new research