Researchers Describe 1st 'Functional Cure' of HIV in Baby
SUNDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- A baby born two-and-a-half
years ago in Mississippi with HIV is the first case of a so-called
"functional cure" of the infection, researchers announced
Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain at College
(HealthDay News) -- It's common for college students to pack on
a few pounds while they're away at school.
Health Tip: When Athletes Smoke
(HealthDay News) -- Among the many reasons for kids to stay away
from tobacco: it can significantly affect performance if you're an
Seniors With Serious Injuries Often Don't Receive Specialized Care
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Although traumatic
injuries can be even more dangerous for the elderly than for other
adults, these patients often do not receive the specialized care
they need, according to a new study.
First Windpipe Transplant Holding Up Over Time: Report
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Five years ago,
researchers performed the first successful transplant of a
tissue-engineered airway on a 30-year-old Colombian woman. Today,
she's still doing well, according to a new follow-up report on the
Three-Quarters of U.S. Teens Say They Don't Drink
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23 (HealthDay News) -- About three-quarters of
American high school students say they don't drink alcohol, a new
Flu Season Off to Slow Start . . .
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23 (HealthDay News) -- The 16-day federal
government shutdown earlier this month hindered the ability of U.S.
health officials to monitor flu activity around the country.
Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- For people who have a lot
of weight to lose, weight-loss surgery appears more effective than
diet and exercise, a new review suggests.
Health Highlights: Oct. 23, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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