March 7, 2014
Are All Home-Based Blood Sugar Tests Equal?
Every day, millions of people with diabetes -- both type 1 and type 2 -- rely on the results they get from their blood glucose meters to guide their treatment decisions. But, what if those test results were wrong?
Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens
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.
Doctors Cautiously Optimistic About 'Cure' for HIV-Infected Babies
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.